Rohan Sinha

Rohan Sinha (’23) is currently the Vol. 59 News Editor for The Lancer. He was a Staff Writer for Vol. 58.

Hackers target overlooked group of small businesses

by Rohan Sinha (’23) | November 18, 2022 The Colonial Pipeline cyberattack in May 2021 was a wake-up call to many government and corporate officials. DarkSide, a criminal hacking group, had conducted a ransomware attack on a pipeline transporting gasoline, shutting down a major source of fuel along the East Coast. To many experts, the…

The fallout from the Pentagon’s clandestine social media operations

by Rohan Sinha (’23) | October 7, 2022 In September 2022, news outlets reported the White House’s concern about social media operations launched by the Pentagon promoting pro-American content abroad. After the White House voiced its worries about this conduct to the U.S. Department of Defense, the Pentagon began auditing its own clandestine social media…

Connection Days offer Class of 2026 a preview of student life

by Rohan Sinha (’23) | October 7, 2022 From August 8 to 9, Saint Francis faculty and students gathered on campus for the first-ever Freshman Connection Days, an event to welcome the Class of 2026.  This new addition to freshman programming enabled the newest members of the Lancer community to explore campus opportunities before the…

Media coverage of Ukraine-Russia conflict highlights double standard

By Rohan Sinha (’23) | April 8, 2022 When Russian forces began their invasion of Ukraine in late February, the international community hastened to demonstrate solidarity with the Ukrainian people. The day after Russia began its invasion, Paris’s Eiffel Tower was lit with Ukraine’s national colors. Protesters around the world, from Buenos Aires to Istanbul,…

Scientists uncover the damaging carbon footprint of astronomy research

by Rohan Sinha (’23) | April 8, 2022 In a study recently published in Nature Astronomy, scientists have revealed astronomical research’s contribution to climate change—also called its carbon footprint. According to their findings, the carbon footprint of research in the field of astronomy stands out from that of research in other fields. Lead author of…

Big Tech intervenes in Russian-Ukrainian conflict

by Rohan Sinha (’23) | March 21, 2022 On February 24, on the orders of President Putin, Russia invaded Ukraine. Since the invasion, Russia has found itself increasingly isolated: the international community has imposed sanctions on the country, with the United States and European Union even sanctioning Putin himself. With Russia already receiving nearly universal…

Indonesia’s capital falls below sea level

by Rohan Sinha (’23) | February 14, 2022 The capital of Indonesia, Jakarta, is swiftly being submerged by surrounding waters. While the megacity has been sinking at an average rate of half an inch per year, some areas are descending by more than eight inches in the same amount of time. Nearly half of the…

Who’s to blame for the crisis at the EU-Belarus border?

by Rohan Sinha (’23) | February 14, 2022 Last July, a crisis emerged at the border between Belarus and the European Union (EU), when thousands of migrants, many from the Middle East, sought to arrive in the EU by crossing from Belarus into three EU member states—Lithuania, Latvia, and Poland. Polish border guards used tear…

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