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Man Against Man Should be Officiated by Man

Man Against Man Should be Officiated by Man

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

In Game 6 of the 2019 Major League Baseball World Series, the Washington Nationals held a 3-2 lead in the seventh inning against the Houston Astros. Shortstop Trea Turner hit the ball, sending it as far as the pitcher's mound. The Astros' pitcher, Brad Peacock, picked it up and threw it to first bas...

Blizzard Hong Kong

Blizzard Hong Kong

Alexander Yagoda, Co Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2019

As far as video game companies go, Blizzard has always been on the bleeding edge of things, essentially pioneering the modern MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) game with their massively popular "World of Warcraft". The game has been so successful, it pioneered the way forward for another major breakthrough...

China’s Concentration Camp Secrets are a Blatant Ethnic Injustice

China’s Concentration Camp Secrets are a Blatant Ethnic Injustice

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

October 19, 2019

Since 2014, Muslims residents of Xinjiang, China have been mysteriously admitted into "re-education" camps, and these camps are extremely secretive and kept from the public eye. Until recently, the Chinese government had these camps under wraps and the majority of citizens were unaware of what was going...

How Much Does Your Diet Affect Climate Change?

How Much Does Your Diet Affect Climate Change?

Stephanie Andrade, Staff writer

September 30, 2019

Whether it is chicken, beef or pork, meat is practically in every American meal, and in the past few years, a new wave of people have chosen to be pescatarian, vegetarian or vegan for a multitude of reasons. These ever-increasing trends prompt a crucial question: exactly how much of our actions, even...

A Desperate Attempt at Peace in Afghanistan

A Desperate Attempt at Peace in Afghanistan

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

The Camp David Deal - a secretive deal completely separate from the 1978 Camp David Accords - was created to take American troops out of Afghanistan. It would also give the Taliban land. This was the United States' intention up until a Taliban car bomb killed an American soldier, which further encouraged...

Climate Change Solutions Lie In The Hands Of Individuals

Climate Change Solutions Lie In The Hands Of Individuals

Ingrid Moises, Staff Writer

September 8, 2019

Climate change has been one of the most significant global issues of today's day and age. Air pollution, water pollution, overuse of fossil fuels, deforestation, habitat and animal degradation are all results of human action and causes of climate change. With its increasing urgency, people all over t...

The Iranian Situation: Is a Nuclear Crisis on the Horizon?

The Iranian Situation: Is a Nuclear Crisis on the Horizon?

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

Few countries respect or want to do business with Iran. Saying that things are tense between them and the western nations would be an understatement. However, the countries’ relations were not always this way. Since the election of President Donald Trump, the U.S. exited from the Iran nuclear deal...

The Amazon Rainforest’s Recent Fires Call for Global Action

The Amazon Rainforest’s Recent Fires Call for Global Action

Ingrid Moises and Stephanie Andrade

August 31, 2019

The Amazon rainforest is a tropical rainforest that covers 5.5 million square kilometers of the Amazon basin of South America. Often referred to as "the planet’s lungs", the Amazonia is responsible for producing roughly 20 percent of the oxygen in the atmosphere.  Natural fires in the Amazon rai...

Is Encouraging Violent Rioting a Good Way to Begin a Presidency?

Is Encouraging Violent Rioting a Good Way to Begin a Presidency?

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

For the past few months, Venezuelans have been on edge about the state of their government. Juan Guaidó, an opposition leader to Maduro’s communist regime, previously claimed the title as interim president of Venezuela while Maduro was still in power. Since then, he has called upon his Venezuelan...

Notre Dame Donations – How Much is Too Much?

Notre Dame Donations – How Much is Too Much?

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

April 22, 2019

On April 15, 2019, the world watched Paris's Notre Dame cathedral burn. As the centuries-old church was engulfed in flames, crumbling until partial collapse, political leaders from around the world reached out to share their condolences and pledge support in the reconstruction effort. Few, though, were as im...

J.K. Rowling’s Latest Character Update

J.K. Rowling’s Latest Character Update

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

April 6, 2019

The Harry Potter franchise is one of the most successful book and film series of all time, catapulting its creator J.K. Rowling into global fame. Her social influence is nearly unmatched by other authors, both through the decade-old characters from the series and Rowling's own social commentary. Rowling...

Are Assault Allegations Relevant After Death?

Are Assault Allegations Relevant After Death?

Melanie Estrada and Maia Berthier

March 8, 2019

Beginning with the #timesup movement, believing survivors of sexual assault has been of the utmost importance to prevent these events from occurring again. Recently, a documentary called “Leaving Neverland” was released which discussed the charges of molestation of young boys by Michael Jackson ...

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