Prince Harry and American Actress Meghan Markle Announce Engagement

by Mel Dikert After dating for over a year, Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle have recently announced their engagement and plan to be married in the spring of 2018. The pair met via a blind date set up by a friend, in which Markle commented, “The only thing I asked her was, ‘Was he nice?’” According to the New York Times, the couple … Continue reading Prince Harry and American Actress Meghan Markle Announce Engagement

Volcano Erupts in Bali, Trapping Thousands

By Ellie Kreidie An SOS Alert was sent out earlier this week to neighbors around Mount Agung in Bali, as the volcano was due to erupt. Officials raised the alert to the highest level on Monday, after fears of a major eruption were mounting. The eruption of the volcano began the week before, but it wasn’t until this week that the largest impact of the … Continue reading Volcano Erupts in Bali, Trapping Thousands

U.S. Sailors Missing from Cargo Plane Crash off Japan Identified

By Mel Dikert Last week, a C2-A Greyhound cargo plane went down in the midst of what was meant to be a routine transport flight between Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni and the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. There were 11 people on the plane when it crashed. According to USA Today, the plane crashed about 500 nautical miles southeast of Okinawa, Japan. Eight of … Continue reading U.S. Sailors Missing from Cargo Plane Crash off Japan Identified

Towards Another Korean War?

By David Giacomini There is a dangerous situation brewing across the Pacific Ocean. A small, militaristic nation is threatening the stability of the region. The U.S. has imposed economic sanctions and sent naval warships into the area as a show of military force. The nation has promised to make a preemptive strike if the U.S. makes a move to attack. This nation’s people has full … Continue reading Towards Another Korean War?

New Jersey Woman Arrested in Zimbabwe Over Tweet

by Colleen Dabrowski U.S. citizen and New Jersey native Martha O’Donovan was arrested in her home in Harare, Zimbabwe, on the charge of subversion. Prosecutors cite a tweet that O’Donovan shared which featured an image insinuating the 93-year-old President Mugabe of Zimbabwe used a catheter, calling him a “selfish and sick man.” The prosecutors are escalating the accusations against O’Donovan, now claiming she was planning … Continue reading New Jersey Woman Arrested in Zimbabwe Over Tweet

Tensions Between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon Rise

By Ellie Kreidie The last week in the Middle East has reignited long standing feuds and conflicts across the region that have caused concern among many experts and people. With the surprise resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, which was  recorded from Saudi Arabia rather than his own country, one of the most notable stable democracies in the Middle East has gone into uncharted … Continue reading Tensions Between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon Rise

Update on Puerto Rico: Drewids Get Involved

by Mel Dikert The Drew Disaster Relief Coalition held a disaster relief panel on Tuesday, October 24 at 7 p.m. to bring different perspectives and angles on disaster relief together in one educational session. Topics discussed included how to create your own flood bucket and future plans for the club. One such future plan, explained by Pearl Sutter (‘18), the communications manager of the Coalition, … Continue reading Update on Puerto Rico: Drewids Get Involved