The Misguided Fight Against Vaccines

The MMR vaccine is crucial to stopping the spread of measles and other dangerous pathogens.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

There may have once been a legitimate debate as to whether the side effects of vaccines posed a risk greater than their benefit. Several correlational studies marginally supported the idea that some vaccines led to autism in children. However, the time when this debate was between two parties standing...

China Gives Credit Score a New Meaning

The Sesame Credit app is now used to track the social credit score of Chinese citizens.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019

The People's Republic of China has steadily been moving towards a totalitarian state, forcing the hand of Western allies on its path to a full indoctrination of the largest population on the planet. United States Vice President Mike Pence has criticized the implementation of this program, claiming that...

Long NASA to the Moon

NASA has semiformally reannounced their intentions to colonize the Moon and Mars.

Alexander Yagoda, Opinion Editor

November 24, 2018

United States President Donald Trump has made it no secret that his administration has a great admiration for advanced levels of space technology, as best seen in the announcement of the "Space Force," the new upcoming branch of the U.S. Military aimed at patrolling and controlling- you guessed it- space,...

Assigning Blame

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pay respects at the Tree of Life memorial.

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

There may not be a single event that can fundamentally rock a nation to the extent an act of terror can. Instances like the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue force the public to look amongst their own for answers to the multitude of questions that arise from such heinous acts. The motives for an...

Migrant Caravan: Send it Back?

Migrants from Nicaragua hold their flag while marching through Mexico.

Pablo Hanono, Lifestyle Editor

October 26, 2018

Looking past the Rio Grande on the southern border of the country lies a mosaic of similar countries that share common bonds with the United States. In spite of these ties, a crisis has emerged: a group of seven thousand migrants is marching towards the U.S.-Mexico border demanding entry. The caravan...

University Curriculum: USA vs Europe

Students have many options in what to do post-graduation, including attending universities either domestically or overseas.

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

August 25, 2018

A university education is widely regarded as a necessary measure of upward social mobility. With so many countries around the world, the curriculum of a university can vary widely, even between institutions within the same region. The United States and Europe have a large number of international students...

U.S. Government Relocates Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

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Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018

In a historic move by the U.S government, President Donald Trump has announced the moving of the U.S embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The embassy is set to open in late May in the Western section of the city. Jerusalem is the contested capital of the State of Israel, being claimed by both the Palestinian...

An In-Depth Analysis of the Delicacies and Disgraces Featured on Thanksgiving Menus

The beautiful Thanksgiving spread.

Natalia Rodriguez and Alexander Yagoda

November 29, 2017

Thanksgiving is the best American holiday, and that is a matter that is not up for contention. In fact, Thanksgiving is so important that Congress has declared it an official national holiday that is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November every year. Many people argue that the reason Thanksgi...

A Change for Cuban-American Relations

President Obama strove to make amends with the Cuban government, in an effort to end a lengthy, hostile relationship.

Albany Muria, News Editor

April 8, 2016

On Feb. 18, President Barack Obama announced his historic visit to Cuba, the first United States (U.S.) President to visit Cuba since 1959. The announcement, having followed over half of a century's worth of minimal relations, struck controversy throughout the nation. Obama’s encounter with Cuba’s President, Raul Castro, occurred in efforts to reconcile any hosti...

New Year, New Events!

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics logo

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

February 9, 2014

As the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are fast approaching many are getting ready to see the new olympic events that were added this year. Twelve new events were added for this years Winter Olympics; this includes mens, womens, mixed, and team events. Many are excited for all the new events that were...

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