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Police on Trial

By: Eryn Halvey The night of Monday, April 27, the city of Baltimore erupted into violent riots sparked by the death of Freddie Gray. At least 20 police officers were injured, 144 cars were set on fire, and 15 structures were burned. 235 people were arrested, 34 of who were juveniles. In response, Mayor Stephanie … Continue reading

Sweden Recognizes Palestine State
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Sweden Recognizes Palestine State

By: Victoria Angelova Earlier this month, during his inaugural address, the Swedish Prime Minister touched upon the idea that a two-state solution is the only way to resolve the Israel-Palestine conflict. Last week Sweden’s new government became the second Western European country, after Malta, to recognize a Palestinian state. Margot Wallstrom, Sweden’s new foreign minister, … Continue reading

The Ebola Epidemic
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The Ebola Epidemic

While the events of the past year have been daunting for public health officials, the future is less bleak. U.N. Ebola Chief Dr. David Nabarro hopes that with improved public health responses, the outbreak will be contained within the next few months. In fact, by December 1st, the U.N. aims to have 70% of cases contained. Within a year, Dr. Nabarro hopes to eradicate the disease Continue reading