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COVID-19 Update: A Rapid Spread

COVID-19, also known as Coronavirus, is rapidly growing. Over the past few months, COVID-19 went from a virus to a global pandemic. The world itself almost seems like it is shutting down. According to the New York Times, on March 12th, “the European Union instituted a 30-day ban on nonessential […]

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Grade Report – the W.H.O.

Who is the W.H.O.? The W.H.O. stands for the World Health Organization, an international institution with a mission: “to direct and coordinate international health work through collaboration.” The current 194 member countries (or states) participating in the organization attend the World Health Assembly to determine policies and allocate resources.  In […]

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Explaining Politics to Hobbits

BAG END — My dear Bagginses and Boffins, and my dear Tooks and Brandybucks, and Grubbs, and Chubbs, and Burrowses, and Hornblowers, and Bolgers, Bracegirdles, Goodbodies, Brockhouses, and Proudfoots. I shall not keep you long; I have called you all together for a Story. I know you’re accustomed to the […]

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Of Leprechauns, Shamrock, and Sinn Féin

To the surprise of many, Sinn Féin won the general election in Ireland with a share of 24.5%, but Fianna Fáil is the largest party by a difference of one seat (38 versus 37 seats). Read on for a peek into Irish politics and why this election matters. Before getting […]

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Crisis in Iran

The recent Iranian-American conflict is one that dates back to the 1970s. Since 1979, Iran and America have essentially been locked into a 40-year low-grade war, with the Iranians referring to the United States as the Great Satan. The basis of the conflict has to do with oil. Back in […]