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Emerging Virus Spreads Across Brazil

Emerging Virus Spreads Across Brazil

Doug Marr, Politics Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under Politics, Showcase

Fũtbol fans from around the world massed in the Brazilian city of Natal in 2014 to watch that year’s World Cup. Unfortunately for Natal, the World Cup wasn’t the only major occurrence caused by that international congregation. It was only a few weeks later that people started arriving at hospitals c...

Happy Nuclear Year!

Happy Nuclear Year!

Jordan Roiland, Politics Writer

January 26, 2016


Filed under Politics, Showcase

The nuclear weapon game has changed drastically since the first bomb was dropped on Japan. Since the bomb's discovery, the technology and production of nuclear bombs have drastically improved. There are at least ten known nations known to have nuclear power. Russia has approximately 7,500 warheads, with the U.S. close behind at 7,200. These two nations are the only true conten...

Are We as Safe as We Think?

Are We as Safe as We Think?

Shaan Khan, Politics Writer

January 26, 2016


Filed under Politics

Terrorism has always been a major concern in the American mindset since the tragedy of 9/11/2001.  But, almost 15 years later, is this horrifying concern behind us or is it an unending distress? Just last year, we experienced the Paris and California shootings linked with an overseas terrorist group,...

Journalism: The Dangerous Fight for Freedom

Journalism: The Dangerous Fight for Freedom

Gabrielle Safian, Politics Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under Politics

One of the most dangerous jobs today is journalism. Uncovering the hidden secrets in international affairs and releasing groundbreaking stories has had serious consequences. In America, journalists are extremely unlikely to be killed or jailed as a result of their work. In other countries, however, jo...

Hillary Feeling the Bern

Hillary Feeling the Bern

Megan Neuman, Politics Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under Politics

Recent polls released this past week have shown a surge in support for Senator Bernie Sanders as the caucus elections in Iowa rapidly approach. In poll done by Quinnipiac University, Senator Sanders was found to be leading the race in Iowa with 49 percent support compared to Hillary Clinton’s m...

Conflicts with Drones Surge

Conflicts with Drones Surge

Danielle Weschler, Guest Contributor

January 22, 2016


Filed under Politics

The growing popularity of the use of drones has sparked thoughts on whether or not the United States government should place regulations on the device. Since drones are so cheap and easy to obtain, some fear that people will be careless and cause drones to collide with passenger planes and result in...

Money Laundering Scandal Erupts in Florida Police Department

Money Laundering Scandal Erupts in Florida Police Department

Huma Ilyas, Political Writer

January 21, 2016


Filed under Politics

Recently, FBI Agents and the Miami-Herald uncovered that the Bal Harbour Police Department and the Glades County Sheriff’s Office had been setting up vast money laundering schemes. The Bal Harbour Police department were going after illegal international drug dealers and while making millions of doll...

Obama Sparks Controversy Over Gun Regulations

Obama Sparks Controversy Over Gun Regulations

Doug Marr, Politics Writer

January 21, 2016


Filed under Politics

ñIncreasing gun regulations has always been one of the goals of President Obama’s administration, but progress thus far has been arrested due to opposition in Congress. However, the president’s speech on gun control last Tuesday may indicate that the New Year will bring greater changes to this i...

Unguided Iranian Missiles Land in the Vicinity of Western Ships

Unguided Iranian Missiles Land in the Vicinity of Western Ships

Shaan Khan, Politics Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Politics

On December 26, Western crew members aboard the USS Harry S. Truman and several other Western craft came to a fearful surprise.  While sailing through the Strait of Hormuz into the Gulf of Oman, the an American aircraft carrier came dangerously close to Iranian rockets as shown by a black-and-white v...

Paris Attacks’ Influence on the Syrian Refugee Admittance Process

Paris Attacks’ Influence on the Syrian Refugee Admittance Process

Huma Ilyas, Politics Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Politics

Since the November 2015 attacks in Paris, there have been many controversial arguments regarding the process of admitting Syrian refugees in the United States. The fundamental question is, will America ignore or help these innocent people? Recently, there has been political division amongst the states c...

Political Division over Syrian Refugees in America

Political Division over Syrian Refugees in America

Jordan Roiland, Politics Writer

January 19, 2016


Filed under Politics

A current and pressing issue today revolves around the crumbling Middle East. Many terrorist groups such as IS (commonly known as ISIS) and Al-Qaeda are wreaking havoc in Syria and globally. Understandably so, many innocent civilians are attempting to leave Syria as refugees and attain a better life elsewh...

Oregon Militia Standoff Continues

Oregon Militia Standoff Continues

Laura Grajales, Politics Writer

January 5, 2016


Filed under Politics

What started out as a legal battle between the Hammond family and the state has turned into a full-scale militia standoff in a federal government building in Oregon. Led by Ammon and Ryan Bundy, an anti-government group took siege of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, January 2. The militants' dema...

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