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The Nutcracker vs. Cultural Appropriation

Eleanor Shaw
December 9, 2020

The Nutcracker, a beloved seasonal ballet treasured by dance studios and companies all across the world, has been a topic of criticism concerning the portrayal of different cultures and races. The Nutcracker...

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Protests in France Over Pension Changes

Natalie Kees
December 13, 2019

France is experiencing one of its biggest strikes in decades as public sector workers protest against the planned pension reforms that would see them retiring later or facing reduced payouts. This nation-wide...

Three Tragedies

Three Tragedies

Ariana Warner
April 3, 2019

In just a week there’s been three suicides, and two of the three are related to the same situation. There’s been many active school shootings, and those who lost their lives were survivors, and or...



Ariana Warner, Author
January 31, 2019

Have you ever been so cold you thought you would freeze to death? Well, that’s the reality in the Midwest. Many places like Chicago, Detroit, and Iowa have had temperatures so low many people are losing...

Cameroon  School Kidnapping

Cameroon School Kidnapping

Huda Khan, Author
November 13, 2018

On Sunday, in Cameroon's North-West region, 78 school children were kidnapped from their boarding school. Among the kidnapped were 42 girls, 36 boys, the school principal, a teacher, and a driver. They...

Serena Williams Cartoon Controversy

Serena Williams Cartoon Controversy

Huda Khan
September 25, 2018

Herald Sun, an Australian newspaper, wrote a cartoon about Grand Slam tennis champion Serena Williams, that has been marked racist by people in Australia as well as the United States. In a statement released,...

13 Reasons Why Controversy

’13 Reasons Why’ Controversy

Michelle Rivas and Yuna Lee
June 7, 2017

The hit Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why, has managed to cause a ruckus in the media over the controversial topics that are portrayed in the series. The show is based off of the 2007 young adult novel, 13...

Pineapple on Pizza: A Controversy

Pineapple on Pizza: A Controversy

Julia Clouse
May 1, 2017

Arguably, the most controversial topic of the modern world is pineapple on pizza. With just those three words, you’ve probably either screamed in agony or excitement. Almost everyone has an intense opinion...

Hitler House

Hitler House

Christy Kim, Editor-in-Chief
November 14, 2016

People in history leave behind fragments of their legacy. However, there are remnants of the past that people believe are better left wiped clean. In Austria,...

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