Terrorist Attacks in Belgium Leave World On Edge

By Daniela Cardinale On March 22nd, ISIS terrorists attacked two locations in Brussels, Belgium. At 8 in the morning, two explosions went off at a Brussels airport. An hour later, a bomb exploded at Maelbeek metro station. An estimated 37 people were killed and over 200 people were injured in the explosions. The impact of… Continue reading Terrorist Attacks in Belgium Leave World On Edge

“Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”: Ferguson Grand Jury’s Verdict

Ferguson went up in flames the night of November 24th, 2014. At 9pm, I watched the livestream of the verdict announce unfold on the cracked screen of my laptop from a cozy living room in Brooklyn, clutching a pillow and leaning on the edge of my couch. I was tense and incredibly nervous, compulsively checking… Continue reading “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot”: Ferguson Grand Jury’s Verdict

How Much Does Democracy Cost? | World News in Review with Rebecca

By REBECCA PEELER On Wednesday the Supreme Court ruled with a 5-4 majority that there would no longer be a limit to funding political candidates or their campaigns. Shaun McCutcheon, a Republican and a successful businessman, pled his case and succeeded as he claimed that restricting and setting a limit for political donation was an… Continue reading How Much Does Democracy Cost? | World News in Review with Rebecca

Trying to Avoid World War III

By NERISA BETHEL Last month, Ukraine’s Health Ministry reported that the death toll in Kiev — Ukraine’s capital — jumped to 77 from 70 in a matter of days. Currently, medics report that as many as 100 protesters may have died (CNN). President Yanukovich, the individual who sparked this reaction, has fled the country and… Continue reading Trying to Avoid World War III

A New Pitch for Old Coal

By BRIAN LOGAN According to a recent article from the Huffington Post, Peabody Energy (the world’s largest private sector coal company) and Burson-Marsteller (the world’s largest PR firm) have joined forces to create a new pitch for coal: “Advanced Energy for Life.” The website campaign aims to “educate and mobilize world leaders, multi-national corporations, a… Continue reading A New Pitch for Old Coal

Flight MH370: Still Unresolved | World News in Review with Rebecca

By REBECCA PEELER On Tuesday March 25 Najib Razak, the Prime Minster of Malaysia concluded that missing flight MH370 has crashed and has been lost in the Indian Ocean. So far no survivors have been reported. The family members on board MH370 were furious with this announcement and with the lack of evidence to support… Continue reading Flight MH370: Still Unresolved | World News in Review with Rebecca

Vanished Aircraft: MH370 | World News in Review with Rebecca

By REBECCA PEELER Saturday Mar. 8 a Malaysia Airline flight MH370 departed to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was scheduled to arrive in Beijing, but unfortunately the flight never made it. The whereabouts and events of flight MH370 remain a mystery. According the news agency and investigative reports, we’re able to acquire some factual information about… Continue reading Vanished Aircraft: MH370 | World News in Review with Rebecca