Welcome new intern, Ninya Khabush!

Ninya Khabush is currently studying at George Mason University. She is majoring in Government and International Politics with an interest in minoring Chinese. Ninya was born and grew up in Bangkok, Thailand and decided to study abroad in the United States to experience a multicultural environment.  Ninya learned about CARP through International Relations class with …

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“Effects without cause”: Wagner’s character assassination of Meyerbeer

By Henri van Nispen Please allow me to begin with a question:  Do you, dear reader, think that allowing music from Jewish composers in the Bayreuth opera house in Germany can compensate for Richard Wagner’s character assassination of the Jewish composer Giacomo Meyerbeer? The Bayreuth opera house was built under strict guidance by Wagner and …

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Welcome new intern, Lesley Chen!

Lesley Chen is a current undergraduate student at George Mason University pursuing a Major in Government and International Politics and a Minor in Legal Studies. Lesley was born in Brooklyn, New York, but currently resides in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She is a first-generation college student and also a first-generation Chinese-American. Lesley was previously a student …

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Attacked over Partying

By Zayd Hamid Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin is the youngest female head of state in the world. With that distinction comes attention to her private life. Marin gained national attention in mid-August after a risqué photo of Finnish model Sabina Särkkä was leaked after a party at Marin’s official residence, Kesäranta, after the Ruisrock music festival …

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