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Afghanistan: One Year Forward, Three Decades Back

Afghanistan: One Year Forward, Three Decades Back

Article by Sena Chang, Section Editor January 15, 2023

On December 20th, the Taliban ordered an indefinite ban on higher education for women across Afghanistan in a statement addressed to all public and private universities.  “You all are informed to...

The Controversy Over Shinzo Abes State Funeral

The Controversy Over Shinzo Abe’s State Funeral

Article by Suri Choi, Writer December 16, 2022

Late last September about 4,300 people gathered in Tokyo to pay respect to Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his state funeral. The attendees included representatives from 195 countries and territories,...

From Kanye West to Social Media Threats: Antisemitism Rises Again in America

From Kanye West to Social Media Threats: Antisemitism Rises Again in America

Article by Stella Bleiweis, Writer December 6, 2022

“I’m a bit sleepy tonight but when I wake up I’m going death con 3 [o]n JEWISH PEOPLE [.] The funny thing is I actually can’t be Anti Semitic because black people are actually Jew [.] [A]lso you...

People in Melbourne, Australia show support for Iran protests

Women-Led Protests Continue to Grow Throughout Iran

Article by Stella Bleiweis, Writer November 4, 2022

Red hot flames consume piles of fabric and cloth previously covering women’s heads in streets all throughout Iran.  Protests have been flooding the nation of Iran for around a month now, resulting...

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, Section Editor 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, Editor-in-Chief 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, Writer 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, Writer 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, Section Editor 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...

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