The student news site of Peddie School

The Peddie News

The student news site of Peddie School

The Peddie News

The student news site of Peddie School

The Peddie News

The Ongoing Crisis in The Democratic Republic of Congo

The Ongoing Crisis in The Democratic Republic of Congo

Sophie Winn ’26, Staff Writer April 11, 2024

A humanitarian crisis has been festering in Eastern Congo since the 1990s. Corrupt government, bloodshed, and racial intolerance plague society. But as of late, tensions have risen even higher. M23, an...

U.S. Presidential Primaries: Candidates, Competition, and Court Cases

U.S. Presidential Primaries: Candidates, Competition, and Court Cases

Sophie Winn ’26, Staff Writer March 30, 2024

January 15 marked the first presidential primary held this year. The primaries process will continue until July 15, the day on which the Republican candidate is announced. Polls predict that Trump will...

Source: Argentinian football players protest at Brazilian police force (Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

An unexpected night of chaos and violence in the Maracana Stadium. What happened?

Ethan Chung ’26, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

Violent brawls occurred between Brazilian and Argentine fans in the Maracana Stadium, located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  On November 22, the Brazilian and Argentine national football teams faced each...

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When Science Fiction Infiltrates Reality: The Precarious Future of OpenAI

Claire Chen ’24, Editor in Chief December 15, 2023

Founded in December 2015, OpenAI has revolutionized the role of technology in the world with the creation of ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence machine that uses a neural network model to answer any question...

Veterinarian Checking in on Dog - New York Post

Veterinarians Warn About “Mysterious” Dog Illness Spreading Across the U.S.

Saanvi Gudapati ‘26, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

Health officials in over fourteen states across the United States have reported a “mysterious respiratory illness” spreading in dogs.   Although this illness doesn’t yet have a name, it...

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What’s next for former House Speaker McCarthy? Does Mike Johnson know what he’s in for?

Patricia Koo ’27, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

On October 3, 2023, several Republican representatives voted to oust Speaker of House Kevin McCarthy. It was a historic moment for the members of Congress as it was the first time the House removed its...

Winter Approaches: What’s Next for Ukraine?

Claire Chen '24, Managing Editor November 17, 2022

Eight months into the Russian invasion of Ukraine, though Russia has struggled to gain footing militarily, its strategic bombing of Ukrainian energy infrastructure has succeeded in crippling the nation.  With...

The Next Big Thing: the Metaverse

Claire Chen '24, Editor May 24, 2022

In the early twenty-first century, tech innovation has cruised forward at full speed under the guidance of Silicon Valley and tech visionaries like Elon Musk, Jack Ma, and Steve Jobs. After the initial...

James Webb Space Telescope

Behold, the Key to the Origins of the Universe

Seohyung Lee April 29, 2022

Humanity came one step closer to discovering the origins of the universe with the launch of the new James Webb Space Telescope.  Launched on Christmas Day of 2021, this $10 billion piece of intricate...

New Wordle Virus

Lisa Kogawa ‘23, Editor March 28, 2022

While everyone’s attention has been occupied by COVID-19, a new virus has sneakily made its way across the Peddie campus. Don’t freak out! It’s just Wordle. Although Wordle is hardly dangerous in...

Kazakhstan in Fueling Flame

Mike Yan '23, Junior Co-Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2022

Kazakhstan, a country known for its political and economic stability in a region marked by instability throughout the past decades under a pseudo-democratic, repressive regime, fell into hellfire on January...

Capitol Riot Anniversary

Lisa Kogawa ‘23, Editor February 14, 2022

An attack on democracy. January 6, 2021.  Thursday, January 6, 2022, marked the one-year anniversary of the Capitol riot, once denounced by Democrats as “an attack on democracy.” One year ago,...

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