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London attacks raise question of predictability of terrorism

London attacks raise question of predictability of terrorism

March 26, 2017

By Izzy Ullman '17 While attempting to complete her homework on a flight to London on March 22, Lindsey Felner ’17 was left in shock when a CNN update about a terrorist attack popped up on her computer. The update unraveled the first of many, eventually revealing the terrorist attack that killed...

Homemade bomb explosion injures 29 in New York City

Homemade bomb explosion injures 29 in New York City

Margot Mather '17, Features Editor

September 18, 2016

Margot Mather '17, Features Editor An explosion from a homemade bomb left inside a dumpster went off in New York City last night at 8:30 p.m. on West 23rd Street, injuring 29 people. The impact of the bomb had people running for their lives in a smoke cloud, many sustaining injuries. None of whic...

50 dead and 53 injured in largest mass shooting in United States history

50 dead and 53 injured in largest mass shooting in United States history

Claire Dinshaw, Editor in Chief

June 13, 2016

Fifty people were killed and 53 injured in a shooting at the Pulse, an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early on June 12. The casualty count makes this the worst mass shooting in recent United States history “It was a tragedy,” Emma Glick ’17 said. “I have friends who go to that club, so ...

Teaching peace: The solution to conquering ISIS lies in Syria’s weak education system

Teaching peace: The solution to conquering ISIS lies in Syria’s weak education system

Channing Smith, Staff Writer

January 9, 2016

A well educated person will not turn to terrorism. It is simple fact and logic. When someone can express themselves thoroughly in heightened words or writing, there is no need to resort to unjustified, violent acts. People who turn to terrorism are those who have no jobs, no opportunity and no hope. Peo...

You all know about attacks in Paris, but how about Lebanon and Nigeria?

You all know about attacks in Paris, but how about Lebanon and Nigeria?

Andrew Vester, Web Opinions Editor

November 18, 2015

Loading Recent Terrorist Attacks // After taking that quick quiz, there are two patterns which should emerge. 1: The vast majority, if not all of you, know about the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, and 2: an overwhelming amount of you have no idea about terrorist attacks which occur in cou...

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