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The Syrian Refugee Question


Just last week Paris was attacked by extremists, killing at least 130 innocent people. The tragedy has caused people and politicians across the United States to debate the question of whether or not to accept Syrian refugees. Since I was born on the opposite side of the globe, I will ...

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The Price of Panic in Global Health


By Mary Kate Cronin. March 2014 marked the beginning of the Ebola outbreak that would go on to kill an estimated 11,314 as of November 1 this year, according to the World Health Organization. While the outbreak generated global panic and paranoia, the three countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone ...

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A Primer on Syria


You may have seen over the last years that there’s been quite a bit of a fuss kicked up over Syria, Islam, refugees, and ISIS. With so much information, it’s hard to know where to start. Here is a guide to the Syrian Civil War. Where is Syria? Click on ...

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G20 Summit


The next G20 Summit takes place in Turkey later this month. You may have heard about the G20 Summits. But what are they? Here’s all you need to know- the who, what, when, and why! What: The G20 is a group of 19 countries plus the European Union. The annual ...

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