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US Advances Missiles to Guam after North Korea’s Continued Threats

US Advances Missiles to Guam after North Korea’s Continued Threats

By Susan Jiang Today, the United States advanced its position in the midst of North Korea’s fiery threats and has sent its land-based missile defense system to Guam. The Department… Read more »

India’s Growing Woes

India’s Growing Woes

By Advai Pathak India’s current account deficit grew to a record high of 6.67% of GDP in the last quarter of 2012. Gold and oil imports have surged while Indian… Read more »

President David Skorton on CNN.com: Students, find the ‘best value’ college for you

President David Skorton on CNN.com: Students, find the ‘best value’ college for you

Read President David Skorton’s article on CNN.com about his advice to students on considerations to decide the best college fit. Faculty expertise, diversity of the student body, MOOCs available, and… Read more »

North Korea Threatens a “Sea of Fire”

North Korea Threatens a “Sea of Fire”

By Susan Jiang On Tuesday, North Korea’s military announced its latest threat against the United States and South Korea, stating that its missile and artillery units are on the “highest… Read more »

President David Skorton on Forbes.com: College Behind Bars

President David Skorton on Forbes.com: College Behind Bars

Read President David Skorton’s article on Forbes.com about how and why New York state and Cornell are providing educational opportunities to prison inmates, specifically through the Cornell Prison Education Program… Read more »

Prof. Sharon Poczter featured in Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Lean In

Prof. Sharon Poczter featured in Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Lean In

Congratulations to Cornell Current faculty advisor Prof. Sharon Poczter for being the only economist to be featured in Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Lean In. Below is the excerpt where… Read more »

Cardinal’s First Attempt in Electing Pope

Cardinal’s First Attempt in Electing Pope

By Susan Jiang Finally on Wednesday, white smoke rose from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel, signaling that the new pope to lead the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics has… Read more »

Deflation and Conspiracies – Professor Collum

Deflation and Conspiracies – Professor Collum

Cornell Current had its first ever guest lecturer at this past Sunday’s meeting. Professor David Collum spoke to club members on numerous topics, ranging from political economics to conspiracy theories…. Read more »

Peacekeepers Captured in Syria

Peacekeepers Captured in Syria

By Sean Curry As of late, it seems the conditions in Syria have only been getting worse.  In a nation divided by civil war, this intra-national conflict has left over… Read more »

Hugo Chavez Dead at 58

Hugo Chavez Dead at 58

Caracas, Venezuela– Venezuelan officials announced that Hugo Chavez died late Tuesday after a fourteen year term as President, and a prolonged battle with cancer. Nicolás Maduro, Chavez’ Vice President, will… Read more »

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