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Hind Rajab is one of many children killed in the war between Israel and Hamas.

Five-Year-Old Palestinian Girl Found Dead After Being Trapped Under Israeli Fire

Joey Miller, Columnist February 16, 2024

Hind Rajab, a five-year-old girl, was found dead under a car in Gaza. On Jan. 29, 2024, Rajab and her family were fleeing from the fighting in northern Gaza, until they fell under Israeli fire, according...

Protesters demanding reform to food security and sustainability threw soup on the glass protecting the Mona Lisa.

Activist Group Defaces Mona Lisa

Ethan Fulton, Columnist February 2, 2024

At the Louvre in central Paris, two protesters wearing t-shirts that read "food counterattack" approached the Mona Lisa, a sixteenth century painting by Leonardo da Vinci according to BBC News. They are...

The vaccine that is being used throughout Cameroon.

Cameroon Begins First Malaria Vaccine Rollout

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist January 25, 2024

Cameroon and the World Health Organization (WHO) have begun rolling out the first ever malaria vaccine to the public. This comes after many years of Cameroon, along with other sub-Saharan countries, have...

Protest against the Russian ban.

Russia Dubs the LGBTQ+ Community an “Extremist Organization”

Ethan Fulton, Columnist December 12, 2023

In Russia, it has made a ruling that the LGBTQ+ Community is an “extremist organization”, thus banning it from the country. Due to this ruling, Russian security forces have begun to raid multiple gay...

The three students shot.

Three Palestinian Students Shot in Vermont

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist December 4, 2023

The Israel-Hamas conflict taking place in Gaza has caused tens of thousands of deaths in a short time period. The conflict has caused many kidnappings and hostage situations for innocent people. Across...

Tourists sitting next to an Iceland volcano that has already erupted.

Iceland’s Impending Eruption

Jameson Kowalski, Columnist November 20, 2023

The island nation of Iceland is home to a variety of different natural wonders, including its mountains, rocky coasts, snowy tundras, and volcanoes. Volcanic activity has been a major part of Iceland’s...

Glass-globe-faucet dripping out water.

The Fresh Water Countdown

Erin McGinty, Columnist November 7, 2023

Few people know that there is less water than they might think there is.   Water is an essential source of hydration that all living things need to survive. However, the Earth is nearing the...

Protests continue as conflicts rise in Israel.

Tensions Rise Across the West as Hamas-Israel War Heats Up

Canon Grant, Political Analyst October 26, 2023

After an attack into Israel by Hamas, an Islamist terrorist group, on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023 hundreds of Israelis were taken hostage or killed. In retaliation, the Israeli military launched a massive air...

Border conflict between the two countries are starting to cool down.

Tensions Cool Between Afghanistan and Pakistan

Canon Grant, Political Analyst September 28, 2023

After nine tense days following a clash between Pakistan security forces and the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a terrorist group aligned with the Afghanistan Taliban, a border crossing between the...

The Line - An Idealistic Future

The Line – An Idealistic Future

Claire Satiroff, Columnist April 27, 2023

Throughout history, utopian societies have been depicted in novels as mere figments of imagination. Yet, Saudi Arabia is attempting to make this fiction a reality. The Line is a linear smart city being...

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