Amanda Pedersen-Henry


About Amanda Pedersen-Henry

Villanova University undergraduate class of 2019. Studying Communication (Journalism) and Political Science.

Poverty-Related Incident In Pakistan Leaves Over 150 Dead

It is no question that poverty has usually been affiliated with death. Lack of proper medical care, food, and money force those living in high-poverty areas to fight daily for their survival. On Sunday, an unusual poverty-related incident resulted in over 150 deaths and more than 100 serious injuries. This past […]


The World’s Worst Famine: Solutions

Hunger, for the privileged, refers to an uneasy or painful sensation caused by want of food; craving appetite, simply solved with a trip to the fridge. Unfortunately, in many countries around the world (a great majority consisting of underdeveloped countries) the solution to hunger isn’t quite simple. Famine is a […]


Outbreak Of Knife Violence In England: The Result Of Lack Of Trust In Police

Cases of knife crime are rising in England, and the public is worried. Young people, mainly men, arming themselves with knives has become a trend in Britain. A recent report from the Metropolitan Police provides data asserting that in this year alone, knife crimes in Britain has increased by 24 […]


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 […]