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Indian Water Crisis Cause and Effect: Political and Agricultural

Alexandra Wallace, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

20 million people without water, 9,000 troops and paramilitaries deployed, 19 dead, and 70 percent of groundwater guzzled by sugar-cane. What if you lived in a country where politics and agriculture drained the last amount of...

Shannon Reilly, Op-Ed Editor

May 5, 2016

On March 16, 2016, President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States, to fill the seat left vacant by the recent demise of Justice Antonin Scalia. Following Scalia's unexpected...

Taking the Minimum to the Maximum

Maya Freeman, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

On March 29th, California Governor Jerry Brown decided on a deal that is going to raise California’s minimum wage to fifteen dollars an hour. This will make California the first state in the U.S. to have a fifteen dollar min...

Juliana Hartley, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

632 terrorist attacks have occurred so far in 2016. 6,013 innocent people had their lives robbed and 8,018 individuals had their lives altered by injuries sustained from hateful acts claimed by Islamic terrorist group, ISIS. The...

Take Me Out to a Ball Game: U.S. and Cuban Relations Improve

Clarissa Guglielmelli, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Since 1898, The United States and Cuba have had their share of ups and downs. Now, both countries are trying to improve their connections by tackling problems head on. After the Brussels attack, many expected President Barack...

Altering Labor Laws in France

Alicia Naicker, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Notorious for its relaxed labor laws and lenient work week, France’s government is under fire for recent changes to their labor laws. Setting the background for employers to utilize ethical working practices and for employees...

Alliance on the line: China and North Korea

Amal Sorathia, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Capital of North Korea, Pyongyang launched its fourth nuclear test along with a ballistic missile in early 2016, which led to complications with its relationship with China’s capital, Beijing. Due to this, Beijing publicly supported...

Sanders Competitively Catches Caucuses in Western States

Lukas Chang, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

We have all heard of a certain billionaire from New York running for president. We have all heard his somewhat controversial statements. But beside Mr. Trump, we have a large story unraveling in the background happening just this...

Warning: Global Warming

Brendan Dickson, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

California is no stranger to climate change. We’ve recently pulled through a four-year, record-shattering drought—proof enough that the earth is, in fact, warming. The El Niño winter was a lifesaver, bringing much-needed...

Brussels: Latest Target of Terrorist Attacks

Anna Jevtic, Sameehah Hussain, Ashley Anderson, and Emma Kreider

March 23, 2016

On March 22nd in Brussels, Belgium, ISIS launched a terrorist attack on an airport and a subway station, killing thirty people and wounding at least 230. Two of the explosions occurred at the Brussels’ international airport outside o...

A Sensational Super Tuesday

Ashley Anderson, Wilcox and the World Editor

March 7, 2016

As we near election day on November 8th, the candidates push harder than ever before to win supporters across the nation. Several candidates have already been left in the dust of their more popular rivals, including Jeb Bush, Chr...

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