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Not Everyone Just Stands And Watches

Annie Abreau, Reporter

June 6, 2016


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New Yorkers are known for their fast paced lives and disregard for their surroundings. In Captain America: The First Avenger, a scene set in the 50's shows a little boy being thrown into a river, unlike the New Yorkers that were already on the scene, Captain America jumped in to save the little boy....

The Impact of the Media on Mass Shootings

Chinnery Cheung, Reporter

April 21, 2016


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We live in a country where mass shootings occur more often than they should. Not only are guns easily accessible to people (easier in some states than others), but it is also a casual matter for one person to own an excessive amount of them. The media has instilled fear into the average American citizen,...

Boko Haram Is Turning Girls Into Suicide Bombers

Boko Haram Is Turning Girls Into Suicide Bombers

Chae-ann Lawrence, Reporter

April 21, 2016


Filed under Current Events

Terrorism has unfortunately become a main topic of conversation and has been in news headlines recently. We have mostly heard about ISIS, however, there are other terrible forms of terrorism. For example, Boko Haram based in Nigeria. Boko Haram has kidnapped young girls to use them as suicide bombers,...

The Zika Virus Outbreak

The Zika Virus Outbreak

Chae-ann Lawrence

February 10, 2016


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In recent news, there has been a Zika virus outbreak. This virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of this virus are a fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis. At first they're are usually mild symptoms that last several days to a week. People that live in Puerto...

The Cuban Thaw

Kevin Lam

February 9, 2016


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President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro turned over a new leaf last year.  Together, they announced the initiation of normalizing relations between Cuba and the United States. This is a collective success thanks to both presidents, Popes Francis in the Vatican City and also the Government...

A Month of Militia for Oregon

A Month of Militia for Oregon

William Byrd and David Mardakhayev, Reporters

February 6, 2016


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In a state known for its natural beauty, and diverse wild life, there was an intense standoff between the federal government and armed protesters. Though Oregon is neither close to our homes or hearts, the showdown that took place there raises a lot of questions on the management of public lands. The...

The Hydra of New York City

The Hydra of New York City

Annie Abreu, Reporter

February 6, 2016


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In Greek mythology, the demi god Hercules slayed a creature called Lernaean Hydra. With his sword, and a bit of fire, Hercules managed to slay the Hydra.  However, it wasn’t all that simple. If the Hydra’s head was cut off, it is said that one or multiple heads would grow back to take it’s plac...

The Empathy Gap

The Empathy Gap

William Byrd, Reporter

December 4, 2015


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In the month of November, the world has been brought back to the reality of our generation- Global Terrorism. Terrorist had once again attacked a modern, civilized and densely populated city.  While Paris was a horrific tragedy,  I am writing about the city of Beirut and its citizens. As well as an...

The Paris Attacks

The Paris Attacks

Chae-ann Lawrence, Reporter

December 4, 2015


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The world was saddened on November 13, 2015 in Paris, France when another terrorist orchestrated and killed over 100 people and injured over 300. The mastermind behind these attacks was Abdelhamid Abaaoud. He had been planning for 11 months to cause terror in Europe. The attacks on France played out...

Fracked, to Death

Fracked, to Death

David Mardakhayev, Reporter

December 4, 2015


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It’s no secret that oil makes the world go around, seeing that it powers just about everything humans need. The thing people don’t hear enough about is fracking for natural gas. This is the boogeyman for the environment. It’s the not so silent polluter of water and destroyer of the Earth. It is...

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