terrorism

We should care about Sri Lanka attack more than Notre Dame fire

We should care about Sri Lanka attack more than Notre Dame fire

04/25/2019 By Duke Staff Tragedy struck in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, when nine suicide bombers killed more than 300 people and injured hundreds more in coordinated attacks at churches and hotels throughout the country. According to USA Today, Sri Lanka’s Defense Minister Ruwan Wijewardene has stated that the attacks, which targeted the nation’s Christian […]

New Zealand gun laws changed after Christchurch shooting

New Zealand gun laws changed after Christchurch shooting

03/21/2019 By Alyse Kaminski On Friday, March 15, I received an update on my phone that a man entered the Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Center in Christchurch, New Zealand and killed 50 people. I was surprised that I wasn’t being informed about an attack in the United States, but that did not […]

How millennials are de-sensitized to terrorism

How millennials are de-sensitized to terrorism

By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor 11/09/17 If you’re a millennial, which is loosely described as someone born in the 1980’s to early 2000’s, then chances are you most likely remember the tragedy of 9/11. Some of you may remember feeling scared, confused or even angry. The attack on the World Trade Center was the […]

Issues of the 90’s still persist today

Issues of the 90’s still persist today

By Duke Staff 10/25/17 The more things change, the more things stay the same. From the grunge-rock genre to Fox News, so much of American culture, experience and perception of the new millennia is derived from the major events of the 1990s and early 2000s. But there are demons that we’ve been battling as a […]

America preps for terror at Olympics

America preps for terror at Olympics

By Julian Routh | News Editor When the Winter Olympics open in Sochi on Friday, America will be watching as it always does. But this time, America will watch with anxiety. With the probability of terror attacks in Sochi and the surrounding regions “very likely,” according to UK officials, U.S. athletes and their families were […]

Staff Editorial: Drones destroy more than targets

By Duke Staff As the War on Terror continues in Pakistan, lives are being both lost and saved thanks to modern technology. The evolution of weapons is one of the key components of this development and has been argued for centuries whether this decision is morally just or not. Explosives, artillery, blades and all other […]