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Natural Disasters Around the World

Natural Disasters Around the World

Ana Ramirez ‘18

October 28, 2016


Filed under Current Events

The world has been going through many rough times the last few months. One of the biggest news stories regarding natural disasters was the devastating earthquake of a 6.2-magnitude in central Italy on August 24th at 3:36 a.m. It struck near the towns of Accumoli and Amatrice, which received the hardest hits...

The Haitian Refugee Crisis

Lily Lucero '18

October 28, 2016


Filed under Current Events

On January 12, 2010 at 4:53 pm, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck 15 miles west of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. It was followed by multiple aftershocks, some reaching a magnitude of 5.9, which were felt throughout Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Port-au-Prince and the surrounding areas were ...

What Does Social Media Do to the Brain?

Camila Cerqueira ‘19

October 28, 2016


Filed under Current Events

Nowadays, phones can be used for almost anything: from checking the weather to searching for movie reviews to stalking Saints boys on Instagram. Due to the vastness of social media, it is now possible to keep up to date with almost everything going on in the world. But, something that is less talked a...

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