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As middle class falls, crime rises in Latin America

Peter Zheng, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

According to the Pew Research Center, the crime rate has fallen in the United States over the past 25 years. However, while rates of violent crime have dropped in the United States, they have stayed high in Latin America. With just eight percent of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for...

Corriher runs as leftist alternative

Finn Williamson and Roman Raies

October 26, 2018


Filed under World & Nation

With midterm elections coming up on Nov. 6, there are several interesting candidate races in North Carolina, one of which is the four-way race for Congressional House Seat 13. Incumbent Republican Ted Budd currently occupies the seat, with Democratic candidate Kathy Manning and Libertarian Tom Bailey...

Earth’s axis potentially wobbles due to humans

Peter Zheng, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

According to research by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, “Human activity increases the wobbling of the Earth’s axis as the planet is spinning.” The main way humans affect the wobble of the Earth is through the increasing temperatures of the planet causing glaciers to melt, which transfers mass...

Missiles delivered from Russia to Syria

Missiles delivered from Russia to Syria

Kiran Soma, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

On Sept. 28, the Russian government announced that the delivery of S-300 missiles to Syria had commenced. This development comes in the aftermath of a friendly-fire incident on Sept. 17, in which the Syrian militia shot down a Russian military plane, killing the fifteen people onboard. The Russian...

Dozens left dead after attack on Iranian military parade

Brendan Shoemaker, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

A group of terrorist separatists launched an attack at an Iranian military parade on Sep. 22, killing at least 25 people and wounding 53 others. Civilians and soldiers were harmed in the attack, with the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, quickly threatening those responsible for the assault. The...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

U.S.A On Sept. 3, the International Court of Justice ordered the United States to lift the sanctions it re-imposed on Iran after leaving the Iran Nuclear deal in May. Iran argued that the sanctions violated the 1955 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations and Consular rights between Iran and the U.S.. Th...

Salvini Decree hindering immigration

Ayesha Tahirkheli, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

On Monday, Sept. 24, the Italian government issued a strict decree on immigration, calling for tougher standards in order to qualify for humanitarian protection. The decree, also known as the Salvini Decree, was created by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini and approved by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte,...

Brett Kavanaugh accused of sexual assault

Brett Kavanaugh accused of sexual assault

Amber Dubois, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh thought he had his seat in the Supreme Court secured until a scandal surfaced. A psychologist, Christine Blasey Ford, came forward with sexual assault allegations on Sept. 16. According to Chris Cillizza from CNN, a vote had been set by the Senate Judiciary Committee...

American entertainer Bill Cosby sentenced to jail

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Bill Cosby has risen to be one of the most familiar names in American households. His actions have earned him the titles of actor, author, stand-up comedian, musician and as of Tuesday, September 25, convicted sex offender. “I think he got the proper sentence,” said junior Juwan Houston. “He...