The Catholic Church: Abuse and Its Implications

Claire Ho ‘20

April 14, 2019

On Thursday, February 21, 2019, the Catholic Church’s unprecedented, high-profile Rome summit on clerical sexual abuse began. Authorized by Pope Francis and dubbed the “Protection of Minors in the Church,” the meeting m...

Venezuela’s Leadership in Shambles

Ryan Zhang ‘20

April 14, 2019

Venezuela, a country that is already in great turmoil, suffered a huge blackout last week that has devastated the lives of all citizens. The people are without electricity and leadership of the country is uncertain as the pro...

Shutdown: When the Government Stops Operating

Claire Ho ‘20

February 16, 2019

Just last Friday, the longest government shutdown in history ended. The record-breaking 35-day shutdown saw the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019, having begun on December 22th, 2018, and having ended recently on January 25th,...

A Lean, Mean, and Green New Deal

Meredith Lou ‘20

February 16, 2019

It seems like yesterday when U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won her first election as the youngest woman in Congress ever and was sworn into office; however, she has wasted no time in making ambitious and dramati...

Remembering the 41st President, George Herbert Walker Bush

John Tondora ‘20

January 19, 2019

On November 30, 2018, just five months after the death of his wife of 73 years, President George Herbert Walker Bush passed in his sleep. Not just Americans, but people around the world awoke to the devastating news of his los...

Safe Spaces: The Paradigm of Free Speech

Claire Ho ‘20

December 8, 2018

In recent years, the use of the term “safe space” has increased dramatically. A Duke University report defines a “safe space” as “institutions on college campuses that are devoted to the needs of marginalized groups....

The Price of the U.S.-China Trade War

Ryan Zhang ‘20

December 8, 2018

Starting at the beginning of 2018, a trade dispute formed between the U.S. and China soon became an explosive trade war resulting in billions of dollars of tariffs on each side; this would subsequently harm both the manufacturers and...

China’s Term Limits Call for Controversy

Lily Chen ‘21

April 9, 2018

On February 25th, China shocked the world by approving the removal of the two term, 10 year limit set in Deng XiaoPing’s 1982 Constitution. With this new reform, current President of China, Xi JinPing, can stay in power beyo...

Does My Vote Matter?

Albert Gu ‘19

April 9, 2018

Among the political whirlwind of controversy storming the American media, one issue has remained largely hidden from the limelight — political gerrymandering, a threat to America’s democratic political process. In a string ...

West Virginia’s Teacher Strike Causes a Stir

Brian Yoon ‘19, Non-School News Editor

April 9, 2018

The work stoppage organized by teachers in West Virginia ended with the state governor Jim Justice, signing a bill that promises a 5% pay raise for state teachers, school staff, and police. Perhaps, the most significant American w...

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