World

Impeachment: An Update

Soon after midnight on December 16th, the House Judiciary Committee released a 650-page report detailing the charges that accuse President Trump of betraying the United States. He is specifically accused of “abusing his high office to enlist a foreign power in corrupting democratic elections.” This refers to his alleged quid pro quo with the President […]

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Opinion
World

Adults Mocking Teens and Children in the Media isn’t New, But it is Wrong

President Donald Trump’s recent tweet about teenage climate change activist, Greta Thunberg, has sparked a lot of criticism and outrage, but it’s not the first time an adult in a position of power has targeted a minor in the media. The sixteen-year-old, who is a passionate and powerful environmentalist, was declared Time’s Person of the […]

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General Interest
Opinion

Happy Holidays from Me and My Apathy

Open scene. I’m cutting the plastic netting from a newly christened Christmas tree with a cheese knife. I’m using a short, stubby cheese knife because I want to reduce the likelihood of my getting stabbed, or stabbing my sister. If I stabbed my sister, even two weeks in advance, it would probably ruin Christmas.  But […]

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General Interest

Hanukkah Through the Ages

Hanukkah dates back more than 2000 years to 156 BCE. It is a celebration of both the hard-fought battle between the Syrians and the Jews and the repairing of the temple which had been previously ransacked by the invaders. The Hanukkah story focuses on two significant people: Judas Maccabeus, the leader of the Jewish army, […]

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