New Yorkers are reeling from an attack that took place on the morning of Tuesday, April 12, in Brooklyn when a gunman detonated smoke bombs on a subway train and shot several people, causing commuters to run in horror.
Amid the lights and cameras on the Los Angeles area as the Super Bowl returned to the "entertainment capital of the world," game day preparations brought up a longtime issue affecting much of the city: homelessness.
When the 19-story Twin Parks North West building in the Bronx turned into a deathtrap on Sunday, January 9, 2022, nearly all of the 17 people who perished, including eight children, were immigrants from Gambia and other West African countries.
Hundreds of people were ordered to report for jury duty Monday, October 18th, in Georgia for what could be a long, laborious effort to find jurors to hear the trial of three white men charged with fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery as he was running in their neighborhood.
As the Americans leave Afghanistan, Afghan forces collapse and the Taliban again grab power, the United States is looking at more than $2 trillion spent on two decades of war that killed 47,000 Afghan civilians, 69,000 Afghan military and police and nearly 6,300 Americans, according to the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, and asking: What was it for?
On May 29,Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation Chief Rosanne Casimir announced that the remains of 215 children had been found near the city of Kamloops’ native residential boarding school in southern British Columbia.
Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas, which rules the independent state of Gaza, agreed to a cease-fire that began on May 21, following pressure from the U.S. and its allies to end 11 days of fighting.
The barrages from both sides were the worst since the most recent of three wars between Israel and Hamas in 2014. The fighting, which began on May 10, claimed the lives of more than 250 people, mostly in Gaza.
Silia Dimasi is a 17-year-old junior and freelance journalist for the Maroon & Gray. She is the Class of 2023 treasurer as well as an officer for the Women's Activism, Diversity Council, and United Clubs at NHS. She hopes to study foreign policy when in college.