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Vol. CLIV, Issue 5
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Pio Past : Look Back at El Salvadoran TPS Status

Chris Hankin, News Editor January 23, 2018

On January 8, 2018, President Trump announced that the U.S. would terminate the Temporary Protected Status granted to roughly 200,000 El Salvadorans residing in the United States. The Trump administration...

Voluntourism on the rise: a call to reexamine how we help

Voluntourism on the rise: a call to reexamine how we help

Olivia Gilbert September 22, 2016

We have all seen this photo on social media: a varying number of white people are surrounded by a varying number of smiling brown or black children. The backdrop is vaguely exotic–perhaps the white people...

Earthquake in Italy may set new ethical guidelines for scientists

Alfredo Villaseñor October 6, 2011
In 2009, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake killed more than 300 people in L'Aquila, Italy. It also destroyed many of its historic buildings, along with a university dormitory and a hospital.

Walla Walla Emergency Management Department conducts earthquake simulation

Nate Lessler September 16, 2010
The Walla Walla County Emergency Management Department coordinated an earthquake simulation at Walla Walla Regional Airport on Monday, Sept. 13.
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