The United Nations Human Rights Council: What it is, What They Do, and Why it Matters

By Rachel Rochford (’23) Similar to both aerospace engineering and the reason words are assigned genders (in languages other than English and the fibonacci sequence), the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) may just be something that you’ve heard of, have wondered about or vaguely remember learning the purpose of a long time ago. No matter which category you fall into, it helps to start … Continue reading The United Nations Human Rights Council: What it is, What They Do, and Why it Matters

A Vote of Confidence

By Rachel Rochford (’23) America is a capitalist nation, one of the many things that people here hate to love and love to hate. On one hand, capitalism has allowed for the competition, innovation, and political freedoms that have caused  generations of entrepreneurs to thrive in America. On the other hand, capitalism can, and has led to marginalization of those that don’t fit within its … Continue reading A Vote of Confidence

Battling the Brexit Deadline

By Rachel Rochford (’23) Brexit, the name has been circulating for over three years now, but it often feels like the process has been stalled for just as long. On June 23 of 2016, the citizens of the United Kingdom voted on leaving the European Union – the vote went through with 52 percent in favor of leaving the European Union according to the BBC … Continue reading Battling the Brexit Deadline

A Spooky Story to Start Spooky Season

By Rachel Rochford (’23) Everyone enjoys an eerie story, and with Halloween right around the corner, now feels like the perfect time to retell an old one. However, this is not your average scary tale. The narrative of The Female Stranger is in fact a real story. A story about someone who was once a living, breathing person just like you and I. Not only … Continue reading A Spooky Story to Start Spooky Season