Controversy over the Islamic Veil in Europe

By Rediet Degefa In early April of 2018, Austria’s conservative government proposed a bill that will prohibit Muslim girls under the age of 10 from wearing headscarves (hijab) in schools. The bill is called “The Child Protection Law” and the goal is to protect the Austrian mainstream culture from the influences of the Islamic culture. […]

Catalonian Independence and Europe’s Future

By Michael Cebert The events that unfolded throughout the autonomous Spanish region of Catalonia during the October 1 independence referendum were shocking and polarizing. Spanish riot police of the Guardia Civil, under the mission codenamed Operation Anubis, stormed polling stations in Barcelona, Girona, Tarragona and other Catalan locales in order to prevent the “illegal” independence […]

The Cold War II

by Colin Pummel From 1945 to the late 1980s, the United States and the Soviet Union were locked in a global conflict that became the Cold War. This period saw huge advancements in technology, and was in part responsible for the massive cultural change that occurred in response to such innovations as the Internet, as […]