Every day, approximately 800 women die from childbirth. Approximately 440 of them will live in sub-Saharan Africa, and 230 will live in Southern Asia according to who.int.
Eleven million Syrian Refugees have sought asylum from their war-torn country that has been marred by a six-year civil war that broke out in March 2011 according to syrianrefugees.eu. The sheer number of Syrian refugees flooding into Europe has been the biggest human migration of modern times.
This coming school year, Erik Reuter ’16 will be taking a gap year and living in Spain. But unlike other students taking time off, Reuter is taking this time to make a huge decision, whether or not to join the priesthood.
In 1969, humankind made possibly its largest achievement to date. The United States put 12 people on the moon from 1969 to 1972. For the first time in human history, man was capable of leaving this earth and returning safely.
As the gas prices drop to nearly $2 per gallon, the sighs of relief from teenagers can be heard around the Denver metro area. However, as the wallets of consumers swell, the potential effects of lower gas prices on the economy is dismissed.
As 16.9% of Turkey’s population is below the poverty line, President Recep Tayyip Erdoǧan and the Turkish government is constructing a $615 million palace with 1,000 rooms.
Three and a half days. That’s how long four Heritage students, along with their youth group, had to build a house this summer.
The annual WorldPride week took place in Toronto this past June, bringing in crowds from all over the world. With ten main events and a large marriage ceremony, Toronto hosted one of the most powerful WorldPride weeks in history.