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The Resurgence of Modern Piracy

Lukas Chang, Lit-Art Editor

April 19, 2017

Even at the turn of the 21st century, piracy was a formidable and frustrating obstacle for commercial ships passing through one of the many buccaneer-infested areas. For about a year, pirate raids were conducted almost every day...

Faith at Work: Controversy Over Religious Ruling

Catalina Rao, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

The European Union’s highest court caused an uproar when it revealed its decision to allow employers to restrict religious and political symbols in the workplace as they see fit. The issue arose when it became clear that hijabs...

Facebook Fights Fake News

Sara Hamidi, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

Facebook and Twitter are typically utilized as platforms to share photos with friends or interact with peers online. But recently, the two major social media platforms  have been criticized for not  going far enough to handle...

Prioritizing the Protection of Female Marines

Alicia Naicker, Op-Ed Editor

April 19, 2017

Marines have paved their way through the armed forces as “the few and the proud.” Built on a close knit and strict community, their platform emphasizes unity and respect among their members. However, a recent leak on social...

Fukushima Forgotten: High Radiation Levels in Japan

Emma Torzec, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

For residents of villages affected by the Fukushima nuclear disaster back in 2011, the dangerously high levels of radiation recorded early February 2017 are sounding very familiar. In 2011, large amounts of radiation released...

Carbon Tax Combats Climate Change

Dana Lee, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017

Climate change has drastically worsened over the past few decades, with most of the warming occurring over the last thirty-five years. Sea levels are rising, arctic ice is declining, and oceans are quickly becoming more acidic....

Post-Inaugural Protest and Political Efficacy

Emma Kreider, News Editor

March 16, 2017

Since the January 20th inauguration of President Donald Trump, protests have erupted across the nation. Some targeted individuals directly, such as the Anti-Trump protests rallying under the cry of “not my president,” or the UC B...

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