A Picture Is worth a Thousand Words

For centuries, street art has defined our world. The first known example of "modern style" graffiti survives in the ancient Greek city of Ephesus and is circa 1500 years old. Since then, political and social art has been present in urban streets. The elusive graffiti artist Banksy is one of  the most prominent people in this field of art. While he [...]

Bring Back Our Girls

A terrorist organization called Boko Haram has been making the front cover of innumerable newspapers lately. So who are these people and why are they doing the things they are doing? To start off, let’s discuss the history of this group. It all started in 2004, when Mohammed Yusuf, a Muslim sect leader, aimed to [...]

Ukraine at a Crossroads of the past and the Future

Currently, Ukraine is stuck between Russia and Europe, the country’s past and future. This is the reason it is in the pit hole of rebellion, protest, and chaos. This issue has not recently popped up. It dates back to 2004, when an uprising known as the Orange Revolution was sparked because many ethnic Ukrainians believed the [...]