Daily Archives: September 13, 2018


Brazil National Museum Fire, A Farewell To Heritages

Culture artifacts, ancient fossils, and other irreplaceable collections were carried in the hand of firefighters. With the dark scorch marks that left by the flame, they look like coffins instead of the precious exhibits. The atmosphere is like a funeral, the funeral of the museum that records the 10-thousand-year history […]


Scotland Moves To End “Period Poverty” Paving The Way For Others To Do The Same

Scotland has moved to provide free sanitary products to students in all schools and universities across the country, in a £5.2 million program that aims to end “period poverty,” an issue that can force those that are unable to afford sanitary products to periodically miss school, work, or social activities. […]


Negotiating Peace In Yemen After 2 Years Of Political Stalemate

The United Nations is planning to hold talks on Thursday, September 6, inviting Yemen’s warring factions to Geneva for the first round of negotiations among the parties since 2016. UN-sponsored negotiations held in Kuwait in 2016, saw the Houthis rejection of a plan to withdraw from major cities and form […]


Naomi Osaka’s U.S. Open Win and the Biracial Identity in Japan

This Saturday, 20-year-old Naomi Osaka won the U.S. open, becoming the first ever Japanese-born tennis player to claim a Grand Slam championship. Through her victory, Osaka, the daughter of a Haitian-American father and a Japanese mother, has begun to redefine what it means to be Japanese in a country that […]