Miscellaneous

What’s Up in the World Wednesday: Feminism and Air Strikes

Actress Emma Watson extended the formal invitation for men to join the fight for gender equality in a United Nations address on Sept. 21, launching the HeForShe campaign. In her role as the new UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, Watson spoke about the necessity for the sexes to work together in order to achieve universal equality.… Continue reading What’s Up in the World Wednesday: Feminism and Air Strikes

Justice

The Syria Series//We Haven’t Even Tried//Westin Miller//

Westin Miller is a Cortina Alumn and a former Cortina RA. He currently works as a Leadership Consultant for Beta Theta Pi.  This is where he stands with regard to the possibility of the United States’ intervention in Syria. I am not a pacifist. I follow the teaching of Christ, who was no doubt a… Continue reading The Syria Series//We Haven’t Even Tried//Westin Miller//

Justice

The Syria Series//Implement the Geneva Communiqué//Ban Ki-Moon

Ban Ki-Moon is the Secretary-General of the United Nations. He grew up in the middle of a war. He has never been to Omaha, Creighton, or the Cortina Community. This is where he stands with regard to the possibility of the United States’ intervention in Syria. This is copied from the United Nations website (http://www.un.org/sg/statements/index.asp?nid=7060) I am… Continue reading The Syria Series//Implement the Geneva Communiqué//Ban Ki-Moon

Miscellaneous

Wednesday’s “What’s Up in the World?” [11.7.2012]

While the US is concerned with elections, countries around the world are struggling with wars, freedom of the press, religious hostilities and social unrest. Syria: A cease-fire mediated by the UN a couple weeks ago has completely failed. Syrian unrest stopped for religious holidays. President Bashar and Syria’s rebels are not even close to an… Continue reading Wednesday’s “What’s Up in the World?” [11.7.2012]