For decades, the United States has been viewed as the world’s most influential nation. A combination of economic, political, and military strength has made the U.S. a dominant country on the world stage. Now another player may be challenging thatsupremacy– China.
“China is going to matter,” Michael Chambers, professor and chair of the Department of Political Science at Indiana State University, said. “It’s grown very rapidly in the last couple of decades.”
Freshman DalePedzinski is not your average computer engineering major. Nor was he your average high school senior when he went above and beyond to help the homeless.
Pedzinski, a graduate of Cathedral High School in Arcadia, Indiana, started a program at the Horizon House, a homeless shelter his school works with.
International pressure on Iran effective
Iran has agreed to a deal drafted by the United Nations whereby Iran will be required to send slightly enriched uranium to France and Russia to be converted to fuel for a nuclear facility in Tehran. Both sides have characterized the deal as a victory;Iran’s Hamid Reza Taraghi claims that “the purchase of uranium for Iran means the acceptance of a nuclear Iran.” Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continues to pressure Iran, noting that “if Iran is serious about taking practical steps to address the international community’s deep concerns about its nuclear program… prompt action is needed.” ABC News notes that if this agreement is successful, “it would set a level of public cooperation between the U.S. and Iran unseen since the 1979 revolution.”
On October 10, Rose-Hulman students were treated to the fifth annual 24-Hour Play Festival in the Kahn Room of the Union.
The festival was coordinated by Marcella Huber, Vice President of the Drama Club, and consisted of seven plays written,performed and directed by students and faculty. However, participation in the event was not just limited to members of the Drama Club—all students were invited to join.
Following the events of the Marvel Universe’s “Secret Invasion,” Norman Osborn a.k.a. Green Goblin has come into enormous amounts of power and resources— he’s the head of H.A.M.M.E.R.
(the new S.H.I.E.L.D.) and is now looking to “take care of” his many problems. “The List” is a limited series of oneshots dealing with different characters around the Marvel universe that are now being hunted by Osborn.
Popular young adult fiction writer Stephanie Meyer’s newest book, “The Host,” is an interesting amalgamation of ideas. She intertwines science fi ction, romance, and horror in her tale of alien invasion. The unseen enemy has taken over human bodiesas hosts, ending war, famine, and every other bad thing. A few humans remain hidden, attempting to resist.
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