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A protest for transgender rights in San Diego.

Republican lawmakers’ crusade against transgender equality continues

AB Donegan, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Monday, March 22, on the fifth anniversary of the introduction of House Bill 2, or the “Bathroom Bill,” another attack was launched on the transgender people living in North Carolina. This attack came...

AAPI communities in shock following Atlanta shootings

Habin Hwang, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

“I’ve been shot! Please come.” These were the words of Elcias Hernandez-Ortiz, one of the survivors of a series of shootings in Atlanta, GA, as he called his wife moments before he lost consciousness....

An entrance view in 31st Anniversary of 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Hong Kong

China enforces criminal charges for defamation of military casualties

Nora Klink, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

China has instituted a new law that makes defamation of military deaths punishable with time in prison. Effective March 1, this law has already been used to arrest several journalists for their claims,...

Pope Francis

The Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex unions

Corby Brooke, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

The Catholic Church has stated that it cannot bless same-sex unions based on ecclesial doctrine. In other words, same-sex unions do not fall within the catechism of the Church. According to journalist...

A Brazilian passport with Venezuelan stamps.

Policy offers protection to three hundred thousand Venezuelan immigrants

AB Donegan, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

Of the 5.4 million Venezuelan refugees and migrants around the world, an estimated 320,000 of them living in the United States are now eligible for deportation protection and work permits thanks to a decree...

Prince Harry & Meghan's Wedding

Allegations of royal mistreatment

Emma English, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

On March 7, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, sat down with Oprah for one of the most highly awaited interviews in modern memory. The interview drew the attention of an estimated...

The $15 minimum wage delayed

Lillian Cadwallader, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

For many working Americans, one of the most enticing promises that President Biden made during his 2020 campaign was a call for the minimum wage to be raised to $15. It looked like this promise would come...

Protesters gather outside the Rochester City Hall on Sept. 2, 2020, to draw attention to the lack of legislation that could have prevented Daniel Prude’s death.

Officers not charged in the case of Daniel Prude’s death

Maira Vandiver, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

On March 23, 2020, Daniel Prude, a 41-year-old African-American man, was killed by police in Rochester, NY, while naked and experiencing a mental health crisis. On Sept. 2 of the same year, the body cam...

Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccine prices may impede global recovery from the coronavirus

Nora Klink, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

Poorer countries may have little hope of sufficiently vaccinating populations, perhaps for years, as pharmaceutical giants’ vaccine distribution seems to be concentrated around several rich nations....

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