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Hurricane Florence Heads Towards the East Coast

Hurricane Florence Heads Towards the East Coast

Mark Snyder, Staff Writer

September 15, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

[powr-twitter-feed id=d2282b2c_1537024821912] Hurricane Florence began on Aug. 30 as a tropical wave circling around the Atlantic Ocean, and was declared a tropical storm one day later.  Over the next two weeks, the once-harmless storm rapidly picked up speed and strength, reaching high wind speeds...

Judge Kavanaugh’s Path to Supreme Court Confimation

Judge Kavanaugh’s Path to Supreme Court Confimation

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

September 8, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

This past week, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh traveled to the Hill for his Senate confirmation hearing. The hearing comes off the back of weeks of speculation about his plans as a Justice on the court and an in-depth analysis of his track record. Kavanaugh, a Washington...

JFK and the Nightmare on Flight 203

JFK and the Nightmare on Flight 203

Mark Snyder, Staff Writer

September 8, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

Emirates Flight 203 departing from Dubai arrived at JFK on Sep. 5 with a group of passengers who complained of fever, vomiting and coughing. The airport was notified about 30 minutes before landing that an estimated 106 passengers were complaining about experiencing these flu-like symptoms. By the...

The Game that Brought Tragedy to Jacksonville

The Game that Brought Tragedy to Jacksonville

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer

September 2, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

On Aug. 26, 2018, Jacksonville's Gaming tournament turned into one of the most devastating days of the participants' lives. The players were competing for the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Las Vegas, where they would have had the chance to play for glamorous prizes in Sin City's famous Madden...

Remembering Senator John McCain

Remembering Senator John McCain

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

August 27, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

After a year-long battle with brain cancer, Senator John McCain died on Aug. 25, only a day after announcing that he would no longer receive treatment for his cancer. His body will lie in state at the rotunda of the United States Capitol, an area often referred to as the heart of the Congressional structure....

Tuition No More! NYU Medical School Eliminates Tuition

Tuition No More! NYU Medical School Eliminates Tuition

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

August 26, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

Student loan debt has long been an ugly reality for many students, especially for those graduating from medical school. The average student loan debt for medical students prior to specialization hovers around $190,000. With a financial burden of that size on many students backs, many of them have been forced to pursue jobs in the medical field solely fo...

Colombian Crackdown on Corruption

Colombian Crackdown on Corruption

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

August 24, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

Like several other countries in Latin America, Colombia has been fighting an ongoing battle against government corruption and its negative effects on the development of the nation. Colombian citizens aim to tackle this problem with a new referendum up for a vote. The movement, known as #7vecessi, or #7tim...

Brutality in Bangladesh – Road Safety Protests Turn Violent

Brutality in Bangladesh – Road Safety Protests Turn Violent

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

August 13, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

When thousands of protesters took to the streets of Bangladesh on July 29, they expected safer roads, accountable governance and the upholding of the rule of law.  Instead, they were met with tear gas and rubber bullets from security forces and violent attacks from counter-protesters. The protests...

Volcanic Eruption in Guatemala kills 99

Volcanic Eruption in Guatemala kills 99

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

June 5, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Uncategorized

The death toll has risen to 99 after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted on Sunday, June 3 and released a fast-moving mixture of ash, rock and volcanic gases known as pyroclastic flow. In addition to the casualties, the eruption resulted in hundreds of injuries and 3,200 evacuations. Located on the...

Royal Wedding – American Actress Joins the Royal Family

Royal Wedding – American Actress Joins the Royal Family

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

Prince Henry of Wales and American actress Meghan Markle officiated their marriage after nearly two years of dating in a stunning ceremony at Windsor Castle on Saturday, May 19. Markle, who reportedly first met Prince Henry during a blind date in 2016, renounced her acting career and became the Duchess...

U.S. Government Relocates Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

U.S. Government Relocates Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

In a historic move by the U.S government, President Donald Trump has announced the moving of the U.S embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The embassy is set to open in late May in the Western section of the city. Jerusalem is the contested capital of the State of Israel, being claimed by both the Palestinian...

Kilauena Volcano Eruption Leaves Many In Fear

Kilauena Volcano Eruption Leaves Many In Fear

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

Hawaii to most people is regarded as a tropical paradise, but as of late, the peacefulness traditionally associated with the island has been tarnished after the Kilauea volcano erupted and destroyed the homes of many islanders. This disaster led government officials to place an evacuation order on residents,...

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