International community weighs in on Venezuela leadership amid chaos

Opinion

By Holly Williams Elm Staff Writer Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro faces the threat of being unseated by an opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, just six weeks after the beginning of his second term. The coup comes at an especially perilous time in Venezuela’s history. Blackouts, medical shortages, and starvation are daily realities. The economic crisis in […]

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Huawei CFO facing charges for espionage and sanction violations

Opinion

By Liz Hay Elm Staff Writer On Jan. 28, the United States government levelled criminal charges against Chinese tech company Huawei and its CFO, Meng Wanzhou. Huawei is a major corporation which, according to CNN, is projected to become the world’s top smartphone seller by next year. Ms. Meng was arrested in Canada back in […]

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Trump plows ahead with trans discrimination in military

Opinion

By Emma Campbell Elm Staff Writer On Tuesday, Jan. 22, the Supreme Court allowed President Donald Trump’s transgender military ban to go into effect, enraging LGBTQ activists who are calling the action undemocratic and discriminatory, CNN reports. The policy blocks people with a condition known as gender dysphoria from serving in the military, while also […]

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Artist captures complexity on film

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By Erica Quinones Elm Staff Writer The lines between reality and fantasy were blurred on Monday, Jan. 28 as artist Mehveş Lelic presented her photography at the Larrabee Arts Center. Lelic is an Istanbul-born photographer who is currently based in Salisbury, Maryland. According to her event profile on the Washington College website, she was awarded […]

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