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Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

May 15, 2020

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 around the world and provide you with a small blurb of all the nitty-gritty details! Here are some of the major events that have been hap...

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Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

April 30, 2020

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 around the world and provide you with a small blurb of all the nitty-gritty details! Here are some of the major events that have been happening: ...

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February 20, 2020

The Oscars 2020: 92ndAcademy Awards. The Oscars awarded many deserving films this year including “Parasite,” the first non-English film to ever win Best Picture. The film is a satire that portrays class welfare, which is why, according to critics, that it resonated with individuals outside of...

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Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

December 5, 2019

Taliban discusses peace with President Trump. United States talks with the Taliban regarding peace are finally back in session after being cancelled by Trump in September. The talks were cancelled after the Taliban claimed an attack that killed a dozen people including an American soldier in Kabul,...

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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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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will officially resign from his position on May 11.

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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Nielson, who served as the Secretary of Homeland Security, met with the Secretary of Defense John Mattis in November of last year.

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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President Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un met in Vietnam in February to discuss the possibility of North Korea’s denuclearization.

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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President Trump declared a national emergency on Feb. 15 to consolidate money needed to fund construction of a border wall. The money will go towards building new sections and upgrading existing parts of the wall.

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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Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee during Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing.

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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