Tag: Elva Lu


Instability in Iraq

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of clay Magazine or TPS.  Iraq, a historical breeding ground for violence, war, and unrest, currently faces quakes of political outrage. When the current Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi came into office in October […]


The FARC: Rebellion or Peace?

On August 29th, the FARC released a 32-minute YouTube video declaring “a new stage of fighting.” Former rebel commander Luciano Marín, also known as Iván Márquez, along with 20 other armed fighters, stood behind a banner that pictured faces of the group’s founder, flag, and the words: “as long as […]

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Chinese Re-Education Camps

Chinese officials claim that the “education and training” camps holding an estimated one million Uighurs, a Turkic ethnic group, and other Muslim minorities, have released a majority of the detainees. But Western governments, human rights activists, and Uighur diaspora remain skeptical.   China sees the Uighur people as terrorist and separatist […]

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Meet Elva Lu: International News

Meet Elva Lu, our new International News writer. Elva is a fifteen-year-old high school junior who lives in Redlands, California with her two brothers and sister, who she describes as “awesome.” Despite living in California, Elva’s pet peeve is when people say the word ‘like’ too much while talking. “Like […]