OPINION: Honoring MLK the right way.

Those who protested during the celebration of Martin Luther King’s birthday honored the late civil rights leader in the best way imaginable. This year’s celebration of the holiday was marked by a series of protests around the nation. Protestors were upset over the deaths or Michael Brown, Eric Garner and others at the hands of police. Activists were encouraged to use the day to participate in public service and peaceful demonstration of social issues, two of the things that King was known for in his …

OP-ED: Hosting the World Cup, the right choice

When FIFA confirmed Brazil as the site of the 2014 World Cup in 2007, the BBC reported that celebrations broke out throughout the country. Now with the current protests in Brazil, some are questioning the wisdom of allowing certain countries to host the World Cup based on economic factors. Are these critics claiming that GDP should be a qualifying factor to host the World Cup? If so, Brazil’s GDP is the seventh largest in the world according to the World Bank. How does Brazil not …