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Recap: March 2-March 8

Recap: March 2-March 8

Daniela Quijano, Editor

March 7, 2015

International Affairs Iran Blinds man in 'eye for an eye' justice The judicial system in Iran is based on Hammurabi's code which famously calls for 'an eye for an eye'. A man was convicted for blinding another man with acid and he was blinded as punishment. ISIS bulldozes ancient ruins T...

Recap: Feb. 23 – March 1

Recap: Feb. 23 – March 1

Daniela Quijano, Editor

February 28, 2015

International Affairs Georgia to execute its 1st female prisoner in 70 years Kelly Gissendaner was sentenced to death after having plotted to kill her husband. Although Gissendaner did not commit the murder herself, the man she was having an affair with at the time confessed and Gissendaner wa...

Kayla Mueller Kiwanis member killed by ISIS

Kayla Mueller Kiwanis member killed by ISIS

Albany Muria, Editor

February 28, 2015

In the summer of May 2013, human rights activist and humanitarian aid worker Kayla Mueller was giving a speech about her work with Syrian refugees at a Kiwanis, the adult version of Key Club, conference. Three months later in Syria, she disappeared. Mueller has always had a heart for helping those...

Recap: Week of Feb.16 – Feb.22

Recap: Week of Feb.16 – Feb.22

Daniela Quijano, Editor

February 22, 2015

International Affairs Venezuela arrests mayor of Caracas Intelligence agents in the socialist government of Nicolas Maduro arrested the mayor of Caracas this past Friday. The reason for the arrest was to allegedly uncover the answers to the crimes committed in the city. Read more here. Trop...

Recap: Week of Feb. 9 – Feb. 15

Recap: Week of Feb. 9 – Feb. 15

Daniela Quijano, Editor

February 16, 2015

International Affairs Costa Concordia captain convicted in deadly shipwreck The Costa Concordia shipwreck in January 2012 off the coast of Italy claimed the lives of 32 people and Captain Francesco Schettino is being charged with manslaughter after an 19 month trial. Schettino abandoned the shi...

Recap: Week of Feb. 2 – Feb. 8

Recap: Week of Feb. 2 – Feb. 8

Daniela Quijano, Editor

February 8, 2015

International Affairs "At least 25 killed as plane hits bridge, crashes in Taipei River" A dash cam captured the exact moment when TransAsia Airways flight crashed into Taiwanriver on the way to the Chinese province of Ximen. 26 people were confirmed dead, 15 injured, and 17 are reported to ...

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