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    The Roman Catholic Church: Contracepted

    by  • February 4, 2016 • From the Editor, International, South American News • 0 Comments

    The Catholic church outlaws contraception as it believes that forms of birth control are associated with promiscuity and adultery. But with the rise of Zika virus,a mosquito-borne virus which is most prominent in Latin American countries, causes symptoms including fever, rash, and joint pain. But the virus is more threatening to pregnant women as there is growing evidence “that Zika...

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    Haiti: Six Years Post Earthquake

    by  • January 15, 2016 • Homepage, International, North American News, World • 0 Comments

    On Jan. 12, 2010 at approximately 5:00 PM, a tragic earthquake eradicated thousands of homes and buildings and killed an estimated 200,000 people in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. The earthquake had such a devastating impact mainly due to the type of construction of the buildings. Within hours of the earthquake, international help was sent and...

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    Insight into Planned Parenthood

    by  • November 17, 2015 • Homepage, North American News • 0 Comments

    On Sep. 18, 2015, The U.S. House of Representatives voted to defund Planned Parenthood for a year while investigations are performed into speculations of illegal activities carried out by the organization. These accusations and speculations were brought up by several republican politicians within the last year, as well as ongoing protests, trying to discredit...

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    Self-Interest Versus Solidarity

    by  • November 17, 2015 • Editorial, European News, From the Editor, International, Middle Eastern News, Opinion, Political Opinions, World • 0 Comments

    On Friday, November 13, France faced the deadliest attack on its soil since World War 2. Individuals associated with ISIS carried out numerous bombings and gun raids across Paris, resulting in the deaths of over 100 individuals, as well as the injury of hundreds more. While this raises many issues within France and other...

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    Buried In Quadrillion Yen Debt

    by  • May 21, 2015 • Homepage, World • 0 Comments

    An image of yen used by Japan. Photo taken from rt.com.

    Recently, Japan broke records on government debt. The government is so over leveraged, owing over 1.053 quadrillion yen, which equates to over 8.78 trillion American dollars. This statement was released by Japan’s Finance Ministry at the end of March 2015                              The Finance Ministry is currently headed by Tarō Asō, who was once the...

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    The Royal Baby is Welcomed into the World

    by  • May 19, 2015 • Homepage, World • 0 Comments

    Prince William The Duke of Cambridge and Kate Middleton The Duchess of Cambridge show off their new arrival the Princess of Cambridge on May 3, 2015, to the world outside the Lindo Wing of St. Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London. (Paul Treadway/UPPA/Zuma Press/TNS)

    On the sunny morning of May 2, 2015, Prince William and his wife, Duchess Catherine of Cambridge, welcomed their second child to the world, Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. The new baby is fourth in line to the British throne, behind her grandfather, Prince Charles; her father; and her older brother, Prince George, born in...

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    “1,000 Years Left on Earth”: An Astrophysicist’s Ultimatum

    by  • May 8, 2015 • International, World • 0 Comments

    Stephen William Hawking is an eminent British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author, with an shocking prediction for mankind: we will not survive another thousand years if we do not get off of Earth.   Hawking expressed his thoughts at Australia’s Sydney Opera House towards the end of April, through holographic technology from his office...

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    The Great Green Wall

    by  • May 5, 2015 • Homepage, World • 0 Comments

    Deserts, drought, deforestation, and greenhouse gas emissions have been a concern for a long period of time, and for a variety of reasons. Most people will point their finger at human activities when looking to place the blame on the negative environmental changes the Earth has experienced lately. But projects such as “The Great...

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    Seismic Troubles In Nepal

    by  • May 4, 2015 • Asian News, International, World • 0 Comments

    Nepalese rescue personnel search for the bodies of earthquake victims in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. (Sunil Pradhan/NurPhoto/Zuma Press/TNS)

    On Apr. 25, 2015, the Himalayan region of Asia experienced nature’s dark side. With a mammoth magnitude of 7.8, over 7,800 lives were lost and over 14,000 injured as well due to an earthquake. The epicenter of the tremendous quake was located east-southeast of the Lamjung district of Nepal. Whilst originating in Nepal, the surrounding...

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