The Wildcat Tribune

Facebook collects and exposes consumer data without consent

Arshia Mehta and Anouki Panthagani

April 28, 2018

Filed under International, News

In today’s technology-based age, someone sitting behind a computer on the other side of the world may know more about you than your neighbor. Privacy violations surrounding social media users can easily be traced back to one main culprit — the social media platforms themselves. And in fact, a...

Why climate change still matters: investigating impact, involvement and uncomfortable truths

Taylor Atienza and Pranav Chillappagari

April 20, 2018

Filed under Community, Environment, International, News

Climate change. You’ve heard the term at least once, but likely more than you’d really care to. It’s repeated constantly, in reports about those poor starving polar bears, the gradually rising ocean levels, the dying bees. You’ve heard it, certainly, but let’s face a fact: we mourn those poo...

Women’s History Month

Skyler Spears, Caroline Lobel, and Pranav Chillappagari

March 29, 2018

Filed under Culture, International, News, Showcase

An African American woman, Sojourner Truth was an abolitionist and a women’s rights activist. Also a powerful speaker, she advocated for freed people during the period after the Civil War because she believed women deserved a better life. Her iconic “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech, delivered at the O...

Black History Month: #28 Days

Harmonie Yacob, Assistant Photography Editor

February 23, 2018

Filed under International, News

African Americans and their commitments to American culture are respected every February with Black History Month. Throughout the many years of celebrating Black History Month, the primary focus has been the struggles of African Americans in history. This month, let’s choose to review the downfalls,...

Global social media challenge sparks terror: Blue Whale challenge

Anika Garg and Riya Bindlish

September 28, 2017

Filed under International, News

Whales carved into arms. Teenagers jumping off roofs. Over 100 suicides committed worldwide. The Blue Whale Challenge is an online game created in Russia that encourages kids to commit suicide, and has claimed approx. 130 lives in Russia (the origin of the game), India, several countries in Europe...

Promising developments emerge in cancer research

Maitri Parikh and Oce Bohra

September 28, 2017

Filed under International, News, Science & Tech

On Aug. 30, the Food and Drug Administration green-lighted the first gene therapy for leukemia, a landmark decision that opened the door to a new wave of cancer treatments. Revolutionary in its approach, the treatment, marketed as Kymriah by Novartis Pharmaceuticals, will be administered to a grou...

Dreamers in jeopardy after DACA repeal

Taylor Atienza, Features Editor

September 28, 2017

Filed under International, News, Politics

Illustration by Sarah Kim and Elaine Park On Sept. 5, the Trump administration announced the repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, an immigration policy signed by President Obama intended to protect over 800,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation, although a strategy that would allow the...

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