Monday, May 29, 2017
World Perspective

World Perspective

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...

Out of the Darkness: Protests in South Korea

Nov. 26 was the fifth consecutive Saturday protestors have joined the streets of South Korea’s capital, Seoul, to demonstrate in opposition to the president....

To the Victor Go the Spoils: Trump’s Cabinet Selections

With the 2016 election in America’s rearview mirror, President-elect Donald Trump is now tasked with choosing his Cabinet. As of November 30, President-elect Trump...

Rethinking Brexit

On November 3rd, Britain’s High Court ruled that the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Theresa May does not have the authority to implement Article 50...