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News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World and Nation Editor

February 16, 2018

Malaysia Malaysian newspaper Sinar Harian recently published a checklist on “how to spot a gay.” According to The Guardian, the action sparked widespread outrage across the country’s social media and other online media sources. LGBTQIA activists have highlighted the serious and potentially ...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Aarushi Ahuja, World and Nation Editor

February 2, 2018

France On Jan. 25, hundreds of residents of France incited brawls in supermarkets over Nutella pricing. These “Nutella riots” were a result of Intermarché, a supermarket chain, cutting the price of the hazelnut spread by 70 percent. Police intervened in at least three separate locations during...

After over a year, Liberia declared Ebola-free

After over a year, Liberia declared Ebola-free

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

September 11, 2015

After over a year of suffering and nearly five thousand deaths, Liberia was finally ruled Ebola-free on Sept. 5 by the World Health Organization. “Today is a day to celebrate, but we must not forget what we have learned,” said Chief Medical Officer Francis Kateh according to AllAfrica.com. “As...

Staff Editorial: Ebola outbreak spreads more misinformation than infection

Staff Editorial

October 31, 2014

Lately, the media has been in an uproar over the spread of the Ebola virus. With as many as 2,705 confirmed deaths in Liberia as of Oct. 25, panic is high, despite assurances from the White House of the incredibly low likelihood of American infection. Public opinion seems to be confident that anyone...