Author: Andrea Hebel

2024March 2024Opinion

Britt’s Words on Border Security Highlight Republican Blindness

On March 7, U.S. Senator Katie Britt (R-Ala.) issued the Republican Party’s response to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address. Britt gave the speech from the middle of her beige kitchen, spending 16 minutes criticizing Biden’s policies as ineffective and out-of-touch in a stilted manner that Saturday Night Live barely had to change to parody. 

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2023November 2023International Response Israel-HamasFocus

FOCUS on International Response to Israel-Hamas War: Saudi Arabia

Saudia Arabia has long held a place as arguably the most influential country in the Middle East. Yet, as the world reels from the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas, and nations such as Qatar and Egypt have rushed in with attempts to broker the release of hostages and send aid to Gaza, as NBC News reports, Saudia Arabia has been slow to react.

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Study Abroad2023Foreign Correspondents

An American in Spain’s Reflections on the EU

My obsession with the EU was a large part of the reason why I decided to major in International Relations. The intricacies of how a group of states could unite in a way that sacrifices so much individual sovereignty, despite the devastating damage they inflicted upon one another less than 50 years prior to the bloc’s founding and had throughout so much of the continent’s history, was something I could not wrap my head around.

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