The Gaucho Gazette

Schizophrenic Genes

Skyler Genelly, Editor-in-chief

April 19, 2018

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   Science Daily reported that researchers from the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics at Cardiff University (located in Wales) have discovered 50 new gene regions that are proven to enlarge the risk of developing schizophrenia. They also stated that the researchers “used state-of-the-art information ab...

Water Crisis in South Africa

Celeste Chavez, Reporter

April 19, 2018

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   The second-largest city in South Africa: Cape Town, was set to turn off its water taps on Day Zero. These measures are the result of water levels running increasingly dry because of falling dam levels, unsustainable water use, a major population boom and 3 years of severe drought. The core of the issue is that South Afri...

Ex-Russian Spies Poisoned in Britain

Jack Anthony, Reporter

April 19, 2018

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   On March 4, a former Russian spy by the name of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious on a park bench and were taken to the hospital in critical condition. The Skripals had been poisoned with a military-grade Russian nerve agent. The substance is a part of the chemical group known as Novichok, and is...

Surveillance in Society

Alice Antony and Alejandro Paredes

April 19, 2018

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   Technology is an augury of corruption. With upcoming developments in technology, safety and security are becoming a critical issue. Our privacy is slowly being demolished as technological advances lead us to doubt whether there’s a device recording us somewhere. On the other hand, technology serves as a safety net to captu...

The Woman Who Started A Revolution

Alice Antony and Kayla Briceno

March 15, 2018

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   In Islam, the importance of the hijab goes far beyond a simple headscarf. It stands for a woman’s connection to her faith and serves as a liberation from vanity and selfishness. And, the most common, is associating the hijab with modesty. In Arabic, the word “hijab” means “barrier,” and that’s exactly what it is...

The Bitcoin Enigma

Jacob Anderson and Aalyna Silva

March 15, 2018

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   Though cryptocurrency has only just recently become a worldwide craze, the digital form of exchange has been around since the early 1980s, when David Chaum, an American cryptographer, created an algorithm that became the foundation of electronic currency transfers. He then created DigiCash, a cryptocurrency that ultimatel...

Reaching New Heights

Reaching New Heights

March 13, 2018

   He founded Paypal, revolutionized the electric car, and founded SpaceX. Now, Elon Musk has guid...

Tragedy in Parkland

Tragedy in Parkland

March 13, 2018

 On Wednesday, February 14, a shooting took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland...

Yemen in Crisis

Yemen in Crisis

March 13, 2018

   The Yemeni Civil war began in 2011 during an exchange of power that was supposed to bring stab...

Life-Shattering Disaster

Life-Shattering Disaster

January 22, 2018

At 9 pm on Sunday, Nov. 12, a magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck near the border of Iraq and Iran. Incred...

#LoveWins Once Again

#LoveWins Once Again

January 22, 2018

    Countless citizens of Australia have rejoiced in joy and celebration due to their participation in a...

“Not A Guns Situation”: A Texas Tragedy

“Not A Guns Situation”: A Texas Tragedy

January 16, 2018

   In the previous month, Texas Governor Greg Abbott had reported, “the largest mass shooting in...

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