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Were the Sochi Olympic Security Threats Valid?

Were the Sochi Olympic Security Threats Valid?

Scott Oldano, International Business ‘17 April 4, 2014 0

  After four long years, the image of the mountainous Vancouver landscape slowly faded away as the Olympic spotlight and Sochi geared up for the first Russian Olympic event since the breakup of the

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The Future of Saudi-US Relations

The Future of Saudi-US Relations

Lindsey Bressler, International Affairs and Economics '18 April 4, 2014 0

  In a stark refusal that shocked the international community, the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced “the manner, the mechanisms of action, and double standards existing in the Security Council prevent it

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The Importance of Honeybee Health to Humans

The Importance of Honeybee Health to Humans

Lena King, Biology '15 April 3, 2014 0

  Honeybees and human beings are in a long-term relationship. Humans have been seeking the honeybees’ product since as far back as 2400 BCE, when the first beekeepers were building hives in Egypt. Besides

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Northern Ireland: A Winding Road to Peace

Northern Ireland: A Winding Road to Peace

Peter Calabrese, Political Science and International Affairs '15 April 3, 2014 0

A place that many consider a “post-conflict” society, Northern Ireland, is a Gordian knot of ideology further entangled through the problematic limbo customary of the road to peace. Never has the pathway to peace

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Conflict-Free in the Congo

Conflict-Free in the Congo

Jennie Rose Spector, International Affairs ’17 April 3, 2014 0

In response to over a decade of brutal violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Intel announced in January that it will produce the world’s first “conflict free” processors.[1] Though there have

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The Question of 2014: The Afghan Bilateral Security Agreement

The Question of 2014: The Afghan Bilateral Security Agreement

Jaclyn Roache, Political Science and Journalism ‘18 April 3, 2014 0

  The United States and Afghanistan are at a pivotal point in their relationship in which current negotiations over the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) could have either beneficial or catastrophic effects for both nations.

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Syria’s Frontlines: Creative Resistance as a Tool to Challenge the Official Discourse

Syria’s Frontlines: Creative Resistance as a Tool to Challenge the Official Discourse

Jeppe Sørensen, International Affairs and Arabic '14 January 30, 2014 0

The Syrian uprising is not merely an armed struggle between regime forces and different opposition groups, as the mainstream media and politicians describe it. When looking closer at the uprising, something becomes clear; there

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No Poor Child in Tibet

No Poor Child in Tibet

Alec Cheung, Journalism '17 January 30, 2014 0

  Today, the only thing many people know about Tibet is the 2008 riot, which coincided with the Beijing Olympics, and the self-immolations of Tibetan monks that followed. Similar conflicts have been ongoing for

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The Salary Man Lifestyle: A Japanese Work Ethic or Unjust Labor Laws?

The Salary Man Lifestyle: A Japanese Work Ethic or Unjust Labor Laws?

Kaoru Inoue, International Affairs '17 December 5, 2013 2

In November 2007, third-generation Toyota employee Kenichi Uchino collapsed at work at 4 a.m. after putting in more than 80 hours of overtime for six months. The 30-year-old’s widow, Hiroko, later told reporters that

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The Road Ahead: Scotland and the Contentious Question of Independence

The Road Ahead: Scotland and the Contentious Question of Independence

James McKeon, Political Science '14 December 5, 2013 0

  “Go back to England and tell them there that Scotland’s daughters and her sons are yours no more. Tell them Scotland is free.” Mel Gibson’s portrayal of Sir William Wallace is legendary in

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