December 15, 2009 · 1 Comment
The empowerment of women around the world is a movement that reaches into every geographic region and social class around the world. Media attention is focused on the role of women in development through such books as Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn. However, young reporters are bringing to light stories about challenges to women around the world and their courageous acts to take their rightful places. Read More →
July 8, 2008 · 1 Comment
HIV/AIDS, along with malaria and TB, are three diseases that test the spirit of a continent. While few students are able to travel to Africa to report, by focusing on the work of Non-Governmental Organizations perhaps even one that has a connection to your community, you can tap into sources and do moving stories from your campus. Read More →
June 3, 2012 · Leave a Comment
Independence for South Sudan became a focus of interest following a visit by a Catholic Relief Services staff person in Fall 2010. In dramatic terms Dan Griffin, CRS adviser for Sudan, called students to action: “You can be the first generation to end a genocide rather than respond to it.” Kelsey Kastrava, editor in chief of Cabrini College’s student newspaper in 2010-2011, depicted in the initial article on Sudan exactly what the stakes might be. Her article, “Students...
December 15, 2009 · Leave a Comment
by Michelle Mazzeo I came to Uganda with EDGE Project‐-a group from the University of Wisconsin‐ Madison that enables students to carry out detailed research with professors on campus and subsequently implement small projects in partner communities in the developing world. When I arrived at Lingira Island in the middle of Lake Victoria, I had no idea that I would be working full‐time as a soccer coach to a group of young ladies. Before the soccer team began, I spent over a month just getting to know the Lingira island...