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Oldest Evidence of Life?

Oldest Evidence of Life?

By Ben Ladabaum ’20 On March 1, 2017, a team of scientists in Canada, led by Dr. Dominic Papineau, claimed to have found evidence of the oldest life on Earth…. Read more »

DNA: The Future of Data Storage?

DNA: The Future of Data Storage?

By David Hong ’19 After 12 years of work, in 2012, a bioengineer and geneticist succeeded in storing a 5.24-megabyte text file into Deoxyribonucleic Acid, also known as DNA. Recently,… Read more »

Indian Maternity Leave: Helping or Hurting Female Workforce?

Indian Maternity Leave: Helping or Hurting Female Workforce?

By Priya Kankanhalli, ’19 An attempt to assist new mothers in the Indian workforce may prove to be catastrophic. The new maternity law introduced in India, stating that women are… Read more »

Can Islamic State Be Destroyed?

Can Islamic State Be Destroyed?

By Samantha Deng On March 22, Britain’s Houses of Parliament was attacked by an assailant, who drove a car through people on Westminster Bridge and then stabbed a police officer…. Read more »

Instability in Eastern Europe

Instability in Eastern Europe

By Alexander Clark, ’19 Since 2014, Ukraine has served as a flashpoint for clashing Europe-Russia interests. What began as protests against the Pro-Yanukovych government escalated into Civil War between a… Read more »

The Venezuelan Crisis

The Venezuelan Crisis

By Priya Kankanhalli, ’19 In a drastic human rights violation, Venezuelans are forced to consume two or fewer meals a day. The nation’s current economic and political situation is inflicting… Read more »

Trump’s Wiretapping Controversies and Foreign Diplomacy

Trump’s Wiretapping Controversies and Foreign Diplomacy

By Jaedeok Hong ‘19 Much interest on Trump and his allegations has been sparked since the daily press briefing on Wednesday. The White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer repeated claims… Read more »

Tayyip Erdogan: A Ripple Across Europe

Tayyip Erdogan: A Ripple Across Europe

By Priya Kankanhalli, ’19 The rift between Turkey and the rest of Europe continues to expand with a flair in sociopolitical tensions. Most recently peaking at Turkish President Recep Tayyip… Read more »

South Korea after Park Geun-hye

South Korea after Park Geun-hye

By Samantha Deng, On March 10th, South Korea’s constitutional court upheld the legislature’s impeachment vote. After several months of domestic turmoil and protest against her corruption scandal, Park Geun-hye, the… Read more »

What is Next for Syria?

What is Next for Syria?

By Alexander Clark, ’19 Since 2011, the Syrian Civil War has been analyzed as an ongoing and inconclusive conflict. Many observers took for granted that the conflict would never reach… Read more »

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