Trump

Weapons of Male Destruction

May 2, 2018

With some 15,000 nuclear warheads around the world, the chances of a catastrophic conflict are frighteningly high, and the risk is compounded by dangerously impulsive men who have their fingers on the button.

Panel

Environment-focused CWA panels discuss issues, innovations

May 1, 2018

Managing environmental crises and concerns was a hot topic during the Conference on World Affairs, with panelists working through a multitude of problems and how to manage them.

metoo

Poet Amanda Gorman has a super honest chat with #MeToo founder Tarana Burke

April 25, 2018

The 19-year-old catches up with the fellow activist, who sowed the seeds of the movement two decades before Hollywood turned it into a hashtag.

Borland

Chris Borland still making impact in football

April 17, 2018

There are times when Chris Borland does the unexpected. That was the case just over three years ago when he suddenly walked away from a million-dollar NFL contract and the cusp of football greatness after a much trumpeted rookie season as a hard-hitting linebacker for the San Francisco 49ers.

CWA

Aly Raisman reflects on sexual abuse, Olympics

April 16, 2018

The decorated Olympian, who has returned to the national spotlight as a sexual assault survivor, now uses her platform to promote positive body image and advocate for other survivors.

CWA

Domestic divisions and complex foreign relations untangled at CWA

April 15, 2018

With cheers, boos and gasps, the Conference on World Affairs dove deep into politics this year, exploring and debating the realities of the Trump-era U.S.

Aly

Aly Raisman condemns organizations which hid Nassar’s misconduct

April 14, 2018

Two-time olympic captain of the U.S. gymnastics team and advocate against sexual abuse Aly Raisman spoke at the Conference on World Affairs in Macky Auditorium on Thursday.

Space

The True, The Real And The Beautiful: 7 Years Of 'Cosmos And Culture'

April 13, 2018

2018 CWA speaker Adam Frank on NPR.

Vote

Lower the Voting Age to 16

Feb. 23, 2018

Young people who are smart enough and engaged enough to shape the debate about gun violence are smart enough and engaged enough to vote.

Ellsberg

'Don’t Wait Until the Bombs Are Falling.’ Pentagon Papers Leaker Encourages More Like Him

Feb. 8, 2018

The country is currently not the closest we’ve ever come to nuclear war, says Daniel Ellsberg, but we are still likely to face annihilation. And recent false alarms in Hawaii and Japan, erroneously alerting residents to incoming missiles, do nothing to quell the anxiety. “This was a little rehearsal,” Ellsberg...

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