Dutch Election Results 2017 / BBC

The Populist Epidemic and 2017 Elections

By Isabelle Sagraves In the past few years, political populism has been on the rise. Yet this is a difficult trend to quantify, since the term “populism” can represent a myriad of different policies and…


Celebrating Canada Day; Credit AB Aguinaldo

Celebrating 150 Years of Canada

One staff writer reflects on Canada’s history during Canada Day festivities  By Javan Latson July 1st marked a very important milestone in Canadian history, the 150th anniversary of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Canada becoming…


Joshua Roberts / Reuters

Shifting Sands of Global Leadership

By Dustin Cai Originally published in the Spring 2017 Print Issue The United States has been in the forefront of international politics and leadership for more than half of a century and this position was only…



Screen Shot 2017-05-07 at 4.00.47 PM

Lampedusa: Europe’s Border Isle

By Jackie Olson An Italian island with a population just over 6,000, Lampedusa was once considered a secret vacation getaway for Europeans, receiving almost 50,000 tourists a year. Now, due to its proximity to the…




Screen Shot 2017-04-09 at 1.50.14 PM

South Korea’s Political Changes

As of March 10, 2017, the South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been impeached after it was discovered a citizen with no government post, Choi Soon-sil, was acting as a “shadow president” with significant influence…


Screen Shot 2017-03-30 at 5.06.28 PM

The Women’s Movement Voices in South America

By Victoria Herring Women around the world rallied together on March 8th to celebrate International Women’s Day. The celebration turned into both a triumphant and somber note, as women went on strike, left their jobs…


Screen Shot 2017-03-29 at 1.38.29 AM

The Next Crusade

By Javan Latson Two hundred and fourty-one United States soldiers were killed in a bombing at the marine compound in Beirut, Lebanon on October 23, 1983.  It was the deadliest attack against U.S. marines since…