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North Korea Continues to Violate Human Rights

November 15, 2017 by

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After World War II, many powerful leaders swore to never let such atrocities happen again. Nevertheless, there is now a crisis that has been going on for quite some time. Escaping a prison camp in North Korea is considered to be impossible, suicidal even. This raises a question, why are there prison camps in the […]

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 If DACA is repealed, more than 780,000 “Dreamers” are in fear of deportation.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 […]

Trump Policies Eliminate Environmental Protections

June 9, 2017 by

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One of the biggest issues surrounding Donald Trump as he ascended to the presidency was how he planned to deal with climate change and environmental regulation. Over the first few months of his term, Trump has already proposed budget cuts and legislation that will have adverse effects on the environment–and science in general. For example, […]

Pope Face Trending as Pontiff Meets World Leaders

June 2, 2017 by

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In recent weeks, Pope Francis has been getting a large amount of media attention. This attention, shockingly, is not for his religious teachings. Pope Francis has been photographed with world leaders twice in the month of May. These photographs were taken with United States President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Fleetwood students […]

Opinion: Muslim Ban Not Racist

April 2, 2017 by

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The Muslim ban has been trending on social media for multiple days. But is that really what it is? Is it a Muslim ban? No, it is not. Is it racist? No, it is not.   I will not spend my precious time discussing this point at lenght. I will defend my stance in as […]