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Asian Racism and Recent Attacks

Kimi Matibag, Columnist April 8, 2021

“Ching chong” “Can you even see with those eyes?” “Don’t eat my dog-” “Your food looks and smells disgusting- who eats that stuff?” “You’re the reason for this virus.”   Look at these words. These are real...

‘It could have been me’

‘It could have been me’

Devyn Marie, Lead Editor April 1, 2021

A feminist power movement has gone global in light of the murder of Sarah Everard. Due to the pandemic, authorities encouraged residents of Brixton, London not to use public transport and to opt for walking or driving, and that’s exactly what she did....

The Daft Punk Duo

Daft Punk splits up

Angelina Dujmic, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

The French music duo Daft Punk broke up after spending 28 years making music together. The duo had hits such as “Get Lucky” and “I Feel It Coming.” They were also known for their disinterest in fame, wearing helmets as a way to remain anonymous.    The...

A rioter in Spain

Riots Across Spain

Angelina Dujmic, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

On Tuesday, riots broke out across Spain due to the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel. Hasel was charged with glorifying terrorism and slandering of the crown, and will be serving a nine-month sentence.   As a result of the rapper’s arrest, the...

The Achievements of the COVID Vaccine

The Achievements of the COVID Vaccine

Angelina Dujmic, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

We are still in the midst of the pandemic, so things may look like they are progressing slowly, but in reality we have broken many expectations in a short timespan.    The development of a vaccine typically takes 10-15 years, and that is if...

Cultural Genocide of Uyghur Muslims in China

Cultural Genocide of Uyghur Muslims in China

Caitlin Bailey, Columnist January 25, 2021

Never again. Those words that the world promised itself 75 years ago have seemingly been forgotten. Never again is happening right now, and has been for the past few years – and no one is doing anything about it.   Since around 2017, the...

Lack of Funding for Eye and Brain Diseases

Lack of Funding for Eye and Brain Diseases

Pranavi Vuppala, Journalist December 15, 2020

We have all heard of Alzheimer’s, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), or even Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) (most commonly known as sociopathy). But how about Duane Syndrome? Neuroblastoma? Frontotemporal dementia? All of these words are...

COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine

Caitlin Bailey, Global News Columnist December 7, 2020

In a turbulent time with cases rising daily, the world is in need of a solution to COVID-19, and thanks to Pfizer and Moderna, two research/pharmaceutical it might have one. Both Pfizer and Moderna have reported successes for their vaccine trials, and...

A Face Mask

Consumption of Disposable Masks During the COVID-19 Epidemic

Molly Bomar, Journalist December 3, 2020

The 2020 CoronaVirus epidemic has killed over 1 million people worldwide and caused a spike in the demand for disposable sanitation supplies. The sudden necessity for face coverings is also apparent as this is the best way to prevent contracting it.    According...

A Photo Depicting the Riots in Peru

What’s Happening in Peru?

Caitlin Bailey, Global News Columnist December 1, 2020

Peru, home to part of the Amazon rainforest and popular tourist attractions like Machu Picchu, is in political turmoil following the swearing in of its newest president, Manuel Merino.    Peru’s Congress removed the previous president, Martín...



Molly Bomar, Journalist November 20, 2020

A new study at Cardiff University found that an ingredient in some tested mouthwashes might help kill COVID-19 in saliva and thus slow the spread of the virus.    Patients participated in a clinical trial at the University Hospital of Wales...

Two Muslim Women Stabbed in France

Two Muslim Women Stabbed in France

Caitlin Bailey, Global News Columnist November 5, 2020

Two hijab-wearing Muslim women were stabbed near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France by two white Parisian women.    The altercation took place on October 18, 2020. One of the Muslim women, Amel (19), was stabbed 3 times and has since been discharged...

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