How Free Palestine Aligns with Black Lives Matter and Builds Solidarity

The Rise of Social Change Despite the COVID-19 pandemic locking most people indoors, there has been an explosion of social movements from the start to the end of quarantine, beginning with the resurgence of Black Lives Matter, protests against police brutality, LGBTQ+ advocates, and social media activism. But one of the newest and most shocking […]

Justice System Almost Never Holds Men Accountable for Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is currently an issue occurring around the world, and the justice system has barely done anything to fix the situation. There’s been a lot of men arrested for sexual assault or rape; most of the time, the  justice system does find them guilty and sentences them to jail, but also they find them not […]

The Military’s Approach to Sexual Assault: A Call For Change

The Untold Story of Military Sexual Assault The military aims to protect and serve, yet the rampant and mishandled cases of sexual assault within its ranks stands at odds with this message. As the story of Vanessa Guillen, a promising young servicewoman who was murdered by her fellow soldier after allegations of sexual harassment, has […]

Afghanistan: Takeaways from the Kunduz Offensive

On 28 September 2015 the Taliban launched an elaborate offensive on Kunduz city, capital of the Kunduz Province.  By 29 September 2015 – the Afghan National Unity Government’s (NUG) first anniversary – Kunduz city was overrun by the Taliban. The insurgents stormed the city from three different directions in a surprise attack, plans for which […]