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Violence causes refugee crisis

Violence causes refugee crisis

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

September 15, 2017

The story of violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s northern region of Rakhine State is one that has lasted for decades. However, a new bout of violence erupted in the country on Aug. 25 when a militant group known as the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) attacked 30 police posts, resulting...

News in Brief

News in Brief

September 8, 2017

Monsoon Flooding In India, Nepal and Bangladesh Flooding from monsoons in South Asia has led to over 1,200 deaths and directly impacted over 40 million people, according to the U.N. The Red Cross has said the flooding from this rainy season is the worst it has been in 40 years. Evacuation, potential...

Photojournalist, Amy Toensing, to visit campus and share experiences

Photojournalist, Amy Toensing, to visit campus and share experiences

Abigail Bekele, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

Imagine one day you had most of the necessities you needed and the next day everything is gone. When their husbands die, women in Nepal, India and Bangladesh lose their homes and families. Photojournalist Amy Toensing documented these women’s stories in her most recent project, “A World of Widows,”...

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Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

April 29, 2016

Germany President Barack Obama met with European leaders to discuss policy issues in Hannover, Germany. The visit did not go without controversy. Many activists protested the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. The TTIP is a proposed trade agreement between the U.S. and the European Union....

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Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor

May 3, 2013

Amsterdam, netherlands For the first time in 120 years, the Netherlands has a king. In a formal ceremony at the Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Williem-Alexander was coronated by the former monarch, his mother, Queen Beatrix Armgard. After his appointment, thousands of citizens flooded the streets, bearin...

Dangerous working conditions kill hundreds

Jordan Smith, Staff Writer

December 7, 2012

Unsafe working conditions and meager wages seem like a distant U.S. memory of the 1900s, but in other parts of the world, these poor conditions remain a reality. In the global market, various regions contribute to the products for sale and trade. Among those regions are working environments that hold...