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Features

Why no one cared until a mall was attacked

By On July 2, 2014

On Saturday, September 21, 2013, four masked militants took control of the Westgate Mall, an upscale shopping centre in downtown Nairobi, Kenya. 67 people were killed and 175 were wounded over the… Read More

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Features

In Some Immense Shit (ISIS)

By On June 22, 2014

4,000 troops dead. 25,000 wounded. $3 trillion dollars spent. This is the cost that the United States paid for the “Mission Accomplished” banner on the deck of the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln when… Read More

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Asia

The Unspoken Power of the Media

By On June 20, 2014

The media is an integral segment of public knowledge sources, and can wield powerful influence, particularly in the dissemination of political and legislative information. The media is an essential, inescapable facet of… Read More

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Features

Down Low in Show-Low: The Slums of America

By On May 28, 2014

In the summer of 2012 I journeyed to the remote town of Show-Low, Arizona as part of an attempt to fulfill my duties of racking up volunteer hours for the IB program.… Read More

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Europe

What the hell is going on in Ukraine? Pt. 1

By On May 26, 2014

In this two-part story, we will try and get to the bottom of what on earth is going on in Ukraine and try and help you understand it as painlessly as possible.… Read More

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FIFA’s Corruption and Blatter’s Blunder

By On May 19, 2014

FIFA president Sepp Blatter recently criticized the decision of the executive committee for its decision to hold the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar claiming that a mistake was made due to… Read More

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Africa

The Kenya Diaries

By On May 18, 2014

 This past summer, my family and I traveled to Kenya for vacation. I’m still pretty conflicted about how I feel about the trip.  I was dead against going as a vacation and… Read More