Tag: Current Events


The Matter of Mulan

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of clay Magazine or TPS. The issue of Disney’s live-action Mulan has become the topic of many headlines recently. The long-anticipated film was greeted with mixed reactions. At first, many were excited for the […]


Goodbye, Beirut

At 18:07 Tuesday, August 4th, a series of explosions ripped through the city of Beirut. The blast originated at the port and gutted buildings, flipped cars, and shattered glass in a ten-mile radius throughout the densely populated area of Lebanon’s capital city. As of August 24th, some two-hundred people were […]


Walking the nuclear tightrope

It was a heroic last-ditch effort to save an agreement that President Trump has called the “worst deal ever” (2). On April 23, President Macron of France met President Trump at the White House to discuss the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) […]


Mankind’s Greatest Invention

Whenever I enter my family’s kitchen, I always take an extra moment of time to gaze upon our beloved can opener, admiring its chiseled stainless steel surface, its flawless flexibility, and its luxurious handle. Neither a Rolex watch nor an iPhone X could be more exquisitely and fastidiously designed. The […]

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Syria’s Unending War

When U.S.-led coalition forces managed to ferret out the remnants of Islamic State (ISIS) from their strongholds throughout Syria, many hoped the seven-year-long civil war, which began in 2011 with protests against the Assad regime, would finally grind to a halt (1, 2). But if the first few months of […]