Breaking the bubble

Kathryn Nicolai, News Editor

Domestic

At the 90th Annual Academy Awards, Jordan Peele became the first black screenwriter to win best original screenplay. Best Director was awarded to Guillermo del Toro, whose film “The Shape of Water” won Best Picture.

The Trump administration sued the state of California on Tuesday, March 6 over immigration sanctuary laws. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke in Sacramento, Calif. on March 7, resulting in high tensions and arguments between Sessions and California lawmakers.

International

Storm Emma and a blast of arctic Siberian air nicknamed the Beast from the East left Britain with some of the worst winter conditions in decades, causing the military to drop emergency supplies by helicopter on March 5 to rural communities.

A former Russian spy and his daughter were poisoned by a nerve agent in Britain this week. Suspicions that this was an attack of a national government, specifically Russia, are currently under investigation.

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