World Perspective

World Perspective

Companies Combat Immigration Ban

As a response to the immigration ban signed on President Trump’s first day in office banning immigrants from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen,...

Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates Sapphire Jubilee

Feb. 6 marked the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s 65-year reign as the rightful heir to the British throne. She was awarded the Sapphire...

St. Mary’s Post-election Political Thermometer

Many words can be used to describe President Donald Trump’s first month in office, yet “insignificant” is rarely one of them. In the last...

The First Ten Days: Trump Administration Begins Controversial Reign

January 20 On Jan. 20, 2017, President Barack Obama stepped down after eight years of service and President-elect Donald J. Trump was sworn in as...

End of an Era in Gambia

On Dec. 1, 2016, the West African country of Gambia held its presidential election that voted Yahya Jammeh out of office after ruling for...

Trump Meets with World Leaders

US President Donald Trump began his diplomatic debut speaking by phone Saturday with world leaders — most significantly Russia’s Vladimir Putin, Japan’s Shinzo Abe...

El Chapo Extradited to the United States

On Jan. 20, as the United States bid its farewell to the Barack Obama administration, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera, the leader of the...

Talking Heads: the Federal Budget

“Talking Heads” is an ongoing dialogue among campus political groups that serves as an open forum for discussing major national issues. All political groups...

Update on the French Presidential Election

On Nov. 27, former Prime Minister of France François Fillon, won the nomination for the French Republican party. Fillon was able to carry 69.6...

Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Shakes Japan

On Tuesday Nov. 22, a magnitude 6.9 earthquake hit northern Japan. The quake was originally recorded as having a magnitude of 7.3, but has...