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Mexico makes moves to legalize marijuana

Mexico makes moves to legalize marijuana

Hedgie Lim, Reporter

November 16, 2015

MEXICO—The Mexican Supreme Court is taking steps toward legalizing marijuana, along with the possibility of other narcotics. The drug war that has been ongoing for years between cartels and the Mexican court may be coming to an end. Ever since the year 2009, Mexico has prohibited even minimal us...

Mexico executes efforts to preserve threatened sea turtles

Mexico executes efforts to preserve threatened sea turtles

Breanna Turk, Reporter

October 12, 2015

BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO—Turtle poaching off the shores of Mexico, though illegal, has grown to startling numbers in recent years. According to research at wildcoast.net conducted by journalist Tannia Illescas, roughly 35,000 endangered sea turtles are slaughtered there each year. Turtles are threa...

Syria’s Civil War

Syria’s Civil War

Anastasia Reimann, Reporter

October 9, 2015

In March of 2011, Syrian civilians decided to protest against their dictator, Bashar al-Assad, with a goal to overthrow his regime and establish a more democratic society. However, Assad retaliated with his own forces, and the protests spiraled into a violent civil war that has yet to stop raging. ...

8.3 Earthquake off Chile coast triggers Tsunami

8.3 Earthquake off Chile coast triggers Tsunami

Danielle Weston, Lead Photographer

September 29, 2015

Off the coast of Chile on Sept. 16, at approximately 7:54 p.m., an 8.3 earthquake struck Wednesday night killing 10 or more people and forcing around 1 million to evacuate according to CNN reports. U.S. Geological Survey says that the epicenter of the earthquake was 34 miles west of the city of Illap...

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