Articles by: Jessa King
Jessa is a junior International Studies major at Arcadia. She loves to travel and has backpacked and couch-surfed in multiple countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, and South America.

Religious Bigotry Towards Gays in Nigeria: The Horrific to the Absurd

February 8, 2014 5:00 pm1,267 comments
via Konstantinos Papakonstantinou

Note: This is not the cat in question. Although it is a very cute cat. A woman in Nigeria has taken out an ad in a newspaper to get rid of her cat, because she is worried the cat is gay, and she doesn’t want anything to do with a gay […]

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Introducing the WorldPost

January 28, 2014 3:00 am7 comments
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Mmmm, don’t you just love that new online journal smell? On January 21, Arianna Huffington, entrepreneur and founder of the Huffington Post, announced that Huffpost will be partnering with international think tank The Berggruen Institute on Governance in launching a new, globally minded online journal called the WorldPost. On the […]

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A New Kind of Tourist

January 27, 2014 12:09 pm66 comments
A New Kind of Tourist

Living in a large cosmopolitan city such as Philadelphia, we are all used to interacting with travelers and visiting students from all over the globe. However, since last year, a new type of traveler may be showing up: Cubans. Not Cuban immigrants, but Cuban citizens travelling as tourists and even […]

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60 Seconds of Double Standards

December 10, 2013 12:02 pm4 comments
Flickr Creative Commons: International Information Program (IIP)

Pantene provides a quick and neat visual that highlights some of the many double standards facing women. However, it is important to remember that this is a corporation sponsoring this video, and they are doing so with a specific motivation. Pantene is jumping on the progressive bandwagon because social awareness […]

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