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Should We Have Dropped the Bomb on Afghanistan?

Should We Have Dropped the Bomb on Afghanistan?

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017 • 101 views
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On Thursday, April 13, 2017, The United States military dropped the largest non-nuclear bomb on the terrorist organization, ISIS, in Afghanistan. The 21,000 lbs bomb struck what United States intelligence revealed to be a network of tunnels where ISIS fighters were hiding out with the intention to continue...

How Barack Obama Renewed America

How Barack Obama Renewed America

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017 • 96 views
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The past eight years have bore many changes in the United States of America. Whether it be good or bad, Barack Obama contributed to many of these transformations in our country. It was a period of freedom, controversy, happiness, pain, but most of all- change. Our country is divided between those who...

New Year’s Eve Attack is aa Devastating Transition into 2017

New Year’s Eve Attack is aa Devastating Transition into 2017

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor
April 12, 2017 • 112 views
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As Istanbul citizens were trying to escape the sorrow of 2016 and dance their way into 2017 at a Turkish nightclub, they unknowingly became the first mass shooting victims of the new year. Very shortly after the massacre inside of the night club, ISIS claimed credit for the attack that left 39 people...

ISIS Puts up Fierce Resistance in Battle for Mosul

ISIS Puts up Fierce Resistance in Battle for Mosul

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016 • 140 views
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The Iraqi and Kurdish armies’ struggle to reconquer the city of Mosul is making swift progress, but the outnumbered and desperate ISIS forces are employing multiple brutal methods to try and maintain their hold on the city. The terrorist group is utilizing fleets of car bombs, as well as roadside im...

New Evidence Points to Amelia Earhart Dying as a Castaway

New Evidence Points to Amelia Earhart Dying as a Castaway

Claire Canada, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016 • 139 views
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The US government accepted the theory that Amelia Earhart’s plane crashed at sea long ago; after she disappeared on July 2, 1937 when attempting to be the first woman to fly around the world, the search for Earhart and her plane began and never ended. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery...

Why Aren’t We Talking About Haiti?

Why Aren’t We Talking About Haiti?

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor
November 2, 2016 • 141 views
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It’s been almost a month since Hurricane Matthew hit the southeastern coast of the United States and the Caribbean. The aftermath is still extremely evident with thousands of people left homeless, without family and friends, and some without hope. The extensive damage caused by Matthew resulted in...

San Andreas Fault Expecting Huge Earthquake

San Andreas Fault Expecting Huge Earthquake

Abby Marks, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016 • 158 views
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On Monday, Oct. 3, small tremors of an earthquake, highest being a measure of 4 out of 10 on the Richter Scale, off the coast of Bombay Beach in the San Andreas Fault rumbled for more than 24 hours straight. Not many people on land felt the shaking, but seismologists have swarmed to the area for investigation....

Former Portuguese P.M. Antonio Guterres to be U.N. Secretary General

Former Portuguese P.M. Antonio Guterres to be U.N. Secretary General

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016 • 164 views
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On Thursday, Oct. 6, the 15 members of the United Nations Security Council met in New York City and agreed that former Portuguese Prime Minister and former head of the U.N. High Commission for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, should succeed Ban-Ki-moon as the U.N. Secretary General. The choice was reaffirmed b...

Apple iPhone 7 in Stores Now

Apple iPhone 7 in Stores Now

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016 • 144 views
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The much-awaited iPhone 7 is in stores today. Since the Apple Keynote event, iPhone 7 pre-orders have surpassed expectations and even placed a waiting list on phone shipments. While fans anxiously awaited today’s release of the iPhone 7, camping outside of Apple Stores and stalking online order...

Brazilians Protest in Massive Corruption Scandal

Brazilians Protest in Massive Corruption Scandal

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
May 10, 2016 • 290 views
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Brazilians are protesting in the streets en masse, calling for President Dilma Rousseff to step down in the fallout of the largest corruption scandal, in terms of dollar amounts, in any democracy ever. The wave of protests came after Rousseff appointed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, simply...

Man Hijacks EgyptAir Flight, No Passengers Injured

Man Hijacks EgyptAir Flight, No Passengers Injured

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016 • 232 views
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On March 29, 2016, Seif El Din Mustafa took control of EgyptAir Flight MS181 and changed the aircraft’s course to Cyprus, causing confusion and fears of terrorism when the plane began to fly over the Mediterranean Sea.  However, the plane landed safely, and all passengers and crew were released b...

Zika Virus Strikes the Americas

Zika Virus Strikes the Americas

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016 • 426 views
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On Monday, February 1, Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika Virus a “Public health emergency of international concern.” Zika is the latest major disease outbreak in the world and has spread across North and South America since October 2015 when an out...

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