Aiming for Peace

February 28, 2018

Once Again The U.S. is once again grieving, angry, defensive, and divided over gun violence that left 14 students and 3 staff dead at a school north of Miami, Florida, on Wednesday, February 14. The 19-year-old former student entered Stoneman Douglas High School Wednesday afternoon, pulled a fire alarm, and when students began evacuating, started
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“Get Me This Girl”

December 4, 2017

The Stories Pile Up Allegations of sexual harassment continue to pile up against media executives, politicians, Hollywood celebrities, and athletes across the United States and some in Britain. Since the first accusations came out against movie producer Harvey Weinstein, more than 50 men have been accused by both women and men of unwanted sexual advance
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My Insides Churn in Protest

November 11, 2016

An Unforeseen Election This week, the United States elected a new president. Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president-elect. Nearly every poll predicted Clinton would win, so many news outlets and citizens were caught off-guard by Trump’s come-from-behind victory. Everywhere, people are trying to figure out what they overlooked. The Divided States
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Enlarged in the Waiting

October 27, 2016

It’s About Time The Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians. If you haven’t heard, the two baseball teams in this year’s World Series haven’t won the Pennant in a long time. The Cleveland Indians last won a World Series in 1948. The Cubs? Four decades earlier in 1908. The two longest droughts in the League.
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Looking for Help

October 16, 2016

What’s the Story? Hurricane Matthew is expected to be the first major hurricane to make landfall in the US since 2005’s Wilma. With 115 mph winds, the hurricane has already devastated remote parts of Haiti and Cuba. Now it’s making its way to Florida—expected sometime Friday—before traveling up the East Coast toward the Carolinas. Both
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