One Dead, Three Injured in Synagogue Shooting

At 11:23 AM this past Saturday, the last day of Passover—the week-long Jewish holiday that commemorates the liberation of the Jewish people—a gunman entered the Chabad of Poway Synagogue in California, north of San Diego.…

Vietnamese Grocery Wrappers are Bananas

A stroll through the aisles of produce in a supermarket in Southeast Asia quickly reveals the vast differences between the food profile of the region compared to the United States. The unfamiliar sights in a…

Brexit: What’s the Tea?

 As Americans, the issue of Brexit may seem like a daunting and confusing mess of political webs, few of which seem recognizable to us across the Atlantic. However, the outcome of Brexit may very well…

Black Hole Finally Photographed

On April 10, 2019, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced the first ever image of a black hole. Specifically, the Messier 87 black hole in the galaxy Virgo A was imaged. The image was created…

WikiLeaks Founder Arrested in London

On April 11 Julian Assange, an Australian computer programmer and founder of the international freedom of information group WikiLeaks, was arrested in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London by the Metropolitan Police. Assange has been living…

Notre Dame Burns

On Monday, April 15, thousands of people around the world watched helplessly as strands of fire wrapped around the spire of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, and smoke billowed to the heavens.  The Notre…