By: Emily Fountain “To be forgotten. The French say that to part is to die a little. To be forgotten too is to die a little. It is to lose some of the links that anchor us to the rest of humanity.” These words were spoken by Aung San Suu Kyi, known to many simply as “The Lady,” at the [...]
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By: Victoria Barker News reports from this past year have been filled with the ongoing covert power struggle between the United States and Russia that has resulted in the use of children as political pawns in response to inconvenient legislation. Although rarely openly mentioned, this is not the first time children have been caught in the middle of government bureaucracy [...]
By: Tia Ayele Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s twenty year reign over Ethiopia came to an abrupt end in August when he unexpectedly passed away due to unspecified illnesses. Prime Minister Zenawi died at the age of 57, leaving behind a long legacy of food security and rapid economic development. His contributions to the nation have not gone unnoticed by the [...]
By: Jacqueline Van de Velde When you think of refugees, I bet you don’t think “Slovakia.” At one time, I didn’t. Now, I do. This tiny country serves as the easternmost border of the European Union, and migrants from all around the world – from Iraq, Somalia, and Georgia, among others – venture through the Ukraine, crossing the border to [...]