World Events in Brief

By: Max Creager ~Staff Writer~ Getting caught up on World News has been a difficult process in the heat of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. With global leaders weighing in, the influence of Wiki leaks and 24-hour coverage of candidates’ gaffes and rallies, many of the issues around the world have been put on the back burner. The Zika Virus has spread over the course of the summer, and according to the CDC is now affecting 54 independent regions across South, Central and North America, Africa and Islands in southeast Asia. This has many worried that governmental responses have been … Continue reading World Events in Brief

A Review of 2015 Politics

By: James Neyer ~Staff Writer~ There was much political strife in 2015, with many wars and terrorist attacks earning global attention. With the rise of ISIS in the Middle East, many Syrians were forced out of their homes and fled to Europe in order to live better lives. France endured two terrorist attacks on its soil this year. These attacks have not been localized on European soil, nor have they deterred many countries from taking in refugees. Hostilities grew once again between North and South Korea, as both militaries were put on alert and readied for war. However, as drought … Continue reading A Review of 2015 Politics