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Investigations of Atlanta Spa Shootings Continue

Outside of Young’s Asian Massage, bouquets of flowers rest alongside multiple signs – one of which reads ‘#StopAsianHate’ in large block letters. The solemn sight follows the tragedy on March 16, when eight victims died due to shootings at three separate spas in Atlanta, Georgia. One suspect, according to CNN, …

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California Students Get Back in the Classroom

Since the transition to virtual education, school districts around the country have been contemplating the pros and cons of returning to in-person learning. Safety is of the utmost importance to each of the California Boards of Education, but certain considerations, such as students’ social interactions and productivity, have encouraged many …

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Ten Killed in Colorado Shooting

Ten people were killed Monday afternoon when a shooter opened fire on King Soopers grocery store shoppers in Boulder, Colorado. According to police, at approximately 2:30 p.m., 21-year-old Ahmed Al Aliwi Alissia entered the store with a Ruger AR-556 pistol and began shooting at those inside.  As bullets flew through …

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Can Wormholes Host Massive Objects?

According to Einstein’s general relativity, massive objects bend the fabric of spacetime, manipulating the gravitational force around them. Black holes are notorious for being so massive that they bend spacetime onto themselves, creating a gravitational pull so strong that not even light (the fastest moving thing in the universe) can …

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Lunar New Year Celebrations

Lunar New Year is a traditional Asian festival that marks the first new moon in lunisolar calendars, which were used in many Asian countries until the Gregorian calendar became the common calendar. The lunisolar calendar is still used today to determine holidays. It is regulated by the Sun and the …

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Farmer Protests in India

Indian farmers have recently faced a lack of government support. Tens of thousands of protestors in New Delhi are rising up against policies that would deregulate wholesale business. But out of the nearly 800 million people who survive by farming, there are few who can afford to take time away …

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A rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans

A surge of xenophobic attacks directed towards Asian Americans amid the Covid-19 pandemic is creating fear and anger within the community. Many activists and civil rights organizations are demanding action against the growing anti-Asian sentiment. According to John C. Yang, executive director of Asian Americans Advancing Justice, distress and insecurity …

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The Cost of Fast Fashion

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The next time one goes to purchase a new clothing item to replace an older one, they should consider this: textile production accounts for about 10% of the carbon emissions in the world, more than double that of international aviation and shipping combined. This is the harsh reality of fast …

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