Lily Gretz

About Lily Gretz

Lily Gretz is a current junior at Loyola University Maryland. She has a passion for writing and learning which she hopes to someday apply to a career in journalism. Along with having a personal blog, Lily also publishes articles as an intern for the Organization for World Peace.

What Mali Needs After This Week’s Military Coup

On August 18th, after months of protests and unrest, Mali military officers staged a coup that resulted in President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta’s resignation. The military felt the need to step in after months of mass protests over a lack of public security failed to get enough attention from the government. […]

A stone angel statue. She's draped over something, as if weeping.

New Wave Of Ethnic Violence Strikes In Nigeria

Dozens of Nigerians were killed over the course of several days this past week during targeted attacks against non-Muslim minorities. On July 19th and 20th, attacks were made by radical Muslims of Fulani ethnicity in southern Kaduna. A few days later, the attacks repeated, this time targeting the small village […]

Protests Turn Violent In Britain: What Needs To Be Done Differently?

This past week, London experienced a clash of forces as Black Lives Matter (BLM) activists and far-right groups took to the streets to defend their beliefs. The turmoil came a week after BLM supporters in Bristol, England targeted statues honoring those who upheld racist ideals, including that of Edward Colton, […]

President Trump To Extend G-7 Invite List: Concerns About Russian Inclusion

President Donald Trump announced on May 30th that he will be postponing the G-7 summit, an annual gathering of the world’s most economically advanced countries. The meeting, which currently includes the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, and Japan, was originally planned for June, but will now […]