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...

Sailors freed from cruelty at the hands of Somali pirates

Sailors freed from cruelty at the hands of Somali pirates

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


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Last Saturday, 26 Asian sailors were freed from the imprisonment of Somali Pirates after four and a half years of torture and enduring inhumane conditions, a British law firm raised money to fund the rescue orchestrated by Oceans Beyond Piracy, an American non-profit organization. The pirates accepted...

Donald Trump’s Hollywood Star is Vandalized

Donald Trump’s Hollywood Star is Vandalized

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

October 31, 2016


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Republican party nominee Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood walk of fame was recently vandalized on Wednesday, October 26th. Trump’s star may have been destroyed by a pick axe on Hilary Clinton’s birthday but does not mark the first time the star was vandalized. The star has seen many forms...

President Obama Believes the U.S. will Begin to Colonize Mars by 2030

Ben Snell, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


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On Tuesday, President Barack Obama published an essay on CNN that called for Americans to work towards reaching Mars by 2030. This isn't the first time Obama has made this bold statement. In 2010, he spoke of the same goal in a speech at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. This time however, Obama was joined...

High School Graduation Rate Reaches Record High

High School Graduation Rate Reaches Record High

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

October 24, 2016


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President Barack Obama announced on Monday, October 17, that the high school graduation rate in America has hit a record high. According to CNN, the White House announced earlier that US high school graduation rates for the 2014-2015 school year reached the highest number on record at 83.2 percent,...

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