The War in Ukraine: One Year later

Written By: Thomas d’Esperies One year after Vladimir Putin’s “Special Military Operation” in Ukraine meant to protect the ‘eight year oppressed Russian-speakers in the Donbas region,’ and the only people being oppressed are Russians speaking out against the War.  On February 24, 2022, Russian troops, who had been amassing on […]

The Secret Behind Soccer’s Success

Written By: Elton Huayre Soccer is one of, if not the most viewed sports on the planet. It can be said to date back to Ancient China over 2,000 years ago, in which they used animal skin for the outside and stuffed it with hair or feathers. Although boxing and […]

How Is St. Patrick’s Day Celebrated In Ireland vs The U.S.?

Written By: Sophia Ortiz-Heaney March is known in the U.S. for two things: terrible weather and the day everyone suddenly wears green: Saint Patrick’s Day. St. Patrick’s Day happens on March 17th of every year. The day is supposed to honor the Irish Saint Patrick. St. Patrick is known for […]

What Is Lunar New Year All About?

Written By: Amy Zheng Is it too late to say “Happy New Year”? In the U.S and other countries that follow the Gregorian calendar, this may be the case. However, in countries like China where they follow a lunar calendar, it is definitely not. This year, the Lunar New Year […]

Dina Boluarte Sworn In As President of Peru Amidst Political Corruption

Written By: Katherine Balbin Perú made history by having the first female president to be sworn in. Dina Boluarte, former Vice President, is now the sixth president in five years after the impeachment of the most recent president, Pedro Castillo, on December 7, after an attempted a self-coup.  Pedro Castillo […]

The History of Christmas

Written By: Thomas D’Esperies Many around the world believe that Christmas time is, as the song goes, the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas lights, festive caroling, and holiday cheer are something special to behold. Traditions that are over two millennia old have been a staple in some cultures. […]

Lighting Up Hanukkah – A Brief History of How It Came To Be

Written By: Amy Zheng The spotlight in American society shines most brightly on Christmas during this time of the year. Songs such as “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey are often playing on the radio throughout December, but not as much focus shines on Hanukkah.  What […]

Morocco’s World Cup Performance Shocks The World And Triggers Violence

Written By: Sanai Spooner In spite of Morocco’s success and loss in this year’s FIFA World Cup, tensions continue to boil over as riots seem to be never-ending. Morocco came into this year’s World Cup as underdogs and shocked the world with their historic run. Morocco took their first World […]