features

American’s Views on Muslims

Is it true that religion is the root of most wars? This question is debated among historians, religious leaders and reporters alike. Going back to biblical times, religion has been a driving force to power that is still relevant today….

features

Paris is Alive

“She is tossed by the waves but does not sink.” This is Paris’s motto translated from the Latin verse found on its coat of arms. After Nov. 13th’s attacks, the historic verse is now more relatable than ever. Paris has been…

opinion

We Must Fight Unfounded Fear

Good friends drove me to this. Good, seemingly sensible friends. Pedestrian politicians drove me to this. Pedestrian, somewhat sensible politicians. Idiots drove me to this. Complete idiots. First, though, with what we can all agree on: Any terrorist anywhere…

a big cup of perspective

Before the attacks in Paris, people across the United States were talking about Starbucks replacing their decorative holiday cups with plain red ones. After the attacks, people are talking about how other issues in the world, like the bombing…

I find it hard to believe just a few short weeks ago I was in Paris. I thought of nothing more than the beauty of the city, the sights, the sounds, the smells, the food and the light. It…