What Happened: Florida School Shooting Survivors Took Sen. Mark Rubio to Task

Primary Source: BBC News Last week, a Florida school shooting left 17 people—students, teachers, and administrators—dead. Since the horrific event, survivors of the shooting have taken up the fight for stricter legislation on gun control. On February 21nd, they boarded busses to Tallahassee, the Florida state capital, to attend and participate in a town hall […]

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What Happened with the Winter Olympics’ Ceremony’s Landmark Handshake

(Al Jazeera) The 23rd Winter Olympic Games kicked off in Pyeongchang on the evening of February 9th. The opening ceremony, titled “Peace in Motion,” was held in front of a 35,000-person crowd, which included spectators, athletes, and officials. The most notable detail from the ceremony, however, was not the pomp and circumstance; it was a […]

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What Happened when Mike Pence Visited Jerusalem

On Monday, January 22, 2018, Vice President of the United States Mike Pence announced that a new United States Embassy to Israel would open in Jerusalem before the end of 2019. This statement was made to the Israeli Parliament and follows President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last month. President Trump’s statement overturned […]

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What Happened at The Women’s March 2018

On Saturday, January 20th, millions of people around the world took to the streets, marking the first anniversary of last year’s historic Women’s March, initially intended to protest the inauguration of American President Donald Trump. This year saw no shortage of enthusiasm and support; in New York City, 200,000 marched alongside one another; in Chicago, […]

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