Time is Ticking on TikTok’s fate

The explosively popular app TikTok which was facing a ban in the United States for its ties to the Chinese government has now reportedly had its deal with Oracle approved by President Trump.

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

The entertainment app “TikTok” has skyrocketed in terms of popularity within the last year, becoming one of the most popular apps available. The application has attracted many celebrities, athletes and content creators from all over the world to leave their mark on the platform. The app itself has...

The Future of TikTok Global

Massimo Aguila, Staff Writer

September 22, 2020

The United States operations of the popular app “TikTok” reached a deal with an American corporation, Sunday, Sept. 21. This is a new hope for the application, announcing the complete app would be officially moving operations to the United States. It will now be giving two American companies, Oracle...

Disney’s Mulan: Old Story, New Issues

Disney's newest version of the classic

Isabel Donner, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

Last week, on Sep. 4, Disney finally released their much-awaited recreation of Mulan. This new version is vastly different from its predecessor, which was released twenty-two years ago. However, despite the film’s long-time status as many Disney fans’ favorite, many are unhappy with the changes made...

Blizzard Hong Kong

Blizzard's apparent pro-Chinese tendencies have gotten them marked as a pseudo-Chinese satellite organization, as seen in this flag.

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

Two women in one of the many Muslim detention centers in Xinjiang, China.

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...

G7 Summit in Biarritz: Can Talks Truly Save The World?

Seven of the world's major powers convened this August to discuss the most pressing issues that face our planet.

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

The 2019 G7 summit, an annual conference where seven of the world's major powers convene and discuss economics, politics and the overall status of the world, was held in Biarritz, France on Aug. 24 through Aug. 26. This year’s edition has become even more significant as tensions in the Middle East...

Stocks to Students: How Does the Nasdaq Affect Teenagers?

The world of international economics is a high-stakes gambling ring with real-world impacts.

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

August 10, 2019

On Monday, Aug. 5, the United States Treasury declared China a "currency manipulator". This most recent chapter in the story that is the U.S.-China trade war caused worldly markets to panic and many companies around the world to lose value. It was the worst day of the year for the New York Stock Exchange...

China Gives Credit Score a New Meaning

The Sesame Credit app is now used to track the social credit score of Chinese citizens.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019

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...

China and the U.S. Engage in a War on Tariffs

The two largest economic powers in the world  have proposed tariffs that could escalate into a trade war.

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

April 8, 2018

For some time, the United States and China have been the world's largest economies and central to the overall flow of goods and capital around the world. As such, the move by China to place tariffs on a wide array of U.S. goods has sent shock waves throughout the global economy and the stock market....

Do Shoppers Know The Truth Behind Wish?

The Wish app is one of many apps that uses overseas importation from countries like China.

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

November 25, 2017

As the holiday season begins to come around the corner, people desperately scour malls, stores and the internet for the best bargains available. Websites like Amazon and Ebay have moved one stepped further by creating on the go apps, which can be downloaded into most smartphones. In light of their successes,...

Trump’s Trouble Travels to Taiwan

Trump's call with Taiwan's president is very concerning since Taiwan is considered China under the

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

On Dec. 3, Donald Trump accepted a call from Taiwan's president, Tsai Ing-wen, congratulating him on his presidency. The call between the President and the President-elect drew a large amount of attention because Taiwan is considered by China, and also the United States, as a 'renegade province' of China....

Recap: May 16 – 22

In news this week: Chibok girls found, Egyptair flight goes down in the Mediterranean, desegregation ruling in Mississippi and Sanders versus the DNC.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 22, 2016

International Affairs First missing Chibok girl found after 2 years as Boko Haram prisoner "When Amina Ali Nkeki was kidnapped by the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram more than two years ago, she was a mere schoolgirl. On Tuesday night, she apparently wandered out of a forest, asking for help, acc...

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