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Are Assault Allegations Relevant After Death?

Are Assault Allegations Relevant After Death?

Melanie Estrada and Maia Berthier

March 8, 2019


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

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 ...

Disinformation Made Easy

Disinformation Made Easy

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion, Top Stories

Social media and the evolution of the media has made the dissemination of information a much more efficient enterprise, resulting in a more informed public, for the most part. With this rapid fire media gauntlet, it is often difficult to separate the truth from that which has been coined as "fake news."...

China Gives Credit Score a New Meaning

China Gives Credit Score a New Meaning

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

The People's Republic of China has steadily been moving towards a totalitarian state, forcing the hand of Western allies on its path to a full indoctrination of the largest population on the planet. United States Vice President Mike Pence has criticized the implementation of this program, claiming that...

France’s Fuel Crisis

France’s Fuel Crisis

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

At the root of any democracy is the right of the people to protest against their government and advocate for their interests. Many times, these protests are organized by an opposing political party or an interest group with the goal of rallying support for their cause. In a separate category stand the...

Bye-Bye Brazil: The Far Right Wins

Bye-Bye Brazil: The Far Right Wins

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

Brazil can be considered one of the major powers in Latin America; as home to the majority of the Amazon Rainforest, Brazil also has the largest GDP in the region. Despite its thriving economy, Brazil has high crime rates and corruption, with the impoverished favelas in the cities taking up a large percen...

The West at a Crossroad in Response to Saudi Journalist’s Disappearance

The West at a Crossroad in Response to Saudi Journalist’s Disappearance

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote critically of the Saudi kingdom and the royal family, went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain paperwork he needed to marry his fiance. The Saudi government is under intense international pressure as Turkish officials said...

Putin’s New Puppet

Putin’s New Puppet

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

October 28, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

Russian aggression towards their former satellite nations and complete disregard for international law has reached a climax with the newest conflict in the Kerch Strait. Russian naval vessels opened fire on three Ukrainian ships off the coast of Crimea, injuring three to six crew members. The seizure...

Migrant Caravan: Send it Back?

Migrant Caravan: Send it Back?

Pablo Hanono, Lifestyle Editor

October 26, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion

Looking past the Rio Grande on the southern border of the country lies a mosaic of similar countries that share common bonds with the United States. In spite of these ties, a crisis has emerged: a group of seven thousand migrants is marching towards the U.S.-Mexico border demanding entry. The caravan...

Salt Bae Leaves Venezuelans Salty

Salt Bae Leaves Venezuelans Salty

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

  Salt Bae was an internet sensation; the video of him seasoning meat turned him into an instantly recognizable meme. Nusret Gökçe (his real name) is a chef from Turkey, who after being forgotten by the Internet, began to focus on his own chain of restaurants in cities like Ankara, New ...

Should Stem Cells Be Used For Cosmetic Purposes?

Should Stem Cells Be Used For Cosmetic Purposes?

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion

Stem cells are the most basic cells of a human; they can be implanted into a specific region of the body and can be used to regenerate damaged cells. This also enables stem cells to regenerate non-essential cells such as collagen: the protein responsible for keeping the skin supple and free of wrinkles....

Talks With No-Ko Should’ve Been a No-Go

Talks With No-Ko Should’ve Been a No-Go

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

July 13, 2018


Filed under Domestic Affairs, International Issues, Opinion, Top Stories

North Korea has long been regarded as a major rogue force, acting against the general consensus of the world on topics such as denuclearization and peace with neighboring countries. They also have a long history of being ruled by dictators that have not been looked at favorably. As a result, President...

Twitter Diplomacy and Why We Shouldn’t Bomb Syria

Twitter Diplomacy and Why We Shouldn’t Bomb Syria

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion, Top Stories

A suspected chemical attack on Apr. 7 in the rebel-held Syrian city of Douma killed at least 42 people and injured 500 more. The poisonous gas, which targets the respiratory system by causing breathing problems, was released by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government onto citizens of his own countr...

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