Ashley Park


About Ashley Park

Ashley Park is a current sophomore at Rice University in Texas majoring in history and sociology with a minor in pre-law.

Italy’s Chinese Prostitution Problem

Since World War II, Chinese have migrated to Italy, and in more recent decades, migrated in larger waves. Italy hosts about 300,000 Chinese nationals, the largest diaspora community in the European Union. Many come to Prato, Italy’s textile capital near Florence, since there is a large established Chinese textile community. […]


Greater Food Insecurity Linked With Less Infant Consumption of Breast Milk, Study Shows

In a recent study by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), scientists in Kenya used isotopic techniques to associate greater food insecurity with a lower intake of breast milk. The results of the study were published last month in the Maternal and Child Nutrition journal. The study also found no correlation […]


Iran Denounces Proposed Gulf EuroFleet

On Sunday, Iran denounced the British-led proposed ‘EuroFleet’ as “provocative” and “hostile”. The proposal outlined a plan to have European-led naval ships escort tankers in the Gulf amid soaring tensions over the seizure of ships. More specifically, this proposal is a direct response to Iran’s seizure of a U.K. vessel […]


Crisis In Australia’s Offshore Detention Centers 1

On June 26 2019, President of the United States Donald Trump tweeted, “These flyers depict Australia’s policy on Illegal Immigration. Much can be learned!” along with pictures of flyers distributed by the Australian government. The flyers had foreboding statements such as “You will not make Australia home”, “You won’t be […]