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The Many Lives that Define Who We Are

Tyler McNierney, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

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Before I begin, allow me to say that it is completely up to you to believe what I will be presenting in this article. The information that I have gathered for this article on death may be entirely different from what your own...

The Zika Virus: A Closer Inspection

Shannon Reilly, Op-Ed Editor

February 28, 2016

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The world is cowering before a tiny insect—the mosquito. It is the vector of an increasingly threatening disease whose geographical range has expanded well beyond the initial point of outbreak—Brazil, 2015—and infected a...

El Nino vs the Drought

Paris Richardson, Photo Editor

February 28, 2016

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The El Nino has delivered some much needed rain and precipitation to California this season, and it will continue, subduing into late winter and the beginning of spring. The El Nino, though, is far from ending the drought. Thus, ...

Amtrak Train Derailment Leaves No Tracks

Sahil Shah, Sci-Tech Editor

February 28, 2016

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On the night of May 12,  2015, an Amtrak Northeast Regional train, Train 188, headed towards New York City from Washington D.C.  The train derailed at the Northeast Corridor in the Port Richmond area in Philadelphia. Of the...

What is Fair about Fare Cuts

Sarah Yang, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

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Their office stands on four rolling wheels. Their constant company on the cold silent streets lies within the lonesome sceneries and hissing engines subdued by tones from the radio. They are the Uber drivers. Respect the drivers....

No Relief for Refugee Children

Alicia Naicker, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

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A pro-democracy protest gone awry after the arrest and torture of teenagers set the spark that began the civil unrest in Syria that now effects most of continental Europe. A simple objective of removing an autocratic leader from...

Aid to Syria

Ruqayyah Sorathia, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

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The Syrian war has been going on for five consecutive years. People of Madaya are besieged with hunger that is finally beginning to take its toll. Hunger is being used as a weapon, and people don’t know what to do. One refugee...

Nuke Scare

Brendan Dickson, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

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For many Americans, the far-off threat of North Korea’s nukes just got a lot more real. On January 6, 2016, the government-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) released a statement claiming that the country had detonated a...

Let It Go: China’s One Child Policy Comes to an End

Clarissa Guglielmelli, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

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After easing up on their one child policy in 2013, China has finally let go of this policy altogether. After almost 40 years, China is now allowing two children per couple throughout the country. Through internet protests, strikes,...

Yes Means Yes: California’s Consent Classes

Samia Abbasi, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

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Healthy communication builds healthy relationships—whether it is in regards to friendships, love, family, or coworkers. Being able to explain your feelings to one another and working through problems through words, without huge...

What is the Gun Debate?

Lukas Chang, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

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With the presidential term ending for Obama and a new election coming up with some rather interesting characters, we are faced with issues such as taxes, the middle class, and, of course, guns. The gun debate is an ongoing...

Bowe Bergdahl

Paris Richardson, Photo Editor

January 29, 2016

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Story and News podcasts are gaining popularity in this modern world.  Serial is finally back after a hiatus of nearly an entire year. The first season featured the compelling mystery of the murder of Hae Min Lee in Baltimore...

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