The Phoenix

US China Tension

Luke Terris

May 18, 2020

  The global pandemic we are currently under siege from originated in Wuhan, China and has shed some light on a few areas of concern for many Americans. Some pundits say that the virus deliberately came from a laboratory...

Pandemic vs. Bankruptcy

Luke Terris

May 18, 2020

This May of 2020 brings with it the challenge of reopening our US economy vs. the risk of a setback in the recovery from the Covid-19 virus that has plagued our nation and the world over. Our country seems divided on the issue...

Day 51 America in Shutdown

Luke Terris

May 9, 2020

It’s day 51, America in shutdown. It’s easy to look at all of the missed opportunities, as they are far reaching. I, for example, have missed the end of my senior year. This is supposed to be the best part of the high scho...

Unemployment Disaster Due to Covid-19

Luke Terris

May 9, 2020

Before the outbreak of Covid-19 (commonly known as the Coronavirus) occurred in early March 2020, the US economy was experiencing growth that had not been seen in decades. Wages were rising, unemployment was plummeting and household...

A Brief History on the World’s Pandemics

Luke Terris

March 22, 2020

Spreading across continents and infecting more people by the day, COVID-19 caught the world off-guard. During this difficult time for many it is important to focus on the positives, one being the modern advancement of science...

Effect of the Coronavirus on the Stock Market

Luke Terris

March 22, 2020

With the arrival of Covid-19, more commonly known as the Coronavirus, in the United States in January of 2020, it seems as though our very way of life has been turned upside down. With a >30% selloff from the peak in the stock...

CoVID-19 (Coronavirus) Quarantine Pass-times

Luke Terris

March 22, 2020

There are many uncertainties about the future of the country while we face the coronavirus pandemic. The stock market is fluctuating out of control, the number of cases rises sharply every day, and people find themselves more...

2020 Democratic Presidential Nominee Update

Luke Terris

March 22, 2020

While the coronavirus outbreak is in everyone's minds and dominating the news, the question still stands as to who will face incumbent Donald Trump in the 2020 election on November 3. Two major candidates–Bernie Sanders and...

Youth in Government 2020

Luke Terris, Writer

November 18, 2019

Youth in Government is a four day convention in the Hilton in Downtown Minneapolis and at the capital in St. Paul from January 9-12. It is a great opportunity to share ideas and passions with fellow Holy Family classmates and...