Not All Credits Are Created Equal

Luke Johnson | SIPA Class of 2018 To all the initiated first years (except J-termers, you’ll have to wait until next semester), we know that not all course credits are created equal. There are some malicious credits which are dripping with problem sets, late nights, uncertainty, pop quizzes, 200 pages of reading a week with papers…

Tristam Stuart Uncovers the Global Food Waste Scandal

Maria Martinez Romero | SIPA Class of 2018 Some voices urge to increase global food production to feed the nine billion people that are expected on the planet by 2050, but Tristam Stuart, in his talk organized by SIPA-Food Systems Group on March 8, argued that we produce enough food to feed 12 billion people, leading…

Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend

Thome Nicocelli | SIPA Class of 2018 It’s happened to all of us. We all have a friend whom we know so well that it feels like we’ve known them forever – but we don’t know the name of that friend and it is too late to ask, even a bit embarrassing maybe. I tell my daughter…

Fighting the Good Fight in the Age of Trump

Leyth Swidan | SIPA Class of 2018 I had the privilege of working at the White House during the summer of 2013. My experience there taught me the true value of public service, and motivated me to intern at the State Department the following three summers. During my four summers in Washington, I believed in serving the…