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Is surrogacy trafficking?By Bree Bailey This June, 32 pregnant Cambodian moms were arrested on the grounds of trafficking their unborn children. These women were acting as surrogate mothers for Chinese families and planned to sell their babies after giving birth. Women declared that they had been offered up to $10,000 for […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Bree’s Beat

Bree’s Beat

Saint for social justiceBree Bailey | Contributor “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to […]

by · November 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National
Bree’s Beat

Bree’s Beat

Persecuted Christians kept from AmericaBree Bailey | Contributor Young Anmar left for school one morning just as she had every other day. To her horror, when she arrived, the building where she had spent every weekday for her education was reduced to rubble. Her family quickly fled for their lives […]

by · October 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News, World/National
Bree’s Beat

Bree’s Beat

Rohingya threatened by their own governmentBy Bree Bailey | Echo The merciless slaughter of a people group called the Rohingya is happening today in the country of Myanmar (Burma). At the beginning of December, around 650,000 Rohingya had fled their country trying to escape the murder, rape and other attacks that […]

by · May 4, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
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Bree’s Beat

Psychological trauma in Papua New GuineaBy Bree Bailey | Contributor Raging conflict and continuous earthquakes have left hundreds of thousands in desperation. On Feb. 26, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake shook Papua New Guinea (PNG) to the core. Since that day, over 200 more aftershock tremors have occurred. This constant state […]

by · April 13, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Some fun and games — and war

Some fun and games — and war

Bree’s BeatBy Bree Bailey | Contributor Some believe North and South Korea may finally be easing tensions after 65 long years of conflict, while others see recent actions as merely surface level. At the opening ceremonies for the 2018 Olympics, North Korea and South Korea were seen entering as one […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Bree researches each story for her column, heartbeat by heartbeat. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

Bree’s Beat

Frozen hopeBy Bree Bailey | Contributor Frostbite covers three-year-old Sarah, leaving a large black scab across her non-smiling face. All she has known her whole life is the war raging in her home country of Syria for the past seven years. As she lays in the hospital with various tubes […]

by · February 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Bree researches each story for her column, heartbeat by heartbeat. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

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Gender laws in GreeceBy Bree Bailey | Contributor In the past, Greece was known to be one of Europe’s most socially conservative countries. However, on Oct. 10, the parliament passed a new law causing harsh divides to form in their country. The law was passed with 171 votes in favor […]

by · November 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Bree researches each story for her column, heartbeat by heartbeat. (Photograph by Ruth Flores-Orellana)

Bree’s beat

Controversy in CataloniaBy Bree Bailey | Contributor On Oct. 1, the Catalan government held an illegal poll to determine whether or not they would declare independence from Spain. For centuries, Catalonia has been a legal territory of Spain. In recent years, Catalans have felt the Spanish government has been restricting […]

by · October 27, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News