Danielle Bodette

About Danielle Bodette

Danielle Bodette is an undergraduate at the University of Minnesota pursuing a degree in Global Studies.

Texas Officer Resigns After Fatally Shooting Black Woman

Early on Saturday morning a neighbor of Atatiana Jefferson called a non-emergency police line for a wellness check as the lights were on and the door was opened at an unusual hour. What followed is something that neither this neighbor, nor anyone else, could have anticipated. Former officer Aaron Dean […]

Extinction Rebellion Demands Change In London

This Monday, Extinction Rebellion (XR) has commenced their two-week stream of protests in London blockading entrances to Capitol buildings and disrupting traffic to ensure that they do not go unnoticed. XR is a relatively recent climate activist group, only founded in 2018, but has caught the attention of many that […]

Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Protester At Gaza Strip

Last Friday, during the weekly Great March of Return, Israeli forces opened fire killing 20 year old Palestinian, Saher Othman, and wounding dozens of others. This particular Friday was just like the any other since the peaceful demonstrations began in March of 2018. About 6,000 Palestinians stormed the border fence […]

Five EU Countries Agree New Deal For Migrants Rescued At Sea

Five EU states have agreed upon a temporary deal to redistribute migrants rescued at sea evenly among their countries. France, Italy, Germany, Malta and Finland will meet with the rest of the EU members on October 8th in urgency to establish this deal across Europe in efforts to alleviate the […]

Taliban Lifts Ban On Red Cross In Afghanistan

This week the Taliban announced that it has lifted its ban on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and resumed protection of this staff in areas of high violence throughout Afghanistan. According to NPR, the ICRC is one of the most active humanitarian organizations in Afghanistan today. In […]

Pursuing Peace: An End To Violence In South Sudan

After years of violence, major political figures of South Sudan agree to meet to discuss a peace agreement in the country’s capital, Juba. Reik Machar, ex-Vice President of South Sudan and rebel leader for Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) has agreed to meet the country’s current President Salva Kiir to […]

U.S. Funding Transfer: FEMA To Facilities

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is transferring $271 million from their constituent agencies toward funding border programs. According to NPR, of this $271 million, $155 million comes out of disaster relief funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). While it is correct and even common practice for DHS to […]