Promising Tests For Covid-19 Vaccine Halted

As trials for a Covid-19 vaccine are ongoing, scientists are testing on humans to make sure their samples are safe. Unfortunately, a patient who has fallen ill as a result has caused a halt in some testing.

Patrick Heydasch, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

For months, COVID-19 has been a permanent subject on news stations. Scientists have been desperately searching for a way to defuse the increasingly chaotic situation through the means of developing a vaccine. At this point, multiple vaccines have been created as an attempt to combat the virus. Oxford...

A New Beginning?

Robert Mueller has concluded his two-year probe into Russian tampering in the 2016 presidential election. The report's findings are still being debated.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

The Mueller Report was billed to be the single most fundamentally shocking piece of paper in recent American history. No, this is not an exaggeration. A report that was supposed to uncover the rigging of a presidential election by a foreign adversary and the current President himself is bone-chilling....

America First, Unless Russia is Involved

President Trump assuring Russian President Vladimir Putin that he can continue hacking the US government (probably).

Natalia Rodriguez, Reviews Editor

February 8, 2018

This week, the White House announced its decision to withhold imposing sanctions on Russia. The sanctions had already been mandated by Congress as a part of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA), which- spoiler alert- aims to counter America's adversaries through sanctions....

Trump is Now Leakier Than a Broken Faucet

Trump's meeting with Russian officials took a turn when he revealed what had previously been state secrets.

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

In a recent meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, President Donald J. Trump Jr. revealed critical information regarding the Islamic State to the Russian representatives present. Trump revealed that England and the U.S. have banned electronic devices on flights to and from several Middle Eastern countries because of alleged terrorism plots hatched by ISIS. Just a few hours later, it was revealed that the source of that information was Israel which is a c...

Will There Be A “Colder” War?

A piece of propaganda from the cold war.

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

November 20, 2016

For the majority of  the twentieth century, the possibility of an all-out nuclear war with Russia was one of America's most pressing issues. Now with the current situation in Syria, the United States is closer to entering a new Cold War than most might think. In Syria, the U.S. backed rebels are fighting...

Panama Papers Leaked

Mossack Fonseca is the headquarters for the leak of the Panama Papers

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

The Panama Papers Center around the Panamanian law firm and corporate service provider, Mossack Foncesca & Co. The Panama Papers present over 11.5 million classified documents that show how the company has been able to launder money, dodge actions against the company, and avoid paying taxes. "The...

Recap: March 14 – 20

In news this week:
protests in Brazil, civilian rule reaffirmed in Myanmar, Clinton sweeps Tuesday's primaries and Sea World announces new orca policy.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 20, 2016

International Affairs Brazil protesters call for President Rousseff to resign "Huge crowds have taken to the streets across Brazil calling for President Dilma Rousseff to resign. Opponents blame Ms Rousseff for a severe recession and a corruption scandal also engulfing her predecessor, Luiz Inacio Lula da...

Recap: September 28 – October 4

Putin and Obama meet, water on mars, Oregon shooting, US ship lost in hurricane and more this recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

October 4, 2015

International Affairs Obama and Putin Play Diplomatic Poker Over Syria "The leaders of the United States and Russia traded blunt criticisms on Monday at the United Nations, essentially blaming each other for the catastrophic war in Syria and the refugee crisis it helped to spawn. [...] President ...

Recap: May 18-May 24

Recap: May 18-May 24

Daniela Quijano, Editor

May 24, 2015

International News Ireland votes YES: same-sex marriage legalized by popular vote Ireland became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage through a popular vote on Saturday, May 23. Rumors say President Putin's girlfriend is pregnant "The former gymnast who is alleged to be Russian...

Destined Towards Autocracy?

Former CPSU General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev converses with former U.S. President Ronald Reagan.

Howard Senior, Copy Editor

May 18, 2015

Russia- she is a country loved by some, loathed by others. Her form of governance? Questionable at best. Power in the political system of Russia, regardless of the myriad shifts in philosophy the system has endured, has unwaveringly gravitated towards mass centralization under one individual (a form...

Recap: Feb. 23 – March 1

Recap: Feb. 23 - March 1

Daniela Quijano, Editor

February 28, 2015

International Affairs Georgia to execute its 1st female prisoner in 70 years Kelly Gissendaner was sentenced to death after having plotted to kill her husband. Although Gissendaner did not commit the murder herself, the man she was having an affair with at the time confessed and Gissendaner wa...

Cold War II: Russian Revanchism

NATO and the Warsaw Pact

Howard Senior, Copy Editor

September 15, 2014

Throughout the latter half of the 20th century, diplomacy was beset by the conflicting ideologies of communism and capitalism; the United States, by assuming an anti-communist stance through the Truman Doctrine and NSC-68, managed to totally polarize the world between those supporting the American...

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