The Spectator

An Analysis of Recent Missile Strikes against Syria

Rania Kaur, Author

April 25, 2018

The United States government, along with the United Kingdom and France, launched missile strikes at Syria last Saturday, April 14. Though the Syrian Civil War has been going on for seven years, this is the second time that the U.S. has intervened in Syria. The goal of these strikes was to “deter the Syrian Regime’s chemical weapons capability and...

Week in Review- April 18, 2018

Hunter Uechi, Author

April 19, 2018

COMEY LIVES UP TO TRUMP’S TWEETS — Before former FBI director James Comey’s interview with ABC News aired on April 15, President Trump tweeted about his experience with Comey. Trump referred to Comey as a liar, a “slippery” man and a “slimeball” and named him the “Worst FBI Director in history.” During Trump’s morning tweets, he r...

Week in Review: March 7th

Sarah Haghi, Author

March 7, 2018

Attempts at Ceasefire in Syria Fall Short— Last week, the United Nations Security Council made the decision to have a 30-day cease fire on Syria, specifically the suburb Eastern Ghouta of the capital city Damascus. Celebrations of this seemingly unanimous decision were short- lived, as the region continued to be bombed following the ceas...

Teenagers Make this the

Teenagers Make this the “Chillest” Olympics yet

March 1, 2018

This Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea was the year of the young ones. Unabashedly themselves, these hardworking teenagers...

Communities across the Globe Brace for Water Scarcity

Communities across the Globe Brace for Water Scarcity

February 14, 2018

Marc Dyllan Morra and his two daughters live in Cape Town, South Africa, a region on the verge of crisis. On what has been dubbed...

Week in Review- February 14th

Sofía Muro-Wells, Managing Editor

February 14, 2018

Explosion at Power Station Causes Blackout to Parts of Puerto Rico— An explosion and fire at a power station in Puerto Rico caused blackouts on Feb. 11, sending parts of San Juan, Trujillo Alto, Guaynabo, Caguas, Carolina and Juncos into darkness. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz confirmed that no injuries were sustained during the explosi...

The Week in Review: February 7th, 2018

JahMansa O'Farrow

February 7, 2018

Trayvon Martin would turn 23 this week— Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by a police officer nearly six years ago. On Feb. 5 he would have turned 23. According to Martin’s dad, his son, then a teenager, stepped out from The Retreat at Twin Lakes community for snacks around 7 p.m. that February evening during the halftime of the NBA...

Critic’s Corner: Not Your Typical Protagonist

Rania Kaur, Author

January 31, 2018

Brace yourselves, it’s “The End of the Fucking World” in Net ix’s British dark comedy recently released to the U.S. Based on Charles Foreman’s comic book series, the show follows a self-diagnosed psychopath and his girlfriend who he plans to kill as they embark on a road trip. Though the series was released in the U.K. around Halloween...

Week in Review: January 24, 2018

Quinn Ferrar, Author

January 24, 2018

  School Shooting in Kentucky Leaves Two Dead, 17 Wounded —A 15-year-old male student entered Marshall County High School in western Kentucky on Tuesday morning, armed with a handgun. He opened fire, killing two students and wounding seventeen others. A 15-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl were the victims that passed away. Of the in...

International Dinner Celebrates All Culture

Alexa McConville, Author

January 27, 2016

Students of all nationalities will come together this Saturday in the Campion Ballroom for a chance to share their cultures at the 39th annual International Dinner. The event promises guests a variety of ethnic foods and live performances that hail from all four corners of the earth. The theme for this year comes in the form of a question: Where do...

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