Bulgogi tacos anyone?

October 3, 2017 Krystal Campos 0

In 2017, the Korean cuisine craze in America endures: for one, “bulgogi” has entered the American food lover’s vocabulary. Korean barbecue restaurants are now staples in most major cities, joining the ranks of hibachi grills, sushi bars and taquerias. Co-owner of D.C.’s Korean BBQ Taco Box Stephanie Kim took a spin on the fad by adding American and Mexican fusion flavors.

In South Korea, high-achieving family values boost stress in teens

October 3, 2017 Kristen Griffith 0

High success rates in Korean schools may be attributed to parents pushing their children to the edge, according to research from an education policy institute. A study from the National Center of Education and the Economy (NCEE) determined that the value of South Korean education mixed with the pressure of academic success sometimes creates extreme anxiety for elementary, middle and high school students. This eventually resulted in the placement of reforms that are designed to decrease pressure.

North Korea avoids brunt of punishing sanctions

October 3, 2017 Elijah Swedlow 0

Sanctions might never be enough to pressure North Korea into giving up its nuclear ambitions, experts say. North Korea has been under sanctions for decades, so they’ve developed ways of maneuvering around them which make sanctions unlikely to produce diplomatic results, Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein, an associate scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, said.

A Dreamer’s Journey

September 26, 2017 Japaira Ellison 0

Luz Gonzales, Dreamer- Originally from La Paz, Bolivia. Came to the US with her family at the age of three. Ana Paula Velasco, DACA Supporter- Family is from Mexico and Trinidad.

Dreamers fight back with advocacy support group efforts

September 26, 2017 La'shawn Donelson 0

Several advocacy groups in D.C. and the surrounding areas are assisting undocumented immigrants with the renewal of their work permits and legal status, under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA. The Trump administration announced plans to end DACA Sept. 5. President Trump has given Congress six months to decide the fate of more than 800,000 undocumented immigrants.

American University rallies for DACA students

September 26, 2017 Daisy Brumby 0

American University president Sylvia Burwell reiterated her support of undocumented students on the day U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that President Trump planned to rescind the Obama administration’s executive order that established the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program five years ago.

Trump says wall, ‘Will Continue to Be Built’

September 26, 2017 Bobbi Thomas 0

President Trump’s string of tweets after his DACA announcement on Sept. 5 suggests that no immediate action will be taken against the nearly 790,000 DREAMers working in the US.  But the decision won’t delay plans to build a wall along the Mexico-US border, according to Trump’s tweets.

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