Three weeks after the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women, one panel still stands out to me. Maybe it was because, for the first time that I had
A lot has been said about feminism since the movement began in 1848 in Seneca Falls, NY. However, as the International Youth Coalition begins its week at the United Nation’s
A lot of big things have been happening recently. Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz died two weeks ago. ISIS killed a Jordanian hostage, Jordan is on the offensive in
Last week we heard President Obama’s State of the Union address. In the course of an hour, there was one aspect that particularly struck me, although it was relatively brief.
Six months after the death of Eric Garner and five months after the death of Michael Brown, protests, rallies, and riots are still occurring. Events have progressed to the point
One hundred years and five days ago, the famous Christmas Truce of the First World War occurred. Because of its centennial this year a lot has been said about it,
Congratulations, Mr. President. You have just succeeded in dividing the country. You have managed to take an ambiguous issue and make it just clear-cut enough to isolate one half of
One month ago we had our midterm elections, and for conservatives, they were incredibly successful. The Republican Party won the majority in the Senate, giving them control over both houses
The predominant news lately has been developments in the Middle East with ISIS and new cases of Ebola in America. And rightly so—both are serious, pressing issues that affect us.
Last week a story appeared about a young woman who chose to forgo chemotherapy rather than risk killing the baby that was growing inside her. Diagnosed with bone cancer when