Author: Joseph Yeh

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A Deep History: Insights into the correlation between past conflicts and the present-day conflict among Ukraine and Russia.

In Moscow, Russia, President Vladimir Putin delivered a televised speech from the Kremlin on Monday night, where he repeated his demand that Ukraine must not join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).  In 2002, Ukraine had formally announced its wish to become a member of NATO.  NATO promotes democratic values […]

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The History of Spring Break: A look back into the history of Spring Break as the future looms uncertain.

The concept of spring break began in the mid-1930s, when swimming coach, Sam Ingram, from Colgate University from Upstate New York decided to take his team down to Fort Lauderdale for some early training. The idea quickly became popular with other college swim coaches and soon the spring training migration […]

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Iran-Backed Houthi Airstrikes in Yemen Cause Nationwide Internet Blackout: A look into the historical background and ongoing conflict leading to Jan. 2022 airstrike in Yemen.

On Jan. 24, one of several airstrikes hit a telecommunication building in the strategic port city of Hodeida, causing a nationwide internet blackout. Yemen has become an Iranian Proxy War Against Israel, while the UAE faces militant consequences of the Abraham Accords, which aims to promote peace in the Middle […]

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Air Pollution Causes School Closure in New Delhi, India: The pollution crisis in New Delhi furthers as schools are forced to close due to smog.

On Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021, schools in New Delhi, India will be physically closed for a week from Monday as severe air pollution blankets the city, the chief minister of the National Capital Territory of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, announced during a press conference after he held an emergency meeting to […]