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Those Who Ignore History Are Doomed to Repeat It

by Zach Kaplan

Following World War II, the United States had a very clear foreign policy: oppose anything that benefitted the Soviet Union and communism. This policy (which came to be known as containment) was easy to adopt because there …

Pre-emptive Attack, Reprisal Raid, or Peaceful Resolution?

by Shizuka Kuramitsu

The U.S. president Donald Trump mentioned DPRK in his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly on September 19th[1]. Is it feasible to “totally destroy North Korea” as exactly he stated? Of course, …

5 Reasons Why I Love Mount Union

The University of Mount Union has been my second home for the past three years and leaving in a year from now is going to be bittersweet. Despite the fact that these thoughts linger in the back of my head …


Accents, Starbucks, and a Love for Burgers; An International Perspective on Living in the U.S.

Posted on May 1st, by University of Mount Union Students in Alliance, Community, Food, Study Abroad. Comments Off on Accents, Starbucks, and a Love for Burgers; An International Perspective on Living in the U.S.

By Yuka Adachi ’17: Marketing and Human Resource Management


Own Your Accent and Name

It is hard for international students to not have accents. It is not just about if we can speak English or not. We just keep the …

How to Save Money Abroad: Tips and Tricks

By Yuka Adachi ’17: Marketing and Human Resource Management and Carly Federico ’20: Japanese and Integrated Media Major

Has anyone thought that traveling is not worth spending money? Nowadays, you can use google maps to see famous places, you can …

EARTH DAY 2017

By Darren Krolikowski

Hello Raiders! This month, in honor of Earth Day, the Green Raiders are promoting and hosting some events that you all should know about:

  • April 17 – Stark Parks is hosting a clean-up on the Mahoning Valley

From Ohio to London

BY: Rachel Brumenschenkel ’18

In previous years, my spring breaks have usually consisted of going home, applying for internships, working on class projects and spending time with my family. Never did I think that this past spring break would be …


What’s What? Get the Inside Scope on Different UMU Organizations!

By: Brandon Lucas ’18

College is a time to diversify yourself. You have four years to try and learn and experience new activities. Whether it’s in your field, or not, attending a liberal arts university, and having over 80 plus …

The Government Needs Science

By: Morgan Rector

The motivation for this blog comes from the circulating rumors regarding the Trump administration’s involvement in climate change.  He has asked that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) remove the climate change page from their website (Kahn, 2017). As …

Why Trump’s immigration restrictions are so drastic

By: Joshua Weber

Over the past couple of weeks, a lot of attention has been drawn politically to the immigration policies which our current administration intends to implement. President Trump has insisted that his policy recommendation is simply a continuation …