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Persecution of China’s Priesthood Persists

Justyna Gorka

March 22, 2016

Living in the United States, every individual is allotted certain rights. One of these rights is the freedom to choose your own religion. However, not everyone is as fortunate of a people as the American people. China is currently...

Drones Fly Into Our Future

Isabella Sparacino

February 18, 2016

Possibly the most popular device to come out of 2015 for recreational use was the drone. A drone in an unmanned aircraft that is controlled by a remote. It is capable of flying around at difference distances and altitudes and...

2016 March for Life: Lack of Reporting Begs the Question

Justyna Gorka

February 18, 2016

January 22nd marked the forty-second annual March for Life rally in Washington D.C. since the protest’s humble beginnings in 1974, following the Roe v. Wade case. However, there was hardly any media coverage publicizing the...

Flinty Hearts Break

Robert Metaxatos

February 18, 2016

The Flint River derives its now negatively connoted moniker from the Ojibwe word Biiwaanagoonh-ziibi, meaning “Flinty River.” Indeed, the flinty (obdurate) hearts of city officials are borderline criminal in successive, unmitigated...

Peace Between Israel and Palestine is Ever Breached

Isabella Sparacino

November 18, 2015

The fighting between Israel and Palestine has been a constant source of tension in the region since 1948 when Israel was given Palestinian territory under revisions of the British Mandate. Almost 10,000 people on both the Israeli...

Impact of Pope Francis’s Visit

Sean Muldowney

October 18, 2015

Pope Francis’s historic visit to the United States marked the first time a Pope has visited since Pope Benedict XVI’s stay in April of 2008. Pope Francis’s six day stopover in the United States began on September 22nd...

Assisting Syrian Refugees

Quinn Burke

October 18, 2015

On the Statue of Liberty are engraved the words "Give me your tired, your poor, / Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, / The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. / Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me." The...

Race for the Arctic

Robert Metaxatos

October 18, 2015

Under the silvery, frosted terrain of the Arctic lies supposed treasure perhaps greater than gold; the cold continent has been de facto divided into several territories for resource-hungry superpowers. What kind of “cold war”...

Jon Stewart and the Future of Satirical News

Justyna Gorka

September 18, 2015

On August the 6, Jon Stewart concluded his final episode of The Daily Show. Emotions ran as high as the show’s satirical genius. Stewart said farewell to the show which he had called home for sixteen years. The Daily Show has...

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