Archive for 'International Section'

FLASH: Scotland votes against independence

After a turnout originally estimated to be 97% of the electorate, it appears that Scotland will not declare itself independent from the United Kingdom.

A Sassenach on Referendum

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Sassenach in Scotland

All the way from Edinburgh, columnist Emlyn Foxen clues you in to the student perspective on the impending Scottish Independence Referendum

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How I Became a Self-Indulgent Impostor and Why I Regret Nothing

Graham questions the truths behind the study abroad experience in a magnificently structured personal essay

May 2014 Issue Out!

The Port Side‘s fourth issue for the 2013-2014 school year came out on Wednesday, May 7th. Check out a copy online right now!    

US Interests and Ideals in Ukraine

At moments like the recent Russian invasion of Ukraine via armed annexation of Crimea, the US must weigh the dynamics of its others alliances and effects of its actions as objectively as possible.

“Our Stories. Our Words”

Sahar Ullah, co-founder and head writer for the Hijabi Monologues, took to the stage at Pomona’s Rose Hills Theatre last Friday evening. International Editor Rae Brookshire has a summary for you

The Ukraine Crisis: An Overview

Senior Staff Writer Kevin Wu catches you up on the Ukraine Crisis

Like a G8

This entry is part 16 of 17 in the series Political Satire

On 24 March 2014, the world found out that Russia was kicked out of the G8, a forum for the eight leading industrialized countries. Charles’ diligent research reveals what else President Putin has been banned from recently

What Do Peace Talks Really Do?

Peace talks between the Syria’s warring factions, which many would have written off as nothing more than an optimist’s fantasy, have reached a stalemate in their second round.

What Is Peace?

Professor Shimon Shetreet, who currently teaches at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, addressed the Claremont Community at last Thursday’s Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum lunch.

Waiting on the “Year of Action”

This entry is part 14 of 17 in the series Political Satire

Charles is excited by Obama’s “Year of Action,” but wishes we’d catch up to North Korea’s space program.

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