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A Hidden Epidemic: The Murders of Black Transgender Women

A Hidden Epidemic: The Murders of Black Transgender Women

Article by Kokoro Igawa, Lead Editor March 17, 2022

In 2021, record-breaking numbers of transgender and gender non-conforming individuals were violently killed. The Human Rights Campaign reports that the number is at least 56—a 27% increase from the year...

The Russia-Ukraine Crisis: A Chronology of a Turbulent History

The Russia-Ukraine Crisis: A Chronology of a Turbulent History

Article by Sena Chang, Writer March 16, 2022

In the largest conventional attack since World War II, Russian troops invaded Ukraine on February 24 of this year as Western nations, alongside Korea and Japan, scrambled to suffocate Putin’s fragile...

Ukraine Word Cloud

Ukraine Word Cloud

Article by Ryne Hisada, Section Editor February 23, 2022

Tensions rise as Russia prepares to invade neighboring Ukraine in a historically monumental course of action. Above is a compilation of the most commonly used terms in Ukraine-related articles by news...

British Football Star Arrested for Rape

British Football Star Arrested for Rape

Article by Aaryan Kumar February 20, 2022

Footballer Mason Greenwood has been released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of raping a woman. Greenwood, 20, is a forward for Manchester United, one of the wealthiest clubs in the English Premier...

Roe v. Wade: How we got here and what is next

Roe v. Wade: How we got here and what is next

Article by Aaryan Kumar February 12, 2022

The landmark Supreme Court ruling of Roe v. Wade (1973) is now, according to several sources including The Guardian, likely to be overturned by the court’s conservative majority as a result of Dobbs...

A Look Through Time: The War in Afghanistan

A Look Through Time: The War in Afghanistan

Article by Sena Chang, Writer November 7, 2021

School Shootings: The American Back to School Norm

School Shootings: The American Back to School Norm

Article by Kokoro Igawa, Lead Editor November 4, 2021

After a grueling year of distance learning, many schools across the United States have happily re-opened their campuses to students for the new school year. Along with this, though, comes an all-too-familiar...

Women and the New Taliban Government

Women and the New Taliban Government

Article by Aryaman Singh, Writer October 3, 2021

By August 14 of this year, Talibani forces had seized Mazar-i-Sharif. Within 24 hours, they would march through Kabul’s gates and seize control of the city, while Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the...

The Irregular Pace of Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution

The Irregular Pace of Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution

Article by Ryne Hisada, Section Editor May 17, 2021

Coronavirus vaccine distribution in any given country varies widely for a variety of reasons, often not limited to simple affordability. This is especially apparent in the fact that only 1% of Japanese...

The Israeli-Palestinian Crisis

The Israeli-Palestinian Crisis

Article by Tei Kim, Section Editor May 17, 2021

On April 12, Israeli police barricaded the Damascus Gate Plaza in East Jerusalem, a popular gathering place for Palestinians during Ramadan and one of the only centers of Palestinian life in Jerusalem....

The War For Myanmar’s Future

The War For Myanmar’s Future

Article by JonJon Wang, Section Editor May 13, 2021

Since February of 2021, over 500 people have been murdered in Myanmar. Located in Southeast Asia, the once peaceable country is currently suffering from mass protests, violent crackdowns, and government...

College Admissions During a Pandemic

College Admissions During a Pandemic

Article by Maia Macek, Writer May 3, 2021

In recent weeks, college decisions have been released, leading to an eruption of emotions from seniors around the world. While the depth of joy and sorrow might not be so different from previous years,...

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