Dealing with the aftermath of attentats in France
Signs across Paris display warnings of criminal or terrorist movement. (Photos by Audrey Warne)

Dealing with the aftermath of attentats in France

SUBMISSION BY AUDREY WARNE Two women, ages 17 and 20, were stabbed repeatedly by a man at Saint-Charles Station on October 1. Both women died from their wounds while the attacker was shot and killed by police. The attack was the second to take place…

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The economic crisis in Venezuela continues
Opponents of Maduro's rule have taken to the streets and gained platforms to voice their frustration with Maduro's government. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

The economic crisis in Venezuela continues

  2017 introduced many disastrous and heartbreaking events, and with these new situations fresh in the minds of many, other global issues and disasters are left on the back-burner. An example of such an issue is the Venezuelan crisis. Venezuela is suffering, nearly all of…

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Puerto Rico still awaiting major aid
Major relief to the island has not arrived from the U.S. and many are growing impatient with the lack of empathy from Present Donald Trump. (Photo courtesy of Carlos Garcia Rowlins/Reuters)

Puerto Rico still awaiting major aid

Category-five storm Maria set its path on Puerto Rico, lashing the island and U.S. territory with 150+ mph winds as it made its initial landfall in Yabucoa around 6:35 a.m. on Sept. 20. The tremendous storm, larger than the country itself, brought with it devastating…

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Thousands protest French president’s proposed labor law
La Confédération générale du travail (CGT), France's largest public sector labor union, was one of the major organizing forces for the September 12 protests.

Thousands protest French president’s proposed labor law

A protest against French President Emmanuel Macron’s attempted reform of the French Code du Travail (labor laws) halted traffic, closed down metro stations and led hundreds of riot police to take to the streets of Paris. The Parisian manifestation was a part of a larger…

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Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Virgin Islands
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Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Virgin Islands

The United States and British Virgin Islands were among some of the first victims of the largest and deadliest recorded Atlantic storm, Hurricane Irma, with its full force of sustained 185-miles-per-hour winds at a Category 5. Saint Thomas and Saint John (of the U.S. territories)…

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Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Antigua and Barbuda
Hurricane Irma over Barbuda. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Hurricanes in the Gulf Region: Antigua and Barbuda

  Barbuda was the first landmass to make contact with the monstrous Hurricane Irma and the entire island of 1,800 former inhabitants was evacuated--the first time in 300 years that Barbuda is completely empty. The country is comprised of the two namesake islands and several…

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