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Biden Administration Faces a Range of Challenges

Biden Administration Faces a Range of Challenges

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer January 20, 2022

One year into President Biden’s administration, he is at an inflection point. The President and the Democratic-controlled Congress have had undeniable success on issues like the COVID-19 vaccine rollout,...

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DiDi Leaves the US Stock Market

DiDi relocates to Hong Kong, possibly foreshadowing trouble for the US economy.
Isy Gruner '25, Writer January 14, 2022

DiDi Chuxing, a 39 billion dollar company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), abruptly announced their departure from Wall Street on December 3. Didi Chuxing is a mobile transportation company,...

A Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Olympics

A Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Olympics

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer December 8, 2021

This week, the Biden administration announced that they would take part in a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics set to take place in Beijing, China. This follows a slew of human rights abuses...

Why China is Winning

Why China is Winning

Xi Jinping’s indefinite rule marks a new era of global Chinese hegemony
Kira Small '22 November 22, 2021

In 2017, President Xi Jinping banned the phrase “Winnie the Pooh” after online bloggers posted memes comparing him to the cartoon bear. On May 6, 2021, American actor and professional wrestler John...

Nukes to Australia and Apologies to France

Nukes to Australia and Apologies to France

France and China are among countries opposed to a new nuclear deal between U.S., U.K., and Australia.
Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer September 23, 2021

On September 16, 2021, the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia announced a new major defense agreement, marking a new alliance against the force of China in the Pacific region and angering...

Academy Seniors Discuss Their School Year Abroad

Academy Seniors Discuss Their School Year Abroad

Maria Metzger, Writer January 6, 2019

School Year Abroad (SYA) is a program that allows junior and senior high school students across the country the opportunity to study abroad in China, France, Italy, or Spain. Last school year, three Academy...

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Trump’s Tariff’s: Analyzing U.S.-China Trade Policy

Marwa Chohan, Writer November 24, 2018

Consumerism sustains the American economy, with holidays such as Black Friday and Christmas providing the necessary impetus. Having said that, the Chinese  government has begun involvement in trade to...

The North Korea Problem: Diplomacy, not Bluster, Should be Americas Plan

The North Korea Problem: Diplomacy, not Bluster, Should be America’s Plan

Sarah Weber December 16, 2017

It sounds like something out of a sitcom: North Korea, headed by a dictator with delusions of grandeur, conducts a missile test. The President of the United States responds by calling said dictator “rocket...

Rain on the parade: Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution faces increasing obstacles

Rain on the parade: Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution faces increasing obstacles

Academy Staff December 3, 2014

Note: This article was initially published on Nov. 11, 2014, so some information may not be up-to-date. [dropcap size=small]I[/dropcap]t has already been three weeks since the young, pro-democratic...

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