Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Muhammad Siddiqui

Coronavirus becomes global threat

The COVID-19 Coronavirus has now reached a death toll of more than 2,800 people globally and has infected more than 83,000 individuals despite attempts to stop its spread, according to CBS News.

China on lockdown as deadly Coronavirus spreads out of Wuhan

The deadly Wuhan coronavirus has claimed at least 427 lives as China struggles to control the spread of the virus, according to a CNN live update service.

Pope opens debate on requirements for priesthood

Facing shortages of clergymen in some of the more remote areas of the world, Pope Francis has called for dialogue among the Catholic Church’s bishops at the synod — a gathering at the Vatican — starting

Students should join more extracurricular activities

Now that we are a couple of weeks into the semester, most students are beginning to feel the brunt of their coursework. For some, getting back into the routine of balancing work for classes and other commitments has become second nature. However, for others, the freshman class in particular, this adjustment period may be unfamiliar. Looking back at my own experience freshman year, there are definitely some things I would have done differently.

Students should practice productive study habits

Now that we are in the final stretch of the semester, one of my more frequently asked questions as a tutor on campus is how to manage the increasing course load as the semester comes to a close. Even though some

Unofficial Venezuelan leader gains international recognition

On Jan. 23, opposition lawmaker and head of Venezuela’s National Assembly Juan Guaido declared himself the interim president of Venezuela, according to The Washington Post. This earned him the swift backing of several nations, including the United States, which opposes Venezuela’s current socialist regime under President Nicolas Maduro.

California wildfires worst in state’s history

A wildfire know as Camp Fire in northern California has claimed at least 87 lives and burned more than 150,000 acres of land, as of Nov. 23, making it the most destructive wildfire to ever affect the state, according to ABC News.

Militants kill dozens in Iranian parade attack

Iran is promising a “crushing response” after a terrorist attack on Sept. 22 targeting a military parade claimed at least 29 lives and left 70 others wounded, according to Al Jazeera.

Major floods cause severe damage in India

Heavy rains in Kerala, a coastal state in southern India, have displaced hundreds of thousands of people since the start of monsoon season in May.

Western forces target Syria in airstrike

U.S., British and French forces launched a joint airstrike campaign in Syria the morning of April 14, hitting three suspected chemical weapons facilities, according to The Guardian.

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