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The Real Syrian Enemy

The Real Syrian Enemy

By RASHI NARAYAN Syria has been a hot topic in the news for numerous years as Assad and ISIS have created atrocities in the area. However, people seem to have forgotten that the Assad regime is still an evil destructive entity that is the root of the instability and extremism in the region. People have been caught up with the […]

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Singapore 2.0: Changing Dynamics with the Death of Lee Kuan Yew

Singapore 2.0: Changing Dynamics with the Death of Lee Kuan Yew

By ERICA SLOAN Although Singapore has been granted a geographic advantage—the small nation is surrounded by water—allowing its economy to boom through free trade and an open port, the nation could not have achieved its current extremely prosperous status without its primary driving force: Lee Kuan Yew.  Yew was the first Prime Minister of Singapore, from 1959, when the nation […]

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Losing Paradise: Sea Levels Rise to Perilous Levels in Kiribati

Losing Paradise: Sea Levels Rise to Perilous Levels in Kiribati

By JANICE CANTIERI Buariki Village, North Tarawa, Kiribati—“Way back in the old days, at the end of our island, we used to have a village, where my husband and his parents used to live. Their home is no longer there. It has gone underwater. Looking across to the peninsula, at the corner of the village, all that land has gone […]

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Underprosecuted Femicide Plaguing Mexico

Underprosecuted Femicide Plaguing Mexico

By ANNA ROSSI Many have heard about the missing students from Ayotzinapa, yet few talk about another horrifying event that is currently taking place in Mexico—the almost daily abuse and murder of women. Also two-thirds of Mexican women have been victims of male violence, with a significant number of these abuses resulting in death. Most of the female victims are […]

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