Jennifer Brown

About Jennifer Brown

Jennifer Brown is a senior at Arcadia University outside Philadelphia, PA. She hopes to pursue graduate studies in Contemporary Literature.

North Korea’s New Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

On Wednesday, November 29, North Korea launched a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that analysts believe is capable of reaching all of the United States, including big targets like New York City and Washington DC. This rocket reached the highest altitude of any of North Korea’s missile launches so far. […]

Is The U.S. At War With North Korea?

North Korea’s Foreign Minister has accused the United States of declaring war, according to BBC News. While in New York for the United Nations summit, Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho announced that North Korea “reserved the right” to shoot down United States bombers, whether or not they are even in the […]

North Korea Calls Trump A “Dog Barking”

United States President Donald Trump told the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, September 19, that the United States could “destroy” North Korea if forced to defend itself or its allies. He disparagingly called North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un “Rocket Man” in his statement, “Rocket man is on a suicide mission,” […]

Transgender Rights Called Into Question: Will The US Military Reinstate The Transgender Ban?

President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday, July 26, that he would reverse the Obama administration’s decision to repeal the ban against transgender individuals serving in the American military. This decision continues the Trump administration’s trend toward repealing LGBT rights; earlier this year, the administration repealed the Obama administration’s policy that […]

Britain’s High Court Rules In Favour of Arms Exports to Saudi Arabia Despite Evidence Of Human Rights Violations

On Monday, July 10, Britain’s High Court ruled that the UK’s sales of arms to Saudi Arabia is within the boundaries of UK and EU law. Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) brought the case to the High Court over humanitarian concerns regarding the high civilian death toll in the Yemen […]

California Restricts Travel To Four States In Response To LGBT Inequality

On Thursday, June 22, 2017, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced new restrictions for state employees on state-funded or state-sponsored travel to four other states that show prejudice against LGBTQ populations: Texas, Alabama, Kentucky, and South Dakota. This law does not affect private citizens, only state employees travelling for work. […]

Twin Attacks In Tehran

Two attacks claimed by the Islamic State have occurred in Iran’s capital, Tehran. Iranian officials say a third attack was attempted but prevented. The attacks were on the parliament building and Ayatollah Khomeini’s mausoleum. Following hours of intermittent gunfire, and a suicide bomb detonation, roughly twelve people were killed with many […]

China Tests New Missile Near Korean Peninsula

Amid rising tensions between North Korea and a number of nations, as well as China’s displeasure with South Korea’s new U.S. missile defense system, China announced Wednesday a successful testing of a new type of missile in Bohai Gulf near the Korean Peninsula. The vague statement released on the ministry’s […]

North Korea’s Fourth Failed Missile Launch Since March

In defiance of the United States and its main ally, China, North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday, April 29th, 2017. The missile did not leave the North Korean territory. According to the United States’ and South Korean military, this test appears to have been a failure, the fourth […]