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2018 Games Clouded by Investigation of Corruption   

Jenna Florio – The Winter Olympics have kicked off in PyeongChang, South Korea. With freezing temperatures, one would think that the perfect atmosphere to compete surrounded the Olympians. However, the political atmosphere has created contention. It appeared that bringing ninety-two countries’ finest athletes to PyeongChang circumvented scandal, but a couple weeks before the opening ceremony […]

War, Famine, and Al Shabab—Is this really a good time to send Somalians home?

Rebecca Wasif – On December 7, 2017, the United States sent an ICE-chartered plane filled with ninety-two deportees to Somali, but the flight only made it as far as Senegal before logistical issues rerouted the plane back to the United States where it generated widespread media attention.[1] While in Senegal, the plane sat for forty-eight […]

Preparing for Hurricane Irma and Her Aftermath: Is Everyone Treated Equally?

Meagan Nicholson – On Friday, September 6, Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history[1] made its first landfall on the small Caribbean island of Barbuda.[2] The storm continued its dangerous path through the Caribbean, destroying several small islands. Islands in its path included the independent nations of Antigua, St. Kitts, and […]