Rostra’s Choice: Lean In

Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Title: Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead Authors: Sheryl Sandberg and Nell Scovell  Year of publication: 2013 Review: Based on her personal experiences as a female member of Facebook and Google boards, in this book Sheryl Sandberg advises women striving to build a successful career. The author does not put the blame

Two Presidencies, One Crisis, One Planet

Introduction US President-Elect Joe Biden recently vowed to re-join The Paris Climate Agreement on his first day in office, overturning the historical Trump administration abandonment of the Climate accord finalized on November 4th,2020. Trump strongly criticized the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate reached by the Obama Administration. Trump’s motivated his decision on the reduction of

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Setting the Brexit record straight once and for all

Netflix certainly won’t be hard-pressed for conflict in their inevitable Brexit-based political drama (HBO have already cranked out a film on the subject). After dominating British public discourse for the best part of five years, it’s easy to forget why the United Kingdom opted to leave the European Union in the first place. Left unchecked, the distortions that divided the country during the Brexit process risk filling the history books, no doubt deploying an exhaustive “Brexicon” of questionably imaginative portmanteaus (that even have their own scientific paper): you’ve no doubt heard

The Barbarians Sacked Washington D.C.

A New Infamous Day in United States History

The following is an opinion piece written by Rado Baarda (editor-in-Chief) and Sofia Quinones-Vilela (Head Columnist North America). The article contains strong language in the way it describes the events of January 6th and those leading up to it. While much can be said about the 2020 election, the true problem for the United States