• Why Kashmir Matters
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    At midnight on August 5th, India cut off all communication lines to, from, and within Kashmir. While the world's attention had been on the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, India moved brazenly towards annexing Kashmir completely.

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  • Second US and North Korea Summit Meeting Planned
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    On Tuesday, February 5th, US president Donald Trump announced his intentions to hold a second nuclear summit with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, in Vietnam on February 27-28. The US president formally confirmed the details of this exciting news during his State of the Union address from the House of Representatives on Tuesday. This […]

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  • The Country Living In Waste
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    Citizens of Lebanon used to look out their windows greeted by the sight of the sky blue Mediterranean. Now, their balconies depict a very different view: a massive heap of trash piled up rising upon Mediterranean. Since 2015, Lebanon has been tackling a country-wide trash crisis. Following the failure to replace a huge landfill site […]

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  • Saudi Arabia’s Latest Citizen
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    Meet Sophia, Saudi Arabia’s newest citizen. She is intelligent, speaks perfect English and has even made an appearance on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Seems normal enough, right? Well, not so much actually; she is a humanoid robot. On Wednesday, October the 25th, Saudi Arabia became the first country in the world to give […]

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How Partisan Politics are Shaping the Future Through Education

It’s not a national secret that the quality of public education is unequal across the United States. While the U.S. Department of Education directs federal financial aid, collects data on American schools, and advocates for equal access to education across the nation, the federal government only provides for about 8 percent of the total capital spent on education every year, making states responsible for the majority of financing. Read more →

Howdy’s Homemade Ice Cream: A Store Making a Difference

Tom Landis' "Howdy Homemade Ice Cream" in University Park, Texas is famous for not only their friendly customer service but also their best employees. The entire store and process was created to accommodate people with different abilities. For example, the cash register only accepts bills, simplifying the process of different transactions. Read more →

“Two in Four People are Jewish”

“Two in four people in Brooklyn are Jewish”; that is not a definite fact, but it’s a figure of speech my grandmother claims to be true. She repeats this phrase as a hope, as a reminder, as a prayer, as if in some way saying it makes it true. Read more →