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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...

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

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

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?

Stocks to Students: How Does the Nasdaq Affect Teenagers?

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

China Gives Credit Score a New Meaning

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

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

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?

Do Shoppers Know The Truth Behind Wish?

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 Trouble Travels to Taiwan

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

Recap: May 16 – 22

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...

Recap: May 9 – 15

Recap: May 9 – 15

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 ...

Cavaliers Share Their Stories

Cavaliers Share Their Stories

Maria F. Estrada, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

Both new to the 305, freshmen Meagan Cohen and Xinyu Gao recently moved from Alaska and China.  Bearing memories of their culture, Cohen and Gao expect to learn and grow as students in Coral Gables CavsConnect interviewed the students to gain more insight on their experience. Meagan Cohen: from Alas...

Recap: February 22 – 28

Recap: February 22 – 28

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 28, 2016

International Affairs 129 Killed in Syrian Bombings — as Kerry Announces 'Provisional' Truce "A bloody spasm of violence was reported to have killed almost 130 people Sunday in Syria as the United States announced that it and Russia had reached a "provisional agreement" on a cease-fire in the civil...

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