Amanda Pedersen-Henry


About Amanda Pedersen-Henry

Second year student at Villanova University studying Communication (Journalism) and Political Science.


Syria Chemical Attack: Solving The Syria Crisis In A Peaceful Manner

What appears to be the largest and most toxic chemical attack in Syria since the attack in August 2013 occurred this past Tuesday. According to humanitarian groups, more than 100 people died. The White House referred to the event as a “reprehensible” attack against innocent people “that cannot be ignored […]


Hate Crime Against Nigerians In India?

Multiple Nigerian nationals were attacked and beaten up this week in India following the death of 17-year-old Manish Khari that resulted from a suspected drug overdose. Locals believed the drugs were given to the teen by five local Nigerian students. The parents also said those students were to blame. The […]


Combative Approaches To Conflicts Are Killing Civilians

A massive airstrike launched by the U.S. in a Mosul neighborhood on Friday, March 17 has killed at least 200 civilians. Although it has been questioned whether the U.S. launched the airstrikes in Mosul, American spokespeople have not denied that the U.S. did indeed launch them. The Americans say they […]


Donald Trump’s Mexico Border Wall Will Cause More Harm Than Expected

As Donald Trump settles in to the presidential office, the public awaits his actions regarding his planned border wall. Unfortunately, the future of this project isn’t looking all that great. The wall will cause much more harm than good to not just to Mexicans, but to Americans as well. By preventing innocent international […]


Sweden Welcomes Refugees; Crime Rate Simultaneously Rises

Sweden’s growing immigrant and refugee population from Muslim countries is believed by Trump and his supporters to be the cause of the country’s simultaneous increase in crime. The prejudices and negative attitudes towards Muslim’s continue to grow. Sweden, one of the worlds humanitarian leaders, has forever worked to shelter refugees. […]


Terrorism Suspect Abu Khaybar To Test President Trump’s Guantanamo Pledge

With Al-Qaeda suspect Abu Khaybar currently being held in Yemen, President Trump’s pledge to send terrorism suspects to the Guantanamo Bay detention camp will soon be tested, and the immorality of the prison will stir up more controversy than ever. Over the course of Barack Obama’s presidency, the United States […]