National & World

Obama creates the largest marine protected area off of the coast of Hawaii

The White House released a statement saying President Obama signed a proposal that will quadruple the size of the Papahanaumokuakea National Marine Monument off the coast of Hawaii.

The Borgen Project aims to end world poverty

Ending global poverty through U.S foreign policy is the mission of the non-profit organization The Borgen Project. It was formed in 2003 in Seattle, Wash., by Clint Borgen after his time working in refugee camps during the Kosovo War in 1999 inspired him, says the website.

Jill Stein leads the Green Party

The Green Party of the United States is having its strongest run towards the White House ever with approximately 3.5 percent of the popular vote falling upon the party’s candidate, Jill Stein, according to the political news website The Hill.

International students' take on the 2016 election

American politics can have huge implications on the rest of the world, which is why international BYU-Hawaii students have their own opinions on the 2016 presidential election.

The Olympic games proceeded despite concerns at Rio de Janeiro

While Brazil currently contends with an economy in a downward spiral, eyes from all around the world are turned towards Rio de Janeiro to see if it can live through an Olympic calling, a first for South America.

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