Know Before You Go: Scalia, Gravitational Waves, and the UN in Syria

Here are the Top Five News Stories that caught our eyes this week: US Supreme Court Justice Passes What You Need to Know: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away at the age of 79 on Saturday. Scalia passed away in sleep on Saturday while on a hunting trip in Texas. Being appointed in 1986... Continue Reading →

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Know Before You Go: Spanish Elections, Fifa Ban, and Miss Universe Debacle

Here are the Top Five Stories that you need to know this week!   Spainโ€™s Political Election What You Need to Know: For years, conservative parties the Popular Party (PP) and the Socialists (PSOE) have been the driving force in Spain. After the weekend elections, two new parties have stepped up: the anti-austerity Podemos and... Continue Reading →

Know Before You Go: Shift in Argentina, COP21, and Don’t Ruin Star Wars

Here are the Top Five News Stories that caught our eyes this week: Macri Takes Office as Argentinian President Refuses to Attend Ceremony What You Need to Know: Former President of Argentina Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner flat out refused to attend the ceremony where President-Elect Mauricio Macri would officially come to power. The reason? Macri... Continue Reading →

Know Before You Go: Hamburg Says “No”, Beijing Can’t Breathe, and Turkey and Russia are at it Again

Here are the Top Five News Stories that caught our eyes this week:   UN Resolution on Islamic State What You Need to Know: Last week, following the terrorist attacks in Paris, countries met in Vienna to work towards a compromise in Syria. The fight between the Syrian government and democracy wanting rebels has been... Continue Reading →

Know Before You Go: Paris, Beirut, & Japan

Here are the Top Five News Stories that caught our eyes this week:   Paris Attacks What You Need to Know: On Friday, the Western World was shocked when gunmen and suicide bombers struck Paris, France. The unsuspecting people of Paris were not prepared when the attackers struck a concert hall, a major sports stadium,... Continue Reading →

Know Before You Go: News From Around the World

Here are the Top 5 things around the globe that caught our eyes this week! Hereโ€™s what you need to know! The Confederate Flag What You Need to Know: The Confederate Flag was the flag that was flown by the Confederate troops in the Civil War. To many people, it is a symbol of the... Continue Reading →

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