• Huawei’s Continuing Push of Self-Reliance
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    Huawei has seen its fair share of opposition from the U.S. government and market. While President Donald Trump made the decision to cut off Huawei from U.S. technologies, the Chinese technology company continues to press on with its “U.S. Independence” plan.

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  • Future of the MAX Series
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    On March 13, 2019, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the United States would ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 jets. This was in response to the Lion Air and Ethiopian Air crashes, which happened only five months apart. The U.S. was actually one of the last countries to do so, being behind […]

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  • The Return of the Net Neutrality Debate
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    In 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed net neutrality, an act established by the Obama administration to prevent Internet service providers discriminating how broadband is used. This act, passed in February 2015, helped ensure equal usage of the internet by making it illegal for companies to block or slow down internet speeds when accessing […]

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  • Lion Air 610
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    On October 29, 2018, Lion Air 610, a flight from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang, crashed thirteen minutes after takeoff into the Java Sea. 189 passengers and crew were killed, leaving no survivors, making this the deadliest crash involving a Boeing 737. In addition, this was the first major incident for the new Boeing 737 MAX […]

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  • Why the World is Running out of Pilots
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    In the 1960s, the job of a pilot was seen as equal to that of a doctor. Pilots were treated like celebrities and paid almost as high. But that has since changed. According to Boeing, the world will need 790,000 pilots by 2037. However, a decreasing level of interest has made airlines nervous about the […]

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  • Apple’s Newest Release
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    On September 21, 2018, Apple, the international technology giant, releases its brand new line of iPhones – the iPhone XS and XS Max. The new phones retain the design of the iPhone X, with the XS featuring a 5.8-inch OLED display, and the XS Max featuring a 6.5-inch OLED display, as well as stainless steel […]

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  • Cape Town’s Uncertain Future
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    It seems like a movie script. A city’s water supply has dried up, creating chaos and  anarchy. But this is no fiction. In Cape Town, citizens are preparing for the worst—the clean water supply running out. And soon. For three years, the Western Cape province has experienced a drought like no other. Meteorologists have called […]

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  • MH370: The Search Continues
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    It has been almost four years since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, one of aviation’s biggest mysteries. The governments of Malaysia, China, and Australia ended the search last January after being unable to find clues for the Boeing 777’s disappearance or its location: only three pieces of debris were confirmed to be a […]

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How Partisan Politics are Shaping the Future Through Education

It’s not a national secret that the quality of public education is unequal across the United States. While the U.S. Department of Education directs federal financial aid, collects data on American schools, and advocates for equal access to education across the nation, the federal government only provides for about 8 percent of the total capital spent on education every year, making states responsible for the majority of financing. Read more →

Howdy’s Homemade Ice Cream: A Store Making a Difference

Tom Landis' "Howdy Homemade Ice Cream" in University Park, Texas is famous for not only their friendly customer service but also their best employees. The entire store and process was created to accommodate people with different abilities. For example, the cash register only accepts bills, simplifying the process of different transactions. Read more →

“Two in Four People are Jewish”

“Two in four people in Brooklyn are Jewish”; that is not a definite fact, but it’s a figure of speech my grandmother claims to be true. She repeats this phrase as a hope, as a reminder, as a prayer, as if in some way saying it makes it true. Read more →