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Climate concerns raised in U.S. report

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

The Trump administration’s denial of climate change has not stopped government researchers from publishing their findings. The U.S. Global Change Research Program released its National Climate Assessment on Nov. 23. Containing contributions from over a dozen U.S. federal agencies and 300 authors, the...

Global income gap continues to grow

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 16, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

According to a 2017 Oxfam report, the eight richest people in the world own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world. The report blamed aggressive wage restraint, tax dodging and the squeezing of producers by companies as the principal causes for the inequality. Many in the academic community...

North America sees NAFTA replacement

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under World & Nation

After nearly 25 years as the outline for trade in North America, NAFTA is set to be replaced by the newly negotiated United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The result of a campaign promise by President Donald Trump to renegotiate NAFTA, the USMCA was in the works for over a year before its announcement...

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...

Rohingya face difficulty in Myanmar

Juliana Avery and Tibaria Alnouri

April 6, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

The Rohingya are an ethnic minority, the majority of which are Muslim. They primarily reside in the Rakhine state of western Myanmar. The state of Myanmar reflects the larger ethnic Burmese attitude that perceives Rohingyas as illegal Bengali settlers. However, evidence of Rohingya’s migration into...

Global economic impact could lead to recession

Dalton Kern, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016


Filed under World & Nation

What do the domino effect and global economics have in common? In the same manner that one Communist nation can politically affect a neighboring government, an economic expansion or contraction in one country can affect the prosperity of another. Economies around the world are so intertwined that you must ...

The cost of global climate change: dollars and natural disasters

June Park, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015


Filed under World & Nation

$1.2 trillion this year. $369 trillion by the end of the next century. The price-tag on climate change is enormous. This May, atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration reached a global record of 400 parts per million, the highest it has ever been in history. This summer, Arctic sea ice reached a...

Economic changes okay for China, bad for US

Yahya Salih, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015


Filed under World & Nation

China has long been the fastest growing economy and the most desirable to invest in. Now, as a result of an economic crash, their once amazing economic growth has downgraded. Starting in June, the Chinese stock market dropped over 30 percent. This may seem alarming, but the economy is actually doing ju...

Jeremy Lin, reviving the Knicks & NBA and making history

Jeremy Lin, reviving the Knicks & NBA and making history

Haejin Song, Staff Writer

March 20, 2012


Filed under Sports

May the Best Man Lin. Lincredible. Lin your Face. The headlines are at it again… Linsanity, that is. Fans from all across the nation chant his name, #17 New York Knicks jersey sales are off the charts, and Madison Square Garden is buzzing with the new sensation in town. “MVP, MVP, MVP,” roared...