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Predator Exposed

Skyler Genelly and Tessa Hughes

November 14, 2017

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   #MeToo: a trending hashtag on all forms of social media bands together female victims of sexual harassment and assault. This phrase was spawned by the recent accusations of sexual harassment against film producer Harvey Weinstein in early October. Over 60 women in the film industry, from models to actresses to employee...

Dependable Best Friends

Sue Jacob, Reporter

November 14, 2017

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 Turn on the news, and often times, the broadcasted events tend to be discouraging. From natural disasters and man-made conflicts endangering the lives of innocent individuals, the toll of these tragedies has impacted countless beings. While communities have united in a gesture to support those in unimaginable physical and em...

Fire vs. Water

Ophelia Chiang and Grace Yarrow

November 14, 2017

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   In the month of October, Europe has been terrorized by several natural disasters. With Hurricane Ophelia heading towards Ireland and the United Kingdom, and wildfires spreading rapidly in Portugal and Northern Spain, natural disasters are devastating parts of Europe, and countless people are in need of shelter and assi...

Life After Maria

Life After Maria

November 14, 2017

Out of  3.4 million people, more than 80% of this island’s electricity is out, 75% of antennas are dis...

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 ...

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