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 How the Russian government suppressed protests.

Navalny in critical condition leads to world-wide backlash

Yi (Steven) Yang, Staff Writer April 18, 2021

Doctors treating Alexei Navalny, a prominent activist and political opponent of Putin, explain that Navalny may suffer kidney failure or cardiac arrest in the next few days if not treated properly.  Navalny...

Part of the restriction is to not allow food or drinks within 150 feet of polling places.

Backlash over Georgia voting laws

Kennedy Mayo, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

New Georgia voting laws have sparked national outrage. Many activists, such as Stacy Abrams, have compared these policies with the discriminatory Jim Crow laws, which targeted Black voters.  In the...

The UN charter permits actions taken in self-defense.

US launches airstrikes in Syria

Aidan Bohen, Staff Writer April 12, 2021

On February 15, 2021, the United States launched missile attacks on Syria.  Two F-15 Fighter jets dropped seven precision-guided munitions on these buildings, destroying nine structures and damaging...

Biden's American Rescue Plan Act has short and long-term effects.

Taking a closer look at Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus bill

Yash Bachu, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

Following the economic wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans have fallen on hard times. In response, President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act on March 11th. How does this...

Facing a mounting border crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic, President Biden has come under fire for his immigration policies.

President Biden keeps migrant facilities open, causing backlash over immigration policies

David Cease, Segments Editor March 29, 2021

Among many of Biden's campaign promises was the assurance he would resolve the recent poor treatment of migrants at the southern border via keeping children and families in holding facilities. However,...

Mt. Etna erupts: locals are forced to relocate

Mt. Etna erupts: locals are forced to relocate

Imogen Rogers, Junior Editor March 25, 2021

Mount Etna, located near the east coast of Sicily, has been experiencing an ongoing series of eruptions since February 16th, 2021. “Mount Etna is Europe’s most active volcano and is one of the world’s...

While discussing the cases, the Arizona Republican Party appealed to the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court and the Voting Rights Act

Samantha Clinton, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021, conservative Supreme Court justices indicated that they were going to confirm two Arizona voting laws that would make it more difficult to vote. Republicans claim that these...

Dr. Biden is the first FLOTUS to have a paying job, in addition to working at the White House.

What will Jill Biden do as First Lady of the United States

Aidan Bohen, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

As Jill Biden makes her way into the Whitehouse as the First Lady, she advances her many new plans to help Americans.  Dr. Biden has a PhD in education and is very passionate about helping and teaching...

H.R.1: For the People Act of 2021 was passed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday, March 3rd.

House passes new voting rights bill

Shuchi Parikh, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

On Wednesday, March 3rd, the House of Representatives voted to pass the For the People Act of 2021, or H.R.1, with a vote of 220-210 along party lines. H.R.1 is divided into three topics: voting, campaign...

Biden ordered sanctions on top-ranked military leaders in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar.

U.S. and other nations condemn Myanmar coup

Matthew Kim, Segments Editor February 26, 2021

After just nine years of civilian rule and democracy, Myanmar is once again under the grips of a military regime after a successful coup toppled Myanmar's civilian government on February 1st.  “I...

An extension could provide the Biden administration time to revise the policy.

Officials support delayed troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

Arlina Yang, Junior Editor February 25, 2021

The Pentagon has raised questions about troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. The May 5th expectation is a result of the February 2020 U.S Taliban peace deal, but some officials support delaying this withdrawal.  The...

digital graphic shows the goal of president Biden's Plan for climate change. Zero Emissions by 2035.

A New Era of Environmental Change

Casey Chang and Yi (Steven) Yang February 25, 2021

Within Biden’s first few weeks in office, he has begun tackling the climate crisis. This marks the first step forward and the end of denialism. Although this is the first time that a president has acknowledged...

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