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Since 1919

The Prairie News

Since 1919

The Prairie News


What is Democracy? Rishi Sunak’s position as new UK PM

Victoria Fatiregun, Former Senior Reporter, Former Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2022

On Oct. 25, 2022, Rishi Sunak was appointed Prime Minister by King Charles III. Rishi Sunak was elected by the Conservative Party to which he belongs. Democracy is defined as a “system of government...

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Washington, DC – May 18, 2021: Demonstrators marching along Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House to encourage the Biden administration in ending its support of Haitian President Jovenel Moise.

US chooses to interfere in Haiti, again

Marcus Rogers, Reporter November 2, 2022

  Haiti, the country that holds the world’s only successful slave-revolt, has been the target of colonial and exploitative powers since its inception. Haiti’s president, Jovenel Moïse, was...

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Italy’s election and why it is important for the current political scene

Victoria Fatiregun, Former Senior Reporter, Former Editor-in-Chief October 8, 2022

On Sept. 25 2022, Giorgia Meloni won the snap election for the center-right coalition Brothers of Italy. Meloni is the leader of the Brothers of Italy Party, which believes in social conservatism, Italian...

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COVID-19 one year later

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter March 23, 2021

  In March of 2020, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 epidemic a pandemic and this fast-spreading and deadly virus altered the course of the entire year. Now, on the anniversary...

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According to The New York Times, in addition to raising no serious safety concerns, early data proved the Pfizer vaccine to be over 95% effective in preventing COVID-19.

Pfizer vaccine provides light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel

Mitchell Downing, Senior Reporter January 23, 2021

It is no secret that people have been patiently waiting for any positive news regarding the pandemic that has now claimed the lives of over 400,000 Americans. Drugmaker Pfizer has created a vaccine that...

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Thanksgiving this year may look different due to COVID-19 however, everyone still has something to be thankful for

Op/Ed:Coming together because of COVID-19

Ceasar Escalante, Senior Reporter November 19, 2020

Thanksgiving, this is usually the time of month when everyone gets a break from school, work or life in general. Family, friends and loved ones begin to travel on that day to be surrounded by love. Many...

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Two potential vaccines and Biden’s COVID-19 taskforce

Savannah Wesley, Former Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden named his coronavirus taskforce which includes a team of public health and science experts. This was announced that same day the COVID-19 vaccine produced by Pfzier and BioNTech...

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Natural advantages like large exposure to sunlight and vast open spaces to social distance have proved to bring more attention and participation to the game of golf.

Op/Ed: How golf has benefited during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mitchell Downing, Senior Reporter October 25, 2020

  When the COVID-19 lockdown first began, things looked very troubling for the game of golf. The Professional Golf Association Tour suspended its season and golf courses around the country were...

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Education majors are faced with many different components with COVID-19 however the Buffs remain optimistic.

The new normal during COVID-19

Ceasar Escalante, Senior Reporter October 22, 2020

A worldwide pandemic has changed lives for many all over the world. However, one group that has been affected and had to adapt for the better is education majors. During a pandemic, some are getting ready...

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While a vaccine may take more time it is important to mask up and remember to disinfect and clean surfaces regularly

Vaccine trials: A hope and a prayer

Ceasar Escalante, Senior Reporter October 15, 2020

The world has been turned upside down this past year. Lives have been lost, jobs have been lost, being told to stay inside as well as social distance when in public, living in a fear of getting sick and...

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Masks are making new norms in todays society.

Op/Ed: “Mask wearing”, a responsibility in caring for others

Johnny Lawhon, Contributor October 12, 2020

One of the most controversial topics since the pandemic first occurred, is the new realities of wearing a mask in public venues. Many people have accepted it as our new social norm, and others have chosen...

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What vaccine producers would like us to know.

The COVID-19 vaccine continues to cause strife

Jonah Dietz, Senior Reporter September 26, 2020

Like the tortured souls on their roof during a flood waiting for the rescue helicopter, the world waits for the COVID-19 vaccine—seemingly the only long-term solution to this pandemic. But while a vaccine...

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