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    Transgender Public Accommodations Bill Yet to be Passed

    by  • April 28, 2016 • Homepage, National, North American News, World • 0 Comments

    Massachusetts is currently in the process of reviewing legislation for a Transgender Public Accommodations Bill. Public accommodations are facilities, both public and private, used by the general public, including retail stores, public restrooms and recreational facilities. A person cannot be forced to leave or be unable to enter based on race, religion, national origin,...

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    White House Shifts Ebola Funding to Combat Zika Virus

    by  • April 12, 2016 • Homepage, National, North American News, South American News, World • 0 Comments

    In an attempt to combat the rapid spread of the Zika virus, federal officials have decided to shift approximately $500 million from Ebola prevention programs. The shift comes after Congress was bogged down in a two month debate over the approval of a $1.9 billion budget proposed by the Obama administration. On February 1...

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    Super Tuesday Results Predict Presidential Candidate Frontrunners

    by  • March 4, 2016 • 2016 Presidential Election, Homepage, National, North American News • 0 Comments

      Super Tuesday, this year on Mar. 1, 2016, is the most important day of the primary election season with the largest amount of delegates at stake. The people of 12 states and one territory, including Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and American Samoa, participated by going to...

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    Are the Oscars Too White?

    by  • February 10, 2016 • Entertainment Opinions, Homepage, National, North American News, Opinion • 0 Comments

    The lack of diversity in the media, and more specifically, the Academy Awards, has strained our country’s morals, ethics, and fight for racial equality. Malden was among the top 15 most diverse high schools in Massachusetts as reported by boston.com in 2013. Students of Malden High School are not unaccustomed to diversity, but Hollywood...

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    The Roman Catholic Church: Contracepted

    by  • February 4, 2016 • From the Editor, International, South American News • 0 Comments

    The Catholic church outlaws contraception as it believes that forms of birth control are associated with promiscuity and adultery. But with the rise of Zika virus,a mosquito-borne virus which is most prominent in Latin American countries, causes symptoms including fever, rash, and joint pain. But the virus is more threatening to pregnant women as there is growing evidence “that Zika...

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    Haiti: Six Years Post Earthquake

    by  • January 15, 2016 • Homepage, International, North American News, World • 0 Comments

    On Jan. 12, 2010 at approximately 5:00 PM, a tragic earthquake eradicated thousands of homes and buildings and killed an estimated 200,000 people in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. The earthquake had such a devastating impact mainly due to the type of construction of the buildings. Within hours of the earthquake, international help was sent and...

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    OPINION: The Media’s View of Beauty

    by  • January 24, 2014 • Entertainment, Entertainment Opinions, Homepage, International, National, Opinion, World • 0 Comments

    By ASHLEY LEUNG The media plays a large role in today’s society, especially with the easy accessibility of media with television, the Internet and magazines. These sources of mass media allow people to be able to obtain information easily, along with being connected with others all around the world and having entertainment at the...

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    OPINION: A Nation on Fire ( བོད་རང་བཙན )

    by  • December 19, 2013 • Homepage, International, Opinion, World • 0 Comments

    By TENZIN DORJEE What is self-immolation? It is an extreme act of protest by lighting oneself on fire when all other methods of resistance seem futile. The first self-immolation in Tibet happened following the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Now over 100 self-immolations have occurred, each martyr crying out for the freedom of Tibet. These freedom...

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    American Rippers: 19 Years Later

    by  • December 19, 2013 • Homepage, National, World • 0 Comments

     By ANDREW COGLIANO When murder and prostitutes mix, one usually thinks of the infamous Jack the Ripper, who terrorized the streets of London in the late 1800’s. But recently, in the quiet military town of Oak Grove, Kentucky, the cold case regarding the slaying of two prostitutes has now been reopened. The prime suspects...

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