USC Uber Kidnapping

By: Emme Semarjian and Courtney Conrad USA Today reported on March 29, 2019, that USC student Samantha Josephson was killed after mistakenly getting into the wrong car (https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/04/03/samantha-josephson-college-students-rethinking-rideshares-uber-lyft/3353515002/) . Samantha believed that this car was her uber. The driver, Nathaniel D. Rowand, is now a suspect for murder and kidnapping, but has not been found. When…

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The Qatar Crisis

By Jessica Chang In June 2017, members of the Anti-Terror Quartet (ATQ) – Egypt, Bahrain, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia – cut off all relations with the nation of Qatar. They were joined by several other countries, including Jordan, Libya, and Yemen, in placing a restrictive embargo on Qatar’s economy and precipitating the so called…

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