Assigning Blame

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pay respects at the Tree of Life memorial.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

There may not be a single event that can fundamentally rock a nation to the extent an act of terror can. Instances like the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue force the public to look amongst their own for answers to the multitude of questions that arise from such heinous acts. The motives for an...

Recap: May 23 – 29

Obama visits Vietnam, migrant boats shipwreck, death penalty pursued for Dylann Roof and superbug reaches the US in this week's news.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 29, 2016

International Affairs Obama lifts U.S. arms ban on Vietnam "President Barack Obama announced Monday that the United States is fully lifting a decades-long ban on the sale of military equipment to Vietnam. In a joint news conference in Hanoi with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, Obama said...

Recap: May 9 – 15

In news this week: Rousseff impeachment process picks back up, ISIS claims string of attacks across Iraq, the bison is now the US national mammal and George Zimmerman attempts to sell the weapon used in the Trayvon Martin shooting.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 15, 2016

International Affairs Brazil crisis: Rousseff impeachment process 'back on track' "An impeachment process against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff appears to be back on track after the acting speaker of the lower house revoked his surprise decision to suspend a crucial vote. Speaker Waldir ...

Recap: May 2 – 8

US cruise makes historic docking in Cuba, Canada wildfire growing, Stonewall Inn to become national monument and alarming study findings in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 8, 2016

International Affairs Historic U.S. cruise docks in Havana "Ana Garcia was crying and could hardly walk as she left the cruise ship that took her from Miami to Havana. It had been more than 48 years since she stepped foot in the country where she was born. "I'm just thinking of that day w...

Recap: April 25 – May 1

Death toll rises in Aleppo after attack, ivory burns carried out in Kenya, first female infantry officer joins the Army and protests turn violent at Trump rally in news this week.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 1, 2016

International Affairs Obama announces an additional 250 special operations forces to Syria "President Barack Obama announced Monday an additional 250 special operations forces will be sent to Syria in the coming weeks in a speech in Hannover, Germany, in an effort to stem the influence and sp...

Recap: April 18 – 24

South Sudan gunmen attack in Ethiopia, Kabul attack claimed by the Taliban, deadly Houston floods, Tubman to be on the $20 bill and more in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

April 24, 2016

International Affairs Ethiopia attack: 200 people dead, 100 children missing "The death toll from a raid carried out by attackers from South Sudan in western Ethiopia has risen to 208 people, an Ethiopian official said, adding that 108 children were kidnapped. [...]  The attack happened on F...

Recap: March 28 – April 3

EgyptAir hijack, Fidel Castro blasts Obama, shooting at Capitol visitor center and Pavlof erupts in news this week.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

April 3, 2016

International Affairs EgyptAir hijack ends with passengers freed "An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday by a man with what authorities said was a fake suicide belt, who was arrested after giving himself up. The passengers and crew...

El presidente Barack Obama visita la Habana, Cuba

Barack Obama llega con su familia a Cuba.

Jeniffer Infante, Staff Writer

March 20, 2016

Alrededor de las 4:30 p.m. aterrizo el avión presidencial estadounidense en el Aeropuerto Internacional de la Habana,  José Martí. El presidente Barack Obama viajo a la Habana, Cuba acompañado de su esposa y sus hijas con el propósito de reunirse con el presidente de la isla y arreglar las relaciones...

Recap: February 1 – 7

Attack in Nigeria by Boko Haram, North Korea launches rocket, Iowa caucus results and Obama visits mosque in news this week.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 7, 2016

International Affairs Zika-linked condition: WHO declares global emergency "A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the World Health Organization. Experts are worried that the virus is spreading far and fast, with ...

¿Un año ventajoso o venenoso?

Una foto del Presidente Obama durante el discurso del Estado de la Unión.

Joseph Villafane, Contributor

February 2, 2015

El martes 20 de enero el Presidente de los Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, dio el discurso anual del Estado de la Unión; para muchos el discurso fue la raíz de una polémica contra el idealismo y para otros una fuente de inspiración para el futuro. El Presidente Obama presentó una visión progresiva...

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