World

The events that shaped the world

2016-17 Timeline From Brexit to the United States presidential election, the Rio Olympics and ISIS attacks, this timeline covers the most important and newsworthy world events of 2016 and the beginning of 2017...

Italy battles effects of severe earthquake

  Hundreds are killed and thousands are left homeless after earthquake As buildings crumbled throughout Amatrice, one stood seemingly untouched. A 13th century bell tower was able to withstand the violent shak...

LGBTQ treatment around the world

A look at the global fight for equal rights Across the nation, the issue of equal rights for members of the LGBTQ (Lesbian, gay, bi, transgender, and others) community remains a constant battle. However, acros...

Refugee vs. Immigrant

The difference between refugees and immigrants Thirteen percent of America is made up of immigrants and in 2011, 1500 Syrian refugees were accepted into the United States. In September of next year, 10,000 ref...

Amassed shootings

 2015 marks the most mass shootings in U.S. Families and friends mourned their lost and injured close ones at a nighttime vigil Wednesday, Dec. 2, holding candles in the frigid winter air. 14 people were kille...

Refugees arrive on our shores

Mass exodus from the Middle East causes congestion in European countries Three year old refugee Aylan Kurdi lay face-down in the wet sand, his red shirt clinging to his still frame on Sept. 2, 2015. His five y...