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Not-so Grand Canyon

Ella Wesson

April 14, 2019

Filed under Travel

After the death of a sixty-seven-year-old man this past weekend, the death toll in the Grand Canyon has risen to three people over only the last eight days. Two of the deaths were a result of a fall, whereas the cause of the first ...

A View To Die For

Emily Hahn

March 11, 2019

Filed under National/International News, Op-Ed, Politics, Science/Tech, Travel

The Falkland Islands are hard to get to.  It’s located on the bottom of the globe, at the southern margin of the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 400 miles from the tip of Argentina and 750 miles from Antarctica. The only regularly...

Where Humans Are Invisible

Emily Hahn

January 11, 2019

Filed under National/International News, Science/Tech, Travel

The popular website IMDb, which rates movies and TV shows, lists Planet Earth IIas the highest rated TV show of all time. Perhaps the most popular scene from the highly acclaimed nature documentary series is “Iguana Chased by ...

The Most Beautiful Place on Earth

Emily Hahn

November 25, 2018

Filed under National/International News, Science/Tech, Travel

In 2002, the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) conducted a poll to determine the greatest Britons in history.  The top ten included some of the best-known people of western civilization such as William Shakespeare, Charles...

Easter Island’s Societal Collapse

Emily Hahn

October 27, 2018

Filed under National/International News, Politics, Travel

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

Filed under National/International News, Politics, Travel

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...

Svalbard: A Bellwether For Climate Change

Emily Hahn, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2018

Filed under Science/Tech, Travel

There’s a place on earth where it is illegal to die.   Svalbard is a Norwegian archipelago located in the Arctic Ocean, approximately 650 miles from the North Pole, and is the northernmost year-round settlement on...

Aruba: Manhasset in the Caribbean

Quinn Reinhardt

February 13, 2018

Filed under Op-Ed, School/Community News, Travel

With Winter Break approaching, many students are looking forward to their famous wintertime destination - Aruba. Aruba is a special place in the hearts of many students and has a myriad of nicknames, which are vulgar, yet endearing....

Best Cheap Spring Break Destinations

Adam Pidejian

January 30, 2018

Filed under Travel

Despite the current winter chill, it is never too early to begin thinking about planning a Spring break getaway. Spring break is an optimal time to travel with warmer weather and most public schools in recess. There are several...

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