Breaking the Bubble

Elizabeth Worthington, Assistant News Editor


The Wisconsin primary on April 5 proved that the nomination for the front-runners in both parties is not guaranteed. Sen. Bernie Sanders beat Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary and Sen. Ted Cruz cost Donald Trump the Republican win.  

The governor of Mississippi signed a religious freedom bill into law on April 5 that would allow employers to fire workers on the basis of their sexual orientation and businesses the ability to refuse to serve transgenders and homosexuals. In a similar vein, North Carolina passed a law that stops local governments from passing non-discrimination acts.


A group of investigative journalists released a set of documents called the Panama Papers which implicate a number of celebrities, heads of state, and other wealthy individuals across the world. The papers reveal the financial records of offshore companies such as Mossack Fonseca that help people launder money and evade taxes. 

As part of the European Union’s (EU) plan to ease the migrant crisis, 136 migrants were deported from Greece back to Turkey. Turkey has agreed to accept as many as 500 migrants per day.

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