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Wamia Chowdhury, Journalism I Editor

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Feminism is White and it Needs to Change

Feminism is White and it Needs to Change

March 31, 2022

As little girls, we’re taught Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton are the reason we can vote as women - that’s not true. They’re the reason white women can vote. The 19th amendment assured,...

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Left To Right: President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President Joe Biden, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Breonna Taylor, Pro-Life Protest

Now You Know: Week of 2.27.22 to 3.5.22

March 7, 2022

1) Russia-Ukraine 1 million Ukrainian civilians have been forced to flee their home, and the death toll of Ukrainian civilians has risen to an estimated 331.   Russian troops have now been in...

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Left to Right: Neuralink Accused of Animal Cruelty, Russia-Ukraine Conflicts, Judge tosses George Zimmerman’s Defamation Case, Donald Trump to sit for
Deposition, Prince William County Schools Mask Mandates End

Now You Know: Week of 02.13.22 to 02.19.22

February 21, 2022

1) Neuralink Accused of Animal Cruelty In 2016, Elon Musk founded Neuralink, a corporation that created a brain computer interface, something that would allow your brain to directly communicate with...

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From Left to Right: Gov. Youngkin, Sec. Antony Blinken, Novak Djokovic, Omicron Subvariant, Nor’easter

Now You Know: Weeks of 01.16.22 to 01.29.22

January 31, 2022

1) Youngkin Reverses Mask Mandates Nine days after being inaugurated as the first Republican governor of Virginia in nearly a decade, Gov. Glen Youngkin is sued by seven Virginia school boards, including...

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Left to Right: Crisis in Afghanistan, Elizabeth Holmes, Russia-Ukraine Conflicts, NYC Fire, Biden Calls On Senate On Change Filibuster Rules

Now You Know: Weeks of 01.02.22 to 01.15.22

January 17, 2022

1) A Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan Since the U.S. withdrew troops from Afghanistan, a humanitarian crisis has slowly been developing. As the relentless, cold winter is setting in, the crisis...

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Now You Know: Weeks of 12.18.21 to 01.01.22

Now You Know: Weeks of 12.18.21 to 01.01.22

January 3, 2022

1) Ghislaine Maxwell Verdict (TW: sexual assault) “She knew what was going to happen to those girls.” That was a part of the opening statement by federal prosecutors in the case against Ghislaine...

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Left to Right: Tornadoes and Kentucky, Cybersecurity Threats, Windstorms across the Midwest Knock Millions off the Power Grid, 4) The Actor Who Staged His Own Hate Crime, Biden To Restart Student Debt Payment

Now You Know: Weeks of 12.5.21 to 12.18.21

December 20, 2021

1) Tornadoes and Kentucky  Workers at a candle factory in Kentucky were struck by deadly tornadoes. More than 100 people were working at a factory in Mayfield, Kentucky when a tornado swept...

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Left to Right: Virginia goes red, Travis Scott’s concert, the great resignation, Kyle Rittenhouse case, and Judge ends Judge Ends Britney Spears’ conservatorship.

Now You Know: Weeks of 10.31.21 to 11.13.21

November 15, 2021

1) Virginia is Red for The First Time in Over a Decade  After 3.3 million people reported to the polls, Republican businessman Glenn Youngkin was elected Virginia’s 74th governor on...

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Now You Know: Weeks of 10.17.21 to 10.30.21

Now You Know: Weeks of 10.17.21 to 10.30.21

November 1, 2021

1) Virginia Gubernatorial Candidates Deadlocked in Race  As Virginia gets ready to choose a new governor this Tuesday, candidates Terry McAuliffe (D) and Glen Youngkin (R) are nearly tied at...

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Left to Right: Facebook Whistleblower, Deadly Protesting in Beirut, Nike and Alberto Salazar sued for $20 million, and  Mixing and Matching Vaccines.

Now You Know: Weeks of 10.03.21 to 10.16.21

October 17, 2021

1)    Facebook Whistleblower   2.89 billion people use Facebook to connect, so what happens when it shuts down? The impact is severe, and Facebook is now facing a historical crisis. On...

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Now You Know: Weeks of 9.26.21 to 10.02.21

Now You Know: Weeks of 9.26.21 to 10.02.21

October 4, 2021

1) Haitian Asylum Seekers A humanitarian crisis at the United States - Mexico border. Through the week, thousands of Haitians have embarked on a perilous and expensive trek from Chile to the southern...

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