Healthcare Reform Becomes Law

By CARLI M. SMITH The new healthcare reform law may bring the number of uninsured Americans down to 14 million. In March, 2010, the Healthcare Reform Bill was signed into law. But, the law that passed is different from the President’s original proposal. Congress...

Cover That Webcam!

PHOTO: flickr/Ikhlasul Amal A school district in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is in trouble for spying on students through school-issued computers. The trouble started when webcams in some students’ computers were secretly activated by the school. The school district...

New Oil Drilling Off United States Coasts

By JYOTHI NATARAJAN PHOTO: flickr.com/kenhodge13 On March 31, 2010, President Obama announced that he would begin to allow oil and gas drilling in the oceans off of the Atlantic Coast of the United States, areas of the Gulf Coast near Florida and parts of the coast of...

Armenian Struggle for Truth in History

By SOSSI ESSAJANIAN A poster by the American Committee For Relief in the Near East. IMAGE: University of Minnesota The United Nations defines genocide as steps taken to wipe out “in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group.” Ninety-five years...

My Thoughts on the Armenian Genocide

Protesters call for Armenian Genocide recognition in New York City’s Times Square. PHOTO: Sossi Essajanian By CHRISTAPOR MEGHERIAN Starting on April 24, 1915, one and a half million Armenians were tortured, killed, kidnapped, enslaved and marched into the...