Areeba Hasan is a graduate of Rutgers University, where she received a BA in History with a focus on Soviet/U.S. relations during the Cold War, and the after effects its periphery wars had on the Middle East and East Asia. She previously interned with the SISGI Group’s Alliance for Positive Youth Development from Summer 2011 to Summer 2012. Areeba will now be a featured writer focusing on issues ranging from human rights cases, developments in Middle Eastern politics, and tracking down the current state of previously sensationalized human interest stories.
The Importance of Learning Languages in Schools Languages are some of the most important cultural and social building blocks of humanity. They can be barriers when people cannot understand one another or they can be connectors that bring people together. As countries become more globalized, knowing a second language has become almost essential for young …