Archive for 'International Section'

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.

Helping Haiyan

At 5:30 on November 25th, around two dozen students gathered at the Pitzer Mounds for a candlelight vigil to show support for the victims and families of victims affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and Vietnam.

Pick Up Our December 2013 Issue!

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

Gender Diversity In STEM

Notable Evolutionist Professor Joan Roughgarden recently gave a speech at HMC regarding gender and heteronormative diversity in STEM.

The EU Comes to Scripps

During a recent speech at Scripps, Rudi Veestraeten said that both the US and the EU need to get their “act together.” He stated, “If we want to continue to have [an] effective relationship [between the US and the EU,] we need to work.”

Secularism and the Status of Women

According to a demographer and associate director of the Institute for the Study of Secularism in Society and Culture at Trinity College, demographers who measure gender inequality worldwide fail to factor in a crucial yet oft-ignored dimension into their analyses: secularism.

Vietnamese Stereotypes in Taiwan

On Tuesday, November 5th, Lan Anh Hoang of the University of Melbourne spoke at Pomona about the sexuality of female Vietnamese migrant workers in Taiwan, and how it is often stereotypically presented.

Family Men

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Ja, Danmark!

After spending two months in Denmark, Ben has gotten some perspective on how we think about families in America.

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