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UN projects significant global temperature increase as early as 2030

UN projects significant global temperature increase as early as 2030

Lys Goldman '21

December 1, 2018

The temperature of Earth’s surface could increase by 1.5 degrees Celsius as early as 2030 and cause irreversible damage, according to a special report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released in October. “Climate change is a very important and big issue r...

U.N. general assembly denounces Trump’s Jerusalem plan

U.N. general assembly denounces Trump’s Jerusalem plan

December 24, 2017

Melanie Lust '19 The U.N. voted on Thursday to pass a resolution demanding that President Trump rescind his policy to move Israel's capital from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem. The nonbinding referendum, which passed 128 to nine with 35 abstentions, came one day after Trump threatened to cut aid to countr...

Westport resident heads UN effort to fight Ebola

Westport resident heads UN effort to fight Ebola

Jane Levy, Features Editor

October 9, 2014

While Ebola, the deadly epidemic that has stolen and is threatening many lives, is a worldwide quandary, Westport’s own Anthony Banbury, father of James ’16 and Sawyer ’18, is leading the United Nations’ mission to fight Ebola in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone Africa. According to Centers for ...

Emma Watson sparks wave of feminism at Staples

Emma Watson sparks wave of feminism at Staples

Lulu Stracher, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014

In her recent speech at the United Nations on Sept. 27, Emma Watson called for men and women to come together and abolish gender inequality. Earlier this summer, fresh out of graduating from Brown University, Watson was named a U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador. In her speech, Watson announced the formation...

Girls rule, but boys don’t drool

Girls rule, but boys don’t drool

Jane Levy, Features Editor

October 1, 2014

“I am not a feminist,” I said. I was completely sure of myself. Feminists hate men. Feminists are only women. Feminists are strong, aggressive, and vengeful. Right? So I thought. As my peers have called me bossy, whispered about how manly I was for playing softball and scoffed at my assertive...

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