This will be the first season in history that Germany will be unable to produce ice wine, a UN report found most men and women hold biases against females, the coronavirus continues to take its toll on the global economy, the U.S. and Taliban… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – march 6th, 2020”
Growing wages, lower-than-expected tax returns, updates to US-China trade relations, colder-region nations benefiting from climate change, and a long awaited army publication on the war in Iraq. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.
World’s largest sea crossing bridge completed, new credit score system to be rolled out in 2019, federal government to attempt to lower costs of Medicare drugs, and human ashes at the Happiest Place on Earth. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Oct 26th, 2018”
It is 1944 and the Allies are preparing for the invasion of Europe. In the occupied town of Sainte-Cecile, the French Resistance is preparing to blow up the chateau that now houses the crucial telephone exchange connecting the French telephone system to that of… Continue Reading “Book Review: Jackdaws”
Anyone following world events will have noticed that there continues to be a growing tension in East Asia. The conflict predominantly stems from the rivalry between China and Japan; a rivalry that has stretched back centuries. Recent headlines concerning the conflict are centered on… Continue Reading “China vs Japan: A Story of Nationalism and Old Rivalries”
Conflict in East Asia, specifically between China and Japan, continues to escalate. A major focus of the conflict seems to be territorial disputes over a small chain of island, called Senkaku in Japanese and Diaoyu in Chinese. Japan bought the the privately held islands… Continue Reading “Is East Asia Stoking the Fire Towards Major Global Conflict?”
The price of gasoline has reached $4 per gallon again in some U.S. cities, hurting consumers and businesses, especially those who are poor and middle class. High prices are containing the U.S. and world economy. Before the onset of the war in Iraq, oil… Continue Reading “High Gasoline Prices Keep Lid on Consumer Spending, Recovery”
The following is a short story I had to write for one of my summer classes. I ended up spending a lot more time on it than I originally thought, and am proud of the finished product. That is why I am sharing it… Continue Reading “Short Story: The Orb”