Thinker's Chronicle

Category: Edition 62

  • 15 Players Resign from Spanish National Women’s Soccer Team

    15 Players Resign from Spanish National Women’s Soccer Team

    15 players from the Spanish National women’s soccer team sent out exact letters explaining that unless there were changes made to how the national team is run, they will not play for the team. While the players have not outright called for the resignation of the current coach, Jorge Vilda, it is clear from their comments that they no longer support the method with which he runs the team. Why leave? Citing that Vilda’s coaching style has negatively affected “their emotional state and their health,” these 15 players refuse to be called upon to join the National team. In response

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  • Mahsa Amini and Iran’s Morality Police

    Mahsa Amini and Iran’s Morality Police

    Twenty two-year-old Iranian citizen Mahsa Amini died on September 16 after being detained by Iran’s “morality police.” The morality police, officially known as Tehran’s Guidance Patrol, was established in 2005 and is a segment of the police force that is tasked with ensuring Islamic dress code in public.  Amini was arrested 3 days before her death by the morality police for improperly wearing her hijab. The exact laws regarding when and how women need to wear head coverings are extremely vague, causing public outrage regarding how the police interpret immodest wear. Amini’s father explains how his son and other witnesses

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  • British PM Liz Truss Resigns After 6 Weeks

    British PM Liz Truss Resigns After 6 Weeks

    A day after declaring in Parliament that she was “a fighter, not a quitter,” UK Prime Minister Liz Truss finally resigned. She served for only 44 days, making her the shortest-serving prime minister in British history. In her resignation speech, she spoke of the economic issues that the UK was facing, saying that the “country had been held back for too long by low economic growth.” However, she stated that she could not fulfill the commitment she made to her party, which was the reason for her resignation.  How did we get here? Holding an extensive resume for her political

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  • The Permafrost Pandemic

    The Permafrost Pandemic

    Climate change has already started critically affecting the world around us, and with its prevalence around the world, it would seem like we already know everything about the dangers of climate change. But it definitely has more surprises in store for us. Viruses have been frozen in permafrost, a frozen terrain that is now melting due to climate change. It has already affected us This is not merely a hypothesis about what could happen; instead, this has already taken place. In 2016, an outbreak of anthrax, caused by an unfrozen reindeer carcass, infected eight and killed one. Dr. Romanovsky, a

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  • A Look Back in History

    A Look Back in History

    November November 1, 1848 – First medical school for women, the New England Female Medical School, opens in 1874. It merges with Boston University to become one of the world’s first co-ed medical schools. November 3, 1957 – Soviet Russia launched the world’s first inhabited space capsule, Sputnik II, which carried a dog named Laika. November 4, 1890 – The first electrified underground railway system was officially opened in London. November 4, 1922 – King Tut’s tomb was discovered at Luxor, Egypt, by British archaeologist Howard Carter after several years of searching. The child-King Tutankhamen became pharaoh at age nine and died around 1352

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  • Flip Side of the Coin

    Flip Side of the Coin

    Stepped on, sat on, ignored, never revered, On good days I’m forgotten, on bad ones I’m feared. It seems a cruel trick to hate me the most, I say When night creeps closer and my family comes out to play. I see your families, undeserved cheer under the hateful sun. So how can you scorn me when all I want is a moment of fun? Yet even your children are born afraid of me Squealing to their parents when I shift beneath a tree. I’ve never complained being bound to your feet Because one day I knew, you’d look back

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