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Violence, protests continue in Hong Kong

December 20, 2019

Incited by an extradition bill in February, protests in Hong Kong have continued for months. Pro-democracy movements have gained international credence, with stories of police brutality surfacing each...

Ivory trade declared illegal in the largest consuming country

February 2, 2018

The animal rights movement secured a major victory on Dec. 31 when the Chinese government declared ivory trade and sales illegal within the country. Imports of all ivory, regardless of source, and all...

News in brief

December 2, 2016

Egypt Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi no longer faces the death penalty. Following the Arab Spring and President Hosni Mubarak’s 30-year reign, Morsi won the 2012 presidential election. Barely...

Young leader hopes to change Hong Kong

April 22, 2016

Joshua Wong is a 19-year-old college student. He attends the Open University of Hong Kong and believes in liberal ideas like universal suffrage. Unlike other students, however, he is the de facto...

Students protest in Hong Kong for better representation

Students protest in Hong Kong for better representation
October 24, 2014

Whether in Hong Kong or at Guilford, students know how to get fired up for what they believe in. Recently, outspoken members of Hong Kong’s population have clashed with mainland China’s conservative...

News In Brief, October 3, 2014

October 3, 2014

Catalan, Spain: The day after Scotland’s historic vote, the Catalonian parliament voted to allow the Catalan region of Spain to vote on independence on Nov. 9,  according to the BBC.  The vote was...

News in Brief

News in Brief
April 5, 2013

Ontario, Canada The hagfish, a 500-million-year-old spineless creature with snake-like features, lives at the bottom of the ocean floor. Its unique glands constantly produce a thick slime that serves...

Hong Kong TV show does not sit well with Chinese government

February 24, 2013

Tensions are high between the residents of Hong Kong and the mainland Chinese inhabitants. Those residing on the mainland are being blamed for bad manners, a shortage of slots within schools and a high-value...

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