Christen Simeral

Christen Simeral is a Prospect Spring 2011 intern.

Recent Articles

The Little Picture: TEPCO President Resigns


Tokyo Electric Power Co. President Masataka Shimiz resigned Friday after numerous allegations that the utility has poorly handled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant crisis since Japan's March earthquake. His resignation is announced on the same day the company announced a $15.3 billion net loss in the last fiscal year as a result of the nuclear disaster that released radioactive isotopes and caused thousands of Japan's residents to evacuate.

The Little Picture: A Thank You Is in Order


In Fort Campbell, Kentucky, today, President Obama will meet with the U.S. Navy SEALs that were directly involved in the killing of Osama bin Laden. The president will use this time to personally thank and congratulate elite SEAL Team 6 and allow them to relay details of Operation Neptune Spear. Above is a group of Navy SEALs practicing close-quarters combat at a simulated home.

Debt Ceiling 101

Wait, what is this debt ceiling thing, anyway?