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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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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