This is Not a Drill: The Alert in Hawaii and Chaos in the News

by Daisy Jasmine, Staff Writer   On Saturday, January 13, at 8:07 AM, an alert message was unexpectedly sent out to cellphones throughout the state of Hawaii. However, unlike the inclement weather warnings and similar notices typical of the mobile alert system, this notification carried a serious and terror-inducing message which read as follows:   […]

The Sum of All Fears: Nuclear North Korea

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By Bryce Bower, Staff Writer “But among those nations like my own that hold nuclear stockpiles, we must have the courage to escape the logic of fear and pursue a world without them.”  President Barack Obama delivered this line during his visit to Hiroshima in May of 2016, alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who […]

The Weekly Substandard: Keeping up with the Kim’s

Jack: What can be written about this that hasn’t already been explored time and time again?  We may be woefully unqualified to speak about it but that certainly won’t stop us. North Korea continues to tirelessly threaten war and the US is running out of reactions.  First was anger, then frustration, followed by bemusement and ending […]