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The Future of DACA

Kavya Weaver '20, News Editor

January 6, 2020

                  On November 12, the Supreme Court was presented with a series of arguments regarding DACA as part of their process of evaluating the legality of the program, ultimately culminating in a decision that will affect the lives o...

A Slightly Less Confusing Explanation of Impeachment

Dallas Mercurio '20, Co Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2020

Whispers of impeachment have been circulating through the minds of the American public since the results of the 2016 presidential election. Now that the impeachment inquiry hearings have started becoming public, many are wondering what does impeachment mean? Here are some answers for your political ques...

Mexico’s Drug War: The Fight That Never Ends

Angela McKinzie ’21, Assistant News Editor

December 16, 2019

For more than a decade, the war between drug cartels and the Mexican government has been an ongoing battle that only seems to escalate in each passing year. Since 2006, when the anti-drug campaigns began, the country has experienced “over three hundred thousand homicides,” and in 2018 they “hit a...

The Current State of Bolivia

The Current State of Bolivia

Olivia Smathers '21, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

          Recent election results and rising political tensions culminated in a military and civil coup removing former Bolivian president Evo Morales, the country’s leader of 14 years. After a controversial decision to run for a fourth term, contrary to term limits Morales himself had approved, h...

Chemical Attack in China

Angela McKinzie ’21, Assistant News Editor

December 16, 2019

While America remembered and thanked Veterans for their unwavering, patriotic service to this country, China was bracing for the effects of another attack on children—this time with chemicals.  On November 11th, fifty-one children and three teachers were all sprayed with caustic soda in Kaiyuan City ...

Assassination of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Kavya Weaver '20, News Editor

December 13, 2019

On October 26th, US forces raided a small compound outside of the village of Barisha in northern Syria, prompting the Islamic State leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, to kill himself and two of his children by igniting the suicide vest he was wearing. Al-Baghdadi’s death marks a major blow to the terro...

Kashmir Conflict: An Overview

Kashmir Conflict: An Overview

Maya Weaver '21, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

   There are moments in our lives that feel as if they were taken from a movie because they are so utterly unreal and astonishing. I experienced such an afternoon like this in the spring of 2012 after a bumpy and painfully long car ride from the Indian city of Amritsar to the India-Pakistan border. T...

Hurricane Dorian: How can you help?

Hurricane Dorian: How can you help?

Tess Malnight ‘21, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

In one of the worst natural disasters of this year, Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas and the southeastern United States over a month ago and continued the damage for two and a half weeks. In the Bahamas, which received the bulk of the damage, 90% of the buildings in the worst-hit areas have bee...

The Fires in the Amazon

Margaret Kepler ‘23, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

On August 22, 2019, in the countries of Brazil, Bolivia, and Paraguay, thousands of wildfires were incited, destroying trees of the Amazon Rainforest. An additional 1.4 billion acres of forest and 2.6 million square miles in the Amazon basin are currently at risk of burning down. During the dry season, wi...

The War in Yemen: Sanaa’s Crisis and Washington’s Apathy

The War in Yemen: Sanaa’s Crisis and Washington’s Apathy

Olivia Smathers ‘21, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Since 2014, an ongoing conflict of devastating proportions has wracked the Yemeni people. With estimates for civilian deaths ranging from 7,000 to 67,000 depending on the source, the war in Yemen certainly has earned its title as the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Approximately eighty percent of...

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