Category Archives: The World

Should Cyberbullying be Taken More Seriously

Social Network has opened a window of opportunities for everyone who uses it. Now that we have social media it is as easy as a swipe of a finger to get a hold of a long lost friend, plan a birthday, and finish 24 levels of Peggle Blast, all in one sitting! But there is quite a lot of negative activities occurring thanks to the internet. Continue reading Should Cyberbullying be Taken More Seriously

Iran's Missile Attack On US Airbase

On Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Iran fired multiple missiles onto “two Iraqi bases housing US troops” https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/07/politics/rockets-us-airbase-iraq/index.html. As many people believed this was their attack as revenge to the United States since President Trump had their major general in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Qasem Soleimani, killed on the 3 of January in Baghdad, Iraq.

According to CNN.com, Iran specifically targeted the al-Asad airbase and American and coalition forces in Erbil that housed many US troops. When the news broke that Iran fired the missiles onto the base many feared that soldiers would have be killed and a third world war would erupt. Luckily, as of now no United States citizen has been injured or killed.

Australian Bush Fires

Sadly we all heard about the tragic wildfires in California, but now across the world Australia is also burning. “Australia has suffered a devastating early bush fire season with fires across several states burning through hundreds of thousands of hectares and destroying hundreds of properties with the loss of six lives.”-(theguardian.com

In Australia they call these fires, “Bush Fires”. Bush Fires have caused so much damage to Australia for far too long. This year the fires started early. In Queensland 20 homes were lost so far. In Victoria winds were very high mixed with the heat wave they experienced on Thursday night caused a code red. The emergency services said it was the worst they have ever seen. 

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Mormon Family Massacre

Monday, November 4th, an incident took place in the Northern, more violent region of Mexico. Nine members of a Mormon family; six children and their mothers, were attacked by gunmen who ambushed their families car. One of the families vehicles caught fire, killing a mother and her four children. Their bodies were burned so severely they were unrecognizable, and the others died from serious injuries. 8 other children survived the attack but some are still in critical condition. An older sibling took charge during the horrific situation and started to hide his younger siblings in bushes and under branches to keep them alive while he found help.  One boy was shot in the back, and a women was shot point blank in the chest and they are fighting for their lives. The family members had duel US/Mexican Citizenship, and were apart of a Mormon community. Continue reading Mormon Family Massacre

Cincinnati Blink ‘19

Over the weekend Cincinnati had a spectacular light event! The event is called Blink and it took place from October 10th through October 13th. Blink is a gigantic party with thousands of people around the world. It took place in Downtown Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, spanning more than 30 city blocks and crossing the Roebling Bridge over the Ohio River. Over the weekend blink turned the region into an outdoor art museum. The city is full of lights, murals by international artists and immersive art. Continue reading Cincinnati Blink ‘19