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Texas snowstorms and frigid temperatures handicap the Lone Star State

By Jovani Alejandro Contreras Prep Editor-in-Chief  The Lone Star state is known for its hot temperatures and dry climate but on Monday morning Texans turned up their heaters after the state reached single-digit temperatures. The massive snowstorm, Winter Storm Uri, hit Texas on Saturday, Feb. 13, bringing snow and ice from coast-to-coast. The frigid temperatures caused the Texas independent power

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Biden faces a tough test in his first 100 days

Albert Chang-Yoo Editor-in-Chief On January 20th, Joe Biden officially entered the office of president. Preceding him, one of the most exhausting election cycle in modern American history. Yet, his biggest challenge lies before him. “Few people in our nation’s history have been more challenged or found a time more challenging or difficult than the time we’re in now,” Biden pronounced

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ABC premieres new game show “The Chase” featuring “Jeopardy!” legends

By Ethaniel Reyes Staff Editor   Following the death of Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek, trivia fans are still able to see three of Trebek’s most memorable contestants as trivia masters on ABC’s newest primetime quiz show called “The Chase”, hosted by journalist and talk show host Sara Haines.  “The Chase” is a brand new game show that combines rapid-fire trivia,

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Overlooked American History: Forced Sterilization in the U.S. & The Chinese Massacre of 1871

By Sarai Carpio-Au Staff Writer This will be the final installment of Overlooked American History and what has been covered is the different ways human rights have been violated. This series showcases how terrifying and horrific mankind can be. While living in the U.S. with people who have many different cultures and physical attributes, I’ve always been curious about the

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Summit Briefing: Week of 2/1/21

People holding signs march in Honduras.

People, mostly women, marched on Jan 25th in Tegucigalpa, Honduras to protest the country’s Congress strengthening abortion restrictions. Via CNN. Your Summit Weekly Briefing  By Alex Tananbaum and Ashwath Vimal 1. General News: Legalization of abortion now almost impossible in Honduras, New Black Panther TV Series Lawmakers in Honduras have officially made it very difficult to legalize abortion as of now.

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Summit Briefing: Week of 1/25/21

A wide tornado behind a single story Florida house.

OKALOOSA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE via the Miami Herald Your Summit Weekly Briefing    By Alex Tananbaum and Ashwath Vimal 1. General News: Tornado hits Florida, Lawmakers trying to implement anti-LGBTQ+ laws The Florida Panhandle (a strip of land in the northwestern part of Florida) was hit by a tornado on Wednesday, January 27. The Tallahassee International Airport was also affected, with

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Summit Briefing: Week of 1/18/21

a field of american flags on the National Mall

A “Field of Flags” replaced the usual crowds on the National Mall during the inauguration Weds. (Tasos Katopodis/Pool Photo via AP) Your Summit Weekly Briefing   By Alex Tananbaum  Ashwath Vimal 1. General News: U.S. soldier arrested for alleged plan of terrorism, A leader of the Political group “Proud Boys” arrested A 20-year-old U.S. army private was arrested in Georgia

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Summit Briefing: Week of 1/11/21

The US Capitol Building. Smoke smolders in front of it. Behind it is a grey sky.

Leah Millis/Reuters. Via Business Insider. Your Summit Weekly Briefing   By Alex Tananbaum and Ashwath Vimal 1. General News: U.S. Capitol Riot  The U.S. Capitol was stormed by angry Trump supporters on Wednesday, Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C. Fueled by anger due to what they called a “stolen election”, masses of people violently rioted outside the Capitol Building, chanting angrily

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