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COVID-19 Panic Fuels Racist Sentiments

A mixture of fear and ignorance during the Coronavirus pandemic has brewed intense feelings of racism towards Asians.

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer

May 10, 2020

The outbreak of Coronavirus has generated fear amongst citizens of the world. Unfortunately, much of this fear and uncertainty has been transformed into xenophobic tendencies towards minority groups of immigrants. The brunt of these negative emotions has mainly been absorbed by Asians, particularly the...

The West at a Crossroad in Response to Saudi Journalist’s Disappearance

The West at a Crossroad in Response to Saudi Journalist's Disappearance

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who wrote critically of the Saudi kingdom and the royal family, went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul to obtain paperwork he needed to marry his fiance. The Saudi government is under intense international pressure as Turkish officials said...

Talks With No-Ko Should’ve Been a No-Go

Thankfully the summit didn't start with, end or even contain a bang.

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

July 13, 2018

North Korea has long been regarded as a major rogue force, acting against the general consensus of the world on topics such as denuclearization and peace with neighboring countries. They also have a long history of being ruled by dictators that have not been looked at favorably. As a result, President...

Tragedia en Texas

Las secuelas del tiroteo masivo.

Orestes Garcia, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

El pueblo de Sutherland Springs, en las afueras de la ciudad texana de San Antonio, perdió ayer al 4,2% de su población. Devin Patrick Kelley un ex-soldado de 26 años, asesinó a 26 e hirió a otros 30 de sus 643 habitantes cuando entró disparando desaforadamente a los feligreses congregados en un...

Till Death Do Us Part

The LGTBQ+ community continues to strive for equality as the United States makes a decision that sets the progress they have made back.

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

On Oct. 3, 2017, the world was in shock when the United States voted against the United Nations on a topic that had human rights activists enraged.  The U.S had voted against the condemning of the death penalty towards the LGBTQ+ community. This led the United States to join 13 other countries, who allow ...

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...

Creepy Clown Sightings

These creepy clowns are appearing all over the U.S. and Canada.

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016

Over the last couple of months, creepy clown occurrences have been sweeping through the United States and parts of Canada. Each clown sighting has appeared on social media and has led to the spread of videos of clowns in different locations. The social-media-fueled frenzy has caused others to look out...

2015 Climate Summit

The logo of the United Nations Climate Change Conference.

Daniela Quijano, Manging Editor

January 1, 2016

The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) took place in Paris from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11, where world leaders discussed climate issues and viable solutions. The expected outcome is a new international agreement on climate change, applicable to all, to keep global warming below 2°C. The first World...

New Ties Between the U.S. and Cuba

Reconciliation between the U.S. and Cuba made possible at recent Summit.

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

April 20, 2015

On Saturday, April 11, Raul Castro and Barack Obama brought a possible end to a century-long feud between Cuba and the United States. After attending the Summit, the two leaders met at a Panama City Convention Center where they began what is believed to be the beginning of great relations. O...

Consumers May Not Be to Blame for the Obesity Epidemic

Cartoon illustrating the failure of the government to recognize a serious and obvious problem.

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...

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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