A New Chapter in US-Cuba Relations

Alexa Saylan ‘18

April 10, 2015

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For over 50 years, constant tension and the brink of nuclear war characterized relations between the United States and Cuba. However, new agreements between the two countries signal the thawing of these icy Cold War hostilities. On...

Immigration Reform through Executive Actions Angers Republicans

Omar Bekdash ‘18

February 20, 2015

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In response to Congress’ inaction towards immigration, President Obama issued a series of executive actions designed to reform the current immigration system. The president makes himself very clear: he will not back down on...

Obama’s #SOTU: The State of the Union

Saamia Khan ‘18

February 20, 2015

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On January 20, 2015, the sixth anniversary of President Barack Obama’s inauguration, Obama took a moment to address the United States. Following his State of the Union, approval ratings increased to a two year high of 50%, showing...

The Ferguson and Garner Decisions: Protests That Shook a Nation

Sarah John ‘16

February 20, 2015

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Late last year, protests sprang up across the United States in an effort to shed light on and combat racially motivated police brutality. This movement specifically gained momentum from the Ferguson and Eric Garner decisions,...

The Guantanamo Debate

Hitha Santosh ‘18

February 20, 2015

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When most American citizens think of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, a US-run prison on the shore of Cuba, they picture high fences, coils of barbed wire, and lines of men in orange jumpsuits. But if President Obama has his...

HeForShe

Esther Zhang ‘18

December 8, 2014

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Gender inequality has been a major issue in society for centuries. Whether it’s in ancient civilizations or everyday life, there have been many attempts to change society’s view on males and females. HeForShe is a campaign...

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