One of the biggest questions facing President Barack Obama since the Democrats' Election Day shellacking was whether he'd still have that "Yes We Can" charisma that energized people around the world. Apparently, in India, the answer is yes.
Zach Griffith and Hannah Gill have no words to properly express their excitement. Griffith and Gill are two of 16 students who received scholarships from the University of Nebraska system to study abroad in India this summer.
Participants will study in Mumbai and Jalgaon from late June to early July. The trip, India Critical Issues, focuses on India's development. Topics to be studied include food and water sustainability, entrepreneurship, public health, education and urbanization.
A young college graduate faces the world with optimism only to be stonewalled by the harsh reality of a tough job market. Months go by with no prospects in their field. Five years later and still no work. This is the economic and social frustration that led an entire country to start a movement based not on political affiliations, but a need for change in Egypt.
Students and community members anxious to learn more about the organization Invisible Children left the MBSC Ballroom April 13 with knowledge of a conflict completely foreign to U.S. soil.