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Tsunami hits Indonesia

Jenni Camhi, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

A Friday morning begins. Locals are on alert after experiencing an earthquake and aftershocks in their immediate area and seeing a tsunami warning. Half an hour after its issuance though, the warning is called off and disappears. People, thinking the danger is over, get in their cars to go for a drive...

International correspondent opens up on time with NPR

Carrie Kahn

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

March 16, 2018

“I’ll go.” It was this two-word message that NPR international correspondent Carrie Kahn sent to her editors in Miami before boarding a red-eye flight to Haiti. Kahn was the first NPR reporter to arrive in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake struck. “It was tough,” said Kahn. “I had...

Climate change increases magnitude of hurricanes

Climate change increases magnitude of hurricanes

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

September 15, 2017

In light of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the question of the effect of climate change is important to consider. Skeptics of climate change believe the focus should remain only on the immediate effects of the hurricane. However, I think it is important to learn how climate change affected the severity...