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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...

2020 Presidential Candidates

Nyiah Lance ‘22, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

This year’s election season has been one for the books. It has been the largest amount of presidential candidates and more female candidates than ever. On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, the presidential election will be underway. To give you a closer look, here are all of the candidates for the future p...

A Piece of France’s Heart: The Burning of the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris

A Piece of France’s Heart: The Burning of the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris

Angela McKinzie '21, Staff Writer

May 5, 2019

On Monday, April 15th, the news broke that a fire was ravaging the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, the over 800 year-old building that has embodied both Catholicism and France since it was first constructed. Parisians and the world alike looked on with devastation and grief as the flames covered the h...

Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Features Editor

May 5, 2019

In March 2019, dozens of celebrities were exposed for their involvement in the largest college admissions scandal known to date, a conspiracy nicknamed “Operation Varsity Blues” by the FBI agents investigating the case. Among that group includes Full House star Lori Loughlin and actress Felicity Huffman. The sca...

Overview of the 2020 Presidential Candidates

Overview of the 2020 Presidential Candidates

Kavya Weaver '20, News Editor

May 2, 2019

Disclaimer: At the time this article was written, a total of 23 elected government officials and public figures have filed to run for president. This number is subject to change and may not be current by the time of publication.   The great American leader Abraham Lincoln once said that “The ballot ...

Pope Francis’s Historic Visit to the United Arab Emirates

Pope Francis’s Historic Visit to the United Arab Emirates

Emma Holtz '20, Assistant Editor

March 9, 2019

Monday February 4, 2019 marked a historical first in papal history with Pope Francis’s arrival to the United Arab Emirates. The three-day trip kicked off with a visit to Abu Dhabi’s lavish presidential palace where Francis traded luxurious travel arrangements for his understated Kia Soul. Military ...

Solidarity or Strife? President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union Address to a Divided Nation

Solidarity or Strife? President Trump’s 2019 State of the Union Address to a Divided Nation

Kavya Weaver '20, News Editor

March 9, 2019

On February 5, millions of Americans watched President Donald Trump deliver his 2nd annual State of the Union address. In his characteristic provocative style, Trump offered both a conciliatory and divisive message. In an 82 minute speech, Trump covered a variety of controversial topics, including the construct...

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