High-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico

By Hannah Bouchard Image from newsweek.com On Thursday, September 7, an 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit the southern coast of Mexico, making it the strongest earthquake to strike Mexico in a century since an 8.0 magnitude quake hit in September of 1985. The most recent death toll has been confirmed as 96, 71 of these coming from the southern state of Oaxaca, 15 from Chiapas, and … Continue reading High-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico

Puerto Rico Faces More Economic Trouble After Irma

By Ellie Kreidie In 2015, Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla confirmed publicly that Puerto Rico’s debt was “not payable” and if the government was not able to successfully grow the economy, the country would turn in a “death spiral”. Since then, the issue of Puerto Rico’s debt crisis has flooded every part of the country’s government and has suspended growth across the country. With Hurricane Irma … Continue reading Puerto Rico Faces More Economic Trouble After Irma

Tensions Rise with North Korea

By Kassel Franco Garibay During the past month, tensions surrounding North Korea have been on the rise. Following the country’s first nuclear test during the Trump administration on September 3, the United States and three other countries have called for a second emergency meeting of the United Nations’ Security Council to discuss the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. On August 8, the Washington Post reported … Continue reading Tensions Rise with North Korea

Holocaust survivor and artists brings story of hope and creativity to Drew

by Taylor Tracy, Staff Writer Even out of the darkest and most hopeless periods of human history come stories of inconceivable hope, courage and survival. More amazing is when these survivors take their experiences and commit their lives to inspiring others and creating as a response to human destruction. Eighty-seven year old Holocaust survivor and artist Tibor Spitz spoke to a packed audience earlier this … Continue reading Holocaust survivor and artists brings story of hope and creativity to Drew

London attack leaves many killed and injured

by Anna Gombert On Wednesday, March 22 around 2:40 p.m. in London, there was a deadly attack outside Parliament. An assailant drove a car into a crowd of people, injuring many and stabbed a police officer with a knife. There are a reported five deaths and over 40 other people were included. The attacker was identified as 52-year-old Khalid Masood, born in Kent, and it … Continue reading London attack leaves many killed and injured

Drewids trace the historical use of torture in recent lecture

by Brooke Winters LC 28 was packed on Monday, March 20, when guest lecturer Professor Lisa Hajjar from the University of California gave a talk titled, “The Afterlives of Torture: Executive Power versus International Law in the Age of Trump.” Hajjar’s work focuses on the use of torture, international and federal laws, and targeted killing through drone strikes. Students, professors from a variety of departments … Continue reading Drewids trace the historical use of torture in recent lecture

Baldwin Honors scholars collaborate to host series of events concerning immigration

by Inji Kim Ever since President Trump’s attempts to reshape immigration policies have started, many have voiced their concerns about the potential political and social repercussions. Leslie Loffredo (’19) was no different, concerned about how much the Drew campus would be affected. The initiative to turn her concern into action began when she consulted Professor Louis Hamilton, the Director of the Baldwin Honors Program, who … Continue reading Baldwin Honors scholars collaborate to host series of events concerning immigration