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Twitter Diplomacy and Why We Shouldn’t Bomb Syria

Twitter Diplomacy and Why We Shouldn’t Bomb Syria

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion, Top Stories

A suspected chemical attack on Apr. 7 in the rebel-held Syrian city of Douma killed at least 42 people and injured 500 more. The poisonous gas, which targets the respiratory system by causing breathing problems, was released by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government onto citizens of his own countr...

The U.S. Government: Taking the Interventionist Approach

The U.S. Government: Taking the Interventionist Approach

Jake Paz, Opinion Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

Throughout history, the United States has switched stances on how it should handle foreign policy; wavering between isolationist and internationalist resulting in a U.S. that could not be anymore interventionist as it is today. As a global superpower some may say that it is the U.S.'s duty to protect...

How Effective is Propaganda?

How Effective is Propaganda?

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

To many, propaganda is only classified by political cartoons or commercials about dogs in the pound or women empowerment. However, propaganda is really information that may be biased and used to promote a specific point of view. Photographs that go viral on social media leave an impact on the person...

Recap: April 25 – May 1

Recap: April 25 – May 1

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

May 1, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

International Affairs Obama announces an additional 250 special operations forces to Syria "President Barack Obama announced Monday an additional 250 special operations forces will be sent to Syria in the coming weeks in a speech in Hannover, Germany, in an effort to stem the influence and sp...

Obama Sends 250 More Troops to Syria

Obama Sends 250 More Troops to Syria

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Briefs, International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

On Monday, April 25, Obama confirmed that 250 more troops would be sent to help fight against the Islamic State (or ISIS) forces still in power within Syria. Obama's decision to deploy 220 additional troops to Syria was first announced on Sunday during his meeting with the German leader, Merkel....

Recap: April 4 – 10

Recap: April 4 – 10

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

April 10, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

International Affairs Greece Starts Deporting Migrants to Turkey as E.U. Deal Takes Effect "They had braved risks and hardships to get to Greece, having crossed the narrow strait from Turkey in flimsy rafts like nearly a million others last year — with hundreds dying along the way. But on Mo...

Recap: March 14 – 20

Recap: March 14 – 20

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 20, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

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: February 29 – March 6

Recap: February 29 – March 6

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

March 6, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

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

Recap: February 22 – 28

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 28, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

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...

Recap: February 15 – 21

Recap: February 15 – 21

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 21, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

International Affairs  49 killed in U.S. airstrike targeting terrorists in Libya "American warplanes hit an ISIS camp in Libya where foreign fighters had been engaged in advanced training, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Friday. Noureddine Chouchane, a senior operative in the terrorist gro...

Recap: February 1 – 7

Recap: February 1 – 7

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 7, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

International Affairs Zika-linked condition: WHO declares global emergency "A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the World Health Organization. Experts are worried that the virus is spreading far and fast, with ...

Recap: January 11 – 17

Recap: January 11 – 17

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

January 17, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

International Affairs  Madaya Syria: Aid convoy reaches besieged town "An aid convoy has reached the besieged rebel-held Syrian town of Madaya, bringing vital food and medicines. Distribution will continue through the night to 40,000 people who have been trapped for six months by a government blockade and ...

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