Indian Ink

The Country Mourns The Death of Our 41st President

Luke Bakshandeh

December 5, 2018

  Former President George H. W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States died on November 30, 2018, at the age of 94 at his home in Houston Texas. His much-beloved wife Barbara Bush died only 8 months ago. He was...

New Zealand and Birthright Citizenship

Emily Hahn

November 17, 2018

When the New Zealand filmmaker Peter Jackson was entrusted to bring J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings novels to the screen, it was a foregone conclusion that Jackson would choose his homeland as the backdrop for the epic...

Women Making History in Politics

Deme Apostolou

November 14, 2018

The November 2018 midterm elections were groundbreaking in terms of the amount of women elected to positions in Washington.  Over 100 women will be in the House of Representatives and Senate, shattering the old high.  With many...

Easter Island’s Societal Collapse

Emily Hahn

October 27, 2018

Easter Island is a land of mystery.  Images of the iconic monolithic statues, seemingly guarding this remote South Pacific Island, have puzzled historians for centuries and have inspired imaginary souls to proclaim it as the work of...

Fiji’s History of Colonialism, Immigration, and Nationalism

Emily Hahn

October 13, 2018

Fiji is far away: really far.  A grueling 6-hour flight from New York to Los Angeles is just an appetizer, finished off with the main flight to Fiji that lasts almost 12 hours.  During this seemingly perpetual journey, the exha...

Gary Cohen Resigns as President Trump’s Top Economic Advisor

Luke Bakshandeh, Senior School News Editor

March 7, 2018

Formerly known as the president of Goldman Sachs, Gary Cohen announced today he will no longer serve the position of top economic advisor to President Trump. The White House is not sure what inclined him to leave, but many bel...

President Donald Trump’s First State of The Union Address

Brett Weisberg

February 10, 2018

On Tuesday, January 30th, 2018, President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union Address to the people of the United States. His speech, while long, covered a variety of topics such as the accomplishments of his administration...

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