There are a few reasons why I started to read “I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban”: Malala Yousafzai is 20 years old now, and it’s pretty cool that I’m reading about the story and accomplishments of someone who’s the same age as me. She was […]

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October is hallmarked by Halloween and Columbus Day, but Boston University’s international ambience will often shine a light on foreign holidays, one of which is Diwali. Diwali is a five-day primarily Hindu festival that celebrates the theme of good triumphing over evil in the world. The main night takes place on the new moon in […]

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A series of attacks in Paris killed more than 100 civilians last November. Less than a month later, 14 people were killed in San Bernardino, California. On March 22, two more attacks killed dozens at a Brussels airport and subway station. The overwhelming amount of time spent by news organizations covering these terrorist attacks makes it […]

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By Shannon Watts, Staff Writer @shannon_watts11 Spoilers for the first two episodes below! Showtime’s CIA drama “Homeland” is no stranger to controversy; the show isn’t afraid to touch current, highly salient political issues. But in the past, it had been plagued by jingoist undertones as the show failed to portray the complexities of the Middle […]

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By Ann Singer, Staff Writer@annmsinger For most of us, life as a nine month old consisted of crawling around and learning that ‘no’ really meant no. This is no different for little Musa Khan, hailing from the slums of Lahore, Pakistan. Well, except that he was also charged with attempted murder. Wait, what? Can this be […]

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By Seline Jung, Social Media Editor @selinejung Last week I went on the first field trip I’ve been on since I was in high school. I had the wonderful opportunity to visit the United Nations in New York with some of my classmates from my “Diplomatic Practice” class. The trip was entirely funded by the […]

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