As mass influxes of immigrants seek haven in European countries, free movement and the infamous Schengen agreement are threatened.
In Cologne, Germany the year 2015 ended with an incident of mass sexual assaults, highlighting a need for greater international focus on formulating a working plan for the migrant crisis in Europe. Amidst the New Year’s Eve festivities, hundreds of men gathered in Cologne’s main train station; the congregation soon escalated into a chaotic frenzy in which several women were sexually assaulted. Ninety women came forth to report being attacked (Shubert). The horrific violation of women’s rights incited fear across Germany, and the public called for justice against the attackers. Additionally, the circumstance brought implications of Arab refugees threatening national security to the forefront of political discussion.
Staff Writer Ariana Criste contrasts Aung San Suu Kyi’s promise to bring democracy to Burma with her inaction in assisting the Rohingya minority.
Gun control: a need for small changes with big impact or ineffective and counterproductive? By Satenik Harutyunyan, Staff Writer and Chase Donnally, Contributing Writer
One must go beyond ethical consumerism to solve global issues. By Justin Dewaele, Staff Writer
A sociological analysis of the use of humor in the Egyptian Revolution of 2011. By Satenik Harutyunyan, Contributing Writer
Over several decades, the United States’ embargo of Cuba has done little to improve human rights in that nation. By Brandon Amash, Contributing Writer