Remembering the 41st President, George Herbert Walker Bush

John Tondora ‘20

January 19, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Gone Without Grins

Sejal Agarwal '20

April 9, 2018

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On Monday, February 19, 110 school girls from the district of Dapchi, Nigeria are taken by a jihadist group, presumably Boko Haram. Monday was a testing day for the youth residents of Dapchi, Nigeria. Many female students had assemb...

North Korean Participates in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics: Hope for the Future?

Daphne Tang ‘19

April 9, 2018

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Throughout the centuries, the Winter Olympics has united the hearts and minds of the international community in the spirit of athleticism. As Yuna Kim, an internationally renowned figure-skater from South Korea, lighted the O...

NRA: The Pressure To Act

Sri Guttikonda ‘20

April 9, 2018

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3 months. 18 school shootings. 21 deaths. The number of deaths vary, the locations vary, but the choice of weapon remains the same: guns. With the recent Parkland shooting, the debate over gun control has reemerged stronger than eve...

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