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Trump Launches Missile Attack on Syrian Airbase

Trump Launches Missile Attack on Syrian Airbase

Irene Ciocirlan, Reporter

April 24, 2017


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Trump’s sudden change in platform culminated into a deadly attack. In response to a chemical weapons attack that killed innocent Syrian civilians, the United States launched a missile on a government airbase in Syria on Thursday, April 6. This strike was the first military action the US governm...

Civilians in Danger: Mosul Battle

Civilians in Danger: Mosul Battle

Daniella Mimoso, Reporter

April 21, 2017


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As Iraqi forces and The Islamic State clash, Mosul civilians are taking the brunt of the casualties. Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, was taken over by the Islamic State (IS). This has caused the Iraqi government to try to recapture the city that was once theirs. The battle began on March...

Uber President Quits In Midst of Controversy

Uber President Quits In Midst of Controversy

Emily Liesch, Reporter

April 10, 2017


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After just six months, Uber is in search of a new leader. Jeff Jones, President of Uber, resigned from his position at the rideshare company on Sunday, March 19, 2017 amid controversies surrounding actions Uber has taken in the past few months. The former Target executive’s decision came just six m...

Free College Faces Roadblocks in the United States

Free College Faces Roadblocks in the United States

Brooke Daniels, Reporter

March 31, 2017


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The term free college in the United States is so far removed from discussion that it is almost an outlawed statement. Although several countries have already embraced the idea of free higher education, the U.S. has not. Most believe America is far behind other countries in terms of affordability of an ...

North Korea Launches Four Missiles in Protest

North Korea Launches Four Missiles in Protest

Irene Ciocirlan, Reporter

March 29, 2017


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The North Korean threat continues to elevate. North Korea launched four missiles into the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea. Three landed inside Japan’s exclusive economic zone, with the fourth landing close by. The projectiles launched from the base in Tongchang-ri on Monday, March 6 a...

Great Barrier Reef Dying, Not Dead Say Scientists

Lexie Corcoran, Reporter

March 29, 2017


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One of the great natural wonders of the world is in its last throes. The Great Barrier Reef is known for its strikingly beautiful colors, amazing depths and large perimeter. However, it is no longer as vivid as it once was. It has now become a bare and desolate wasteland. The cause? Us. Located o...

World Reacts to Trump Immigration Ban

World Reacts to Trump Immigration Ban

Brooke Daniels, Reporter

March 24, 2017


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Protesters and world leaders lifted their voices over the actions of one man. Trump signed Executive Order 13769 on January 27th, 2017, but most of the effects of the ban were blocked in court by February 3rd. All seven of the targeted countries have refuted Trump’s actions regarding their countries, and ind...

Trump’s Executive Order: The Impact on Families and Refugees

Irene Ciocirlan, Copy Editor

February 28, 2017


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A 4-month-old Iranian girl trying to come to the United States for life saving heart surgery was denied a visa. An executive order signed by President Trump on January 27, 2017 temporarily blocked travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The countries involved are Iran, Iraq...

Britain Moves Closer to Leaving European Union

Joel Neuschwander, Reporter

February 28, 2017


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Soon enough, Britain might be going solo. The United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland) has been a part of the European Union since 1973, but if a recent government ruling holds true, a divorce may be in store. On February 1st, members of the United Kingdom parliament vot...

Half a Million March on Washington

Half a Million March on Washington

Emily Liesch, Copy Editor

February 28, 2017


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An estimated 470,000 people participated in the Women’s March in Washington, D.C on Saturday, January 21, 2017, but the participants weren’t just women. Men, women, and children all flocked to the United States Capitol in support of the march. Organizers of the march said their mission is to “sen...

Quebec shooting leaves six dead

Quebec shooting leaves six dead

Abby Shapiro, Feature Reporter

February 16, 2017


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A place where many come to look for light in life became a place of horror and havoc. On January 29, 2017, an armed gunman entered a local mosque in Quebec City, Canada, where he is responsible for injuring eight people and killing six. According to CNN, Quebec police report that the gunman wore black...

Polish Military Teaches Women Free Self Defense

Polish Military Teaches Women Free Self Defense

Adeena Syed, Reporter

February 2, 2017


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While giving free self defense classes to women may seem like a great idea on the surface, in this case, there may be more to it than meets the eye. With so many global events in the news recently, Poland has managed to slip under the radar. However, they attracted attention from across the globe whe...

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