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The Paris Climate Change Summit: World leaders converge in Paris Written by: Meghan Henoumont

The Paris Climate Change Summit: World leaders converge in Paris Written by: Meghan Henoumont Today over 100 world leaders are gathered in Paris to discuss solutions to what is considered the world’s biggest problem: climate change. They will [...]

Man in the Holocene: Part One Earth’s sixth mass extinction Written by: Meghan Henoumont

Man in the Holocene: Part One Earth’s sixth mass extinction Written by: Meghan Henoumont   Holocene: adjective of, denoting, or formed in the second and most recent epoch of the Quaternary period, which began 10 000 years ago at the [...]

Members of the Eagles of Death Metal speak for the first time about the Paris attacks

By Isadora Linheira After the Paris attacks, the members of the Eagles of Death Metal band say they are home safe and, “are horrified and still trying to come to terms with what happened in France.” The American band was performing at the [...]

The numbers of Syrian refugees in the New Orleans area

By Isadora Linheira Despite blog posts and social media rumors indicating that thousands of Syrian refugees had already arrived in the New Orleans area, the U.S. State Department reported only 14 Syrian nationals have resettled in Louisiana [...]

Opportunity of a lifetime: Critical LANGUAGE Scholarship Program (CLS)

By Jamila Cherif   If you’ve always wanted to travel the world but couldn’t afford it, you have the chance to travel, learn another language, and get academic credit for it through the critical language scholarship program (CLS). CLS [...]

BP Oil Spill Follow-Up

By Julie M. Dedebant   April 20, 2015 marks the five year anniversary of the largest oil disaster in U.S. history. The Deepwater Horizon spill occurred in the Gulf of Mexico, our own backyard. It killed 11 people, injured 17 and upset the [...]

Violence against women in Brazil: Legislature passes tougher Femicide Law

By Isadora Linheira Carlos   President Dilma Rousseff pronouncing the femicide law on March, 8   In the middle of an economic crisis right after the re-election of President Dilma Rousseff in October 2014, the Brazilian population [...]

In Our Lifetime: modified HIV cells may hold the cure for cancer

By Meghan Henoumont     Emily Whitehead, only 6, was preparing to die. Emily was not like most other children, she had leukemia, and her chances of survival were slim. Her parents spent their days in her room at the hospital. Instead [...]

Isis: The Face of Terror

By Christopher Brown   In the past two years, the terror group known as ISIS, or the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, have been causing unprecedented havoc in the Middle East. If you have turned on any news telecast in the last year, chances [...]

Isis: The Face of Terror

By Christopher Brown In the past two years, the terror group known as ISIS, or the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, have been causing unprecedented havoc in the Middle East. If you have turned on any news telecast in the last year, chances are [...]