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Earthquake in New Zealand

Earthquake in New Zealand

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016

On Nov. 14, tragedy struck in a country that is usually out of the limelight.  Kaikoura, a city in New Zealand constantly bustling with tourism, experienced a 7.8 magnitude earthquake, followed by over 1,500 aftershocks in two days, killing two and injuring an indefinite amount of others.  The city...

Earthquakes Bring Devastation to Japan and Ecuador

Earthquakes Bring Devastation to Japan and Ecuador

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016

Natural disaster reigned over Japan and Ecuador this past weekend when two earthquakes struck their cities and towns. On Saturday morning, April 16 Japan was hit by a magnitude-7.0 quake, its second earty quake this past week. Less than a day later (Saturday night), Equador was struck by an earthquake...

Recap: April 11 – 17

Recap: April 11 – 17

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

April 17, 2016

International Affairs Refugees tear-gassed at Macedonia-Greece border "Hundreds of people were injured when Macedonian police fired tear gas on a group of refugees as they tried to break through a fence on the Greece-Macedonia border, the medical charity Doctors without Borders (MSF) said. 'O...

Earthquakes Across Continents

Earthquakes Across Continents

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

January 11, 2016

On Monday, Jan. 4, India experienced a magnitude 6.8 earthquake that shook devastation all across Manipur state, but India does not stand alone in the aftermath of natural chaos. On Jan. 2, New York and bordering New Jersey woke to a magnitude 2.2 quake. The aftermath of both earthquakes, despite their...

Recap: October 26 – November 1

Recap: October 26 – November 1

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

November 1, 2015

International Affairs The Latest: UN mobilizing to aid quake victims "The latest on a powerful earthquake in Afghanistan felt across South Asia (all times local). 12:30 a.m. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says U.N. agencies are mobilizing and are ready to support government-led relief operations f...

7.8 Earthquake Devastates Nepal

7.8 Earthquake Devastates Nepal

Catherine Healy, Business Manager

April 28, 2015

Saturday April 25, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal 50 miles away from Kathmandu, its capital and largest city. In neighboring towns in India and China, there have been dozens of reported deaths. According to Nepal Authorities, the death toll, as of April 27, has reached 3,617 and is expected to...

Recap: April 20-26

Recap: April 20-26

Daniela Quijano, Editor

April 27, 2015

International Affairs Boat Capsizes in Mediterranean A boat packed with hundreds of immigrants capsized in the Mediterranean. Passengers were hoping to make it safely from Libya to Europe in the quest for a better life. French customs officials seize two tons of cocaine off the coast of Mart...

Napa Valley Earthquake

Napa Valley Earthquake

Jake Paz, Staff Writer

August 29, 2014

The strongest earthquake to affect Napa, California since 1989 struck at 3:20 a.m. on Aug. 24, 2014. This magnitude 6.0 earthquake injured more than 170 people and damaged about 100 homes leaving them unsafe for people to live in. One survivor was  a 13 year old boy who was in his home sleeping...

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