Boston Strong: Affirmation of peace, resilience

By Zoë Gorman   Anticipation and quiet excitement hung with the air’s petrichor under the overcast skies of Boston Monday morning. The clouds began to darken as rows of locals and visitors piled towards the finish line of the Boston marathon site, joining 70-somethings who set up lawn chairs on the…

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UN Peacekeepers under attack in Mali

By Zoe Gorman Tensions in the Sahel might break out into a war. A suicide bomber vehicle exploded in Northern Mali at a UN peacekeeping base Wednesday afternoon killing three and injuring at least 16. According to local news reports, the bomber was shot before entering the UN base at Ansongo, but his vehicle…

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Praises for Nigeria’s peaceful elections

By Hyewon Lee On March 28th, the opposition defeated the ruling party in democratic presidential election for the first time in Nigerian history. Muhammadu Buhari, the former General of Nigeria in the early 80’s was elected as the next president. He defeated the present president Goodluck Jonathan. It was a…

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Why society shuts women’s voices

By Hyewon Lee As the world grapples with the endless search for kidnapped 263 Nigerian girls one year ago, Staff Writer, Hyewon Lee recalls that Korea experienced similar ordeal at the end of World War II, when about 200 thousands of young girls were kidnapped or sold as military sexual…

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