On November 1st, 2013, a US drone strike killed Hakimullah Mehsud, leader of the Pakistani Taliban. The death of Mehsud is indisputably a victory for the...

Over the past weekend, talks in Geneva between Iran and the United States, permanent members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany took place...

This week, the role of the United States in the Syrian civil war has taken a new direction. The Syrian civil war, a largely sectarian conflict waged between...

With Margaret Thatcher’s death on Monday, her incredible legacy has been a hot topic in the international media for the better part of this week. And for good reason. Thatcher not only became the first female prime minister of the United Kingdom in 1979, she also went on to win re-election twice more in 1983 and 1987. The changes and reform that her conservative party...

Growing up, most of us can recall our parents admonishing us not to waste food by claiming that there are starving kids around the world who would dream of having that food. Although children rightly roll their eyes when they hear this because the food cannot get to the starving, our parents do have a point. There are starving children around the world who desperately...

A study released by the American Association of University Women on the pay wage gap in the U.S. in men and women cause conflicting opinions among students and faculty. Workshops on campus today are looking to reduce the discrepancy in the wage gap between men and women. The American Association of University Women reported in March that women working full-time in the...

A Friday evening panel featuring Myrlie Evers-Williams discussed the status of civil rights in both Mississippi and the United States and celebrated the...

I’m literally the only person I know who didn’t think 2009’s “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” was that terrible. I mean, come on, it came out the same summer as the bloated, sexist, racist “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” and “G.I. Joe” sure wasn’t any worse than that abomination. Still, the movie-going public, the very same movie-going public that...

Courtney Pearson, crowned Ole Miss’ first African-American homecoming queen. Although 33 years separate their time at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), Rose Flenorl and Courtney Pearson share many similar experiences growing up in the southern United States. Their time at Ole Miss helps illustrate the racial changes that have been made over the past 50 years...

“Where are you staying in the United States?” “Mississippi.” Every time I answer this question, people give me a dropped jaw. Especially when they see my Asian face. When I was buying a souvenir at Universal Studios’ gift shop in Los Angeles, the cashier saw my Mississippi driver’s license. He was so excited and said that it was one of the few state driver’s...