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Brazilians Protest in Massive Corruption Scandal

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has been fighting for her political life against politicians and protesters alike demanding her impeachment, but there is a small group of supporters convinced that the investigation against her is simply an attempt at a coup. These fiercely loyal government supporters are mostly made up of racially mixed working-class people who have benifited from innovative welfare policies implemented by the Workers’ Party which have lifted an estimated 40 million out of poverty.

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016

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...

Mayweather VS Pacquiao: The Fight Flop of the Century

(Screenshot from YouTube) Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao square off in one of the most over hyped sporting events in history.

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015

Coined as "The Fight of the Century", this matchup between two of the best boxers in the world stirred up tremendous amount of hype. For weeks, advertisements, pump-up videos, and Tweets about this fight appeared on the Internet – the world was buzzing about one of the biggest sporting events of the...

Friday Links: Chris Christie Accused of ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

New Jersey mayor Chris Christie faces George Washington Bridge scandal allegations while setting up for 2016 Presidential Election.

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor

January 27, 2014

There is currently an ongoing investigation of possible political retaliation connected to Chris Christie, mayor of New Jersey. This sounds interesting, but the political scandal takes form in a traffic jam. However, this particular traffic jam takes span over several days on George Washington Bridge...

Nuclear Arsenal Blunders

Thirty-four Air Force officers in charge of launching nuclear weapons are suspected of cheating on proficiency tests.

Sam Dobrotka, Staff Writer

January 17, 2014

On January 15, the Air Force admitted that 34 officers in charge of nuclear missiles were suspended due to cheating on monthly proficiency tests. While there were monitored practice scenarios ensuring that the officers knew how to do their jobs, the cheating represented a lack of integrity. The US nu...

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