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The streets of Puerto Rico’s capital, San Juan, were once crowded with tourists for most of the year, but now the city lays mostly emptied of tourists.  The island has struggled to right itself in the wake of the two hurricanes which hit it hard in September of this year.

Puerto Rico Crushed by Hurricane Aftermath

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor November 6, 2017

It has been almost two months since Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck Puerto Rico, and the island continues to flail in the aftermath of those storms.  There has been drastic decline in the Puerto Rican...

People roam the streets of Downtown New Orleans, Louisiana enjoying the day before the afternoon storm.

Lower Ninth Ward

Erin Dickman, Social Media Manager February 10, 2015

Everything was calm in the outskirts of New Orleans. The weeds in between the cracked pavement were enjoying their day, standing tall, and the clouds lethargically lay out in front of the sun. Tiana enjoyed...

President Obama offers his condolences and prayers to the Philippines on Thursday

Typhoon Haiyan

Sam Dobrotka, Staff Writer November 15, 2013

On Friday November 8, Typhoon Haiyan struck the central Philippines. By the following Friday, the death toll had risen to 3,621 with another 1,140 people missing. The typhoon damaged much of the infrastructure...

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