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Kiran Soma, World and Nation Editor

December 20, 2019

South Korea K-pop singers Jung Joon-young and Choi Jong-hoon have been sentenced to serve time in prison due to their involvement in the Burning Sun Scandal. The Korea Herald reported that Jung was sentenced to six years while Choi received a five-year jail time. Both are required to complete 80 ho...

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Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 14, 2018

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...

Trump expands ban in the US

Donald Trump speaking to supporters at an immigration policy speech at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. //Photo courtesy Gage Skidmore

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

October 6, 2017

On Sunday, Sept. 24, the restrictions of the travel ban issued on Jan. 27 were set to expire. Instead, the Trump administration announced an expansion of the travel ban to eight different countries. The travel ban initially placed restrictions on visitors from six majority-Muslim countries including...

Protestors respond to Trump’s immigration order

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Sports Editor

February 9, 2017

Three weeks into Donald Trump’s presidency, campaign promises are quickly and controversially becoming policy. The most recent action was an executive order calling for a temporary travel ban on individuals coming to the U.S. from seven countries — Syria, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Yemen, and Somalia...

Forced out by violence, African immigrants cross to Europe

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

The journey of any refugee starts in a broken homeland. Across North Africa and the Middle East, a variety of issues have pushed more and more people to migrate towards Europe. “The increase (in immigrants) has been unbelievable,” Ben Suleiman, head of an immigrant processing brigade in Libya,...

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Catherine Schurz, W&N Editor

November 2, 2012

Northeast region, United States Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast with a vengeance and caused destruction that will leave cities and families in debt and inconvenience. To name a few: New Jersey shorelines have been devastated and thousands have been made homeless. New York subways are shut down in...

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Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Editor

October 26, 2012

Ireland Ireland recently purchased the Vermont Hard Cider Company, producer of the largest cider brand in the U.S. The acquisition cost the Irish €235 million (or $304,865,500) and immediately increased the worth of the Cider Company’s shares post-sale. Moscow, Russia National anti-terrori...