Model UN team takes Hood College conference by storm

Nikita Kleyner, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, Recent Posts, School News

On January 6, over 300 students came together at Hood College for the annual Hood Model UN conference. At this, conference students served as ambassadors for the countries they represented and argued on previously decided topics....

Golden Globes blackout launches #TimesUp movement

Dora Kreitzer, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Fashion, Recent Posts, Style

At the 75th Golden Globes, held on Jan. 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, the red carpet was filled with celebrities, many of whom were dressed in black. As a part of the recently formed #TimesUp movement, many attendees wore black to...

Alabama special election marks end of 30-year Republican control

Ryan Chernosky, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, Recent Posts

The special Alabama Senate election of November 2017 marked the end of 30 years of Republican control over the state. The democratic candidate, Doug Jones, beat Republican candidate Roy Moore in a 50% - 48.3% race. The purpose...

Slave trade denied by Libyan officials among families’ cries for help

Vincent Chim, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, Recent Posts

“Big, strong boys for farm work,” says an unknown auctioneer in Libya. For 1,200 Libyan dinars (equivalent to $884) a set of young men were sold into slavery. Recorded on a cell phone in Oct. 2017, a team from CNN revealed...

Congress gets closer to passing new tax bill

Ryan Chernosky, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018

Filed under Current Events, Government and Politics, Recent Posts

After much deliberation and compromise, Congress has developed a final tax bill. A conference committee was created to address the differences between the House and Senate bills that both passed their respective branches, but...

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