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Waters rising down under

Waters rising down under

Grace Stauder, World Editor March 18, 2022

Hundreds left homeless, farmlands destroyed, wildlife in danger and homes damaged beyond repair. All these hardships are not caused by war, but by nature. In Australia, death tolls are rising, and more...

The history of an Irish holiday

The history of an Irish holiday

Camila Mora, World Editor March 18, 2022

Saint Patrick’s Day, which is on March 17, has been celebrated for decades, but it was not until recent decades that the holiday became a more grand occasion. This holiday comes from a man from an aristocratic...

Ukraine under Russias watch

Ukraine under Russia’s watch

Grace Stauder, World Editor February 17, 2022

As tensions in Eastern Europe currently run high, conflict between the two nations seems inevitable. The most recent development in the long-standing disparity between the two nations is the mobilization...

Love is unconditional and universal

Love is unconditional and universal

Grace Stauder, World Editor February 17, 2022

February 14th is a day celebrated with flowers, candy, and cards all given to loved ones. But although these are common gifts and even celebrations in the United States, countries around the world have...

The real cost of inflation

The real cost of inflation

Why prices are rising on goods around the world
Camila Mora, World Editor February 17, 2022

Inflation has been making the cost of living go up around the world. It is global inflation. Inflation is an increase in the overall level of prices in the economy. This is what has been happening since...

Volcanic eruption leads to tsunami in Pacific

Volcanic eruption leads to tsunami in Pacific

Shivani Velumula, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

Hunga Tonga–Hunga Ha'apai, an uninhabited volcanic island and undersea volcano in the Tongan archipelago in the southern Pacific Ocean, began erupting on December 20, 2021. On January 15, the eruption...

Stocking stuffers face stocking issues

Stocking stuffers face stocking issues

Grace Stauder, World Editor December 10, 2021

As everyone is roasting chestnuts on an open fire and rocking around the Christmas tree, supply line backups could put a damper on the most wonderful time of the year. Following the pandemic, shipping...

Approved kids’ vaxxes raise contrasting opinions

Approved kids’ vaxxes raise contrasting opinions

Camila Mora, World Editor December 10, 2021

While 195 million people have been fully vaccinated in the United States, there is still an age group who has not received the vaccine. FDA officials are firm about the vaccine being 91 percent effective...

Pancha Ganpati: Hindu alternative to Christmas

Pancha Ganpati: Hindu alternative to Christmas

Shivani Velumula, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

India’s population is estimated to be approximately 1.3 billion people, with Delhi and Mumbai having populations of over 10 million each. The three most widely spoken languages in India are Hindi (with...

Kindness creates contagious feelings for all

Kindness creates contagious feelings for all

Camila Mora, World Editor October 29, 2021

Kindness has been considered a soft topic, but academically, it has taken a serious part in research. There is still plenty to discover with kindness and Robin Banerjee, a developmental psychologist, has...

Haiti’s mass emigration highlights troubles at U.S. border

Haiti’s mass emigration highlights troubles at U.S. border

Grace Stauder, World Editor October 29, 2021

Hundreds of Haitian people flee Haiti every day and many end up at the Mexico-U.S. border. Natural disasters, disease, an unstable political climate, and extreme poverty push these refugees to the border...

Oldest U.S. WWII vet turns 112!

Grace Stauder, World Editor October 1, 2021

Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021 marked an important date in the United States. Lawrence Brooks, the oldest living World War II veteran in the U.S., turned 112 years old. Brooks, who is from Louisiana and has resided...

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