When most Californians hear the words “human trafficking,” they imagine a faraway, third-world country. Yet the practice is […]
Haiti is home to 10 million people and the first modern revolution predicated on freedom, equality and justice […]
As the lights of University of Phoenix Stadium darken at the end of Super Bowl 49, health officials […]
Cold-and-flu season is well under way in California, but this fall, young children in Southern California are being […]
The morning of October 21st, 2004, a fourteen-year-old named Matthew Hohmann took an Adderall XR pill for ADHD […]
Since last October, the U.S. Border Patrol apprehended over sixty thousand children fleeing abysmal conditions in Central America. These numbers represent an exponential increase in the number of unaccompanied minors seeking refuge in the United States each year from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. While some politicians have labeled the situation as a pressing national security issue, others have used it as a platform to advocate for immigration reform. However, neither argument offers long-term solutions because they do not mitigate the structural problems in Central America that are causing this mass immigration. Washington must treat the state of affairs in Central America as a humanitarian crisis and provide sufficient relief in order to proactively avert the regional violence that propels the surge of Latino children towards our borders.
Last Friday, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi were named the co-winners of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. The […]
In 2012, a study of fifteen year-olds from 34 developed countries ranked U.S. students 17th, scoring 25th in […]