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Olympic Committee Works Towards Revoking USA Gymnastics’ Status

USA Gymnastics has suffered many scandals, which the US Olympic Committee feels are too damaging to come back from. Therefore, they are making strides to revoke their status. Photo from Axios.

Abby Marks, Features Editor

November 16, 2018

The US Olympic Committee (USOC) is making strides to revoke the USA Gymnastics’ (USAG) status after all of the sexual misconduct by the team doctor, Larry Nassar, coming to light early this year. The CEO of the USOC, Sarah Hirshland, has offered for the team to voluntarily give up their status, saying that the challenges they have faced may be just too much to overcome at this point. USA Gymnastics responded by announcing that they will be considering whi...

The Illusion of Speech

A Political Cartoon that demonstrates the “louder is better” mentality of the media and society today. Source: (

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016

The 1st amendment of the United States Bill of Rights specifies, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Govern...

Jimmy Carter, 90, Diagnosed with Cancer

 Carter, the 39th president of the United States, has just been diagnosed with cancer. Photo Credit: Carter Center

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer

August 31, 2015

When a man lives to be 90 years old, he has reached to the age where it is time to come to terms with his life, what he has done, and the final things he will end up doing. For Jimmy Carter, one of those things is dealing with cancer, recently discovered when he had a mass removed from his liver earlier...

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