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Protest against Polands new abortion laws held in Gdansk on Oct. 24

Polish court effectively bans abortions

Sydni Bratthauar, Staff Reporter October 29, 2020

A historic decision was made on Thursday, Oct. 22, by Poland’s higest court to ban almost all abortions. The Polish court ruled that abortions in cases of fetal defects were unconstitutional. Abortions...

Image from the Canonization of Saint John XXIII and Saint John Paul II by Pope Francis and the Catholic Church. This event, attended by millions is amongst the most important in current history.

Pope Francis endorses homosexual civil unions

Sydni Bratthauar, Staff Reporter October 29, 2020

Pope Francis announced his support of same-sex civil unions last week in his documentary “Francesco,” which debuted at the Rome Film Festival. The film’s director, Evgeny Afineevsky, recounts...

“I voted” stickers in English and Spanish, Virginia, USA, November 2014. (Organization for Security and  Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) photo.)

Nick Explains: 10 reasons you should vote!

Nick Sack, World News Editor October 21, 2020

1. Voting is an opportunity for you to shape the future you want for yourself and your children. You can take a stand on issues like minimum wage, climate change, local education, etc. 2. “Decisions...

Mike Pence addresses CPAC in 2017.

Nick Explains: the 25th Amendment

Nick Sack, World News Editor October 7, 2020

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis, conversations began involving the 25th Amendment, which allows the president to temporarily make the vice president the acting president.   Section...

CEE-HOPE Triple G (Girls-Go-for-Greatness) members from Lagos and Ogun state at their Guard- Against-Rape seminar in Lagos

Nigerian State enacts a law to castrate children’s rapists

Jack Giba, Staff Reporter October 1, 2020

The Nigerian state of Kaduna enacted a law on Sept. 16 that allowed the surgical castration of men and strelization of women convicted of raping children under 14, according to the Associated Press. The...

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden faced off in the first of three presidential debates.

Nick Explains: presidential debates

Nick Sack, World News Editor September 30, 2020

The first of three presidential debates took place in Cleveland Sept. 29 at Case Western University between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden.  Throughout recent history, presidential...

The 2020 presidential election falls on Nov. 3 this year.

Brands Pitching the 2020 “Vote”

Natalia Pozuelo-Arbide, Staff Reporter September 30, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, Cleveland hosted the first 2020 Presidential Debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic Health...

Mourners at the United States Supreme Court following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Nick Explains: Supreme Court nominations

Nick Sack, World News Editor September 25, 2020

On Sept. 18, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at the age of 87 due to complications relating to her metastatic pancreatic cancer. Ginsburg was a titan of the left, consistently providing a liberal...

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (center) speaks on the Green New Deal with Senator Ed Markey (right) in front of the Capitol Building in February 2019

Nick Explains: the Green New Deal

Nick Sack, World News Editor September 23, 2020

In 2018, the world’s leading climatologists, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, met to lead a panel discussion. During this panel, the scientists agreed that if the global temperature reaches...

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Nick Explains: DC statehood

Nick Sack September 13, 2020

On June 26, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill that would make the District of Columbia the 51st state in the union.  The vote passed 232 to 180, with every Republican and one Democrat...

Olympics Postponement: Tokyo 2020

Olympics Postponement: Tokyo 2020

Natalia Pozuelo-Arbide, Staff Reporter May 13, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Olympics have been cancelled and postponed until 2021. The 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics opening ceremony was originally scheduled for July 24. This is the second time Japan would...

Andrew Gilkey

Vonnegut, the Virus and My Senior Year

Andrew Gilkey, World Editor, Diversions Editor May 1, 2020

To say the least, I am at a bit of a crossroads. I’m writing this having just finished the last class of my undergrad, and I have been called by this institution to go forth and set the world on fire....

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