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Measles Outbreak in U.S. Contributes to the Rise of the Internet Censorship

Measles Outbreak in U.S. Contributes to the Rise of the Internet Censorship

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019

Outbreaks of certain infectious diseases, including measles, appear to be on the rise in the United States, and in response, several social media platforms have taken action to silence anti-vaccination rhetoric on their sites. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there hav...

Zika Virus Strikes the Americas

Zika Virus Strikes the Americas

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016

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...

Measles Outbreak in the United States

Measles Outbreak in the United States

Ben Bramblett, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015

The Measles have spread in 14 states including Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, New York, Nebraska, Texas, South Dakota, Pennsylvania, Washington, Utah, and Texas. The current outbreak originated in Orange County, California, home of the famed Disney Land amusement...

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Largest in History

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Largest in History

Lacy Hamilton, Editor in Chief

February 4, 2015

Ebola Virus, the butt of the joke in 2014, is a disease that was discovered in Africa in 1976; however, 2014 met the largest outbreak of Ebola in history, infecting many countries in West Africa. Out of all of the infected countries in Africa, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone experienced the greatest ...

Death and All His Friends

Death and All His Friends

Sydney Gage, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

Together, they create pain and sufferance. Death, Disease, Calamity, Temptation— They’re all driven by moral ignorance, And they yearn for human condemnation.   Death persuades a sick boy to leave his pain And fly through the clouds of eternity. Temptation paints the adulterer’s...

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