Students at Case Western Reserve University are used to thinking globally, both in classes and as they pursue jobs. Conference calls to Buenos Aires or attending a business meeting in Beijing is incredibly simple nowadays, thanks to technology like Skype and Google Phone.
I will freely admit that, given the obscene amount of homework I am regularly assigned, I don't have a lot of time to peruse the news. I am much more likely to be found indulging in brain candy by watching "Jersey Shore" anything on Bravo than by reading the New York Times.
I must say, when I heard President Obama was giving a speech on the combat situation in Iraq, I hoped that the situation would change. I hoped the man portrayed as the knight in shining armor would vanquish all evil and lead us to the end of an unsuccessful, undeclared, and illegal war in Iraq.