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'Covers the campus like the magnolias'
"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

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"Covers the campus like the magnolias"

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“When it comes to statements, arbitrary decision-making opens the door for confusion on when, how and why schools comment on issues outside of their educational mandate.”

Higher education must be more cautious when speaking out on public crises

Jacob Graff, Contributing Columnist November 30, 2023

Recently, the question of when, how and whether institutions of higher education (IHEs) should respond to both domestic and international crises — especially those that have little to do with their core...

The Emsland nuclear power plant in Lower Saxony, Lingen, Germany is one of the final three nuclear power plants in Germany which was taken out of service on April 15. (Courtesy of CNN)

Will the real environmentalists please stand up?

Jacob Graff, Contributing Columnist November 16, 2023

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Orsted, a Danish company specializing in offshore wind production, announced that it was canceling two planned development projects off the New Jersey coast. While New Jersey Gov....

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is sworn in as Brazils president.

Brazil’s new president has his work cut out for him

Lourdes Lopez, Staff Columnist January 27, 2023

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, better known as Lula, was inaugurated as the president of Brazil for a third time on Jan. 1 amid fears of violence from supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro. Following...

Overcrowding during the Itaewon festival in Seoul, South Korea led to many casualties.

Crowd control failure leads to tragedy in Seoul

Lucy Roberts, Staff Columnist November 16, 2022

What was supposed to be a festive Halloween celebration turned deadly when over 150 people died in a crowd crush in Itaewon, a popular nightlife district in Seoul, South Korea, on Oct. 29. On the Saturday...

Liz Truss announces her resignation outside No. 10 Downing Street, the residence of the British Prime Minister.

Liz Truss’ resignation shows she’s a ‘quitter’ after all

Lourdes Lopez, Staff Columnist November 10, 2022

“I’m a fighter, not a quitter,” said Liz Truss shortly after winning a leadership election and being appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in early September. Only six weeks after promising...

President Joe Biden announces new sanctions against Russia in February.

Are sanctions effective?

Dillon Clark, Contributing Columnist October 16, 2022

In February 2022, Russia declared war on Ukraine. Ukraine’s westernization over the past decade has made them a close ally of the United States and the European Union, which created security threats...

Liz Truss speaks outside of No. 10 Downing Street, the residence of the British prime minister.

In a chaotic first few weeks, Liz Truss shows promise

Lourdes Lopez, Contributing Columnist October 16, 2022

The month of September brought a great win for the Conservative Party, as well as a sorrowful death for the monarchy in the United Kingdom. Liz Truss has taken over for Boris Johnson as prime minister...

Protestors implore the Colombian Constitutional Court to decriminalize abortion.

Decriminalization of abortion in Colombia spurs hope

Natasha Heisenberg, Staff Columnist March 3, 2022

On Monday, Feb. 21, Colombia’s Constitutional Court decriminalized abortion. As women across this predominantly Catholic and conservative nation celebrated, the region reveled in the success of this...

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