On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States released its official opinion, where the justices voted 6-3 to overturn Roe v. Wade, a ruling that had protected the legality of abortion for almost 50 years.
- Allegra Vera
Founded in 2021 by Gabriel Oursoff, IB student and prefect of the XXXV class, Gotitas is a promising new CAS project at Newton which is looking to make an impactful change. He, alongside a team of contributors, is looking for opportunities to improve quality of living.
- Harold Bushby
Protests sparked in Sudan, Khartoum in October of 2021 after the Sudanese military, led by General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, took control of the government in a military coup. After the military claimed that “their natural place was to judge developments in Sudan, and bring out the guns as they saw fit,” dozens of government officials were arrested. Given the threat this brings to democracy, citizens' discontent grew into uprisings: “Sudanese pro-democracy protesters have been resolute in calling for an unconditional end to military rule”. Given the lack of external aid and international intervention, protesters have to rely upon themselves to determine Sudan’s future.
- Micaela Madueño
Shortly after the fall of the Soviet Union, Ukraine voted for independence. The Ukrainian people overwhelmingly support becoming a sovereign state. Ukraine is the second-largest country in Europe by land-mass and has a sizable population of ethnic Russians.
Olivia Newton-John, fue una cantante, activista y actriz muy exitosa. Ella nació el 26 de septiembre de 1948 en el Reino Unido. Sus inicios como cantante comenzaron en un instituto Sol Four donde sacó su primer álbum llamado If Not For You en 1971. También, fue actriz de la película Grease donde tuvo su mayor éxito con John Travolta.
- Kairel Hawie