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Gideon

Back in the year 2011, one of Northeastern University’s beloved students received the Gideon Klein Award for the years 2011-2012. Emili Kaufman got the award for her exceptional analysis of the artwork of Felix Nussbaum. He was a surrealist painter of German origin, who was killed in one of the Nazi concentration camps in 1944 at Auschwitz.   It was actually put forth to honour Gideon Klein...

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When the world around is suffering from pernicious coronavirus, a soft hand to allay the adversity can be of great help. With global cases crossing 1,831,130 and death toll passing 113,013, COVID-19 has become a prime concern affecting every aspect of any economy. Lockdown has pushed many people indoors making their lives secure, but people on the front lines of this pandemic are regularly sacrificing...

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Many of us have heard the phrase ‘War is a necessary evil’ and this statement still holds in the 21st century. While many people associate wars with murders, slavery, and destruction, the tradition of raping people along with it continues. And here we are not only talking about the women but also the men and children who are the victims of the rape culture, during...

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Alfred Brownell is an honorary and distinguished Scholar in Residence at the Northeastern University, studying law. He was first forcefully driven out of Liberia when he was fighting to protect the forestland. The issue was the Liberian government and palm oil companies planning on deforesting the lands for their establishment, which led to Brownell working hard to protect critical land rights globally. “They made a...

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Spitituality, Science, and Humanity are what brings us togheather.

Spirituality, science, and humanity, though seemingly worlds apart, together hold the key to a problem shared by the whole human community, i.e. stress. Stress is a response to a situation which is perceived difficult or threatening. The situation can be anything from work related stress, related to your personal life, or simply because of the environment you are living in. Stress is controlled by your...

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The three pillars of a disadvantaged country are the dysfunction of education, medicine, and employment sector. What adds to the tripartite is the passivity of the people in the country, who have internalised the exclusion as fate, perhaps, with no revolt but gratitude for the sliver. Such is the condition of Nicaragua, a rural area in Africa and one among many areas deprived of proper...

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Patricia Illingworth, a Northeastern professor of philosophy and law, said that we don’t all have to agree on something for it to be true. But we do need to believe that truth exists. Illingworth said I would distinguish truth from what is agreed upon.   Elusive definition of truth Generally, we can define truth as a statement about the way the world actually is. The truth seems like...

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