Saturday, January 20, 2018

Bandung Zoo: Animal Hell

Giuseppe Inglima, Franklin & Marshall College BANDUNG, Indonesia. Imagine taking your children to the zoo on a beautiful day, and once you arrive, you encounter skeleton-like animals covered in mud,...

Food Insecurity: A National Security Threat

By: Maude Collins, Franklin and Marshall College Food insecurity is a national security issue. It threatens the livelihood of people across the world. While we attend college, enjoy family time,...

Closer to Freedom: Female Genital Mutilation in Somalia

Anna Rakich, Franklin & Marshall College SOMALIA- “Don’t move, don’t scream, and if you tell anyone, we will kill you.” That is what Aisha, now 33, was told while she...

Cool to care: Why do so many celebrities support humanitarian causes?

Come on… Just do it. Everybody else is. Peer pressure is a powerful tool, especially when it is coming from a celebrity. What if I told you that Tom...

Should the US Leave the UN?

The UN is pathetic.  There is no denying that this organization is weak and powerless.  Their members do not even abide by the rules set in place, most importantly...

Silent but Deadly: American Involvement in Yemen’s Humanitarian Crisis

Anna Rakich, Franklin and Marshall College Amongst the rubble of a crumbling Yemen lies the empty casings of American bullets. The country has suffered for years from a devastating humanitarian...

Slavery: A 21st Century Reality

By Alec W, Franklin and Marshall College Chains, shackles, and public beatings.  These are the things we think of when we hear the word slavery.  Although many people view slavery...

Is Money More Important Than Her Life?

  Her family was starving to death. Their other children had already died. They thought they were giving her a better life, and that the money would be able to...

How Many Dead Babies Will It Take?

Giuseppe Inglima, Franklin & Marshall College Being told to never waste your dinner because there are starving children in Africa is not just a myth so kids will eat their vegetables. In...

The Tragedy of Prisons

By Jacob Farkas, Franklin & Marshall College Smyrna, Delaware. What began as a routine morning quickly turned hectic when, at around 10:30am, an officer at the James T. Vaughn Correctional...