Since March 2011, Syria’s political climate quickly escalated after peaceful, anti-government protests were met by the government’s violent crackdown. Soon, several armed opposition groups, divided between secular and religious fighters and ethnic groups, began fighting back. Six years later, the Syrian Civil War still rages. More than 11 million people have been killed or forced to […]
Michelle Le is a Young Writer intern from George Washington University.
Famed comedian Bill Cosby, known for his role in The Cosby Show, and breaking racial stereotypes regarding the African-American experience, has re-entered the limelight after being accused by 35 women of sexual assault. On October 16, 2014, comedian Hannibal Buress made a joke mocking Cosby’s public persona: “Pull your pants up black people, I was […]
When President George W. Bush pulled the United States from the Kyoto Protocol in 2001, other countries saw it as an opportunity to lessen their commitment. Last Thursday, President Trump made a public announcement that the United States would be withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement due to financial and economic burdens that the Agreement imposes […]
On Sunday, a stampede in a Turin square broke out during what began as an exciting viewing party for the soccer match between the local team, Juventus, and Real Madrid. During the second half of the match, panic ensued injuring more than 1,000 fans. At least seven people were in critical condition, including a 7-year-old […]