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Recycle Guide

By Alanna Benoit To celebrate Earth Day every day, here are some helpful recycling tips for New Orleans residents. Items that can be recycled curbside include Paper (newspaper, magazines, junk mail, office paper, phone books, catalogs) Plastics [...]

Hung King Festival in Vietnam

By Thao Nguyen Every year since 2007, the Vietnamese have been celebrating Hung Kings Commemorations holiday. The purpose of this traditional holiday to pay tribute to the work of Hung Kings, who are believed to be the ancestors of Vietnamese, [...]

Khan Academy and Sal Khan: From a Grace King High School Student to International Educator

  By: Leonard “Lenny” Vasbinder If you have ever had trouble learning something in one of your classes, you may have had the good fortune to hear about Khan Academy (KA).  You may have already seen one of the thousands of educational [...]

Why this will be the most searched article on the internet By Meghan Henoumont

Why this will be the most searched article on the internet By Meghan Henoumont Who looks in a dictionary or newspaper anymore? With the rise of the Internet and digital search engines, such as Google, answers are just a click away. So if you’ve [...]

Fair Trial? Edward Snowden Stands No Chance Alanna Benoit

Fair Trial? Edward Snowden Stands No Chance Alanna Benoit Edward Snowden revealed on Feb. 21st that he would come back to the US to stand trial if the government assured him of a fair one.  He faces three felonies following his revelations [...]

Got water? New study finds global water scarcity on the rise Written by: Meghan Henoumont

Got water? New study finds global water scarcity on the rise Written by: Meghan Henoumont A new study has found that 4 billion people worldwide, two-thirds of the Earth’s population, live in conditions of severe water scarcity at least one [...]

The Zika Virus: WHO declares global health emergency By Isadora Linheira The World Health Organization (WHO), declared a global health emergency this morning due to the rapid spread of the Zika Virus, which has been linked to birth defects in [...]

Shaking in the U.S.A: Oklahoma the new earthquake capitol Written by: Meghan Henoumont

Shaking in the U.S.A: Oklahoma the new earthquake capitol   Written by: Meghan Henoumont   When you hear the word Oklahoma, the images that tend to come to mind are of cows grazing in open flat fields, dusty homesteads that echo our [...]

The Paris Climate Change Summit: World leaders converge in Paris Written by: Meghan Henoumont

The Paris Climate Change Summit: World leaders converge in Paris Written by: Meghan Henoumont Today over 100 world leaders are gathered in Paris to discuss solutions to what is considered the world’s biggest problem: climate change. They will [...]

Man in the Holocene: Part One Earth’s sixth mass extinction Written by: Meghan Henoumont

Man in the Holocene: Part One Earth’s sixth mass extinction Written by: Meghan Henoumont   Holocene: adjective of, denoting, or formed in the second and most recent epoch of the Quaternary period, which began 10 000 years ago at the [...]