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Bail Bonds: The Ultimate Manifestation of Capitalism

June 6, 2018


Filed under News, Opinions

In the United States, over 2.3 million people incarcerated. Often, when people commit crimes and are charged with a prison sentence, they are assigned a bail, which is a cash payment that could be made in exchange for freedom from prison. Many civil rights activists have been protesting the idea of bon...

A Brief History of Afghanistan and the War

A Brief History of Afghanistan and the War

Sanaz Kharazmi, Photojournalist

June 6, 2018


Filed under Features, News

Once a kingdom of its own, a vital part of the Persian Empire, and a hot spot for the Silk Road, Afghanistan was once far from the stereotype of being a doomed war zone. Nowadays, many years after Soviet occupation and a volatile, ongoing war, many forget the beauty and impact this country had on the ...

A “Perfect” Athlete

A “Perfect” Athlete

Allie Steward, Photojournalist

June 5, 2018


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Gymnastics, like many other competitive sports, requires a certain level of perfection in order to be even considered good at the sport. This being true, many gymnasts would do almost anything to assure themselves a spot on a good team or even a spot in the olympics. Could this be a reason as to why...

Increase In Natural Disasters

Increase In Natural Disasters

Milan Acosta, Photo Journalist

June 5, 2018


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In the recent years there has been an abundant number of natural disasters that have wreaked havoc among millions of people. The world is changing, and mother nature is sending a clear message to humanity. Whether it’s a devastating tsunami or an unexpected eruption, millions of helpless people hav...

The Curse of Capitalism and Raising Drug Prices

The Curse of Capitalism and Raising Drug Prices

Stephanie Pocci, Photojournalist

June 5, 2018


Filed under News, Opinions

Entrepreneur, Martin Shkreli, the CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals was outed to have raised the price of his drug, Daraprim by a whopping 5,000%.  The drug, Daraprim, is used to treat protozoal infections, especially in infants, for over 62 years. However, the medicine now has a limited access ever since...

Why Algae is becoming the next best Food Item

Why Algae is becoming the next best Food Item

Brandon Russell, Editor

June 4, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Opinions

For centuries that of the environment and the culmination of food has been at an all time crisis and has progressively become a counterintuitive act throughout that of the United States and even the World. Coming from a new scientific discovery, that of Algae is just one of the newest forms of up and c...

Billboard Music Awards 2018

Billboard Music Awards 2018

Grace Kim, Photojournalist

June 4, 2018


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On May 20, the 2018 Billboard Music festival was held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The Billboard Music Awards,as one of the biggest commemoration in the United States, awards talented artists for their achievements throughout the year. Including recognizing artists from around the world, fans were abl...

Space Station Incoming Earth

Space Station Incoming Earth

Emma Muresan, Photojournalist

June 4, 2018


Filed under News

Seven years ago in September 2011, China launched its first space station, Tiangong-1 into orbit. Sending this station into space put China number three on the list of countries to have accomplished this. Russia and The United States are the other two countries that have space stations currently in orb...

An Update on North Korea

An Update on North Korea

Kathleen Toblesky, Photojournalist

June 3, 2018


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After President Trump canceled the historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, there are still hopes for making peace with North Korea as well as their denuclearization. While the US may have given up on the deal for the time being, South Korea has decided to continue pursuing relations.   ...

American Movie Industry Returns to Saudi Arabia

American Movie Industry Returns to Saudi Arabia

Christian Muresan, Photojournalist

June 3, 2018


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After a movie theater ban for Hollywood produced films was repealed in Saudi Arabia, Black Panther was the first Hollywood movie to be shown at a movie theater in over 35 years. It is no secret that Saudi Arabia has some dramatically different societal constructs and laws compared to American laws. ...

New Drug Tests are Being Issued and Tested

New Drug Tests are Being Issued and Tested

Christian Muresan, Photojournalist

June 3, 2018


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Since the recent legalization of marijuana in several states, drug use in these states have increased accordingly. Some are left to wonder if driving under the influence of marijuana is as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol. In order to determine if drug use has an effect on driving ab...

Tesla Expects Big Gains in the Next Few Months

Tesla Expects Big Gains in the Next Few Months

Christian Muresan, Photojournalist

June 3, 2018


Filed under News

Recently, China has announced their plans to decrease the import tax from 25% to 15%. This shift is big for Tesla, since 20% of Tesla’s sales take place in in China. Also, this increase in company profit may lead Elon Musk and Tesla to create and innovate their products on a more advanced, low cost, a...

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