The right to represent religion in art is protected today by freedom of expression. The importance of protecting this right continues to be relevant today as statements about religious freedom are implemented in different forms of art. Unfortunately, in some parts of the world, this human right has been violated.Read more
By Matthew Schaller Staff Writer On October 3, Russian President Vladimir Putin suspended a bilateral treaty with the United StatesRead more
The United States is investing at least $50 million to create a military base in Agadez, Niger with the capability of deploying drones, as reported by the BBC.Read more
The Seton Hall Class of 2016 proudly produced three Fulbright scholars, all alumnae of the School of Diplomacy. One Diplo, Megan Ferguson, chose to spend her yearlong scholarship teaching English in Taiwan. Although Megan was only four weeks into her tenure, she took the time to share her experiences with the Envoy.Read more
Tensions were high in the University Center as the College Democrats and College Republicans debated on policy differences, but underlying the event was a sense of mutual respect and a common goal for a better future for America.
The debate, hosted by the Unified Students’ Assembly and co-sponsored by the Student Government Association, is the first of its kind on the Seton Hall campus.
The political rhetoric coming from the current presidential race has caused many voters to become frustrated, even to the point of reconsidering their affiliation. In particular, artists around the world have used a variety of mediums to convey their perspectives on Republican candidate Donald Trump and his policies.Read more
For the first half of 2016, the number of detections totaled 814, an annual increase of 15 percent. The plethora of defections has followed an increase in tension between North and South Korea following the North’s nuclear testing. The number of defectors used to reach over 2,000 a year, but after Kim Jong-un reached power, the number of defectors was cut in half. It appears to have been due to more difficulty in escaping and increased punishment, rather than better conditions. Park said in her speech that the increase in 2016 has been due to an increase in oppression and widespread hunger.Read more
On September 28, one of the more interesting events in the Russia-Ukraine hostilities came to light as the Dutch Joint Investigation Team (JIT) released their findings on the MH17 plane crash. The report claimed that a Russian Buk missile was indeed used to take down the plane, fired from a field controlled by pro-Russian rebels. There is one vitally important question that still stands: what does this mean for the Putin administration?Read more
In the weeks before the downing of MH17, rebel media outlets bragged about their ability to shoot down Ukrainian military planes. The day of the tragedy, the rebel Twitter account posted pictures of planes they had shot down in the past, then deleted them shortly after the missile fired.Read more
Both Russia’s Foreign and Defense Departments have stated that evidence was sourced from the Internet and Ukrainian security services, according to the Washington Post. “Thus the objectivity of the information, and the subsequent conclusions made on it, must summon doubt,” said Russian military spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov.
So, is bias against Russia the main motivator in the outcome of the investigation? Is there a worldwide conspiracy to paint Russia as the bad guy, the ultimate villain?