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War!

Shira Yehudit Djalilmand

For better or for worse, mankind has been engaged in war since the beginning of history. Why do we go to war, and how?

 

Faster Then the Speed of Sound

Cindy Scarr

Ever heard what sounded like a huge clap of thunder on a bright, cloudless day? It was probably a sonic boom. A sonic boom is a very loud shockwave that sounds a lot like an explosion. It is caused by an object that moves faster than the speed of sound. Supersonic flight refers to aircraft traveling faster than the speed of sound, which is 768 mph (or about one mile in five seconds). A typical 747 reaches speeds of around 550 mph.

 

City Treasurer

Rochel Burstyn

Come with me as I climb the steps of an official looking municipal building and walk along the echoing marble floor until I reach the office of Mr. Irv (Moshe) Lowenberg, Southfield City treasurer. Here he is, beaming from behind his desk, with a large American flag displayed in the corner.

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