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Trade War with China?

Jessie Hermann

December 23, 2010

The global economy is now slowly recovering from what has proven to be one of the worst recessions since the Great Depression in the 1930s.  Although some progress has been made in reviving the financial system, repercussions...

Outrage over New Airport Security Measures

Lexi Harder

December 23, 2010

The September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the twin towers kick-started a wave of enhanced airport security measures across the United States. Nine years later, America is about to see even greater increases in airport security...

Democrats Dream Big During Lame Duck Session

Sydney Soll

December 23, 2010

On November 2, millions across the nation anxiously sat awaiting the results of the senatorial elections. Many expectations were riding on these results. Would the house remain full of Democrats or be taken over by ambitious Republicans?...

Ireland’s Economic Crisis

Adjoa Mante

December 23, 2010

If the phrase “American recession” is typed into Google, headlines such as “Deep Recession in America: The Crash of 2009, The Collapse of 2010” and “The Great Recession of 2011-2012” appear. However the feelings of...

Terror Threat Puts Europe on Alert

Jaime Toplin

November 21, 2010

Traveling to Europe? The State Department wants you to be careful. On October 3rd, the U.S. State Department issued a warning that “al-Qa’ida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks [in Europe] […] to t...

Chilean Miners Rescued and Reunited with their Families

Jessica Hermann

November 21, 2010

To the thirty-three Chilean miners excavating in the San José copper and gold mine in Copiapó, Chile, Thursday, August 5th seemed just like any other ordinary working day.  The miners arose early in the morning, ate a quic...

Harriton’s Ultimate Idea

Julia Carp, Spotlight Editor

November 16, 2010

As you zip up your sweatshirt, the brisk wind forces the hair out of your eyes.  The smell of freshly cut grass in the crisp air overwhelms your nostrils.  Strolling through the quad, you see students, just a few years older...

Suicide Rate Among Gay Students is Rising

Lexi Harder

November 16, 2010

Suicide is the second leading cause of teenage death in the United States. Although one does not see every individual case on the news, a recent trend of gay teenagers committing suicide has become apparent. During this fall alone,...

Cholera Becomes Nationwide Issue in Haiti

Sydney Soll

November 16, 2010

Earlier this year in January, Haiti was faced with one of the most catastrophic earthquakes ever recorded in their history. To add onto the struggles caused by the earthquake, Haiti is a third world country that does not have...

November Update: Happy Birthday, John Lennon

Lexi Harder

October 19, 2010

October of this year marked the 70th birthday of one of the most influential people of the 20th century. Unfortunately, he’ s been dead for almost 30 years. John Lennon, lead singer of the Beatles and later solo artist, was bo...

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