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Update: Trump’s First 100 Days

Karina King

May 16, 2017

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Build a border wall, and make Mexico pay for it. Trump: “I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and I’ll build them very inexpensively. I will build a great great wall on our southern border and I’ll have Mexico pay for that wall. Mark my words.” Status: Executive Order...

Syria’s War Gone Toxic

Tia Bentivegna and Jessica Tang

May 16, 2017

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Syria has rocketed back into the national conscience with news of the April 4 chemical attack. One of the worst chemical attacks seen in Syria’s six-year civil war, the incident has aroused international attention and outrage at the increasing brutality of the war. The toxic gas bombing attack took place in the rebel-held Idlib ...

Zuma Must Go

Polly Parakul

May 16, 2017

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The reign of Jacob Zuma as President of South Africa and leader of the African National Congress (ANC) has gained controversy, as his public reputation has come under fire after recent dramatic changes made in his cabinet. The Guardian reports that he “has come under huge criticism from opposition parties following the re...

Somalia: Fighting Famine

Axel Perales

May 16, 2017

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A dire drought, the worst in 60 years, has overtaken Eastern Africa, especially Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia. This drought reaches back into the 1990s, but has recently been intensified by three main factors. One factor is climate change wreaking havoc on the balance between the cooling of the eastern Pacific Ocean and the ...

Drones: An Ally, or an Enemy?

Drones: An Ally, or an Enemy?

September 24, 2016

Last week the city of Scottsdale, Arizona banned the use of drones from their 30,000 acre nature preser...

Deepwater Louisiana

Deepwater Louisiana

September 24, 2016

In August, the state of Louisiana suffered from a natural disaster. Over 31 inches of rainfall flooded t...

The Battle of North Dakota: Sioux vs. Oil Companies

The Battle of North Dakota: Sioux vs. Oil Companies

September 24, 2016

In the Midwest, Native Americans are rallying to protest the construction of an oil pipeline that could e...

Neglect, Abuse, and Refugees

Karina King

September 24, 2016

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For three years, 1,200 men, women, and children were held on the island of Nauru where they experienced neglect, abuse, denial of health services, and a prolonged amount of detainment in inhumane conditions. Nauru is a small, poverty-stricken island off the northeast coast of Australia with a population of 10,000. Australia...

Running with Autism (Literally)

Running with Autism (Literally)

September 24, 2016

Mike Brannigan, a graduate from Northport High School in New York, is an avid competitive runner. His...

Chaos and Corruption in Turkey

Katie Marr

September 24, 2016

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After a long history of military-controlled government, President Erdoğan of Turkey attempted to establish dominance over the military by arresting several high-ranking officers (with the accusation of involvement in a secret society called Ergenekon) and replacing them with staff that were loyal to him. This created more tensi...

Back From the Past and Into the Future

May 31, 2016

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We took a look at the events that were occurring around the world during 2012, when the graduating seniors were only freshmen, and then asked what they think the world will look like in another four years.

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A Whole New World

A Whole New World

April 2, 2016

On September 14, 2015, a flash of energy-intense gamma rays was detected by the Laser Interferometer Gra...

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