A Centennial On: Before the Fall

A Centennial On: Before the Fall

September 29, 2014

Like a Greek tragedy of old, The First World War is a tale of hubris. Blinded by jingoism and unaware of the horrors of modern warfare, one of the world’s most advanced societies set about burning itself to the ground. World War I was truly an epic conflict, for whatRead More

Irremoveable Masks: On Identity, Race and Justice in Post-Ferguson America

Irremoveable Masks: On Identity, Race and Justice in Post-Ferguson America

September 30, 2014

On August 5, 2014, we were reminded that the black body is probable cause for gunfire in public spaces. On that day, an unarmed man was shot and killed by the police for carrying a toy rifle in a store that sells toy rifles. After protestors demanded a surveillance tapeRead More

Irremoveable Masks: On Identity, Race and Justice in Post-Ferguson America

Irremoveable Masks: On Identity, Race and Justice in Post-Ferguson America

September 30, 2014

On August 5, 2014, we were reminded that the black body is probable cause for gunfire in public spaces. On that day, an unarmed man was shot and killed by the police for carrying a toy rifle in a store that sells toy rifles. After protestors demanded a surveillance tapeRead More

South Korea and Sewol: Evaluating a Grieving Government

South Korea and Sewol: Evaluating a Grieving Government

September 24, 2014

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014. What started out as normal quickly spiraled into a day filled with grief and agony as South Korea experienced one of its worst maritime disasters in history. That morning, around 9:00am, news articles revealed that a ferry named Sewol, containing 476 passengers, of which 325 wereRead More