World works to fight against spreading Ebola outbreak

Amol Garg, Staff Writers
September 12, 2014

Intense pain ripples through your muscles allowing you to stand for almost a few seconds as you gasp for breath. You hear the cries of your family as they watch your condition deteriorate. You lay there waiting for help, as doctors try to stop the symptoms from progressing. This is a scene currently... Read more »

News in Brief

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor
September 12, 2014

Eastern Ukraine: Dutch investigators announced Tuesday that Malaysian Airlines Flight 17, which went down in rebel-occupied Ukraine on July 17, was brought down “by a large number of high-velocity objects that penetrated the aircraft from outside,” according to the BBC. There is no evidence of human... Read more »

News in Brief

Abe Kenmore, World and Nation Editor
September 5, 2014

ISIS-controlled territory: The Islamic State released a video Tuesday showing the execution of the American journalist, Steven Sotloff, according to The Wall Street Journal. He is the second American journalist in as many weeks to be executed in such a fashion, the other being James Foley, Like Foley,... Read more »

Detained immigrant children temporarily sent to NC

Allison Stalberg, Staff Writer
September 5, 2014

Far removed from what is familiar, around 1,200 children (mainly from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador) who were detained at the border have been taken to North Carolina.Federal authorities have been holding immigration court in Charlotte, but in the meantime the children are at the mercy of the... Read more »

Olympia Quakers support LGBT refugees from Uganda

Quincy Malesovas, Staff Writer
September 5, 2014

Roughly half a year ago, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni passed an Anti-Homosexuality Act. In a country with longstanding hostility toward LGBTQA people, the new act did nothing but fan the fire. Since then, Ugandan courts have deemed the law invalid, yet threats and violence appear to be increasing.... Read more »

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