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China Removes One Child Policy

China Removes One Child Policy

Natalie De La Rosa, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015

China, the most populated country in the world with almost 1.37 billion citizens and an ever increasing population has now stopped their infamous, "One Child Policy." China's population growth was so rapid in the past, that the government had to create the One Child Policy which limited couples to...

Former Comedian Becomes President of Guatemala

Former Comedian Becomes President of Guatemala

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015

Many people would look back at a career in comedy and think that they've fulfilled their own potential. However, former comedian Jimmy Morales had a very different idea of what to do. He decided to run for President in Guatemala, and won. The comedian, with no experience in politics, beat the former...

Is the Government Getting a Little too Close?

Is the Government Getting a Little too Close?

Cavan Wilson, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

As the world becomes more dangerous and as we see the continuous bombings and attacks within our country, the American government has seemed to increasingly monitor citizens' actions. There are many pros and cons to this close government-citizen relationship and supporters of both sides. Some think...

The Right to Die

The Right to Die

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer

November 9, 2014

On November 2, 2014, Brittany Maynard, a woman who suffered from an aggressive form of brain cancer, opted for a physician-assisted suicide in which she ingested prescribed barbiturates. She did not want her friends and family to watch her slow and painful demise. Her suicide has sparked controversy throughout...

Consumers May Not Be to Blame for the Obesity Epidemic

Consumers May Not Be to Blame for the Obesity Epidemic

Teague Scanlon, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

In the 1970's, large food companies began to realize that sugar was becoming pretty expensive to use, due to the high tariffs on imports and the inefficiency of farming cane sugar naturally. Because the corn industry is heavily subsidized by the government, scientists found that High Fructose Corn...

The Right to Privacy or the Right to Safety?

The Right to Privacy or the Right to Safety?

Aliyah Symes, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Within the first two weeks of Mr. Nelson's IB Psychology class, students learn about experiments and ethical guidelines. One such guideline is the right to confidentiality. Psychologists understand the importance of the opinions of people who don't want their information released to the world. But...

Support for Venezuela

Support for Venezuela

Albany Muria, Staff Writer

March 5, 2014

It started as a protest led by Venezuelan students against the government of Nicolas Maduro; this resulted with the first 3 deaths on February 12, 2014. Fifteen gruesome deaths in total  and about 500 arrests have been reported within a period of about 3 weeks. The protests began in result of the scarcity...

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