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Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

November 14, 2019

The 40thWorld Climate Conference declares the world in a state of ‘climate emergency.’ A report published in the journal BioScience details that the earth is facing “untold suffering” due to unsustainable human behavior. Over 11,000 scientists signed the report during the conference.Major changes th...

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October 31, 2019

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS following a fundamentalist Salafi jihadist doctrine of Sunni Islam, was killed during a raid involving U.S. special operatives. Al-Baghdadi was known to be the most wanted terrorist leader in the world. An ISIS spy from the Syrian Democratic Forces provided a...

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Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

October 17, 2019

Throughout our hectic student lives, we should always remain aware of what is happening around us. In this column, I find the most significant things going on in the world and provide you with a small blurb of all the important details. Here are some of the major events that have been happening since...

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Abigail Rapillo, News Editor

May 4, 2019

What’s been happening in the news since the last issue of the Ionian? Rod Rosenstein resigns Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his letter of resignation on April 29. His resignation is effective May 11. Rosenstein was appointed to deputy attorney general under Jeff Sessions, an...

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Abigail Rapillo, News Editor

April 17, 2019

Wonder what’s been happening in the world since the last issue of the Ionian?   Update on the Immigration Crisis: Close the border or send immigrants to sanctuary cities? A lot has happened on the border in the past two weeks. Kirstjen Nielsen resigned from her position as sec...

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Abigail Rapillo, News Editor

March 14, 2019

What’s been happening in the world since the last issue of the Ionian? Michael Cohen Testimony Michael Cohen testified before the House Oversight Committee on Feb. 27 to give evidence for claims he has made against the president. He said that he was ready to come clean after lying to Congr...

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Abigail Rapillo, News Editor

February 28, 2019

What’s been happening in the world during the past few weeks? Trump declared a national emergency for the border wall President Donald J. Trump announced that he was declaring a national emergency on Feb. 15 for a border wall along the southern US border with Mexico. 16 states’...

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Abigail RapilloNews Editor

February 13, 2019

What’s been happening in the world since last issue? 1. Hurricane Maria Hurricane Maria, which hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, left the U.S. territory without power, internet connection or access to phone lines. Mayors across the territory have been asking the federal government to help the ...

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