Thinker's Chronicle

Category: Edition 61

  • Trevor Noah Bids Goodbye to the Daily Show

    Trevor Noah Bids Goodbye to the Daily Show

    By: Niharika Rajeev The end of a comedic era is upon us as Trever Noah says Adios! to The Daily Show. On September 29, the comedian announced his retirement during an episode. As the episode was shot on the anniversary of his 7-year tenure, he states “we’ve laughed together, we’ve cried together. But after seven years, I feel like it’s time.” While his announcement shocked viewers, it appears that Comedy Central may also have been blind-sided by this announcement: “We are grateful to Trevor for our amazing partnership over the past seven years. With no timetable for his departure, we’re

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  • Forced Russian Annexation of Ukrainian Territory

    Forced Russian Annexation of Ukrainian Territory

    By: Sanya Suresh Pillai On September 30th, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he was annexing several Russian-occupied Ukrainian territories to Russia. Russia is annexing four territories, Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzha, and areas in Kherson, making up almost 15% of  Ukraine. In a pompous ceremony, he proclaimed that Russia was on its way to victory, as he signed the annexation documents. Propaganda, detainment, and torture In what is the largest annexation in Europe since World War II, the Russian government has stated that they will continue looking for people who are willing to accept Russia. However, NATO and countries worldwide have

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  • It’s a Pity — Poetry

    It’s a Pity — Poetry

    By: Sakshi Agashe The names are easy to remember It’s the stories that get lost They try to escape the graves Yet time is a brutal gatekeeper Mercilessly traps them where they are Once in a while some escape Carried by the wind far away Only those that listen can hear The melodious secrets which they part Like medicine to the numbing grief Like a shade on a scorching day Like a hug to lost souls The stories are immortal in a way They last generations after the names Each give the names a body Each a soul to the

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  • NordStream Pipeline Damage: A Political Mystery and Environmental Crisis

    NordStream Pipeline Damage: A Political Mystery and Environmental Crisis

    By: Sakshi Agashe What happened? Swedish coast guards discovered the 4th leak on the Nord Stream pipeline on September 30th, 2022. The first two leaks were found in Danish water, and a third leak was in Swedish waters. The leakage is suspected to have been due to deliberate explosions. What is the Nord Stream Pipeline? The Nord Stream is an underwater pipeline through the Baltic Sea reaching from Russia to the northeast region of Germany, passing close to the Danish island of Bornholm. Opened in 2011, the pipeline can send 170m cubic meters of gas per day from Russia to

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  • Navigating Senior Year of High School

    Navigating Senior Year of High School

    By: Natasha Waithera Wainaina Being a senior in high school can be an overwhelming experience. The amount of academic pressure, social pressure and even internal self pressure one faces is quite high; however, one can still find ways to cope with the huge load at hand With two months to go until my finals (Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education), I reflected on my journey through high school and I came up with a few tips that proved really beneficial in my journey of being a senior. Here are a few tips to help you keep pushing in your final stretch

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  • Mega Hurricane Ian

    Mega Hurricane Ian

    By: Mihika Rajeev Hurricane Ian, the third most deadliest hurricane for the US in this century, has killed a hundred. However, its effects don’t end there as many more are left homeless after flooding takes a toll on their houses. Hurricane Ian was a category four storm that killed at least one hundred and six, and displaced forty thousand six hundred. People are still struggling to get back on their feet: questioning where they are going to live, how they are going to work, and how they are going to get their children to school. Many people are working to

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