History of Crime within the Walls: Baltimore City Detention Center Closing

History of Crime within the Walls: Baltimore City Detention Center Closing

Lauren Spielman

September 25, 2015


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An escape, a riot, a circus of police corruption, and reportedly inhumane living conditions was finally enough to persuade the Baltimore City Detention Center to shut its doors. Governor Larry Hogan announced the immediate closure of the Detention Center on Thursday, July 30, following a recent lawsuit...

Two of the Unknowns in the 2016 Presidential Race

Two of the Unknowns in the 2016 Presidential Race

Jafira Johnson

September 16, 2015


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Recent coverage of the 2016 presidential race has predominantly been focused on Donald Trump’s offensive and outlandish opinions. Trump’s outbursts have overshadowed the various candidates that are vying for the Presidential spot. These “unknowns” have had little to minimal media coverage and...

Aid for Nepal

Aid for Nepal

Evelyn Atieno

April 28, 2015


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Steve Maraboli, a behavioral scientist and best-selling author, once said “a kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” When a devastating disaster occurs, it might feel like a dark cloud is above our world. Over the weekend, an earthquake rampaged through Kathmandu, Nepal...

Imperialism in Russia

Imperialism in Russia

Nicholas Chung

March 10, 2015


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There are rumors that Vladamir Putin wants to resurrect the Soviet Union by reclaiming sovereign countries, and he has taken many measures to achieve this goal. Recently, Putin has deployed several hundred troops into Ukrainian-owned Crimea. As reported by the Interfax news agency, Ukraine's interim...

World’s Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner

World’s Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Emily Turner

October 31, 2014


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The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded on Friday, October 10th to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. Both individuals stood strong to support the civil liberties most of us have come to expect. There are still many places in this world where the most basic rights are nonexistent. This year, the prize ...

Grace’s Law

Grace’s Law

Caroline Bohnenstengel

October 10, 2013


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Grace McComas, a, fifteen-year-old girl who once attended Glenelg Country School in Howard County, committed suicide on Easter Sunday of last year after being viciously bullied via Twitter. Before her death, Grace informed her parents of the bullying, and they immediately contacted the police to see...

Cultural Spotlight: Nepal

Cultural Spotlight: Nepal

Nick Chung and James Kavanagh

October 10, 2013


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Perhaps best known for the Himalayan Mountains and Mount Everest, Nepal is a South Asian country rich in diversity with many different ethnic groups. The primary language is Nepali; however, there are many other regional dialects such as Tharu, Gurung, Sherpa, and Magar. The major religion in Nepal is...

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