World Briefs (11/12)

Stephanie Dawber Editor-in-Chief International 5,000 Flee Central African Republic Camp U.N. officials claim that at least five people are dead and thousands have fled a camp for displaced people in Central African Republic after it came under attack by rebel fighters. According to BBC, the violence took place in the northern town of Batangafo. Legislators […]

World Briefs (10/8)

Stephanie Dawber Editor-in-Chief International NATO says Russian ground troops in Syria Russian involvement in the 4½-year-old Syrian Civil War seems to be increasing. According to CNN, NATO’s secretary general confirmed a second incursion by Russian planes into Turkish airspace and Russian ground troops were in present in Syria. Best-selling authors donate book profits to Syrian […]

World Briefs (10/1)

Stephanie Dawber Editor-in-Chief International France launches airstrikes in Syria France has carried out its first airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria. French planes destroyed a training camp in the eastern town of Deir al-Zour, according to BBC News. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced plans to help bring the internet to UN refugee camps. […]

World Briefs

Kevin Burke Content Editor International Queen Elizabeth II becomes longest reigning British monarch On September 9th, Queen Elizabeth II became the longest reigning monarch in British history at approx. sixty-three and a half years, surpassing her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria. The Queen is currently eighty-nine years old, and became the Queen of England in 1952, when […]