Author Rebecca Hugh

Since President Trump has been in office, he has made many changes to immigration laws and policies. He has issued travel bans on several Muslim countries, made changes to the temporary protected status (TPS), and ended the DACA program. Now, with his many reforms, not only are many immigrants affected, but also American universities are facing the problem of losing money as international students are seeking other countries for their education. International students typically pay more in tuition than American citizens. However, between the travel ban, visa restrictions, and even Trump’s comments about immigrants, the enrollment of international students in…

Months have passed since Hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the United States Virgin Islands; however, to this day the aftermath is still being felt ever since the two Category 5 storms rampaged through the islands September of last year. After the devastating hurricanes, the islanders were left without electricity. The New York Times reported that as of late December, approximately one-quarter of the territory still lacked cellphone service. However, it was not until Jan. 9, nearly four months after the hurricanes hit that 92 percent of peoples’ power was restored; however, this was a vast improvement since a month…

On Nov 8., the public was invited to part one of the Saint Leo University’s interdisciplinary human trafficking seminar which addressed the criminal aspects of human trafficking. The second part is scheduled for the spring and will address the social/clinical aspect of human trafficking. The event took place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Saint Leo University’s Marietta Education Center, 1395 S. Marietta Parkway, Building 300, Suite 104, Marietta, GA 30067. The seminar was an interdisciplinary seminar headed by the criminal justice department in conjunction with two other social sciences departments: sociology and human services. Dr. Philip Neely…

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