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Government Scandals

Government Scandals

March 15, 2019

American history has had its abundance of government scandals, from the Watergate scandal to the Teapot...

Students Respond to Trump’s State of the Union Address

Students Respond to Trump’s State of the Union Address

March 9, 2019

Democratic View After a short delay due to the government shutdown, the State of the Union Address occurred ...

Muslim Internment Camps

Lauren Doran, Reporter

February 6, 2019

Filed under World View

The Chicago Tribune first broke the story “China says Muslim internment camps are for ‘free vocational training’” in Oct. of 2018. In the following months, World Net Daily, Independent, and The New York Times, all came forward with similar stories — “China’s Detention Camps for Muslims Turn to Forced...

Birthright Citizenship

Violet Wang, Reporter

December 16, 2018

Filed under World View

Days before midterm elections, President Donald Trump announced that he is preparing an executive order with the goal to nullify the constitutional guarantee of birthright citizenship in the United States. Citizenship in the United States is a matter of federal law, governed by the United States Constitution. However, Trump ad...

Migrant Caravan

Nellely Azpeitia and Kayla Briceño

December 16, 2018

Filed under World View

 Departing from San Pedro Sula on Oct. 13, the migrant caravan arrived in groups at the Tijuana border on Nov. 13. It took others over a month to reach the border but they all undertook the trip for the same reason: the conditions in their country were consistently worsening. The migrants were fleeing from their home countri...

Do Minorities Pay the Price of Peace?

Lauren Doran and Lucia Garay

November 3, 2018

Filed under World View

On September 6, off-duty Dallas Police Officer Amber R. Guyger shot and killed Botham Shem Jean in his own apartment using her service weapon. On July 26, Nashville Police Officer Andrew Delke shot Daniel Hambrick several times in the back. On  September 7, two Wisconsin police officers detained teenager Akil Carter after he w...

Schizophrenic Genes

Skyler Genelly, Editor-in-chief

April 19, 2018

Filed under World View

   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

Filed under World View

   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

Filed under World View

   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

Filed under World View

   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

Filed under World View

   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

Filed under World View

   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...

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