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Rape Regression

Rape Regression

October 6, 2017

On August 18th, a ten-year-old girl in Northern India, after being denied abortion, gave birth to a baby....

The Dreamer Dilemma

The Dreamer Dilemma

October 6, 2017

In June of 2012, the Obama administration issued an executive order on immigration called DACA (Deferr...

12-year-old Yazidi boy rescued from ISIS

Skyler Genelly, Editor-in-chief

October 5, 2017

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Emad Mshko Tamo, a 12-year-old Yazidi boy, has been rescued from Islamic captivity after being divided from his family three years ago. In the summer of 2014, the Islamic state overtook Sinjar, a town in Iraqi Kurdistan, and killed (as well as kidnapped) hundreds of people–the United Nations ruled it a genocide. The Ya...

Charlottesville

Charlottesville

October 5, 2017

On Saturday, August 12, the regularly calm college town of Charlottesville, Virginia erupted into a white...

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...

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