Conflict in West Africa not as simple as it seems

Mali is one of the larger countries in western Africa, but I’m guessing most NAU students couldn’t find it on a map. As a nation, we’re pretty ignorant about Africa and this national ignorance becomes a real problem when we attempt to express our views on an issue like, say, terrorism. The past decade has … Continue reading Conflict in West Africa not as simple as it seems

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MLK Jr. not celebrated properly by Americans

On Jan. 21, students honored the memory of MLK — Martin Luther King, Jr — in the same way most Americans do each January: by enjoying a three-day weekend while every media outlet in the country talks about the end of racism and plays clips from the “I Have A Dream” speech. This holiday has … Continue reading MLK Jr. not celebrated properly by Americans