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A Clinton Catastrophe

Tessa Hughes, Sean Lopez

April 2, 2016

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Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, has been involved in heated controversy regarding her use of a private email server throughout her 2009 to 2013 term as the secretary of state. Clinton sent emails from her private email server that were deemed “top secret” due to their similarity to a few other classified gover...

A Cuban Conscience

Skyler Genelly and Omar Khan

April 2, 2016

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For the past few decades, Cuba has been under an embargo placed by the United States after Fidel Castro led a rebel Communist group in the late 1950s to encourage citizens to fight against Fulgencio Batista’s democracy. The United States, itself being a democracy, was uneasy with having a communist neighbor so close to their bord...

A Sea of Refugees

A Sea of Refugees

April 2, 2016

Almost five years since the beginning of the Syrian Civil War, millions of refugees have fled their hom...

Judgement Day

Judgement Day

April 2, 2016

On February 13, conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead at the age of 79. He...

Health Hostage

Omar Khan and Sean Lopez

March 29, 2016

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Privately owned pharmaceutical companies often participate in the unfortunately common corporate practice of price gouging, in which the owners of large companies buy out the rights to a certain drug and raise the price tremendously.  Martin Shkreli is the most recent practitioner of this. Commonly referred to as the most hated p...

The International School Pool: Education Around the World

Salem Ali and Omar Khan

January 26, 2016

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Different school systems from around the world are looked at to encourage people to compare and contrast education across countries. Information assembled by Salem Ali and Omar Khan.

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The Media Menace: The role the media is taking in the increasing school violence in America

The Media Menace: The role the media is taking in the increasing school violence in America

December 12, 2015

As of December 3 this year, America has seen 355 mass shootings — an average of more than one per da...

Minneapolis Day

Holly Keaton and Kaylee Meier

December 12, 2015

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  On November 14, 2015, a man by the name of Jamar Clark was killed in a fatal shooting during a police encounter in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Witnesses have made claims that Clark was, in fact, already handcuffed when the shooting took place. The videos of the shooting have not been released which will ultimately determi...

Science Sidebar

Salem Ali and Sean Lopez

December 12, 2015

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  Hot Jupiter Scientists from the University of Warwick in England have recently produced the first weather map of a planet outside our solar system, the extrasolar planet known as HD 189733b. Wind patterns, climate, and other information regarding the planet are shown on this weather map. In creating this map, scienti...

Paris Pandemonium

Paris Pandemonium

December 12, 2015

In the past month, the Islamic State of Iraq, otherwise known as ISIS or ISIL, has developed a speci...

$2 Billion Donation

Salem Ali and Jessica Tang

October 26, 2015

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  At the most recent United Nations summit, China’s president, Xi Jinping, pledged two billion dollars to establish an assistance fund that will help the world’s poorest nations. The fund will help educational, medical, and economic development and raise these fields to global standards. In keeping with this path,...

Crucifixion Controversy

Skyler Genelly, Tessa Hughes

October 26, 2015

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  A Saudi Arabian teen, Ali Mohammed Baqir al-Nimr, is set to be crucified and beheaded for his anti-government protests and other criminal acts.  In the Shiite area of Qatif, Al-Nimr encouraged anti-government protests, sedition, rioting, and the attacking of security patrols, breaking an alliance with the King of...

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