Written By: J. Laura “I hope I’m making you proud,” says Alyssa to her family in Indonesia. As of November 18th, 2019, The Power of International Education (IIE) reported that the number of international students in the U.S. set an all time high in the academic year of 2018/19. Now international students are under immense pressure as new regulations rose from … [Read more...] about How Covid-19 has Affected International Students in the U.S.
Located in Southeast Asia, Indonesia is a country known for its tropical tourist destinations. But what lies behind the tourism industry is the conflicted and controversial argument on cannabis. The Transnational Institute (TNI) reported that despite the high prevalence of cannabis use, pro-cannabis policies do not exist, reflecting strong anti-drug beliefs. Due … [Read more...] about Cannabis in a Conservative Country: The History and Politics of Cannabis in Indonesia
Back in 1932, George Preston Marshall purchased a franchise of the National Football League (NFL) in Boston and named it the Boston Braves. It originally shared a stadium with the Major Baseball League (MBL) team, also named Boston Braves. To stop the confusion with the identical names of both teams, Marshall changed the football franchise to Boston Redskins to honor … [Read more...] about Washington Redskins – Keep it or Change it?