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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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    In Review: Week of 11/16-11/22

    by  • November 24, 2013 • In Review, International, National, World • 0 Comments

    POLITICS: Sen. Kirsten Gillibran (D-NY) faces opposition from fellow senators in gaining support for her proposed bill aimed towards giving sexual assault victims in the military an alternate route to reporting assailants Toronto City Council votes to strip Rob Ford, the city’s mayor, of all powers following a series of debates over the May release...

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    In Review (2013): Week of 10/27 – 11/01

    by  • November 1, 2013 • Homepage, In Review, International, National, World • 0 Comments

    By JESSICA LYNN DEPAULA This week’s news: POLITICS Hawaii State Senate passes same-sex marriage bill President Obama speaks at Fanueil Hall in Boston, Mass., in defense of the Affordable Care Act, saying that the nation “must keep moving forward-just like you did in Massachusetts,” and that there is “no excuse” for the much-publicised issues...

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    Raging Fires in Australia

    by  • October 30, 2013 • Homepage, International, World • 0 Comments

    By FELICIA FALLANO Orange flames vastly engulfed the forest while firefighters rushed to the scene to hose down wildfires that were ablaze for 1,000 miles along the Blue Mountain in Australia’s most populous city this month. These wildfires have been growing dangerously and now threaten suburban areas of Sydney with their ability to spread...

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