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“Slave Law” Sparks Outrage in Europe

Zachary Bradley, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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Hungarian law incites protests in the capital city of Budapest: As 2018 came to an end, the Hungarian Congress, led by Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s rightwing Fidesz party, passed a new labor law that has upset many of Hungary’s citizens. According to the New York Times, “5,000 demonstrators...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 14, 2018


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On Sept. 12, President Donald Trump signed an executive order authorizing sanctions against any countries or individuals found meddling in U.S. elections. The order instructs the intelligence community to monitor propaganda and attempts to influence U.S. elections. On Sept. 12, The European Union...

EU sets recycling goal for 2030

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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The European Union is prioritizing international sustainability by pledging to make all plastic packaging in Europe recyclable and reusable by 2030. Residents of Europe produce 25 million tons of plastic yearly, but less than 30 percent is recyclable. “If we don’t do anything about this, 50...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World and Nation Editor

February 9, 2018


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Germany After months of stalemate across German national politics, Germany will soon have a functioning coalition government. According to BBC, representatives of Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party, the CDU, and center-left Social Democrats, SPD, have reached a coalition deal...

UK establishes Minister of Loneliness

Jonah Selom and Kunal Sheth

February 2, 2018


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The United Kingdom, currently isolated from the European Union, has decided to tackle the issue of loneliness and isolation within its borders. On Jan. 17, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May appointed the former Minister of Sport and Civil Society, Tracy Crouch, to the position of Minister of Loneliness. Initially...

Brexit still affects and threatens the future of the UK

Brexit still affects and threatens the future of the UK

Abe Kenmore, Opinion Editor

March 3, 2017


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Britain’s vote to leave the European Union in 2016 shocked the world. “I was horrified,” said Caroline McAlister, visiting instructor of English, who led two January terms to England. “My daughter was over there when the vote actually took place. She walked out of her hotel and saw people...

Unsettled countries turn to nationalism, discrimination

Maksym Kosachevskyy, News Editor

September 16, 2016


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From the earliest skirmishes to the most devastating wars, one thing has remained constant throughout most of human history: nationalism. The cause of almost all international conflicts, it is seeing resurgence around the world, especially in the West. In the United Kingdom, the majority of citizens...

News-In-Brief

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

September 2, 2016


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European Union On Aug. 30, open Internet supporters in the European Union celebrated the implementation of guidelines protecting net neutrality. The Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications published a draft of the guidelines after two years of negotiations between the EU Council, ...

U.K. to vote on EU status

Rachel Henley, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016


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The United Kingdom could be ready for a “Brexit” this June. A referendum to vote on whether or not the state leaves the European Union will take place in the U.K. and Gibraltar on June 23. Today, U.K. citizens are prepared to leave the EU because they believe it is holding their country back....