Tim Cook had his work cut out for him when he was named CEO of Apple, Inc. by his predecessor, Steve Jobs, the champion of Silicon Valley, whose very shadow he was challenged to outshine. Granted, he was thrust into a position that would have been hard for any mere mortal to fill. To compensate […]
Make no mistake; when Barack Obama was sworn in as President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2009, history was made. After delivering some of the most powerful rhetoric this nation has heard since Dr. King, through the course of one of the most brilliant political campaigns in history, to become the first non-Caucasian […]
We’ve all traveled somewhere at some point in our lives. For some, that might mean a flight to Paris or a weekend in the Caribbean. For others, it could be as simple as a car ride downtown or a drive to the beach. But as we are getting our tan on, or buying our souvenirs, […]
Crisis averted, America. That is all there really is to say. Crisis averted. The threat of a Romney-led US government can finally be expelled from our anxious hearts. Albeit the path to re-election was not as smooth as one might have expected. Despite the near unanimous pre-election consensus of another Obama win, including Nate Silver’s […]
The scene was certainly a bizarre one. Twenty-nine undergrads and alumni from the temperate suburbs of Southern California, clad in a full spectrum of medical scrubs, packed into a rundown church in the middle of the Nicaraguan jungle. Wood rotting, paint peeling, chickens and stray dogs running around in the dirt street. A crowd of […]
They say a time will come when the world is ruled, not by the whims of man, but by the demands of machines. Some go so as far to say that humans will one day be enslaved by our own creations, our lives consumed with their power-hungry appetite. They say such a time is fast approaching.
Every presidential campaign in the history of American politics has been built upon a characteristic platform — a definitive set of values, beliefs and qualities that the candidate is hoping to embody and sell to the voting public. Abraham Lincoln ran on unity and abolition. Franklin Delano Roosevelt promised to fix the Great Depression. Lyndon B. Johnson promoted a Great Society and Reagan pushed for a balanced budget.
By Benjamin Hong Staff Writer Welcome to Central America. Population: 43 million. This relatively small strip of land, with its miles of scenic coastline and lush rain forest, is unfortunately also one of the poorest areas in the world. Boasting 202,000 square miles of rich tropical real estate and 7 percent of the world’s biodiversity, […]
It has been a mere three weeks since his first blowout game against the New Jersey Nets, and Jeremy Lin has already become arguably the biggest story in basketball since LeBron James and “The Decision.” Or dare I say, even bigger.
Nation … it is with a heavy heart that I come bearing unfortunate news. As of last Monday, Stephen Colbert, one of the most trusted names in fake news and the last real glimmer of hope for the Republican Party, has announced that he is no longer in the race for the presidency.