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A Revolution of Destruction

A Revolution of Destruction

Explosions continue to thunder across the Syrian countryside. Recently, a trail of bombs was dropped across a rebel held town on the outskirts of Damascus—a high traffic area. This synchronized…

Chávez Wins an Unprecedented Fourth Term

Chávez Wins an Unprecedented Fourth Term

On October 7th, 58 year old Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías was re-elected as President of Venezuela for the fourth time. The head of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela received…

Maker Faire: Welcome to the 22nd Century

Maker Faire: Welcome to the 22nd Century

Whether you want to see interactive robots, 3-D printers, Coke and Mentos, or life size mouse traps, the time you’ve waited for has finally come.  All these oddities, and more,…

Crisis in the Middle East

Crisis in the Middle East

Two days ago, on the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the United States’ consulates in Benghazi, Libya, and Cairo, Egypt, were attacked by Muslim protestors. These attacks resulted in…

Insurrection in Mali

Insurrection in Mali

Some nations call for a handful of pacifist leaders, a pinch of nonviolent demonstration, and a dollop of international guarantees… other states are created from a splash of xenophobia, a…

A Model (UN) of Success

A Model (UN) of Success

Over the past year, St. Luke’s has truly “upped the ante” on its Model UN program. Since the club’s resurrection in September (thanks to the dedication of seniors Sam Posner…

T.E.D.x Teen: A Day of Social Leadership in Soho

T.E.D.x Teen: A Day of Social Leadership in Soho

As a result of the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01 and the widespread use of technology, awareness of global problems seem ever more heightened for today’s youth—in America and around the…

Kony 2012: The Movement That Was

Kony 2012: The Movement That Was

In with a bang, out with a sputter? That seems to be the motto of Invisible Children Inc., the non-profit organization that created the infamous Kony 2012 video. Since the…

Facebook To Go Public

Facebook To Go Public

Facebook has evolved into one of the most influential companies in the world. It’s crazy to think that a multi-billion dollar company started in a Harvard dorm. Now, Facebook is…

U.S. Army’s Impressive New Weapon

U.S. Army’s Impressive New Weapon

One of the most monumental events in military history was the advent of guerilla warfare.  It is an incredibly effective tactic used to get more out of fewer troops, supplies,…

Best of CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2012

Best of CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2012

Every year in Las Vegas, electronics companies showcase their newest products and technologies in an event named CES. CES, or the Consumer Electronics Show, is the mecca for tech savvy…

Wikipedia To Shutdown on January 18th, 2012

Wikipedia To Shutdown on January 18th, 2012

Over the past several months, the Sentinel has reported on the growing controversy brewing over the issue of digital copyright. This movement, which has spread throughout the world’s legislatures, seeks to pass…

Election 2012: Where Do The Republican Candidates Stand Now?

Election 2012: Where Do The Republican Candidates Stand Now?

It’s hard to believe that, after months of national anticipation, the results of not one but two Republican primaries have already been decided. These results are encouraging to some candidates,…

Los Angeles Arsonist Arrested

Los Angeles Arsonist Arrested

Harry Burkhart, a 24-year-old German man, was arrested January 2, 2012 for perpetrating a four-day arson spree in Hollywood and LA. He is the most-destructive arsonist in California history, linked…

Mitt Romney Wins Iowa Caucus

Mitt Romney Wins Iowa Caucus

The results of last night’s polling in Iowa are in: after a gruelling campaign, it appears the GOP is facing a three-way tie for the top spot in the 2012…

SCOTUS To Hear ‘Obamacare’ Challenge

In one of the most politically-sensitive moves since the Bush-Gore hearing of 2000, the Supreme Court- currently considered to be predominantly liberal- has agreed to hear a series of cases,…

Elections Commence in Egypt

Elections Commence in Egypt

After the fall of President Hosni Mubarak, things seemed to be going well for the Egyptian people. There was no more mass rioting in Tahrir Square, and the leaders of…

UK Expels Iranian Diplomats

UK Expels Iranian Diplomats

In the wake of an assault on the British embassy in Tehran, Her Majesty’s Government has lodged a formal complaint with the United Nations, alleging that the Iranian government participated…

George Bush and Tony Blair Declared War Criminals

George Bush and Tony Blair Declared War Criminals

On November 22nd, George Bush and Tony Blair were unanimously found guilty of committing grievous crimes against peace and humanity. Although the prosecuting body in question, the Malaysian based Kuala Lumpur War…

Trouble On The Digital Horizon

Trouble On The Digital Horizon

Think about how many times a day you use the Internet. In modern society, it has become essential to education and communication. Use of the Internet may be as simple…

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