Opinion

Earth in Dire Straits – Yes, Climate Change is real

SEGOVIA - “It’s crazy! Yesterday, they evacuated our university, and they gave us a whole week off! The sky is literally orange right now. This is all so weird,” said Barry Khabour, a second-year Jordanian student studying at the University of Wollongong in Australia....

Has the US finally recognized the Armenian Genocide?

SEGOVIA - By a 405-11 vote made on the October 29th, the United States’ House of Representatives recognized the 1915 slaughter of about 1.5 million Armenians as a genocide, for the first time in over three decades. It is not uncommon for the U.S. to meddle in foreign...

Bolivia: Coup or Revolution?

SEGOVIA - Over the past weeks I have seen the Bolivian situation through a very particular lens. Despite being physically away from the action, my Bolivian roommate would listen to the news while he cooked his food and call his family to see if they are ok. Oddly...

Lebanese Government – Resign!

Lebanon’s financial, social, and cultural behavior has been in jeopardy since the end of the civil war in 1990 that tore its population and economy apart. Over a month ago, protests were sparked by a series of proposed austerity measures bringing almost 2 million...

La Pinta, La Niña y La Santa María

“La Pinta, La Niña y La Santa María” “Cristóbal Colón descubrió América en 1492”: Eso era lo que un estudiante promedio de Costa Rica aprendía cada año para su examen de Estudios Sociales desde primaria hasta el último año de secundaria. A parte de esto, nos hacían...