Coronavirus: Spreading Out of China and Into the Global Economy

Diya Jain ‘23

March 3, 2020

In recent months, the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Wuhan, China, sparked a wide-scale global pandemic that now rivals the infamous influenza virus in the great world of infections. As the death toll rises and outbreaks become...

Trump’s New Budget Proposal

Sungwon Chung ‘22

March 3, 2020

On February 10, President Trump proposed a $4.8 trillion budget plan. The plan, which cuts back on several social benefits, faces high criticism from many of the Democratic candidates for the 2020 presidential election. Accordin...

The Iowa Caucus and the New Hampshire Primary

Christian Muisener ‘23

March 3, 2020

On February 3rd, the long-awaited Iowa Caucus for the Democratic party took place. After a prolonged struggle with the new voting technology, the American public got the results on the 6th of February. Pete Buttigieg led with 13 dele...

What Phase One Means for the U.S.-China Relationship

Sarah Ouyang ’22

February 11, 2020

On Wednesday, January 15, President Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He met in the White House to sign a trade deal called “Phase One” as part of a wider negotiation that may span months or years. The public reaction to t...

Tea Time with the Royals

Carys Law ‘21

February 9, 2020

On January 19, Prince Harry of the English royal family officially addressed his decision to give up his royal title in favor of a more private lifestyle with his wife, Meghan Markle, and their  Child, Archie.     ...

The Senate Impeachment Trial

Cameron Mays ‘21

February 9, 2020

 The Senate opened their trial on January 22 after weeks of hearings in the House that ended with President Trump being impeached. There were then more weeks of waiting as Nancy Pelosi elected to not immediately send the Art...

Millions Already in Re-education Camps, and Millions More to Come

Yuying Wang ‘23

February 9, 2020

Uyghurs: a predominantly Turkic-speaking ethnic group primarily from China’s northwestern region of Xinjiang. Since April of 2017, China has established hundreds of re-education camps to detain Uyghurs, in addition to other M...

A Step Forward in China

Carys Law ‘21

January 31, 2020

Currently, same-sex marriage is not viewed as legitimate by the government in China, but the acknowledgment of petitions regarding LGBTQ rights is a huge step forward for those seeking for their love to be finally recognized....

A New Era in Lebanon

Owen Luo ‘23

January 31, 2020

The government of Lebanon has been corrupt for a long time, and the people were always angry. These groups of politicians gained power when they won the Lebanese Civil War 30 years ago and have caused massive inequality. Rece...

Conflict with Iran

Emily Woo ‘22

January 31, 2020

On January 3, the targeted killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani became the breaking point of the long-simmering tensions between the U.S. and Iran.    United States President Donald Trump authorized the killing of S...

The Australian Bushfires: A Crisis in Action

Cameron Mays ‘21

January 3, 2020

Starting in late August, bushfires in Australia have ravaged the country and show no signs of stopping. Bushfires are common in Australia, usually occurring during the dry season, which is December to March. However, the fires, s...

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