Category: Fall 2020

Quis coniunget?: Brexit, Irish Reunification, and You

by Molly McLaughlin ’23 In 1998, the Good Friday Agreement was signed in Belfast, Northern Ireland, signifying the beginning of the end of three decades of violent conflict between Irish Catholics and English Protestants. In the twenty-two years since, the Good Friday Agreement has proven to be largely successful, vastly diminishing sectarian violence and creating

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Black Lives Matter: The Movement, The Myths, and The Moment

by Graham Ball ’21 I watch as a heavily armored police officer standing on the steps of Cleveland’s Justice Center takes careful aim and fires a teargas canister into a group of protesters. The canister strikes a middle-age African-American man in the head, and blood pours down his face as protest medics carry him away.

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