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REDACTED: Oppression of the Press

“I can’t remember exactly what the woman said but, it was something like, ‘Ma’am, are you trying to tell me that the [Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant] is ringing your doorbell?’” recounts...

Pouring over the Panama Papers

Through intense scouring, investigative journalists leaked information that exposed public officials engaged in a global web of corruption and tax evasion. The Panama Papers reference international leaders who have illegally opened up Panamanian shell...

Your World Today: North Korea Tests Hydrogen Bomb

A 5.1 seismic wave earthquake shook the town of Sungjibaegam in North Korea on Jan 6. near the Punggye-ri nuclear site. North Korea’s state news agency announced hours later that they had successfully conducted...

The Sinaloan Shorty and his Six Month Sojourn from a Maximum Security Prison

The escape was planned / With no chance of failure / Because that’s how the big guys roll, / Like El Chapo Guzman. He spent his millions [in bribes] / And now is free...

Paris talks offer hope in global warming

Only eight out of 278 Republicans in the United States Congress have accepted on-the-record the reality of man-made global warming, according to Politifact. Yes, you read that right: only eight.   Yet President Barack...

Erasing Cultures in the Middle East

As ISIS’s warpath expands in the Middle East, antiquities are destroyed In September, ISIS committed a violent crime that only added to their list of atrocities. Beginning their destruction of the ancient Semitic city...

Current Events, Downsized: The Greatest Election that You May Not Have Heard Of

Standing in front of the National League for Democracy Headquarters in Ragoon, Myanmar on Nov. 9, supporters of the NLD party and of Aung San Suu Kyi rejoiced exuberantly while cheering, singing and waving...

Stories from My Mixtape: The Paris Attacks/La Vie En Rose

Stories from My Mixtape is a column written by staff writer Jenny Zhu, centered around a certain song chosen to be played as you read the post. It’s 2 a.m. My mind is on the...

The Making of a President: The House Select Committee on Benghazi

How Kevin McCarthy and Republicans failed in their attempts to ruin the Clinton campaign What do you call a partisan witch hunt that fails to such an extent that it actually promotes the one...

Boarding Department Calls to Girls Worldwide

Hockaday’s efforts to attract students span both domestically and internationally Upper School Head John Ashton sat in a school gym on a sunny and warm November day in 2011. Wearing his usual coat and...