World News: May Edition

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Rachel Lucas, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017

May 5: U.S. House passes "Trumpcare" On May 5, the House of Representatives passed the Trumpcare bill with a 217-213 vote. This was a close vote as only 216 votes are needed to pass the bill on to the Senate. However, the vote many need to be taken again as it is not aligned with the CBO, Congres...

World News Round Up: April Edition 2017

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Rachel Lucas, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2017

Chechnya Under Allegations of Forming Concentration Camps for Homosexual mMen: April 1 On April 1, the media broke the first story of the concentration camps for gay men in Chechnya, a federal subject of Russia. It is stated that over 100 men were captured and are being tortured for their sexual ori...

World News Round-Up: January Edition

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45th President of the United States of America: Donald Trump

Rachel Lucas, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2017

EIstanbul Nightclub Shooting: Jan. 1 On Jan. 1, 39 people were shot dead and 70 people were injured by suspected shooter Abdulkadir Masharipov, a member of ISIL,  during New Years festivities at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey. This mass shooting has been claimed as a terrorist attack and terrorist gr...

World News Round-Up: February Edition

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Rachel Lucas, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2017

New England Patriots win Super Bowl 51: Feb. 5 The New England Patriots played against the Atlanta Falcons in the NRG Stadium located in Houston, Texas on Super Bowl Sunday. The Patriots scored 34 points to the Falcons 28. The game was won in overtime. Trump's Travel Ban Rescinded: Feb. 16 After going to...

Obama Delivers Farewell Address

Obama Delivers Farewell Address

Beth Gillespie, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2017

On Tuesday, January 10, Barack Obama delivered his farewell address to the nation. Within his address, he delivered an optimistic message while also calling for Americans to do their part to serve their country. Obama began his address by talking about his Chicago roots. He spoke briefly about how he...

World News Round Up: Summer Edition

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Rachel Lucas, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2016

Orlando Nightclub Shooting: June 12, 2016 On June 12, 2016, Omar Mir Seddique Mateen killed 49 people and injured 53 more at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida. This was the largest mass shooting that has ever taken place. This mass shooting was referred to as a terrorist attack and a hate crime. This broug...

World News: May

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Sam Koutnik, Opinion Editor

May 26, 2016

Should the Olympics go on in Rio? CNN says that ticket sales are only at a meager 62% with the sporting events beginning in under 3 months. People are hesitant to attend because of the rising Zika virus.They are concerned about their safety. Also, construction around the city has run into problems. R...

Paper Cranes Giving Hope to Religious Persecution in Iraq

Caroline Galliani, Environmental Editor

January 7, 2016

An ancient Japanese tradition promises that a person who folds 1,000 cranes will be granted a wish, such as long life or recovery from illness. Recently, Regina Dominican has joined the 1,000 Cranes Project to support women and children in the Middle East facing persecution. These people need our prayers no...

The Wage Gap Is Real

Catie Murphy, LifeStyle Editor

March 31, 2015

It's a shocking fact that women are paid only 77 cents to every dollar a man makes. I personally had a hard time believing it because, in my head, it is obvious that women should be paid equally. The year is 2015 in the United States. Women and men are equal and can do the same jobs, so they should...

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