The Overlook Journal

The Crisis in Syria Explained

The Crisis in Syria Explained

By: Xavier Rogers, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2017

The Syrian civil war has been an ongoing ordeal since 2011. The start of the war can be traced back to the Syrian city of Deraa, wherein fifteen school-aged children were arrested and tortured for anti-government graffiti that they had posted on a wall.  Upon hearing this news, the citizens in the ...

T-D Travels to the Galapagos

By: Solana Gagliano, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2017

From April 13 through the 17, Thornton-Donovan School students had the opportunity to follow in Charles Darwin’s footsteps. Travelers visited the exotic islands of the Galapagos on a four day educational cruise. T-D initially landed at San Cristobal Island, the first island visited by Charles Da...

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