Sri Lankas Economic Crisis

Sri Lanka’s Economic Crisis

Paul Siebert
May 20, 2022
Sri Lanka is a south Asian island nation of 22 million people right off the coast of India. The British colonized the island in 1815 and it remained a dominion until 1972, when it finally became fully independent and subsequently its own republic. But since then, the people of Sri Lanka have been suffering from a civil war and corruption everywhere. Now, Sri Lanka is in its worst economic crisis since it gained independence. But how could it come to this and how is the Rajapaksa family related to it?
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Newly Appointed Superintendent Dr. Michelle Reid Meets with Students

Loor Elbedour
May 20, 2022

During the week of May 3rd, five students from every high-school in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) were invited to meet with the newly appointed superintendent, Dr. Michelle Reid at Thoreau Middle...

Protest on the Upcharge for Non-Dairy Milk

Protest on the Upcharge for Non-Dairy Milk

Julissa Guevara-Lopez
May 18, 2022

Starbucks customers in Seattle Washington super glue themselves to the Starbucks counter to protest upcharge for non-dairy milk. Two activists were protesting because they believe that the upcharge for...

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Casey & Vicky White

Ariana Warner
May 18, 2022

A search continues for a fugitive inmate and an Alabama Correctional Officer. The two were last seen going to a “mental evaluation,” for the inmate, which later was confirmed to be untrue. U.S Marshals...

A Preview of The 2022 Hurricane Season

A Preview of The 2022 Hurricane Season

Kaeden Brown
May 12, 2022

In recent years, the amount of hurricanes has exponentially increased. Will these storms be more powerful this year, and are we prepared for what's to come? In a study done by CSU, we have no fewer...

The Pros and Cons of Social Media

The Pros and Cons of Social Media

Kevin Han
May 12, 2022

Everyone knows what social media is; it consists of many apps, ranging from chatting apps such as Discord to apps made to share videos, like YouTube. Many people of all ages use social media for various...

Smokes rises from forest fires in Altamira, Para state, Brazil, in the Amazon basin, on August 27, 2019. - (Photo by Joao Laet / AFP)

The Deforestation of Tropical Rainforests and its Effects

Paul Siebert
May 10, 2022
In the past century, humans have been continuously destroying rainforests to satisfy their hunger for industrial and agricultural success; in short: money. Today, two thirds of all original tropical rainforest cover around the world is either gone or severely damaged. That has led to many scientists exclaiming that it is too late for us, that we have gone too far. But why even are rainforests so important for the planet and the species living on it, including us? And is it really too late for us to change and save the rainforests? 
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New York City Subway Shooting

Ariana Warner
May 10, 2022

A regular morning subway trip ended in a deadly mass shooting. The shooting took place on the subway in Brooklyn, New York injuring 29 people.  After a brief manhunt, tips even from the gunman himself...

Coptic Priest and Imam hand-in-hand after restoring peace in Al-Hurraya neighborhood.

The Persecution of Coptic Orthodox Christians in Egypt

Manwela Katas and Loor Elbedour
May 6, 2022

Archpriest Arsanios Wadeed was stabbed to death while strolling in the waterfront promenade corniche in Alexandria, Egypt. The Coptic Orthodox Church announced its condolences, calling him a “martyr”...

Controversy Surrounding Newly Elected FCPS Superintendent

Controversy Surrounding Newly Elected FCPS Superintendent

Brandon Level
May 6, 2022

On April 18, the Fairfax County Public School (FCPS) board made their decision to appoint Dr. Michelle Reid, from Washington State, as the next FCPS superintendent. Their search for a superintendent...

El Salvador Accepts Bitcoin as Legal Tender

El Salvador Accepts Bitcoin as Legal Tender

Julissa Guevara-Lopez
May 6, 2022

The president of El Salvador wants to go bigger with Bitcoin. Nayib Bukele is the current and forty-third president of El Salvador. He was born July 24,1981 in San Salvador. Bukele officially became president...

The Rising Costs of Healthcare

The Rising Costs of Healthcare

Kevin Han
March 31, 2022

This article was also published in The Chronicle Times Modern medical treatments can heal mild and deadly injuries--from cuts and broken bones to cures for diseases. However, in the United States of...

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