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Flattening the Curve: The Importance of Social Distancing

Flattening the Curve: The Importance of Social Distancing

Maia Berthier, Opinion and Copy Editor

April 5, 2020

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the globe, people from every part of the world are searching for a solution to this health crisis. With the number of cases only increasing in the U.S. this far, our nation is looking for guidance as to what can be done to stop this virus. Besides...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Step Down From the Royal Family

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Step Down From the Royal Family

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

On Jan. 8, the former Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, revealed that they will be stepping down from the royal family to become financially independent and live their lives the way they please. Even prior to the couples’ marriage, the media has been quick to attack Markle on everything and anything. Many were very upset over the news, but failed to realize that the duke and duchess are capable of making their own decisions. Markle signed a contract with the Walt Disney Company, which indicated that she wants to pursue new endeavors, a...

Trump’s Rash Decisions Intensify Iranian Conflict

Trump’s Rash Decisions Intensify Iranian Conflict

Maria Puyana, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

One of the many promises Trump made during his campaign was to solve the conflict of the Middle East Wars. Trump’s first step in attempting to solve this issue was to authorize the assassination of Iranian Major General Qasem Soleimani, an attack that was reckless and ignorant as sending a drone strike...

The Impact of Your Christmas Tree on the Environment

The Impact of Your Christmas Tree on the Environment

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

December 23, 2019

With Christmas coming up and the winter holidays being a time for excessive spending, do people ever stop to think about how their purchases affect the environment? Every wrapping paper roll and every present bought will eventually end up in a landfill, with their destiny of polluting the earth being...

Russia Has Been Rightfully Removed from World Sporting Events

Russia Has Been Rightfully Removed from World Sporting Events

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) recently banned the Russian Athletic Federation from competing in international sporting events for the next four years. The ban includes exclusion from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, and it has been...

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...

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