The Olympic Games are a unique event in the operation of human society. In the alternating winter and summer renditions of this biennial spectacle, the youth of the world, hailing from diverse locales far and wide, are called to congregate and to compete on a single stage in the spirit of unity and fairness in celebration of the ability and potential of humanity.
Ever since details of the surveillance programs enacted by the National Security Agency (NSA) surfaced in June, the revelations of the United States electronic data gathering initiatives, domestically and internationally, have dominated global headlines and have raised new questions concerning individuals’ expectations of privacy in the 21st century digital age.
Only one week remains until the people of New Jersey head to the polls on Wednesday, Oct. 16 for a special election, to select the state’s next U.S. Senator, filling the seat left vacant by the death of former Senator Frank Lautenberg.
As the shutdown of our government continues, now on its ninth day since congress failed to pass a budget on September 1st, 2013. Eight-hundred thousand federal workers have been furloughed, and the economic repercussions are still unknown, mostly depending on how long this shutdown lasts.
The University was represented at the United Nations at the first ever youth-led briefing on international women’s rights and violence against children on Monday, March 25.
The news of the first Papal resignation in 598 years has focused the attentions of nearly the entire Western world upon a tiny, yet world-famous, enclave within the city of Rome, Italy.
The University Political Science Department offers a number of programs to create unique opportunities such as the International Relations concentration which focuses on international problems, in hopes to compete in a globally connected world.
The horrific events which transpired on December 14, 2012 tragically ended the lives of 26 students and faculty members of the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. These heroes were indiscriminately shot by a lone gunman, armed with several semi-automatic handguns and rifles, while they innocently went about their daily business. Words fail to convey how deeply America as whole was affected by this senseless violence, or how heinous this act was.
Eleven years after the United States first began its military campaign in Afghanistan and nearly one year after the official end of combat operations in Iraq, there is finally a proverbial light at the end of the tunnel for America’s decade of fighting in the Middle East.
As the country now finds itself in the thick of yet another presidential election cycle, the names of candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are indelibly seared into the subconscious sentience of just about anyone who has turned on a television or logged into a computer over the past 12 months.