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Salman and friends

Booksellers and convergence in India

The longtime business of selling books on the street is being kicked to the curb by politics and technology.
Papa dum quality control

Lijjat Papad, a majority women-run enterprise

Lijjat Pappad is a socially responsible papa dum co-op run mostly by women.
Joe Biden applauds

Joe Biden projected to win 2020 presidential election

Projected victories in Pennsylvania and Nevada will give Joe Biden enough electoral votes to become the 46th president of the United States.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg 2016 portrait

Notorious RBG: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg leaves undeniable impact

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Sept. 18 at the age of 87. Learn more about her and what happens next for the court.
Trump speaks as Biden waits his turn

Trump, Biden square off in final presidential debate

The final debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden gave viewers a clearer contrast between the candidates and their policies.
Street Kids of Mumbai

Street kids: fending for themselves

Displaced by horrific circumstances and subject to extreme exploitation, thousands of Indian children live on the streets.
Women collect cloth donations

Not Just a Piece of Cloth

A number of impoverished regions throughout India require basic necessities and non-profit organization, Goonj, leads the way in giving aid.
Roadways packed with vehicles

Controlled chaos: driving etiquette in India

Navigating the busy streets of India can be an adventure in its own right.
Noah and Marcie with MIT faculty

Observations on the state of journalism

Students at the Maharashtra Institute of Technology voice their concerns about misinformation in the digital age.
Estercilia Simanca Pushaina gives a presentation

Attorney, author advocates for future of Wayuu people

Colombian-Wayuu author and attorney Estercilia Simanca Pushaina discussed her advocacy for the indigenous Wayuu people Feb. 27 at Taylorsville Redwood Campus.
Gulumb women's goods on display

The future of entrepreneurship is female, and rural India is no exception

Literacy and opportunity prove to be great obstacles for women in Gulumb, but their spirit and desire to succeed in business does not waver.
SL&L voting registration crew

Student Life and Leadership wants YOU to register to vote

Student Life and Leadership is currently conducting an initiative to encourage students to registered to vote.