Articles by: Alexander Merker
Alex Merker is the Editor for the Nation and World section of The Tower. He is a C-SPAN award-winning Political Science major with a strong interest in International and Domestic politics. On his free time, he enjoys exploring the great outdoors and building computers.

ISIS brings renewed conflict to war-torn Iraq and Syria

November 7, 2014 12:33 am23 comments

Over the past year, a group known as ISIS has grabbed media attention around the world as it advanced across Syria and Iraq. This group has been characterized for the terror it has brought in its wake, leaving many thousands dead in two countries already rocked by years of war. […]

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Big drought causes big problems; California fights record water shortage

October 23, 2014 6:00 pm92 comments
Big drought causes big problems; California fights record water shortage

While California is known for its heat, a more serious weather phenomenon has taken over life in the golden state. California is currently the epicenter of one of the worst droughts since records began. Stretching across the west coast of the United States, and reaching into the Rocky Mountain States, […]

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