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Californians endure aftermath of severe fire and rain
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Californians endure aftermath of severe fire and rain

Firefighters have finally ended California’s most deadly fire in its history. Camp Fire, located in Northern California’s Butte County, killed over 85 people with about 300 still unaccounted for. On Nov. 8, Camp Fire ignited and raged across Northern California for 18 days. According to the Cal Fire incident report, […]

Jews targeted at synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh
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Jews targeted at synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh

On an early Saturday morning the Jewish Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, devolved from a peaceful place of worship to a chaotic crime scene when a gunman opened fire, killing 11 congregants and wounding four police officers. There were three congregations celebrating Shabbat services: Tree of Life, Dor Hadash and New […]

More college students diagnosed with mental illness
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More college students diagnosed with mental illness

Increasing numbers of college-aged students in the U.S. have been diagnosed with depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses. According to a survey conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 27 percent of students have depression and 11 percent have anxiety. Michelle Satterlee, a psychology professor at John Brown University, […]

Caravan approaches U.S. border from Mexico
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Caravan approaches U.S. border from Mexico

Approximately 5,000 people seek asylum and journey through Mexico towards the United States. Hungry, exhausted and scared for their lives, they keep on despite many obstacles. Originating in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Oct. 13, a small group of around 160 people banded together with the intent of seeking asylum […]

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Enactus world cup inspires students to serve

The week before Fall Break, students boarded a flight for San Jose, California to watch and support the competing Enactus teams at the Enactus World Cup. Every year, the world cup hosts 3,500 student, business and academic leaders from 36 different countries to showcase projects that will improve communities across […]

Google employee attempts manipulation of search data
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Google employee attempts manipulation of search data

Some of Google’s internal company email chains revealed that in recent years, employees discussed tweaking the search engine so that pro-immigration content would show up higher than anti-immigration content. The idea was proposed in response to President Trump’s ban for seven Muslim-majority countries; however, according to a CNN article, Google […]

Kavanaugh confirmed as judge after FBI investigation
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Kavanaugh confirmed as judge after FBI investigation

With votes tallied and protestors enraged, the U.S. Senate approved Brett Kavanaugh as the 114th Supreme Court Justice. The hearing, nomination and confirmation stirred controversy nationwide as citizens debated Kavanaugh qualification for the job as a Justice of the Supreme Court. On July 9, President Trump announced that Kavanaugh would […]