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Trump’s Proposed Israel-Palestine Peace Plan

Trump’s Proposed Israel-Palestine Peace Plan

Kavya Weaver '20, Current Events Editor

February 29, 2020

Few controversies rage on as bitterly as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a contentious and ongoing dispute that originated in the early 20th century. The history behind this conflict is very complex, but the fighting is primarily between the Palestinian Arabs and Israeli Jews for the right to own the p...

The 2020 State of the Union Address

The 2020 State of the Union Address

Dallas Mercurio, Co-Chief Editor

February 29, 2020

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 :  A day before the Senate was scheduled to cast their final votes regarding his removal from office, President Trump, the 45th president of the United States, gave his State of the Union address to the United States House of Representatives. This was Trump’s third State...

Impeachment Outcome

Isabella Viator '22, Magazine Editor

February 29, 2020

On December 18, 2019, amidst holiday preparations and festivities, the third president in US history was impeached: Donald J. Trump. After the initial shock and reactions, many Americans began to wonder what would happen next. Everyone under 18 in America had not been alive to see previous impeachme...

Brexit: British Exit

Angela McKinzie ’21, Assistant News Editor

February 29, 2020

On June 23, 2016, the news sent a sound wave across the world: the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. After this day, it felt like every news outlet only had time to cover Brexit, the term coined to reference this event, and dissect what this means for Europe and, possibly, the world. Howev...

Out of the Ashes: An Update on the Australian Bushfires and the Path to Recovery

Out of the Ashes: An Update on the Australian Bushfires and the Path to Recovery

Kavya Weaver '20, News Editor

February 28, 2020

The scenery of many areas of Australia right now is almost otherworldly. The charred, smoking remains of once verdant forests and the blazing red haze over active fires is reminiscent of a post apocalyptic hellscape. Although the wreckage left behind by the fires is absolutely tragic, the impacts ...

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 ...

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