Global Observer

Boston in fall. Will anyone visit? Photo: Sebastian Grace
The US reopens borders to fully vaccinated, impacts for Boston
Sebastian Grace December 5, 2021

President Biden reopened U.S. borders to fully vaccinated international travelers on Nov. 8, bringing an end to the months of restrictions that grounded...

Travel and COVID-19 Survey
Travel and COVID-19 Survey
Sebastian Grace December 2, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted international travel. In November, the number of people flying remained considerably lower worldwide...

The heart of the African area, Yuexiu District in Guangzhou. Photo by Anna Frodesiak/Wikimedia Commons
Africans targeted amid China’s draconian ‘zero-Covid’ mission
Lausky Liu November 16, 2021

China has been indulging in its “zero-COVID” mission since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, leading towns and cities to abrupt lockdowns despite...

A building a Northeastern University lit up yellow and blue in support of Ukraine.

Photo by Emma Casali
How One University Responded to Students' Concerns Surrounding the Conflict in Ukraine
May 24, 2022
Tie-dyeing products hang to be fully dry. Photo: Yushu Tian
The Story of Indigo and White Cloth -- Exploring the Ancient Yunnan Art of Tie-dye
Yushu Tian March 23, 2022