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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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Never Normalize Tragedy

Last week, a gunman opened fire at students and faculty at Umpqua Community College, killing ten people, injuring 20 more, and leading to the gunman’s death. His name is not necessary to know; it’s joining a long list of hundreds of mass shooting that have take place in the last several …

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International Day of the Girl

Today, girls all over the world face adverse circumstances and discrimination simply based on their gender.  In 2011, a United Nations resolution established October 11 as International Day of the Girl. This day is not only an opportunity to reflect on the challenges that girls face all over the world, …

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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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Why Are Global Issues Important? Reflections from youth in our community

Why are global issues so important? Here’s what a few of us came up with during a call tonight: It is important to build relationships with students from all the world to have meaningful conversations. It is important to build awareness about different cultures and helps to decrease the amount …

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