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France’s Presidential Election

Paul Siebert
March 31, 2022
In 2017, Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France at the age of 39, making him the new face of European politics. Since then, a lot has happened; France and the whole world have gone through several crises that severely tested Macron’s ability to govern. Now, the French are going to the booths again and everyone is asking themselves whether they will re-elect their current president or take their country into a new direction.
France Discusses More Secular Legislation

France Discusses More “Secular” Legislation

Safa Hameed
April 21, 2021

During the months of April and March, France has debated new legislation that aims to tackle extremism and Islamic separatism which has long plagued France, resulting in its already growing  “Laïcité”...

(1917 movie poster, from Universal)

1917: A Review

Christian Coleman
March 5, 2020

Sam Mendes’ 1917 is one of the most outstanding and ambitious films as of recently. The one hour fifty-nine minute film is shot as if it were one single take. Through editing magic, this illusion of...

Photo: Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images

Protests in France Over Pension Changes

Natalie Kees
December 13, 2019

France is experiencing one of its biggest strikes in decades as public sector workers protest against the planned pension reforms that would see them retiring later or facing reduced payouts. This nation-wide...

Notre Dame Fire

Notre Dame Fire

Alex Skelley and Deepika Joshi
April 29, 2019

On Monday, April 15, a fire started at the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. The fire started while the Cathedral was under renovation, and most likely originated in the attic. The exact...

President Trump Hosts French President for First State Visit

President Trump Hosts French President for First State Visit

Marwa Hameed
May 3, 2018

On the 24th of April, President Trump and the First Lady welcomed French President, Emmanuel Macron, and his wife, Brigitte, in a formal ceremony on the south lawn of the White House. This marked the Trump...

Photo taken by the U.S. Navy

Syria Hit by America, France, and the United Kingdom

Stratis Bohle
April 23, 2018

The April 7th chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma has brought condemnation from many countries including the United States. The use of chemical weapons has been against international law since...

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