Africa

EMPOWERING WOMEN IN AGRI-BUSINESS THROUGH MOBILE TECHNOLOGY

In Kenya, as well as many other African countries, agri-business is a sector that drives the economy. Further to this, it has been shown that women in the rural areas depend on this as a source of livelihood. For instance in Kenya, 80 percent of the farmers are women, of which most are single parent […]

Maria-Louisa Wang’ondu | September 25, 2018

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OPINION: You Shouldn’t Be Afraid Of Arguments

The internet provides a forum for the free expression of ideals and values. An intellectual melting pot where some of the brightest minds compare and dialogue about several vast issues. Social media added a social element to this forum. People could put themselves on display and interact with other people. Many people debate whether social […]

Jordan Mabe | September 18, 2018

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“In Loco Parentis”

A common question that I get regarding parenting within the criminal justice system is “What are you going to do when/if she gets in trouble with the law?” Every single parent struggles with the thought of how they would react if their child were caught up in something illegal. It is every parent’s first instinct […]

Amy Sharp | September 18, 2018

Human Rights

For the Women Who Do Both

For many girls, being voted homecoming queen would be the highlight of their senior year, but when Mississippi high school senior Kaylee Foster got the crown, her night was just getting started. Foster was crowned homecoming queen Friday, September 7, and after taking a few pictures, she switched out her tiara for a football helmet. […]

Sarah Jackson | September 17, 2018

Demography

19S: Un recordatorio de impunidad.

Septiembre, tiene en México un profundo sentido de nacionalidad y amor a la patria. Durante este mes los capitalinos paseamos al anochecer por las preciosas calles del Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México que se cubren de un verde esperanzador, blanco como signo de unidad y un rojo vivo que nos recuerda que nuestro […]

Valdes Rodriguez María José | September 11, 2018

Defending the Faith

Defending Your Values in Your College Classes

Discussions about “pro-life” topics are common in college classrooms yet often hostile to the cause, especially when you fall on the side of conservative opinions. For many young people who don’t sympathize with the ever-changing progressive ideas about topics like feminism, gender identity, and abortion, the easy solution is to keep your lips sealed and […]

Kiersten Lynch | September 9, 2018

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The System Through the Eyes of Experience

In today’s society there is a great understatement of how the criminal justice system works, and what goes on behind the scenes. We live in a generation that relies on social media and the mainstream news to give us all of the facts on what is happening around the globe, and yet that is very […]

Amy Sharp | September 6, 2018

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Why College Is Worth It

It is that time of year again where my tiny little Bible College spends a few days on a lake. We study together, eat together, and have fun together. I do not know any other school that spends syllabus week on a lake. But it is times like these when I am reminded of why […]

Jordan Mabe | September 4, 2018

Human Rights

The Rohingya Crisis, a Catastrophe looming for decades

The systematic oppression and persecution of the Rohingya people can be dated back to the 1960’s under Ne Win’s dictatorship. They have even been described by different forum as the forgotten victims, due to the gross human rights violations that they have faced under the Tatmadaw generals, without any real justice being found. The Human […]

Maria-Louisa Wang’ondu | September 3, 2018

IYC

The Cost of Skipping Class

“Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.” Walter Elias Disney The most valuable thing parents can give to their children is the opportunity for higher learning. Education is a privilege, and it is considered a priority in the United States, but a high school in Oklahoma may be taking things too far. […]

Sarah Jackson | August 31, 2018

Abortion

Why Does Richard Spencer Passionately Defend Abortion? The Answer Is Obvious If You Pay Attention

Recently, I went to my uncle’s house to celebrate my cousin’s birthday. As typically happens in a family gathering, at least in my family, politics came up. The most recent political story that we were talking about was the “Unite The Right” white supremacist rally. (I’m still trying to figure out exactly how they plan […]

Gregory Lobo | August 25, 2018

Human Rights

An analysis on the role of International law on the progression of Indigenous’ Peoples’ Right to Self-determination in post-colonial Africa to the present

In post-colonial Africa there was a restructuring and refashioning of African Political Institutions. There was a common aspiration amongst the newly independent African states to “modernize” in a bid to join the rest of the world. The process of decolonization was a momentous progress in international law as there was the creation of satisfactory conditions […]

Maria-Louisa Wang’ondu | August 24, 2018

Abortion

Unidos Somos Fortaleza

Han pasado dos meses desde mi última entrada pero la situación actual en mi país me mantuvo ocupada y también fue un buen espacio de reflexión respecto a que podría escribir. El pasado 1 de Julio en México se llevaron a cabo las elecciones más importantes y complejas de los últimos años. La transición política […]

Valdes Rodriguez María José | August 22, 2018