By Lauren Griesedieck Over the summer, I completed a research project for an Honors personal project about the institutions in the United States as they pertain to race. This report covered six different institutions and examined the origins, evolution, and modern practice conducted by the respective institution. The full reportContinue Reading

It’s beginning to look a lot like Sphaera recommendations. With the holidays right around the corner, it is also time for the Sphaera book, movie, tv-show, and music recommendations to come to town. Isn’t that all one could possibly want for Christmas? So sit back and Sphaera, as we giveContinue Reading

By Georgia Aimilia (Aimilina) Sarafi As part of my internship with the Amnesty International Student Group in the Hague, I wanted to explore whether incentivising the production of artivism through a prized art contest targeting students in the Hague would reenergise youth community engagement in international politics that may haveContinue Reading

By Helena Reinders For years, Italy has been struggling with overcrowded prisons. This is illustrated by the fact that the country’s average prison population is 140% compared to their capabilities, with some prisons’ populations reaching as high as 268% (Pezzuti, 2015). What can the root causes of this overpopulation be,Continue Reading