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Bye-Bye Brazil: The Far Right Wins

Bye-Bye Brazil: The Far Right Wins

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

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...

Colombian Crackdown on Corruption

Colombian Crackdown on Corruption

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

August 23, 2018

Like several other countries in Latin America, Colombia has been fighting an ongoing battle against government corruption and its negative effects on the development of the nation. Colombian citizens aim to tackle this problem with a new referendum up for a vote. The movement, known as #7vecessi, or #7tim...

Charities: A World of Corruption

Charities: A World of Corruption

Alexandra Torres, highlights contributor

June 5, 2018

Whether it be a natural disaster, a worldwide epidemic or a serious medical condition, there is always a myriad of charities waiting to assist, promising monetary aid, comfort and other forms of assistance to those affected. Certain charities though, such as the American Red Cross (ARC), Autism Speaks ...

Several FIFA officials arrested

Several FIFA officials arrested

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

December 21, 2015

On May 27, many FIFA officials were arrested in Switzerland. Members of the board were arrested for having illegal deals with broadcasting networks. Now, several more FIFA officials have been arrested, including high-profile officials. On Nov. 30, Swiss officials began arresting more people at the same...

Is Social Media Corrupting Society?

Is Social Media Corrupting Society?

Jake Paz, Opinion Editor

October 2, 2015

In this day and age, social media has become an integral part in almost everyone's life, either to connect with old friends on Facebook or show off what you are eating on Instagram. However, it seems that social media influences people by "corrupting" them with negative ideas rather than helping...

The FDA and Monsanto: A Love Story

The FDA and Monsanto: A Love Story

Teague Scanlon, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

Monsanto is the largest seed manufacturer in the world. Starting out as a chemical company, Monsanto worked alongside MIT to create genetically modified seeds, which they claim save the world. However, the general public has a primarily negative view of Monsanto, and for good reason. There have be...

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