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Comm(Unity) Weekly: A Conversation with GEN Daniel Hokanson

NOVEMBER 23, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we discuss the priorities of the National Guard, from civil unrest to diversity in leadership. We also take a deep dive into the largest plurilateral trade agreement, read a Pulitzer Prize-winning poetry book and chronicle what your teddy bears are doing on Thanksgiving with a Toy Story-esque cartoon.… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: A Conversation with GEN Daniel Hokanson

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MUN 2020: Modern Slavery

Modern Slavery Committee III: Social, Humanitarian, Cultural Modern slavery exists in four principal forms: bonded labor, domestic servitude, sexual exploitation, and forced marriage. Despite recent gains, experts still estimate that more people are enslaved today than at any other point in human history. Somewhere between 20 and 40 million people are suffering enslavement, a majority… Continue reading MUN 2020: Modern Slavery

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Renew America

NOVEMBER 16, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we revisit a conversation on leadership in America and congratulate Council CEO Megan Torrey on receiving the WACA Chairman’s Individual Award! We also dive deeper into the narrative surrounding vaccine development and put a Moroccan spin on roasted carrots. Weekly Episode Recap the conversation — In a time of… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Renew America

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MUN 2020: Vaccine Distribution and Access

Vaccine Distribution and Access Committee: World Health Organization In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccines are at the forefront of the public consciousness. As the world tries to collectively ensure that when a vaccine for the novel coronavirus is developed all people will have access to it, it is important to remember that millions… Continue reading MUN 2020: Vaccine Distribution and Access

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: U.S. Security Alliances

NOVEMBER 10, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), the world reacts to the results of the U.S. election. We bring you a conversation with some of the U.S.’ closest allies on what they expect from the U.S. as a partner in global security. We also explore the global ripple effects of the U.S. election and… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: U.S. Security Alliances

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MUN 2020: Security During a Pandemic

Security During a Pandemic Committee 1: Disarmament and International Security The COVID-19 pandemic is having dramatic effects on economies and societies around the globe. But how has the pandemic altered the arena of international security? The UN Secretary General has called for a global humanitarian ceasefire in an effort to ensure that conflict-torn communities can… Continue reading MUN 2020: Security During a Pandemic

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Why Voting Matters to our Community

Elections 2020: Why Voting Matters to our Community We asked our community members and students to share with us why they value voting and its importance to them amid the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. Read their responses below! Today I celebrated 100 years of women’s suffrage in the U.S. by exercising my right to vote… Continue reading Why Voting Matters to our Community

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Special Election Edition

NOVEMBER 2, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we bring you a reminder that tomorrow is ELECTION DAY! Make sure to finalize your voting plans if you haven’t already. We also recap a special election edition of State of the World, ponder if Russia will influence the U.S. vote and suggest a cozy pumpkin curry.… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Special Election Edition

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: The Future of Work

OCTOBER 26, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we recap last week’s conversation on the future of work with Ravi Kumar, Infosys, chronicle indigenous protests in Colombia and welcome home (to earth, that is) three astronauts quarantined in space. Weekly Episode On our latest episode — In a time of rapid change, how will COVID-19 transform the… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: The Future of Work

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MUN 2020: Sustainable Food and Agriculture

Sustainable Food and Agriculture Committee: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) The human population on Earth has doubled in the last 50 years, to nearly 8 billion people today. This rapid growth is expected to continue for the foreseeable future, and the UN thinks it could reach nearly 10 billion by 2050 and 11 billion by… Continue reading MUN 2020: Sustainable Food and Agriculture