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What COVID-19 Tells us About Climate Change

Smog thins in Los Angeles. National Geographic

Analise Draghi, World News Editor

April 14, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s likely that most people have heard of its impact on the environment as more and more populations are required to quarantine: posts of dolphins returning to the canals of Venice, elephants breaking into Chinese villages, and animals roaming city streets have blown...

How has Covid-19 Affected Schooling Worldwide?

A classroom is seen empty ahead of the state-wide school closures in Ohio, in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, inside West Milton Exempted Village School District in West Milton, Ohio, U.S., March 13, 2020. REUTERS/Kyle Grillot

Analise Draghi, World News Editor

April 6, 2020

“Do we demand the kids still master the same amount of content? Do we add additional time to the (next) school year? Start two or three weeks early to try to recoup some of that time?” Sarah Woodward, a math teacher at a technical high school in Cincinnati, worries, like many around the globe, what...

Earth’s New Mini-Moon

A view of 2020 CD3 as seen from the Gemini Observatory in Hawaii. Gemini Observatory/NSF’s National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory/AURA/G. Fedorets

Analise Draghi, World News Editor

March 19, 2020

Earth has a new mini-moon: a car-sized asteroid has been discovered orbiting the globe on February 15, according to Smithsonian Magazine.  The mini-moon, which is officially named  2020 CD3, was discovered by two astronomers at the Catalina Sky Survey in Arizona. Astronomers were able to captur...

“Stay low and do not make any loud noises”: a Look Inside the Thailand Shooting

“Stay low and do not make any loud noises”: a Look Inside the Thailand Shooting

Analise Draghi, World News Editor

February 26, 2020

Thailand is reeling from its deadliest mass shooting in recent history. An event that seems so common in the United States, Thai people are struggling to come to terms with the shooting, which lasted 18 hours, took 29 lives, and wreaked havoc on the minds of many.  The gunman, a 32-year-old soldier, according...

Bushfires in Australia Strengthen the Country’s Climate Movement

Bushfires in Australia Strengthen the Country's Climate Movement

Shannon DelGuercio

February 20, 2020

  According to CNN, on November 12, 2019, a catastrophic fire danger was declared in Sydney, Australia. By early December, the city found that the air quality was eleven times worse than the “hazardous” level. Meanwhile, devastating blazes burned across the continent, strongest in New So...

Harvey Weinstein Trial

Harvey Weinstein Trial

Sarah Sehgal, Layout Editor

February 20, 2020

In early January, the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein commenced in a Manhattan courthouse. Weinstein has been accused of five felonies and if charged could be sentenced to life in prison. Over 90 women have accused him of sexual misconduct. A total of six testified during his trial. The allegations agai...

Survivors Return to Death Camp After 75 years

Survivors Return to Death Camp After 75 years

Tiffany Blanchard, Layout Editor

February 13, 2020

On Monday, January 27th, more than 200 survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp gathered to mark 75 years of the camp’s liberation, and many will do so for the last time. Elderly survivors from the United States, Israel, South America, Russia, and elsewhere met presidents, prime ministers and...

Adding Insult to Injury: the Eighth Democratic Debate

Following a muddled caucus in Iowa, seven Democratic primary candidates gathered in New Hampshire, the next state to vote, for a fractious debate which served only to highlight the volatility of the field. From left to right: Andrew Yang, Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar, and Tom Steyer. Photo credits: Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

Vincent Jiang

February 11, 2020

MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE—It has not been a good week for the Democratic Party. The crowded primary’s sky-high hopes for the Iowa caucuses, the first in the nation, imploded spectacularly on Monday night as the vote results were delayed for days on end and resulted in a split and inconclusive ver...

A Global Scare: The Wuhan Coronavirus

A Global Scare: The Wuhan Coronavirus

Analise Draghi, World News Editor

February 10, 2020

A stuffy nose, cough, sore throat, fever, shortness of breath. It could be a common virus, like the flu- or it could be the epidemic coronavirus. According to WebMD, a coronavirus is fairly common, and most people are infected with some type at least once in their life. There have been two outbre...

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Kobe and His Gigi, at a Mavericks game, just a few months ago.

Michael Oestreich

February 3, 2020

At around 9:00 AM PST, on January 26th, a helicopter carrying former NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and several other passengers crashed into the side of a mountain in Calabasas. There were no survivors. This news has come as a great shock and heartbreak to many, as Bryant was widely idolized a...

Starting Off the Decade Right: 2020 Census

The new decade begins with a count of the US population.        via fcw.com

Analise Draghi, World News Editor

January 28, 2020

What seems like an irrelevant count of state populations every decade actually has dire consequences if not accurate. With April 1, National Census Day, fast approaching, New Jersey’s one shot this decade to secure a sufficient amount of federal funds is on the line. The census, which is mandated by the Constit...

Australian Inferno

Burnt buildings in New South Wales. Via AFP

Analise Draghi, World News Editor

January 28, 2020

Unbearable heat. Smoke. Ash. Destruction. Australia’s fires are out of control. Blazing since late July, these fires show no sign of stopping. Similar to the Amazon rainforest, fire seasons are normal in Australia and are ignited through natural causes, but the extent to which these fires burn is ce...

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