As the interconnectedness of nations and people worldwide increases, impacts of armed conflict become much less isolated than they once were. It should be a national priority to shift away from military action and more toward the use of soft powers.
Bitcoins have had an interesting history. Created in 2009 as a way to circumvent traditional credit agencies and make online transactions cheaper, they have gone on to be the currency of choice for money launderers, people who wish to purchase illicit items and most recently, speculators. For the uninformed, a bitcoin is an anonymous cryptocurrency.
Nuclear energy has been unreasonably assigned a litany of derogatory connotations despite the fact that the hope of a future with sustainable energy rests on its development.
This is my second semester here at Washington University. I am a freshman. Since mid-August, when I arrived for my pre-orientation program, I have attended more than six panels.
I’ve got a confession to make. I’ve never been to the Arch. In my four years as a student here at Washington University, I have never actually seen the symbol of this wonderful city in person. I also don’t feel too bad about it. Why is the Arch so important? Seriously, it’s just an arch.
Missouri’s own Michael Sam is a 6-foot-2, 255 pound lineman with a fierce first step off the line and brutal closing speed as he chases down quarterbacks. His conference-leading 11.
As many students are already aware, Washington University has recently announced a tuition hike of $1,600 for the 2014-15 school year. Tuition has increased annually at the school for decades, and while this year’s increase is the lowest percentage-wise since the 1950s, it is still unacceptably high.
The globalized world has brought the plight of the indigenous peoples of the United States, Australia and New Zealand much deserved attention. However, in Central America, indigenous peoples are still subject to terrible suffering and social injustice. Globalization has been both a blessing and a curse for indigenous rights movements.
Some people today feel such a need to be politically correct that it sometimes sickens me to see how they can find something wrong in almost any online article or video. Take for example an article from the website thisismarvelous.
OK, OK. Go ahead and make your jokes now. Make fun of the South all you want for completely shutting down because of 2 inches of snow last week. Call us backwards hillbillies who don’t know how to drive in the snow. Tell us that our city officials are all paranoid rednecks who freak out over a tiny, insignificant cold spell.