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BREAKING: Alabama’s male population rises to 89% after women lead a mass migration north

Pamela Lalli

May 20, 2019

Filed under Uncategorized, World news

“The greatest migration since the Oregon Trail” says US demographic analyst, Jeff Harding. Absolutely repulsed and infuriated by the ban of abortion passed by Alabama governor Kay Ivey, women have retreated to the northern...

Tragic Ethiopian Airline Plane Crash

Raffaella Jarvis, Reporter, Club Leader

March 12, 2019

Filed under This week!, World news

All 157 passengers aboard the Boeing 737 Max 8 flight from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Nairobi, Kenya died this Sunday. The plane had barely reached six minutes of flight time when a witness says they saw it “drop” from the sky...

HummusTown’s Syrian Cuisine: “Refugees Want Parity, Not Charity”

Raffaella Jarvis, Reporter, Club Leader

January 16, 2019

Filed under This week!, What's on in Rome, World news

Almost two years ago, Shaza Saker (third from the right in yellow) was watching the evening news when the heartbreaking stories of the Syrian refugees fleeing their homes because of the war in Syria came on the screen.  At tha...

The Death of Football’s Greatest Oligarchy?

Andrews Crossley, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under Sports, This week!, World news

The most prestigious award in international football, the Ballon d’Or, is given annually to the best performer of that year. For the last decade this award has been awarded to, by considerable margins, one of today's two tit...

George Bush Sr. Dies at 94

Margot Edinger, Reporter

December 5, 2018

Filed under This week!, World news

George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States of America, died peacefully on November 30, 2018 at the age of 94. He passed away at his home in Houston, Texas, at 10:10 pm. Bush’s death occurred after the death of h...

Can California learn from Finland on fires?

Margot Edinger, Reporter

November 20, 2018

Filed under This week!, World news

In lieu of the wildfires burning in California, leaving up to 70 people dead and thousands of homes destroyed, President Donald Trump has been quick to point fingers, blaming California’s forest management for the devastation ...

29 Lives Lost in Deadly California Fire

Margot Edinger, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Filed under This week!, World news

A state of emergency was issued in Butte County on Thursday by acting California Gov. Gavin Newsom in response to the fast-moving and destructive “Camp Fire.” 29 lives have been lost by the wildfire, matching the death to...

Three girl scouts killed in hit-and-run along rural Wisconsin road

Margot Edinger, Reporter

November 6, 2018

Filed under This week!, World news

A group of girl scouts were struck by a black Ford F-150 in Western Wisconsin. They were picking up litter along a rural stretch on Country Road when the car veered off the road. The two-ton vehicle sped off, leaving two girls an...

Migrant Caravan Proceeds North, Defying Mexico and U.S.

Margot Edinger, Reporter

October 23, 2018

Filed under This week!, World news

In Tapachula, Mexico an estimated 5,000 Central American undocumented migrants have been progressing towards the United States borders for over a week, in open defiance of the Mexican and American governments.  The migra...

Water Crisis

Anonymous

October 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion, This week!, World news

Imagine having to walk miles and miles in the scorching heat just to get water that is probably not even safe to drink. The majority of us are lucky enough to not have to do this, but 748 million people do not have access to an...

Maine Teacher Found Dead in Woods

Margot Edinger, Reporter

October 9, 2018

Filed under This week!, World news

The remains of Kristen Westra, an elementary school teacher, and mother of a 9-year-old daughter and 16-year-old stepson have been found in a wooded area near her home in North Yarmouth, Maine. Westra had been reported...

Yes, Child Marriage Occurs in the US and it’s not as Uncommon as you Think

Raffaella Jarvis, Reporter, Club Leader

October 7, 2018

Filed under This week!, World news

Many are aware of child marriage around the world, particularly in developing countries, but what few people realize is that it’s prevalent in the US as well. Child marriage is legal in half of the 50 states in the US. A no...

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