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Amanda Gorman reciting her poem

A bright message of hope in troubled times

By Tessa Donohue, Staff writer February 25, 2021

Hope is a hard commodity to come by these days, but Amanda Gorman may have instilled it in America with her poem “The Hill We Climb,” which she recited at President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan....

In some cases, rioters walked the halls of the Capitol with impunity.

‘Thug’ or ‘protester’? A distinction seemingly one of race

By Bella Bush, Staff writer January 14, 2021

In the wake of the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, many have taken note of what is being called a clear double standard in the United States.  While mostly peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters...

The College Board has put SAT exams on hold, but it is moving forward with modified AP exams.

AP exams still on, but at what cost?

By Austin McNamara, Sports editor April 27, 2020

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, an academic problem that students have is how the Advanced Placement and SAT exams will be administered this year. These tests are pivotal to the academic futures of students...

Pete Buttigieg has seen his support ebb and flow in Iowa.

Buttigieg emerges from nowhere to become a presidential contender

By Broderick Sartor, Co-editor January 22, 2020

Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Ind., and candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, has seemingly come out of nowhere to gain considerable support among Americans in recent...

President Trump addressed the nation on Jan. 8 to discuss the government shutdown and a proposed border wall.

One shutdown, one speech, two views

By Conan Higgins and Kimsoo Gopnik January 15, 2019

Editor's note: The partial federal government shutdown is now in its 24th day, the longest such stoppage in American history. President Donald J. Trump spoke to the nation from the Oval Office on Jan....

The concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland is a horrifying reminder of the Holocaust.

Poland cannot erase the past with silence

By Annie Higgins, Staff writer March 6, 2018

There is no denying that the Holocaust is history’s most notorious genocide, with six million Jews alone murdered by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi regime. Most of the world acknowledges those atrocities -- and...

Hurricane Harvey caused damage estimated at almost $200 billion.

Climate change: The time to act was yesterday

By Cooper Sandford, Staff writer January 22, 2018

The world is heating up, Earth’s climate has become chaotic, and experts are worried. Hurricanes are wreaking havoc in the Caribbean and along the gulf coast in the United States, wildfires are growing...

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