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The Global Anti-Climate Change Movement Returns to the Streets

The Global Anti-Climate Change Movement Returns to the Streets

Gabe Wong, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2020

On September 25, the global climate strike movement, Fridays for Future, held a global day of protest. The end of summer has traditionally been the season of climate protesting. So, along with Fridays for Future, the Extinction Rebellion also held climate demonstrations around the world this September...

Kyrgyzstan Faces An Uncertain Future

TOPSHOT - People protest against the results of a parliamentary vote in Bishkek on October 5, 2020. (Photo by VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO / AFP) (Photo by VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP via Getty Images)

Lily Rutherford, Feature Editor

October 29, 2020

Political unrest has been growing in Kyrgyzstan throughout the past week following a parliamentary election, which protesters said was influenced by outside parties. Opposition protesters stormed government buildings on Monday, October 5 and took control of several government apparatuses. Police deployed te...

Greek Refugee Camp on Fire

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Siena Locante, Staff

October 8, 2020

The Moria refugee camp, located on the island of Lesbos, Greece, is one of the largest refugee camps in Europe. The camp has been well known for terrible conditions, such as overcrowding, rotting food, and little sanitation. On September 9 at around 10:00 p.m, the camp lit ablaze, displacing nearly 13,000...

Epic Games Intentionally Violates App Store Terms of Service, Names Apple, Google in Antitrust Suits.

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Gabe Wong, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2020

On August 13, Fortnite publisher Epic Games distributed an unauthorized update to their game, allowing users to buy in-game currency outside of the App Store’s and Play Store’s payment systems. This move led to the removal of Fortnite from the App Store and Play Store. Epic Games, in turn, filed a...

The Oil War; Why is the Cut not Big Enough?

The Oil War; Why is the Cut not Big Enough?

Theadora Soter, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2020

If you’re a regular consumer of oil in the United States chances are you have noticed a dramatic drop at your neighborhood gas station, but why? As the economy continues to close more and more each day due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been less of a need for the public to go out and use their...

Coronavirus Divides the Country Further

Coronavirus Divides the Country Further

Theadora Soter, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2020

On March 24th President Trump came out with a statement stating that he wants the whole country economically open by Easter, April 12. He said in his press conference, “You can’t just come in and say let’s close up the United States of America”, but health officials quickly disputed this statement...

COVID-19 Causes the Largest United States Economic Stimulus Package in History

COVID-19 Causes the Largest United States Economic Stimulus Package in History

Phia Bridge, Feature Editor

May 6, 2020

As of February 27, a bailout bill has been implemented in the United States to send financial aid to those who are suffering from the consequences of the coronavirus. This bill uses an astonishing $2.2 trillion dollars which will provide help for many Americans, small businesses, and hospitals in need. Before...

Senator Bernie Sanders Inspires Utahns To Vote

Senator Bernie Sanders Inspires Utahns To Vote

Anna Gardner, Staff

March 5, 2020

This week, on Monday March 1, Senator Bernie Sanders graced Utah with his presence. He held a rally at the Utah State Fair Park, just one day prior to super tuesday. People traveled from all over the state to show their support. Entering the fairgrounds you could feel the excitement in the air. A band...

Producer Harvey Weinstein Potentially Faces 29 Years in Prison

Producer Harvey Weinstein Potentially Faces 29 Years in Prison

Samara Jackson, Egan Cieslewicz, Kendalle, and Katherine Brain

March 4, 2020

On February 24, 2020 the New York Supreme Court found 67 year old producer, Harvey Weinstein guilty on two of five counts after over 26 hours of deliberation. They found him guilty of committing a criminal sex act against Miriam Haley in the first degree, and of rape in the third degree. Committing a...

Fires Destroy Billions of Acres In Australia

Fires Destroy Billions of Acres In Australia

Samara Jackson, News Editor

February 4, 2020

Early July marked the beginning of one of the worst fire seasons in Australian history. Fires first erupted in areas of northeast New South Wales and southeastern Queensland, but now there are fires in almost every part of Australia. A combination of very low humidity, gusty winds, massive wide-spread...

The Killing of Quasem Soleimani Sparks Tension in the Middle East

TEHRAN, IRAN - SEPTEMBER 18 : Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani (C) attends Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's (not seen) meeting with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) in Tehran, Iran on September 18, 2016. (Photo by Pool / Press Office of Iranian Supreme Leader/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Joshua Kraemer, Staff

January 14, 2020

On January 3, Quasem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis was killed by an airstrike ordered by U.S President Donald Trump. Soleimani was the head of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), and al-Muhandis was in charge of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF). The Trump Administration has viewed Soleimani...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘Quit’ Being Royalty

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘Quit’ Being Royalty

Sophia Orphanakis-Ward, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2020

On Wednesday January 8, 2020, newlywed royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced that they will step back from their royal duties as senior members of the British Royal Family. The couple became an official senior royal couple on May 19, 2018. The Duke and Duchess’...