Who’s Got the Power?

Who’s Got the Power?

Patrick Hutson

December 21, 2015


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We Americans are always worried about our place in the world. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the United States has held its position as the only world superpower, the most powerful nation on the planet, but we’re always fearing that we’ll be usurped. We commonly refer to China as...

Ahmed’s Clock

Ahmed’s Clock

Jafira Johnson

October 13, 2015


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Have you ever worked really hard and something and you want your teacher’s feedback on it? Did your teacher praise you for your work, or did they give you some constructive criticism on how you could improve? When fourteen year old Ahmed Mohammed went to his teacher for some advice on his clock, he...

The Price of Sacrifice Day

The Price of Sacrifice Day

Emily Turner

October 10, 2015


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On the eve of September 23rd to the early morning of the 24th, all Muslim families celebrate Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice. Celebrators are required to wear their finest clothes and perform a special prayer. The ceremony is ended by multiple affluent citizens sacrificing their best domestic animals,...

News Reporter and Cameraman Shot Dead

News Reporter and Cameraman Shot Dead

Zaniah Robinson

October 9, 2015


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Virginia TV news reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were shot dead during a live interview August 29th, Wednesday morning. This incident has made headlines and shocked media across the nation. The man who killed the two journalists during the live broadcast was no stranger to WDBJ-TV....

I for One Welcome Our Reptilian Overlords

I for One Welcome Our Reptilian Overlords

Patrick Hutson

September 25, 2015


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We’ve all heard a conspiracy theory or two. Aliens are contained in Area 51, the moon landing was a hoax, etc. You’ve heard them a million times and they’re beginning to wear thin. “Where can I find amusing fresh conspiracy theories?” you cry. Well, you’re in luck. I’ve searched the...

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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