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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...

Russia Has Been Rightfully Removed from World Sporting Events

The Russian Athletic Federation was caught doping at the 2014 Winter Olympics, and the repercussions of it will prove to be drastic in the near future.

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

December 18, 2019

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) recently banned the Russian Athletic Federation from competing in international sporting events for the next four years. The ban includes exclusion from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, and it has been...

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....

Russian Plane Crashes and Kills All 71 Passengers

Russian Plane Crashes and Kills All 71 Passengers

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

February 17, 2018

A Saratov Airlines flight crashed near Moscow last Sunday, Feb. 11, plummeting into the snowy terrain and killing all 71 people on board. State-run Russian media announced that the commercial airplane did not report any problems before abruptly disappearing from radar shortly after takeoff from Moscow's...

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...

Michael Flynn’s Fiery Resignation

Micheal T. Flynn recently resigned from his post as White House National Security Advisor.

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017

On Feb. 13, President Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned which caused quite a lot of concern for many Americans. This came largely due to issues with Russia which is something we have not had to deal with since the end of the Cold War. However, as tensions rise between the governments...

Trump Dismisses CIA Claims

Donald Trump adresses his supporters in Fayetteville, North Carolina after his victory.

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

December 21, 2016

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has conducted an assessment confirming Russia orchestrated the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to help president-elect Donald Trump win the election. These accusations have not only prompted President Obama to investigate the alleged Russian hacking,...

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...

Es Confirmado: Estados Unidos deja a Siria después de recibir una amenaza de Rusia.

El tío Sam representando a Estados Unidos.

Veronica De Varona, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

En Octubre 28, John Kerry, el secretario de Estado de Estados Unidos advirtió a Lavrov (Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores de Rusia) que detuviera el bombardeo de Alepo, Siria  o de lo contrario los Estados Unidos iba  a suspender  toda la cooperación y la diplomacia con Rusia. De acuerdo con las...

Recap: February 29 – March 6

Teargas used at Greek-Macedonian border, backlash in France over dismantled migrant camp, Justice Thomas speaks and NASA's Scott Kelly returns from space in this week's recap.

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 6, 2016

International Affairs Syria’s cease-fire frays as Russia resumes airstrikes "Syria’s hard-won truce began to fray Sunday, with Russian warplanes resuming airstrikes on towns and villages in the north and fresh reports of artillery fire across several front lines. The violence came on only the s...

Recap: February 22 – 28

Siamak Namazi's, Iranian-American detained in Iran, father arrested, Ramon Castro dies, Hillary Clinton wins South Carolina and KKK clashes in California.

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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