Category Archive: Current Events

Japan Withdrawing from IWC, Resuming Commercial Whaling

By Jessica Chang In December of last year, Japan announced it was going to pull out of the International Whaling Commission (IWC), a controversial and widely-criticized decision. While it may certainly seem an… Continue reading

21 Savage is Being Deported?

By Emme Semarjian and Courtney Conrad On Sunday, February 4, Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, otherwise known as 21 Savage, was arrested for his “unlawful” presence in the United States. The ICE learned that… Continue reading

Your Guide to the 2020 Presidential Candidates (So Far…)

By Nola Killpack So far, 523 candidates have filed to run for president. This includes 175 Democrats, 70 Republicans, 20 Libertarians, and 13 Green candidates, as well as a record number of women,… Continue reading

Effects of the Shutdown

By Nola Killpack As I write this, the US is currently going through the longest government shutdown in its history, all because of a dispute over the 5 billion dollars Trump wants for… Continue reading

A Couple Things You Need to Know About Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

By Audrey Roche The newly elected representative of New York’s 14th congressional district, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, is far from your typical candidate. Here are a couple important things to know about her! She is… Continue reading

Hurricane Florence: A Breakdown

By Tess Hays Hurricane Florence: the storm that has been wrecking the southeastern coast of the United States. As of Friday, September 14, the storm was tracked along the coast of the Carolinas;… Continue reading