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Climate concerns raised in U.S. report

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

The Trump administration’s denial of climate change has not stopped government researchers from publishing their findings. The U.S. Global Change Research Program released its National Climate Assessment on Nov. 23. Containing contributions from over a dozen U.S. federal agencies and 300 authors, the...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Pakistan On Oct. 31, Pakistan’s highest court ordered the release of a Christian woman who had been sentenced to death for blasphemy. The move set off a wave of backlash from hard-line Islamists and praise from human rights advocates. Prime minister Imran Khan expressed support for blasphemy la...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-In-Chief

November 3, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

United States At least eight people were killed when a man drove 20 blocks down a bike path beside the Hudson River in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon before he crashed his pickup truck and was shot by police officers, said the authorities. Multiple law enforcement sources say this incident is b...

Terror attack shakes Paris, France

Beatriz Caldas, Managing Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Almost a year after the Nice attack, France has again been the stage for conversations about terrorism. This time, an attack happened in Paris on the Champs-Élysées, the city’s most famous avenue located in the eighth arrondissement. On April 20, according to French police, a suspect, who arrived...

Terrorism coverage generates critical conversations

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

April 8, 2016


Filed under World & Nation

It is hard to find an aspect of modern life that has not been touched by terrorism. If you go to an airport in the United States, the Transportation Safety Administration will meet you at the door. If you attend a packed public event, the police will certainly be roaming the crowd, surveying for possible...

Terror strikes in Beirut, US governors shut borders

Quinn Johnson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015


Filed under World & Nation

A pair of suicide bombers attacked southern Beirut, Lebanon, on Nov. 12, leaving 43 dead and 239 wounded. The bombings occurred just before 6 p.m. in the Bourj el-Barajneh suburb of Beirut, one outside of a Shia mosque, and the other inside a nearby bakery. An unnamed Lebanese security official...

Ahmed: I am not a terrorist

Yahya Salih, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

I am sure you have heard of the ninth-grade terrorist in Irving, Texas, who brought a bomb to class. Or is that not how you thought of it? Chances are that if you were in the same situation as Ahmed Mohamed’s teacher, you would have seen that clock as a bomb. Even if you were the police officers...

Using the word terrorist clouds important issues

Aubrey King, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015


Filed under Opinion

English is a malleable language. By speaking it, we smash and mold its words, often giving them new meanings. When this occurs, adjustments in usage must follow. Following the attack on satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo, BBC Arabic has instructed its writers to avoid the word terrorist when...

Offender and offended: both deserve free speech

Offender and offended: both deserve free speech

Matthew Jones, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Pour être ou ne pas être Charlie (to be or not to be Charlie)? Suppose I wrote an article insulting your religion, your mother and everything you hold near and dear to your heart. Do you write a letter to the editor? Do you stage a protest? Do you pick up a gun? Islamist radicals attacked...