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California Teen Ends Life from Bullying

December 20, 2017 by

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Rosalie Avila was a thirteen-year-old girl who lost her life because of bullying. Rosalie’s bullying led to her loss of innocence. She attempted to commit suicide on 27 November 2017. She was declared brain dead on 1 December 2017 and was taken off life support on 4 December 2017. Avila was found unconscious in her […]

Australia Votes ‘Yes’ to Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage

December 7, 2017 by

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On 15 November 2017, Australia announced that they would legalize same-sex marriage. The decision was settled upon a public opinion survey sent out to Australians to vote ‘yes’ or ‘no’  on allowing same-sex couples to marry. Overwhelmingly, 61.6% of Australians voted ‘yes,’ while 38.4% voted ‘no.’ More than 12.7 million people participated in the survey. […]

Largest Shooting in Texas Leaves 26 Dead

November 22, 2017 by

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November 8th marks the day of one of the largest mass shootings in U.S. history and the largest mass shooting in Texas history. Twenty-six people, ranging from five to seventy-seven years old, were killed whilst attending morning mass. The shooting occurred inside a small church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on a Sunday morning. Two of […]

Cruz, Trump Conspiracy Theories Take Twitter by Storm

November 7, 2017 by

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Have you ever wondered what Ted Cruz and Melania Trump have in common? They were both trending on Twitter for a hot minute on 18 October. The reason for this was a mixture of conspiracies and confusion. Ted Cruz has been the subject of two long-running conspiracy theories. One is that he is actually a […]

Puerto Rico in Dire Straits

October 30, 2017 by

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Puerto Rico is in a dire situation ever since Hurricane Maria hit its coast. Nearly 85% are without electricity and 45% without drinkable water. Puerto Rico’s recovery could cost up to $85 billion, which could destroy the island’s economy. The Trump administration submitted a $29 billion disaster-relief request to Congress last week to fund recovery […]

Trump Administration Calls for DACA Repeal

October 12, 2017 by

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The Republican Party is threatening to repeal DACA. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was created under Obama in 2012 to protect undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States unwillingly as children by their parents. If DACA is repealed, more than 780,000 “Dreamers” are in fear of deportation. In his campaigns while […]