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New Zealand Terrorist Attack Proves White Nationalism Is A Growing Threat

Two Mosques were hit in a deadly terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday, March 15, leaving 50 people dead and more than 40 injured.   One gunman has been charged and is said to have acted alone in the massacre. However, one other suspect has been charged with inciting racial hatred and another faces firearms charges. The name of the shooter has been released but I have decided not to include it in

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The Power of Journalism: ‘The Scoop’ Interns Express Passion for Writing

Many teenagers today join organizations to meet people with the same interests: sports, arts, or music. Despite the popular assemblies, some teens are enthralled with writing and the power of words. They believe that they could change the world by reporting issues in the news. In the island of Guam, The Scoop is an organization that consists of teen reporters who are interns for the Guam Daily Post. Ranging from entertaining to serious topics, the

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Hello, Mr President: Bernie Sanders

Personal Background: Senator Bernard “Bernie” Sanders was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York by low income Jewish immigrant parents. Sanders attended Brooklyn College in 1964, and then went on to study at the University of Chicago where he gained a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. During his time in Chicago, he joined the civil rights movement and joined the march on Washington. Sanders spent time after college living in a kibbutz. After his return,

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Tulsi Gabbard Is The Most Right-Winged Progressive In Congress: An Investigative Op-Ed

Tulsi Gabbard, the democratic representative to Hawaii’s 2nd District since 2013, caught headlines when she declared her bid for the presidency early in the game. Gabbard was the first Hindu member of Congress and also became the youngest person ever elected to the Hawai’i State Legislature. She not only served on the Honolulu City Council but she’s also a veteran of the Iraq war. Tulsi Gabbard is a self-described progressive candidate who quite often sides

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Why A Universal Basic Income Is Not Viable In The U.S.

Imagine this: receiving monthly cash payments from the government to cover the cost of basic living expenses. Although it sounds great in theory, a universal basic income (UBI) raises major questions about its feasibility and economic consequences. In recent years, the idea has generated much interest and countries have been debating over the execution of a UBI. Most recently in 2016, Switzerland decided to hold a referendum over the implementation of a universal basic income.

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College Homelessness, Hunger and Lack of Healthcare are Epidemics

For students battling the ever-increasing costs of college tuition, many are forced to choose between higher education, and their physical wellbeing. It’s alarming that a growing number of students are opting for the less obvious choice, school, over livelihood. Almost as alarming as the fact that, on a systemic level, virtually nothing is being done to combat this. Too often college students have become the subject of jokes, usually for the way they have to

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The Young People and the Climate

Climate change has grasped the attention of many, especially because of the outburst the younger generation. This issue was largely taken up after Swedish 16-year-old Greta Thunberg began missing school every Friday to protest her government’s lax stance on climate change. Thunberg’s popularity exploded and her tactics were adopted by other European school children who also began protesting their government’s non-committal stance on climate change. American teenager Alexandria Villasenor was inspired by Thunberg and has

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5 Ways to Keep Your Smartphone Data Safe and Secure

Phones have become an integral part of our lives and thus they hold almost every detail of your life that you can imagine. It is important for you to constantly be aware of what you’re storing on it, how that’s being used, and how you’re protecting that data. Here are 5 ways you may have overlooked: 1.) Security settings Your phone has some general security settings and every application on it has its own privacy

International

The War in Yemen: What You Need to Know About the Worst Humanitarian Crisis in the World

Currently in its fourth year, the war in Yemen is now the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, and there needs to be more awareness of it. According to the United Nations, 22.2 million people (which accounts for three-quarters of the population) are currently in need of humanitarian or protection assistance. Why is there a war in Yemen? The war in Yemen began in 2011, when former longtime authoritarian president Ali Abdullah Saleh handed over power to

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National Emergencies That The Government Should Actually Be Focusing On

On February 15, President Trump declared a national emergency on the border with Mexico to access the $5.7 billion that Congress refused to give him for his promised southwestern border wall. The declaration resulted from a two-month long government shutdown that was essentially the accumulation of the President’s temper tantrum over not getting exactly what he wanted. The thing is, there are far worse emergencies in the U.S. than border control at the southern border.

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Powerful Youth: Jaden Smith is Helping Flint Michigan

Twenty-year-old Jaden Smith is working with a church in Flint, Michigan after the soon to be five year anniversary of when the water crisis began in the Michigan town. Jaden and his father Will founded, with Drew Fitzgerald, JUST WATER, after Jaden was upset by pollution in the ocean. The father and son duo wanted to find a solution to the plastic and pollution that affects the environment so the pair created the water company.

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Op-Ed: Senator Klobuchar is a Bad Boss, But You Only Care Because You’re Sexist

The New York Times ran an article on Minnesota Senator Amy Klobucher on Friday, depicting the treatment over her an aide that misplaced her fork. The senator, once told she had no fork, scolded the aide, used a comb she had on her person, and once finished with her salad, made the aide clean it. The article punctuated other incidences involving Senator Klobucher, such as her throwing objects such as binders at her aides, and

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College Homelessness, Hunger and Lack of Healthcare are Epidemics

For students battling the ever-increasing costs of college tuition, many are forced to choose between higher education, and their physical wellbeing. It’s alarming that a growing number of students are opting for the less obvious choice, school, over livelihood. Almost as alarming as the fact that, on a systemic level, virtually nothing is being done to combat this. Too often college students have become the subject of jokes, usually for the way they have to

Real Life

5 Ways to Keep Your Smartphone Data Safe and Secure

Phones have become an integral part of our lives and thus they hold almost every detail of your life that you can imagine. It is important for you to constantly be aware of what you’re storing on it, how that’s being used, and how you’re protecting that data. Here are 5 ways you may have overlooked: 1.) Security settings Your phone has some general security settings and every application on it has its own privacy

Politics

National Emergencies That The Government Should Actually Be Focusing On

On February 15, President Trump declared a national emergency on the border with Mexico to access the $5.7 billion that Congress refused to give him for his promised southwestern border wall. The declaration resulted from a two-month long government shutdown that was essentially the accumulation of the President’s temper tantrum over not getting exactly what he wanted. The thing is, there are far worse emergencies in the U.S. than border control at the southern border.

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The Young People and the Climate

Climate change has grasped the attention of many, especially because of the outburst the younger generation. This issue was largely taken up after Swedish 16-year-old Greta Thunberg began missing school every Friday to protest her government’s lax stance on climate change. Thunberg’s popularity exploded and her tactics were adopted by other European school children who also began protesting their government’s non-committal stance on climate change. American teenager Alexandria Villasenor was inspired by Thunberg and has

International

The Saudi Crown Prince is Coming to Pakistan and Pakistanis Are Not Happy About It

A few months ago, the CIA released a report on the murder of the Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Ahmed Khashoggi, briefing that the brutal murder was conducted under the orders of the Saudi Crown Prince, Muhammad Bin Salman. Ever since, the royalty has become a thorn in the eyes of journalists and humanitarians worldwide. Let’s not forget that this murderous prince is also the architect of the on-going Saudi war on Yemen and directly responsible

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Remembering the Ladies Over 200 Years Later

President Trump’s State of the Union address touched on many issues, and resolved for a better relationship within the political parties in the government. Trump even spoke of the largest female body serving in Congress, which drew appreciation from...

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