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Pro/Con: Student Debt Assistance (Pro)

Ezri Perrin, Reporter September 27, 2022
It is better to relieve student debt in order to improve the mental health of borrowers, to reduce the risk of poverty, homelessness, and addiction for borrowers, to bolster the economy, to assist debtors of color, and to practice philosophies of kindness and harm reduction.
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End War Everywhere: The USA’s Bombing of Somalia

Ezri Perrin, Reporter April 17, 2022

On February 22nd, 2022, the USA launched a drone strike against al-Shabaab militants in Somalia, the respite between bombings having lasted only six months. Al-Shabaab, a terrorist organization with ties...

Diverse Options: Clayton High School Pilots New AP African American Studies Course

Seraphina Corbo, Senior Managing Editor April 7, 2022

In the United States, African Americans make up 15% of the total student population, and yet their representation in AP and dual enrollment classes still remains low. Nationwide, 6% of all high school...

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EARN IT Bill Threatens Free Speech Online

Ezri Perrin, Reporter February 16, 2022
The problem with bills like these is that they do very little to address the underlying problems which create human trafficking and the dissemination of child pornography, and instead encourage censorship and reduced safety/income for sex workers. SESTA-FOSTA was a similar attempt at this, which ended in extremely reduced safety for sex workers and restricted speech for those online.
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The US Navy Contaminates Hawai’i Water With Jet Fuel

Ezri Perrin, Reporter February 16, 2022
Five days prior, on Monday November 23, the Hawai’i Department of Health had ordered the Navy to cease all operations at Red Hill, due to symptoms residents of Pearl Harbor were experiencing. More than 700 residents of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam have been forced from their homes after experiencing skin irritation, vomiting, excessive sweating, headache, dizziness, diarrhea, and sore throat.
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January 6th 2021: The Day America Faced Political Fear

Kirby Miller and Charlie Miller January 17, 2022

Last year began with a glass of American politics as 46th president, Joe R. Biden, was preparing to move into the White House as former vice president, Mike Pence, was confirming his victory just two weeks...

A man with a ski mask is surrounded by police officers at a reopen Illinois rally outside Chicagos Thompson Center, May 16, 2020. As the rally was winding down, he walked around with a banner with an apparent Neo-Nazi sign.

The Rise in Antisemitism

In Uman, Ukraine, a visibly Jewish man was attacked at a supermarket. In Austria, the head of Graz’s Jewish community was attacked with a wooden club. In Delaware, firefighters responded to a fire at...

U.S. President Donald Trump takes his mask off before speaking at a rally from the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 10, 2020.

The Pandemic Era of Journalism

Owen Auston-Babcock, Senior Managing Editor December 18, 2020

Within the COVID-19 pandemic, journalists face another form of pandemic: one of disinformation and misinformation. Misinformation is defined as “false information that is spread, regardless of intent,...

Kamala Harris, left, and Vice President Mike Pence, right, participate in the vice presidential debate held at Kingsbury Hall at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, moderated by Susan Page from USA Today.

The Most Important Vice Presidential Debate in American History

Seraphina Corbo, Senior Managing Editor October 9, 2020

Americans breathed a sigh of relief as the vice presidential debate, which took place last night on 7th October 2020, between Democratic senator Kamala Karris and Vice President Mike Pence was conducted...

n this file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden look out to the audience at end of the first presidential debate at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University on September 29, 2020 in Cleveland, OH.

PODCAST: The Globe 10/5/2020

Ella Cuneo, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2020

 Transcript: Welcome back to The Globe Podcast. This week’s update was recorded on October 5th, 2020 by Senior Managing Editor Ella Cuneo. As you probably know, a lot has happened the...

Info Wars founder Alex Jones and nearly 150 un-masked protesters gathered on 11th street and Congress to protest against wearing masks in Texas.

Alternative Viewpoints of a Global Pandemic

Grace Snelling, Editor-in-Chief August 13, 2020

With “My Body, My Choice!” and “Models are Wrong, Open MO!” signs in hand, around 60 individuals protesting Missouri’s stay-at-home order converged on downtown Clayton on April 21. Some gathered...

Even as the state Department of Correction significantly expands COVID-19 testing of incarcerated people, agency employees say that deep concerns persist about adequate social distancing and medical staffing in Connecticut prisons and jails.

Imprisoned in the Pandemic

Ivy Reed and Sofia Erlin August 12, 2020

As of April 29, a reported 32 prison inmates and 13 prison staff in Missouri have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Missouri Department of Corrections. As of April 30, six juveniles and two...

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