“Act of War” Accusations Following Rwanda and DRC Conflict

By Faith Gonia A recent breach of Rwanda airspace by the Democratic Republic of the Congo reignited a decades-long conflict between the two African countries. On Tuesday, January 24, Rwanda’s military fired on a DR Congo fighter jet. The opposing nations have maintained vastly disconnected perspectives on Tuesday’s event.  Rebutting a claim by Rwanda thatContinue reading ““Act of War” Accusations Following Rwanda and DRC Conflict”

Chaos in Brasília

By Nick Murray On January 8, thousands of supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsanaro marched on the Three Powers Plaza in Brazil’s capital, Brasília. The far right protests argued that the latest Presidential election had been stolen by the current president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, commonly referred to as Lula.  In the process,Continue reading “Chaos in Brasília”

Country in Crisis

By Carter Cormier Haiti faces one of the worst crises in recent history due to gang violence, a cholera outbreak, and the assassination of their president a year ago. Their government is in shambles with no president since, and a prime minister who was never technically sworn in. They are facing widespread food insecurity, inflation,Continue reading “Country in Crisis”

Cotswold Review

By Carter Cormier I recently tried Cotswold cheese from Trader Joe’s and was pleasantly surprised. It ranked near other fantastic cheeses such as Muenster and Gruyère. The texture was a little buttery with an engaging tang. A nutty side note smoothly complimented overall flavor. All in all, I would recommend Cotswold and would definitely purchaseContinue reading “Cotswold Review”

‘Sped’: from Special Education to Especially Offensive

By Kendall Albrecht Sped. The term, technically an abbreviation for ‘special education,’ grows in usage among young adults. Although not derogatory in essence, the context in which the majority of individuals apply the word has made it so. By mindlessly making comments such as “you are such a sped” when a friend behaves stupidly, orContinue reading “‘Sped’: from Special Education to Especially Offensive”

Minimum Wage 

By Nupur Kudapkar  Currently, $7.25 is the minimum wage for the United States of America, which is $58 after an eight-hour work day, $290 at the end of the work week, $1,160 at the end of the work month, and $13,920 at the end of the working year. Every single American knows that you simplyContinue reading “Minimum Wage “