Category Archives: Student Diplomats


An Athlete’s Plea to Society

We Have to do Better

Throughout history, Americans have participated in demonstrations to fight against oppression. One of the most iconic acts of protest was performed by two African American sprinters during the 1968 Olympic…


Success Through the Eyes of Adversity

Small Steps to Help Connect a Big World

When I was a kid I didn’t have many positive role models. I’m the youngest of four children, born to a single mother in a small town on the Jersey…

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How Sports Impacts the Globe

Ups and Downs

“Sports had brought people together across cultural and political boundaries and fostered inclusiveness. There had been many examples of the role of sport in creating bridges between divided communities, supporting…


Broadcasting meets eDiplomacy

International Broadcasting in the Social Media Era

Digital diplomacy, also referred to as eDiplomacy, has been defined as the use of the Internet and new information communication technologies to help achieve diplomatic objectives. Digital diplomacy can be…

A female inmate at work. Prisoners make as low as 25 cents an hour in prisons across the nation.

Is the United States a jail-happy society?

Largely for the nature of rugged individualism that dictates lifestyles in the United States, sometimes serious violations of individual freedoms, rights and natural privileges go unnoticed. And as Americans are…