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Thousands of migrants seek asylum in U.S.

Thousands of migrants seek asylum in U.S.

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

March 15, 2019

In February, there were more migrants who were apprehended or turned themselves in to authorities in order to apply for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border than there have been in 12 years. A Department of Homeland Security official told CNN that there were 10,000 migrants making their way to the U.S.-Mexico...

North America sees NAFTA replacement

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

After nearly 25 years as the outline for trade in North America, NAFTA is set to be replaced by the newly negotiated United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA). The result of a campaign promise by President Donald Trump to renegotiate NAFTA, the USMCA was in the works for over a year before its announcement...

As middle class falls, crime rises in Latin America

Peter Zheng, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

According to the Pew Research Center, the crime rate has fallen in the United States over the past 25 years. However, while rates of violent crime have dropped in the United States, they have stayed high in Latin America. With just eight percent of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for...

John Bolton threatens ICC with sanctions

John Bolton threatens ICC with sanctions

Elliott Rodden, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

John Bolton denounced the International Criminal Court for attempting to prosecute U.S. operatives for war crimes committed in Afghanistan. In response to ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda’s declaration that the ICC may look into possible war crimes committed by U.S. military personnel, Bolton issued...

U.S. continues to break ties

Kiran Soma, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

The United States recalled three chief diplomats to El Salvador, the Dominican Republic and Panama on Sept. 7, 2018. This move came in response to the governments of those countries severing ties with Taiwan, an American ally, in favor of Chinese claims to the island. The larger issue lies within...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 21, 2018

United States When Attorney General Jeff Sessions first recused himself from the Russia investigation in March 2017, President Trump defended him saying, “He could have stated his response more accurately, but it was clearly not intentional.” Trump has since reversed his view, saying, “I don...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor

September 7, 2018

U.S. Donald Trump’s second supreme court nomination pick Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination hearing began on Sept. 4 with calls from Democrats for him to withhold his own nomination until more details from his past are released. Capitol Police arrested at least 70 people who were protesting Kavanaugh’s no...

2018 Winter Olympics brings joy, skepticism

Eric Zhang and Jonah Selom

March 16, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, drew to a close on Feb. 25 after 16 days of competition. Norway ranked above all other participating countries, winning a total of 39 medals, eight more than second-place Germany and 10 more than Canada, who came in third. The U.S. finished...

Every Campus a Refuge recommended by UN

Every Campus a Refuge recommended by UN

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2018

Every Campus a Refuge was represented and recognized by the United Nations at the U.N. Together Campaign Summit in New York on Jan. 9. The event sought to promote refugee resettlement efforts and the alleviation of problems that refugees face, specifically in a college setting. 10 colleges and universities,...