united states Tag

nuclear

It isn’t always bad to withdraw a commitment. That’s what the United States felt when President Donald Trump withdrew the landmark international nuclear deal with Iran, announcing that stringent economic sanctions against Tehran will be reinstated. Trump, in his statement, stated that this deal is not less than terrible and defective. He, in his bold words, warned Iran against renewing its nuclear program. As usual,...

Read More
ferguson

We all, on our moral ground, believe that a sinless person shouldn’t be harmed at any cost. And our unwavering belief on our police authorities keeps us far away from even imagining that our protectors would soon turn into our enemies. When this trust is shattered, the outburst of the people is seen on the streets. A similar incident happened in the town of Ferguson,...

Read More
deportation

Donald Trump isn’t the best politician the United States has ever got. It may be owing to his extreme policies or the approach he is a follower of which doesn’t fascinate everyone. Another Trump’s policy which caught the eyes of the economists and researchers was his authorities preparing to crack down on illegal immigration, with a particular focus on deportation of the nation’s estimated 11...

Read More

Terrorizing the whole of America during the Great Depression, Bonnie and Clyde have been the most infamous of couples. Known for their bank robberies and gruesome murders, their exploits captured the attention of the American press and its readership during what is occasionally referred to as the "public enemy era" between 1931 and 1934. They also gained a reputation in the cinematic world.   In 1967, a...

Read More
riots

Gordana Rabrenovic, an associate professor of Sociology and Education at Northeastern University, and the associate director of the Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict, discussed about the riots that erupted in London and throughout England earlier exposing a broad discontent among Britain’s disadvantaged youth. She raised her strong opinions on what caused the riots and why the young people in Britain turned to violence.   The reports...

Read More
NASA

Using sophisticated geospatial mapping software to help analyse masses of data generated from space with the help of NASA —images of the Earth’s surface relayed from satellites, drones, and high-flying aircraft—and from the ground is what the job of Cordula A. Robinson and her colleagues entails. They aim is to understand how sightings from far-flung locations relate to one another. Robinson, who serves as the...

Read More
granite

Christopher Chapin, a Northeastern University graduate, while referring to a commitment from the General Services Administration to invest $50 billion in federal telecom contracts over the next 15 years with 10 American companies was a moment of gasp in the room. Chapin, senior vice president and chief information officer at Granite Telecommunications explained, “We are growing rapidly, by about $150 million a year. And with...

Read More
system

Recognised as “Project of the Month” by Engineers Without Borders USA, a nonprofit humanitarian organisation, a team of students from Northeastern University‘  chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-NEU) travelled to the village of El Chaguite, Honduras, to assess the community’s water system and design a new, fully functional system for the rapidly expanding community. The students evaluated the current water system and identified the most...

Read More
protests

Donald J. Trump wasn’t the favourite choice as the president of the United States of America, as the crowds gathered across the nation in Election Day, to protest the election of Donald J. Trump. These weren’t the only sociopolitical movements we’ve seen in recent years, nor are they without historical precedent. Sarah J. Jackson, an assistant professor of Communication Studies and an expert in the...

Read More