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Happy World Food Day?

By Idil Ozer. World Food Day; just a specific day that is dedicated in the majestic glory of food, our therapist, a way of celebrating life and everything good in this world… Including escargos, even they feel buttery and holy when cooked right. Food Day will probably brought to the …

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United States Military’s Disregard of International Law

By Tancrède Pages. The United States military has once more acted as if it is above international law. Merely a day after condemning Russian bombing campaigns in Syria that resulted in heavy civilian death tolls, the US army authorized the bombardment of a Doctor Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières – …

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Apathy < Empowerment

By Danielle Orellana. It is important to come to grips with the fact that what is preventing youth from creating positive changes in their world is more than them being lazy or even entitled. What prevents us is an enemy that works against us whether we do something in our …

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Social Change? Now’s a Great Time to Start

by Danielle Orellana. “Endurance and perseverance will be rewarded,” stated a fortune cookie I received around 17 years old at my local Chinese restaurant. “Could it really be destined just to me?” I thought at the time. Well certainly, but not just to me but also to all of you. …

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Why We Should Care About the Syrian Civil War

Anjali Mishra Early 2011, teenagers were arrested after painting revolutionary slogans on school walls. Pro-democracy protests erupted on the streets on Deraa, leading to open fire by security forces on demonstrators. In only four years, 200,000 Syrians lost their lives from the civil war that ensued. Even worse, 11 million …

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The Pope, Immigration, Youth and Social Change

By Anna-Marie Rodriguez. “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” The words of Pope Francis resonate far beyond the walls of Congress, as his valuable wisdom captivates the hearts of hundreds of thousands of inspired citizens. From community hosted public viewings to spreading his word through …

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