Saturday April 19th 2014

Categories

Archives

‘Current News’ Archives

A New Egypt?

A New Egypt?

Rebecca Hadjiloucas '11 With a revolutionary swing, Egyptians protested the despotic 30 year rule of Hosni Mubarak, spurring his resignation. Who will replace Mubarak is still unknown- but with any successful  popular uprising, Egypt must decide its political destiny. As the euphoria of rebellion slowly dissipates, Egypt must face its own [...]

Haiti Quake Anniversary

Haiti Quake Anniversary

Maddy DiGiovanni '13 January 12th marked the one-year anniversary of the 7.0-magnitude Haitian earthquake. A year ago, after more than fifty powerful aftershocks, an estimated three hundred thousand Haitians dead, and over a million left homeless and hopeless, Haiti was utterly devastated. In July, a CNN reporter discovered that Haiti “look [...]

Snow Wreaks Havoc on NYC

Snow Wreaks Havoc on NYC

Meghan Kasel '11 This winter has been one of the snowiest the Northeast has seen in a long time. New York City, usually safe from the paths of storms, has seen 56.1 inches already this win­ter, and with each snowfall, problems for the city’s mayor, Michael Bloomberg, and the city’s Sanitation Department have piled up. The first in a [...]

Arizona Shooting Shakes Country

Arizona Shooting Shakes Country

Brit Felsen-Parsons '12 In the midst of a caustic period in American politics, tragedy has struck on the national stage. On January 8, 2011, during an open meeting that U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords was holding with mem­bers of her constituency in a supermarket parking lot near Tucson, Arizona, a 22-year old gunman drew a pistol and [...]

Fire and Brimstone and Dead Birds (Oh My!)

Fire and Brimstone and Dead Birds (Oh My!)

Brit Felsen-Parsons '12 Pack up your bags and head for the hills, sweetheart: the Arkansans say the world is ending. It seems that it’s impossible these days to pick up a magazine or newspaper without reading about someone or other portending the End of Days.  It all started where all such paranormal activity seems to occur: that’s right, [...]

WikiLeaks: Is Revealing Secret Information Dangerous?

WikiLeaks: Is Revealing Secret Information Dangerous?

Alice Schoneman '13 Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (Photo credit: nymag.com) Over the last couple of weeks, the news has been dominated with talk of WikiLeaks, the secret diplomatic cables procured and revealed by the site, and what they say about different countries. However, to some there is a greater question to be asked, and that is, [...]

Midterm Elections Result in a Divided Congress

Alice Shoneman '13 On Tuesday November 2,  2010 people headed to the polls to participate in the highly anticipated 2010 Midterm Elections. Around the country, politicians—from Californian House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Delaware Tea Party candidate Christine O’Donnell—made last minute appeals to voters, hoping people would listen. At [...]

Buried Alive, and Living

Hamza Shad '13 On August 5, the roof of the San José mine collapsed, trapping a group of miners deep in the earth. After days of attempted contact, the miners attached a note, reading “Estamos bien en el refugio los 33” (The 33 of us are fine in the shelter), to a drill bit that was later brought to the surface. This is not the first [...]

Icelandic Volcano Causes World Havoc

Icelandic Volcano Causes World Havoc

Maddy DiGiovanni '13 You’ve heard about it in the news… Or have you? Eyjafjallajokull: no one really knows how to pronounce it. The Chicago Tribune, CNN, and NPR all have their own pronunciations, but according to an Icelandic interpreter on ABC News, it sounds like “AEY-yuh-fyat-la-YUH-guht.” So what exactly is this tongue-twisting [...]

Kyleigh’s Law Going Into Effect May 1st

Kyleigh’s Law Going Into Effect May 1st

Meghan Kasel '11 Starting May 1st, a new law will be enforced throughout the state of New Jersey, that requires drivers under the age of 21 with provisional licenses to have red decals on their license plates, identifying them as new drivers. Kyleigh D’Alessio, of West Morris Central High School, died in late 2006 when a vehicle, driven by [...]

 Page 8 of 8  « First  ... « 4  5  6  7  8