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Heart after Harvey

Heart after Harvey

Paige Weingarten, Co Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2017


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In the wake of tragedy, mankind has a choice to make. Either they choose to retreat, or they choose to rebuild. Earlier this month, the Southeast region of Texas was hit with one of the most powerful natural disasters in history, Hurricane Harvey, which caused massive amounts of flooding and millions...

The Deepwater Oil Spill: Seven Years Later

The Deepwater Oil Spill: Seven Years Later

Sanaz Kharazmi, Photojournalist

September 21, 2017


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In 2010, about 4.2 million barrels (about 200 million gallons) of oil gushed out of a BP Oil Company pipeline one mile deep into the soil of Gulf of Mexico, prompting the unfortunate end of 11 workers’ lives. Immediately, news flooded with differing political opinions and controversy over a plausib...

Harvard Rescinds Offers to Incoming Freshman Over Hateful Memes

Harvard Rescinds Offers to Incoming Freshman Over Hateful Memes

Abigail Kim, Photojournalist

September 21, 2017


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Harvard College withdrew at least ten incoming freshman over memes shared in a Facebook group chat run by the Harvard Admissions Office during the week of June 5. According to Hannah Natanson’s article in The Crimson, “a handful of admitted students formed the messaging group--titled, at one point, ‘H...

Stop the Heat Waves!

Stop the Heat Waves!

Grace Kim, Photojournalist

September 21, 2017


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Yorba Linda high school students got heated up for the first day of school, but students weren't the only ones that got caught under the sun. Beginning on August 27, a massive heat wave swept through much of Southern California, which included Yorba Linda. Temperatures stayed at a constant three digit...

Notre Dame Graduation Controversy

Notre Dame Graduation Controversy

Brooke Gagnon, Photojournalist

June 9, 2017


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On May 21st, many Notre Dame graduating students and audience members walked out of their graduation ceremony following the introduction of commencement speaker Vice President Mike Pence. Notre Dame has a tradition of inviting a newly elected president to speak at graduation. In 2001, President G...

Sliding Into Disaster

Sliding Into Disaster

Janet Han, Photojournalist

June 9, 2017


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The Big Sur Landslide

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Trump’s Visit to Jerusalem

Trump’s Visit to Jerusalem

Mabel Ra, Photojournalist

June 9, 2017


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On Monday, May 22, 2017, President Trump visited the Western Wall in hopes of uniting “three of the world’s greatest religions,” according to senior administration officials. He was the first sitting US President to visit the wall. Barack Obama also visited the wall when he was a presidential can...

Love Wins in Taiwan

Love Wins in Taiwan

Courtney Poon, Photojournalist

June 9, 2017


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On May 24th, Taiwan’s Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, paving the way for Taiwan to become the first Asian country to legalize it. The panel of judges has given the island's parliament, known as the Legislative Yuan, two years to amend or enact new laws, which could potentia...

Together We Stand

Together We Stand

Katie Cao, Photojournalist

June 9, 2017


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On May 22nd 2017, an Ariana Grande concert was being held in the Manchester Arena. Filled with adoring fans, and an amazing vibe, the arena was infused with a happy, easy-going energy. Fans ranged from adolescents to teenagers to adults. The setting was one to last a lifetime. Soon after the concert...

Emmanuel Macron: French President

Emmanuel Macron: French President

Mabel Ra, Photojournalist

May 27, 2017


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As of Sunday, May 14, 2017, the youngest president of France, Emmanuel Macron, was elected, surprising many, and for good reason too. Macron is a liberal centrist who joined the presidential race without the support of an established political party, nor has he ever held an elected official position. ...

Paris 2024 or Los Angeles 2024?

Paris 2024 or Los Angeles 2024?

Juliette Fournier, Photojournalist

May 27, 2017


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Though it is still several years away, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has already been looking for the next host for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Two cities are currently competing for this honor: Paris and Los Angeles. Around the week of May 20th, the LA 2024 IOC gladly welcomed the IOC and tr...

Persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Salvador Martinez, Photojournalist

May 27, 2017


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For the past few months, 175,000 of Russia's Jehovah's Witnesses have been targeted with charges. After several years, of persecution against the religious group, the Kremlin moved to exterminate  the denomination for good. Last February, Jehovah's Witnesses were titled as “extremists” and locked...

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