By Imani Deas, Associate Editor  YOU GOT EM!— Every sneakerheads favorite thing to see. If you are familiar with the Nike brand or the Nike SNKRS app, then you know that “you got em” means that you just secured the …

Nike’s International Shipping Ban on Retailers Means Trouble for “Sneakerheads” Read more »

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By Moneeka Brar, Associate Editor On January 15, 2020, Russian President Vladimir Putin surprisingly announced constitutional amendments that would drastically change the Russian government. This includes amendments that would strengthen the powers of the prime minister and parliament, coming at …

Power Play in Moscow: Putin’s Attempt to Stay in Power Read more »

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By Troy Parker, Associate Editor On January 3rd, 2020, the United States conducted an airstrike on a car departing Iraq. The car contained the second most powerful man in Iran—General Qassem Soleimani. Soleimani was responsible for dozens of attacks on …

U.S. Strike on Qassem Soleimani Leads to More Questions than Answers Read more »

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By Mariah Almonte, Associate Editor  “It’s hell on earth!” After four months of devastating bushfires throughout Australia, thousands remain trapped in seaside towns surrounded by fire and clouded with smoke. As temperatures continue to rise above 104 degrees Fahrenheit, “severe” …

The Lasting Effects of a Continent on Fire Read more »

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By Sharon Otasowie, Associate Editor A fragile treasure built on 118 islands off Italy’s northeast coast, it’s a miracle that Venice has managed to survive and thrive for more than 1,000 years. The city has built a naval and commercial empire …

Becoming Atlantis: Venice’s floods, Climate Change & Corruption Read more »

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By Briana T. Clayton, Associate Editor LONDON, England — On the night of November 7, 2019, a shocking night of violence resulted in three teenagers being stabbed within 10 minutes of one another. The double knife attack in West London …

Knife-Crime Crisis: Saving UK Youth Before It’s Too Late Read more »

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By Max Hubscher, Associate Editor On October 4, 2019, one tweet, and its subsequent fallout showed the influence that a foreign government can have over an American company.  On that day, Daryl Morey, the General Manager of the Houston Rockets …

The NBA’s China Debacle: How Corporations Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Chinese Market Read more »

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By Shannon Bausinger, Associate Editor In the early hours of October 27, 2019 President Trump announced ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had died by suicide after being surrounded in a tunnel by U.S. forces. No U.S. personnel losses were suffered, …

The World’s Most Wanted Man is Dead Read more »

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By Grace Mandry, Associate Editor For the past two weeks, the world has watched as conflicts unfolded in Northern Syria, Turkey, and the streets of Hong Kong. Meanwhile, in South America, thousands of protestors shut down the streets of Quito, …

Ecuador Agrees to Resume Fuel Subsidies After Weeks of Violent Protests Read more »

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