Tennessee Fire Displaces Hundreds

Tennessee Fire Displaces Hundreds

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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Last week, a wildfire that began near Chimney Tops Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park spread to Gatlinburg and Sevier County, Tennessee, causing approximately 700 buildings to be reduced to ashes and more than 14,000 people to evacuate. Authorities estimated that 17,000 acres have been burned...

Plane transporting Brazilian soccer team crashes, killing 71

Plane transporting Brazilian soccer team crashes, killing 71

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

December 10, 2016


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A plane carrying 77 passengers and crew members crashed into a mountain near Medellin, Columbia on Monday night. Originally, there was said to be 81 people on board, but four of them did not board the plane. According to The Telegraph, there were only 6 survivors out of the 77 on board. Seven were fou...

Ohio State Attack Shakes the Nation

Ohio State Attack Shakes the Nation

Katie Clark, Staff writer

December 9, 2016


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On Monday, at 9:52 a.m., Abdul Razak Ali Artan launched an attack at The Ohio State University. Artan drove his car over a curb on the campus, striking people near Watts Hall.  He then proceeded to exit his car and chase bystanders with a large knife, sending 11 people to the hospital with non-life-threatening...

What Happened at the Polls?

Caila Rentz, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


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The forty-fifth president of the United States is Donald J. Trump. For those that this to be a hard pill to swallow or for those who are over the moon about the circumstances regarding the election, most can agree that the outcome of this election is a bit shocking. Straying away from the election...

Wave of astronomical events hits East Coast during November and December

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


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After a summer in which astronomers all over the U.S. had a ton of interesting events to view and learn about, the sights beyond Earth's borders are once again unleashing unprecedented surprises and anomalies over the course of the next month or so. The series of events that will excite even the...

Twitter Receives Backlash After Cracking Down on Alt Right Accounts

Twitter Receives Backlash After Cracking Down on Alt Right Accounts

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

November 28, 2016


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Twitter has recently become the topic of controversy after they introduced their new approach to their harassment policy. The change occurred on Tuesday, November 15, and allows Twitter more leniency in banning accounts reported or suspected of harassment or policy abuse. There has been no alteration...

Anti-Trump Protests Spread Post-election in US

Joe Demeis, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


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Presidential Election Results in a Nutshell

Presidential Election Results in a Nutshell

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


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This presidential race has been one for the books, with upsets and unpredictability at every turn. The past 18 months were all building up to Tuesday, when voters formed lines to cast their ballets. Millions of Americans held their breath into the night, crossing their fingers and praying that their...

Skin Patch Increases Peanut Allergy Tolerance

Skin Patch Increases Peanut Allergy Tolerance

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


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Allergies are widely regarded as everything from an inconvenience to the bane of existence for innumerable people, but the epidemic could soon be a thing of the past. New breakthroughs in allergy treatment, specifically in patients severely allergic to peanuts, have come in the form of skin patches....

Iowa Man Suspected of Killing Two Officers

Iowa Man Suspected of Killing Two Officers

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

November 14, 2016


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The suspect in Wednesday morning’s Iowa killings has been taken into custody after he flagged down a natural resources officer. Scott Michael Greene, 46, was arrested on Wednesday morning, just a few hours after the killings occurred. Greene is currently being held for allegedly shooting Urbandale...

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