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The Iranian Situation: Is a Nuclear Crisis on the Horizon?

A ship preparing to sail across the Atlantic Ocean.

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

Few countries respect or want to do business with Iran. Saying that things are tense between them and the western nations would be an understatement. However, the countries’ relations were not always this way. Since the election of President Donald Trump, the U.S. exited from the Iran nuclear deal...

The French Election Results, and Why You Should Care

The French Election Results, and Why You Should Care

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

On the weekend of May 6, France elected Emmanuel Macron as their new president. This comes amid some of the lowest approval ratings ever for the current president, François Hollande, which have recently been hovering around four percent. Many cite the dismal approval ratings as his reason for not running...

Recap: March 7 – 13

Stabbing in Israel, nuclear threat from Iran, Sanders takes Michigan, youth sues for measures against climate change and more in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 13, 2016

International Affairs American student killed in 1 of 3 terror attacks in Israel during Biden visit "An American student from Vanderbilt University was stabbed to death in one of three bloody terror attacks that  rocked Israel Tuesday, just as Vice President Biden arrived in Tel Aviv to meet ...

Recap: February 29 – March 6

Teargas used at Greek-Macedonian border, backlash in France over dismantled migrant camp, Justice Thomas speaks and NASA's Scott Kelly returns from space in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 6, 2016

International Affairs Syria’s cease-fire frays as Russia resumes airstrikes "Syria’s hard-won truce began to fray Sunday, with Russian warplanes resuming airstrikes on towns and villages in the north and fresh reports of artillery fire across several front lines. The violence came on only the s...

GR€XIT: Fixing Greece

GR€XIT: Fixing Greece

Howard Senior, Copy Editor

March 1, 2016

The Hellenic Republic, or Greece, has experienced quite the socioeconomic upheaval over the past several years. Stemming from the American Subprime Mortgage Collapse in 2008 and the later exposure of her own governmental budgetary falsifications in 2009, Greece has had, by far, the worst economic reco...

Recap: November 30 – December 6

This week: protests at Paris Climate Conference, Netanyahu responds to Kerry, shooting in San Bernardino and increasing numbers of ISIS supporters in the US.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

December 6, 2015

International Affairs EU reaches $3bn deal with Turkey to curb refugee crisis "The European Union has struck a deal with Turkey in Brussels that aims to limit the flow of refugees into the continent. Leaders from 28 EU members states met with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Sunday, f...

Cold War II: Russian Revanchism

NATO and the Warsaw Pact

Howard Senior, Copy Editor

September 15, 2014

Throughout the latter half of the 20th century, diplomacy was beset by the conflicting ideologies of communism and capitalism; the United States, by assuming an anti-communist stance through the Truman Doctrine and NSC-68, managed to totally polarize the world between those supporting the American...

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