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Apple Unveils its Largest Product Roll-Out in History

Apple Unveils its Largest Product Roll-Out in History

On Tuesday, September 9th, Apple announced the release of its largest product roll-out in history. Two updated phones, a new watch, and revolutionary payment service were unveiled at the Keynote…

Discriminatory Legislation Vetoed in Arizona

Discriminatory Legislation Vetoed in Arizona

Yesterday, Arizona governor Jan Brewer vetoed a controversial bill that would’ve allowed business owners to refuse to serve gays by claiming that it is against their religion. The bill was…

A Shifting Crisis in Ukraine

A Shifting Crisis in Ukraine

The protests in Ukraine have been intensifying over the recent months, leaving almost one hundred people dead. The Ukrainian parliament’s recent fears have been of a potential split within the…

Sr. Megan Rice, Nun, Sentenced After Nuclear Break-In

Sr. Megan Rice, Nun, Sentenced After Nuclear Break-In

In July 2012, Sister Megan Rice (who was 82 years old at the time) and two other religious peace activists, Greg Boertje-Obed and Michael Walli, broke into the Y-12 National…

Crisis in the Ukraine Escalating

Crisis in the Ukraine Escalating

Since the ban on protests was passed in Ukraine, people in Kiev have taken to the streets seeking to have their freedom of association restored. Tens of thousands have rallied…

Central African Republic: A Brewing Crisis

Central African Republic: A Brewing Crisis

The scars left from Darfur are still healing while another crisis rocks the North African continent. The Central African Republic is currently undergoing civil war and anarchy that has displaced…

Mandela: A Light Has Gone Out

Mandela: A Light Has Gone Out

International leaders from around the globe have been paying tribute to Nelson Mandela in the wake of his passing at age 95. Barack Obama: “…we’ve lost one of the most…

Compassion after Calamity in the Philippines

Compassion after Calamity in the Philippines

In the makeshift hospital set up in Manila airport, a twenty one year old woman gave birth to a beautiful baby as she sought shelter in the wreckage of the…

Same Love And, Now, Same Benefits in New Jersey

Same Love And, Now, Same Benefits in New Jersey

Once it struck midnight on Monday night, marriage bells could be heard chiming across New Jersey. Fourteen states now allow gay marriage, in addition to the three that recognize civil…

Racism at “Rush”: Segregation in Sororities

Racism at “Rush”: Segregation in Sororities

For those of us living in the Fairfield County bubble, it can be staggering to believe that racism still occurs across the United States. In an increasingly global and tolerant…

Putin to America: ‘Remember Your Place’

Putin to America: ‘Remember Your Place’

As the complex and amorphous Syria debate continues to draw the attention of the international community, one political move—perhaps the boldest played thus far—comes not in the form of unilateral…

FADING INK: Columbia Prof Calls Student Papers “Irreplaceable”

FADING INK: Columbia Prof Calls Student Papers “Irreplaceable”

Is student journalism dead? Am I irrelevant? Have I wasted four years of my life? While I am not used to this kind of self-doubt, the fact is that newspaper…

In a New Republic, Freedom of Press is in Peril

In a New Republic, Freedom of Press is in Peril

It has been two years since the Egyptian people took to the streets to protest the corrupt and autocratic rule of their former president, Hosni Mubarak. With the help of…

The Scramble for Bir Tawil

The Scramble for Bir Tawil

Ask an average American on the street to identify the Sudan-Egyptian border on a map and you’ll probably be met with blank stares, raised eyebrows, casual shrugs, and other responses…

Kevin Jahns’s Official 2016 Election Guide

Kevin Jahns’s Official 2016 Election Guide

Republicans Senator Marco Rubio: A current frontrunner in public opinion polls, Marco Rubio is the preferred presidential candidate of 40% of the Republicans surveyed. He is very active politically: on…

Pope and Change

Pope and Change

As exams came to a close and March Break drew closer, the world was stunned by Pope Benedict XVI’s announcement that he was to resign from his position as head…

Mounting Madness in Mali

Mounting Madness in Mali

It has been over a year since the ethnical and geo-political tensions in Northern Mali between the Tuaregs and the Songhai spilled over into full-on civil war. Emboldened by a…

Recent Assault Exposes Indian Gender Divide

Recent Assault Exposes Indian Gender Divide

Last month, on December 16, in New Delhi, India, a 23-year old student went to see a movie, “The Life of Pi,” with one of her male friends. After leaving…

All Bark and No Bite: North Korea’s Missile “Crisis”

All Bark and No Bite: North Korea’s Missile “Crisis”

Last month, as you may know, North Korea conducted a successful test launch of a long range missile. While the North Korean government is celebrating, the rest of the world…

Turmoil in the Central African Republic

Turmoil in the Central African Republic

The staccato sound of firing assault rifles echoes through the jungle at night. In the distance, fire and smoke obscure the stars and indicate that yet another horrific battle between…

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