US and other countries unite to respond to ISIS

Amol Garg, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

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“If the Islamic State (is) to be characterized, it would be as a revolutionary (or radical) insurgent actor,” said Yale Professor of Political Science & Director, Program on Order, Conflict and Violence Stathis N. Kalyvas... Read more »

Revelation that US found WMDs in Iraq sparks new controversy

Landon Fried, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

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In a bombshell report published in The New York Times, journalist C.J. Chivers revealed that the United States found weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. After over a decade of political arguments concerning WMDs and the justification... Read more »

UN passes deforestation agreement

Nicole Zelniker, Senior Writer

October 31, 2014

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In 16 years, most of our first-years will have been born in 2012, our seniors will be the class of 2030 and the United Nations agreement to end deforestation will finally take effect. At the U.N. Climate Summit on Sept. 22,... Read more »

Mayor Abarca flees town after massacre of students

Amol, Garg

October 31, 2014

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Six people killed.  Forty-three people missing. Twenty-five students wounded. Twenty-two police officers arrested. Mayor José Luis Abarca on the run. This was the outcome of the recent Mexican shooting near the town of Iguala... Read more »

Open Hillel conference inspires national change

Nicole Zelniker & Sara Minksy, Senior Writer & Photo Editor

October 24, 2014

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Hundreds of students flocked to Harvard University for over 50 speakers, dozens of conversations and one life-changing weekend. Together, students from schools all over the country organized the first Open Hillel conference. “There... Read more »

News in Brief October 24, 2014

Justyn Melrose, Editor in Chief

October 24, 2014

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Mursitpinar, Turkey After repeatedly refusing to allow Iraqi Kurdish forces to cross the Turkish-Syrian border, Turkey is now permitting the military to cross and combat ISIS in Kobani, Syria, according to The New York... Read more »

Class action lawsuit filed against Mississippi county

Matthew Jones, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

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Oct. 18 marked 11 months of waiting for Octavious Burks. Burks spent that time inside the Scott County Detention Center in Forest, Mississippi, waiting for a grand jury indictment and a public defender. On Sept. 23, the... Read more »