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On This Day in History: An Address for History

On This Day in History: An Address for History

Geoffrey Dean, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

President Abraham Lincoln delivers his famous Gettysburg Address at the battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Source: David Bachrach

Wildfires Tear Through California

Wildfires Tear Through California

Geoffrey Dean, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS

A hellish situation has rapidly arisen in California, as wildfires have ripped through the state.  Fires in two separate locations, located north of the San Francisco/Oakland area near a town near Chico and another north of Los Angeles, are spreading at a rapid rate.   The more northern of the ...

12 Dead following Shooting at CA Bar

12 Dead following Shooting at CA Bar

Geoffrey Dean, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS

At 11:20 PM, a man dressed in black from head to toe slipped into The Borderline Bar and Grill, and began to open fire.  Several minutes and thirty bullets later, twelve people were left dead, and a similar amount injured. The shooter was found to be dead, but has yet to be identified.  Also, among...

Indonesian Plane Crash

Indonesian Plane Crash

Roshan Vridhachalam, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Plane crashes are few and far between, but make the big headlines when they occur. Although plane crashes are very rare, a one in a million chance to be exact, they can be extremely devastating. Planes carry hundreds of passengers every day, so a fatal plane crash will result in a massive amount of d...

Migrant Caravans Approaching Southern US Border

Migrant Caravans Approaching Southern US Border

Gelila Petros, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Over the past decade, migrants and refugees from Central America have been making their way to the Mexico-United States border. These migrants are usually fleeing violence, gangs, and poverty in their home countries such as Mexico, Guatemala, and Venezuela. But recently, there has been an been a massiv...

Powerball Winner

Powerball Winner

Roshan Vridhachalam, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On early Wednesday morning, a South Carolinian had just received the best news of their life. One person had won $1.6 billion dollars. Well not really, taxes cut some off and that person ended up having a choice. Either take a cash sum of $904 million or get an initial payment and receive an annual i...

Harvard Sued For Asian Admission Policies

Harvard Sued For Asian Admission Policies

Geoffrey Dean, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Harvard, ubiquitously revered, and perennially considered one of the top schools in the country, is currently being taken to court.  The university is being accused of upholding discriminatory admission policies that disadvantage Asian-American applicants, while favoring legacy prospective students.  ...

Saudi Arabia Murders Journalist

Saudi Arabia Murders Journalist

Bilal Azzam, News Editor

October 24, 2018


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Jamaal Khashoggi, a highly acclaimed journalist and former editor-in-chief of Al-Arab News Channel, has been using media to talk against the oppressive Saudi Arabian government for years. Living in the United States, Khashoggi continued to write against Saudi Arabia and King Salman. Little did he know, ...

Mosquitoes Swarm NC After Hurricanes

Mosquitoes Swarm NC After Hurricanes

Anna Dunn, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Following Hurricane Florence, mosquitoes swarmed the piedmont region.  Psorophora ciliata is the Latin name for the mosquitos that have began to terrorize most of North Carolina.  Reputable mosquito experts say that some floodwater species lay eggs and then the eggs are unhatched until the areas flood.  ...

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson Call off Engagement

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson Call off Engagement

Kaia Patel, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Singer Ariana Grande and SNL performer Pete Davidson’s blissful romance has come to an end. After only a few weeks of dating, the pair got engaged in June, spawning gossip and speculation about their hasty relationship throughout the summer. Grande and Davidson began dating after Grande broke up with late...

Oscar Romero Becomes a Saint

Oscar Romero Becomes a Saint

Anna Dunn, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Archbishop Oscar Romero was canonized yesterday and is now a saint.  Oscar’s story is one that has inspired many to act with love and peace in the face of suffering.  He was an archbishop from El Salvador who advocated against the government carrying out violent acts against the citizens.  The day...

FDA Taking Action Against Juul

FDA Taking Action Against Juul

Geoffrey Dean, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE, Uncategorized

Juul Labs, an e-cigarette company that has taken over the lives of teens across the globe, is finally under pressure from the government.  After PAX Labs got their patent approved in 2015, they quickly ascended to the top of the e-cigarette world. Juul products spread like wildfire throughout the wo...

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