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The Evolution of an ‘International Studies-ist’

Kyle Tucker January 18, 2024 The interaction usually went the same way. When I told family friends in my Midwestern town that I planned to major in international studies in college, I often got sympathetic looks. They’d clap me on…

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The Pursuit of Human Rights is the Greatest Passion of Them All

Mia Baxley December 14, 2023 In many ways, the pursuit of human rights has always been present in my life, regardless of my changes in what I thought was my “dream career.” I did not “choose” human rights; rather, I…

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Becoming a Nuclear Expert

Mackenzie Knight, October 27, 2023 “Raise your hand if you would have dropped the nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki if you were Harry Truman.” This question was the first sentence out of my professor’s mouth at the start of…

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Sanction: A Buzzword, a Band-Aid, a Bureaucratic Black Box

Paul Esau, July 17th, 2023 The word “sanction” is a problem. It can mean to provide official approval (for example, “the president sanctioned the wealth tax”), or to impose penalties (“the president sanctioned the generals involved”). Technically, the second definition…

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