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A Syrian boy walks through the rubble of Aleppo. Courtesy of CNN
A Syrian boy walks through the rubble of Aleppo.

Showing a war through a screen

Bana Alabed, seven, is a little Syrian girl bringing the daily struggles of living in a war zone and what is happening inside of Aleppo to the forefront of national media. Her medium for doing this? Twitter. During Syria's civil war, social media is helping the international community care more about the Aleppo conflict by directly seeing how it affects those living in Aleppo.

Welcome to the Blair witch trials

What would it be like if the Salem witch trials happened in 2016? Or even at Montgomery Blair High School?

Op/Ed »

Who can you trust?

Throughout much of America’s history, the media was highly trusted by the American public as a reliable source of news. Unfortunately, those days are long gone. In an age in which fake news is more common than ever, it is necessary to get information from reliable sources and double check stories that seem unreasonable.

Lifting the veil on the rise of German Islamophobia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a ban on the full face veil in a speech at her party's conference. She said wearing the veil, called niqabs and burkas, was not appropriate in Germany. However, banning the veil does not encourage the cultural assimilation of migrant women.

Humor »

Trump selects a motley crew of cabinet members

President-elect Donald Trump has spent the first month after the election sorting out who will be the chief officers during his time in the Oval Office. Trump's selections have been so outlandish, that the next position could be filled by any one of the following infamous celebrity icons.

Are you game?

Most of the time, class is fun and engaging. But when you're just not feeling it, a much-needed break can pay dividends. If you're done with your assignment and looking to kill some time, here are some ideas for how you can turn a boring hour and a half into a fun one.

Poll »

What's your favorite snow day activity?
  • Sledding
  • Making snowmen
  • Skiing/snowboarding
  • Making snow angels
  • Shoveling
  • Staying inside
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