Across The Globe

El Diablo May 14, 2018

Across the United States, teacher walkouts are taking the nation by storm. Not only are teachers underpaid, but they aren’t given quality benefits, leading to major protests in the hopes that they will soon receive the rights they deserve. The walkouts and protests are meant to encourage legislation that will increase education funding and salaries. […]

El Diablo May 9, 2018

Many wildfires can be prevented, but when something that should be safe goes wrong, the consequences can be severe. In California, new evidence from fire forensics shows that a power line may be to blame for a section of the fire. A dry tree fell on the power line which caught the tree on fire, […]

El Diablo May 7, 2018

After nearly 20 years, Salvadorans living in the U.S. were hit with the news that they must vacate by September 9, 2019. About 200,000 Salvadorans came to the U.S. under Temporary Protection Service at that time, after a pair of catastrophic earthquakes hit their home county in 2001. “It’s sad for them after major earthquakes, […]

El Diablo May 3, 2018

Following his abuse of over 256 young women, Larry Nassar has been sentenced up to 175 years in prison. Since 2016, over 100 women have consecutively stepped forward to report decades of abuse from the former Michigan State and USA gymnastics physician.    “I feel like saying a grown man abusing these girls is very bad, […]

Gwen Stoddard October 16, 2017

Hurricane Harvey devastated many areas in September of this year. With thousands of homes destroyed, people all over the country have joined in the effort to help those affected. Through several fundraisers and donation centers, our own town of Durango has played a part in bringing relief to all the victims of this awful hurricane. […]

Paxton Scott March 14, 2017

On January 21st, an estimated 500,000 people rallied around the world to participate in the Women’s March, a global movement based on the advocation of women’s rights. The protest’s timely execution, just one day after Donald Trump was sworn into office, voiced a strong message of opposition for the new president’s agenda, touching on controversial […]

Tierney February 20, 2017

The Women’s March took place on January 21st in many different places. Here’s a wrap up of the number of attendees in the central march locations.   Washington D.C.: 500,000 people Los Angeles: 750,000 people New York: 250,000 people Chicago: 250,000 people Denver: 150,000 people London: 100,000 people The protest covered a third of the […]

Gillian Holmgren January 30, 2017

Over the past 10 to 15 years, the rate of journalists being killed in Russia, Afghanistan and other countries has rapidly increased. Journalists in these countries face extremely difficult circumstances where they may be confronted with some sort of danger nearly every day and often have to leave assignments before finishing them. The most common […]

Paxton Scott October 5, 2016

The University of Chicago’s incoming class has been informed by letter that there will no longer be “safe zones” in response to the recent cultural war of activism within universities across the nation, officials said. The university’s decision to neglect the concept of both safe zones and trigger warnings has caused a stir amongst student […]

Paxton Scott October 4, 2016

For the last eighteen months Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have been locked in a gruelling campaign for the Presidency; in order to avoid being sidetracked by “draining political talk,” let’s review what each candidate stands for. Hillary Clinton has been employing a strategy of running out the clock with Trump as well as  continuing […]