The Nepalese Student Association celebrates Momo Festival

The smell of great food and the sound of chatter filtered through the air Saturday night as the Ravenna Eckstein Community Center doors opened. The smell emanated from the momos, a Nepali food similar to the Chinese pot sticker, but different in its preparation and paired with a sauce similar to curry. The chatter, however,Continue reading “The Nepalese Student Association celebrates Momo Festival”

Nepal earthquake relief: a reality check on large donors

People around the globe have been asking themselves how to best help Nepal, and even more so, where to direct their donation dollars for the largest benefit. As it turns out, large aid commitment claims are suddenly facing due scrutiny.  NPR and ProPublica released an investigation June 3rd that found the the American Red Cross has only built six permanent homes in Haiti — despite itsContinue reading “Nepal earthquake relief: a reality check on large donors”