The Origins of Mathematical Concepts

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer Mathematics is often considered the mother of all sciences, a belief shared by more than one. It is the basis…

Le Coquelicot (Poppy) Magazine

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer What if everything had started with reading a novel? With an international contest of poetry? With the meeting of two laureates, today…

Esperanto: The International Language

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer Saluton! What if we could all say hello in a single language? What if all the languages of the world…

The Survivor: A Story of Gratitude

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer It is customary to start a new year with resolutions. Most of the time, these do not hold until the…

Pike Quenelle (Quenelle de Brochet)

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer Whether you believe it or not, we are at the end of the semester. Many of you will travel – at least I hope so. So,…

The Pauline Foundation

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer Pauline moved to the US from Uganda. Like most of us, she came here looking for the fulfillment of her…

A Tribute to My Late Grandfather

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer When we were pitching last time for this week’s article, I proposed that I would write a tribute to my…

Having an Accent in the US

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer I’m Bidi Pirra and I must thank Starbucks for this new name. No, it’s not surprising at all to have…

Freeve

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer “Spell ‘Freeve’,” the little boy told me. I kept repeating to myself ‘frive’, or ‘freeve,’ this is not a word…

Corruption: Is Haiti on the Path to a New Revolution?

By Billy Pierre, Staff Writer The events of May 1968 represent the most important social movement in the history of France during the twentieth  century.…