The Whittier Miscellany

Sia Willie Talks Liberia and Ebola

Sadie Proud, News Writer

January 4, 2015

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Wilmington Friends School prioritizes the creation of global connections. Through exchange programs, service trips, and clubs, Friends students strive to become exceptional global citizens. We also embrace opportunities to view world...

Protests Sparked in Mexico City

Miles Katzen and Quinn Kirkpatrick

January 4, 2015

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The Mexican Government recently discovered the bodies of forty-three students at a Mexican college who were gruesomely murdered. This case is extremely difficult to understand as it is reported that the abduction of the studen...

CVS Execs Choose to Stop Selling Cigarettes

Sadie Proud, News Writer

March 14, 2014

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On February 5, 2014, CVS announced their decision to stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. “We have about 26,000 pharmacists and nurse practitioners helping patients manage chronic problems like high cholesterol,...

Two Million Syrian Refugees Seek New Life in Middle East

Emma Hilder, News Writer

February 12, 2014

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Over 2.5 million Syrians have fled Syria since the outbreak of civil war in March 2011. Another 4.25 million Syrians have been displaced within the country, making the total number of Syrians displaced over six million. "What...

Capabilities of Al-Qaeda Increase as Militants Retake Iraq

Jodi Lessner, News Writer

February 12, 2014

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The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) took control of the city of Fallujah, Iraq on January 4, 2014. The ISIL is one of the latest sects of an Al Qaeda affiliate that lost ground in 2006 as Sunni tribesmen and former...

Transformation or Stagnation of Ukraine

Brian Zittlau, News Writer

February 12, 2014

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The protests in Ukraine have changed drastically from their humble beginnings. The rumblings of discontent in a lone Eastern European country have metamorphosed into a continent-wide political firestorm. The riots in Independence...

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