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Why We Should Care About the Syrian Civil War

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Anjali Mishra Early 2011, teenagers were arrested after painting revolutionary slogans on school walls. Pro-democracy protests erupted on the streets on Deraa, leading to open fire by security forces on demonstrators. In only four years, 200,000 Syrians lost their lives from the civil war that ensued. Even worse, 11 million ...

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The Pope, Immigration, Youth and Social Change

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By Anna-Marie Rodriguez. “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” The words of Pope Francis resonate far beyond the walls of Congress, as his valuable wisdom captivates the hearts of hundreds of thousands of inspired citizens. From community hosted public viewings to spreading his word through ...

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The Importance of Youth in Africa

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By Mary Kate Cronin. “I do not see the countries and peoples of Africa as a world apart; I see Africa as a fundamental part of our interconnected world – partners with America on behalf of the future we want for all of our children. That partnership must be grounded ...

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Your Best Opinion Piece Yet

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By Danielle Orellana You may be wishing to know how to write the most powerful opinion piece of your career based on a current issue that really infuriates you. Well, here’s the some ways to do so: read others’ op-eds and letters to the editor as examples of passionate writing ...

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Pope Francis: Defender of Environment and Social Equality

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By Tancrede Pages. Pope Francis’ highly anticipated visit to the United States should be considered a success. The “progressive pope”, as the mainstream press identifies him, continued his rhetoric condemning environmental harm instigated by human industrial activity, the growing economic gap that exists between poor majority and the exclusive financial ...

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Are You Here for the Pope or His Message?

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By Tahil Sharma. Very few people were unaware of the past week’s events with the arrival of Pope Francis to the United States. He is the fourth Pope to visit the United States, the second to go to the White House, but the first to have addressed a joint assembly ...

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