50 Million Children uprooted by conflict worldwide

50 Million Children uprooted by conflict worldwide

Tommy Conroy, Staff writer
September 21, 2016 • 116 views
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According to a recent report released by UNICEF, the The United Nations Children's Fund, nearly 50 million children are displaced worldwide from a plethora of factors outside of their control, such as warfare and poverty. In their report titled Uprooted: The growing crisis for refugee and migrant chi...

Devastating earthquake strikes Italy

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer
September 15, 2016 • 108 views
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On August 24, 2016, a magnitude 6.2 earthquake wreaked havoc in Central Italy, leaving at least 247 people dead, and many missing. In the middle of the night, the 2,000 residents of a small town called Amatrice were jolted awake from the severe earthquake that would take the lives of many. No one co...

Life-Saving Drug’s Price Rises Four-Hundred Percent

Life-Saving Drug’s Price Rises Four-Hundred Percent

Ben Snell, Contributor
September 7, 2016 • 132 views
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In the recent weeks, the creators of the EpiPen have come under harsh scrutiny due to severe price changes on the drug. The allergy treatment drug is produced by a small pharmaceutical company, Mylan Pharmaceutical. Since 2009, Mylan has raised the drug's price by 400 percent. Currently, the two-pack...

Mount Everest is climbed for the first time in two years

Mount Everest is climbed for the first time in two years

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer
May 17, 2016 • 196 views
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Mount Everest, which is not only the tallest mountain in the Himalaya mountain range but in the world, was ascended by a group of 9 climbers on May 10th. The group was succeeded by the first foreign climbers to scale the colossal mountain since 2014 only a day later, as two British men and a Mexican...

Facebook accused of censoring conservative news

Facebook accused of censoring conservative news

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer
May 16, 2016 • 159 views
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Former Facebook employees have come forward stating that Facebook’s algorithms intentionally suppress conservative-leaning news features. According to tech news outlet Gizmodo, a former Facebook news curator says popular articles from politically conservative outlets on conservative subjects were...

Shooter targets Wisconsin prom

Shooter targets Wisconsin prom

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer
May 3, 2016 • 198 views
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This past Saturday, April 23, a gunman opened fire on students attending the prom at Antigo High School, located in Antigo, Wisconsin. Former Antigo student Jakob Wagner, 18, fired a rifle at the two students outside the school around 11 p.m., who survived with only non-life-threatening injuries. ...

Florida zookeeper killed by tiger

Florida zookeeper killed by tiger

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer
April 25, 2016 • 830 views
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Florida zookeeper Stacey Konwiser, 38, died this past Friday, April 15, after sustaining fatal injuries caused by a tiger attack. The lead tiger caretaker of the Palm Beach Zoo was pronounced dead at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida shortly after the incident.  Palm Beach County...

Bernie Sanders catching up?

Bernie Sanders catching up?

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer
April 13, 2016 • 260 views
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With Sanders' recent sweeping victory in Wisconsin, where he won in every county except Milwaukee, it's becoming undeniable that the underdog of the Democrats is slowly closing the gap between himself and Hillary Clinton. In a rally in Wyoming, MSN reports, Bernie Sanders commented on the win, "With...

University of Missouri beginning to feel consequences of last year’s protests

University of Missouri beginning to feel consequences of last year’s protests

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer
March 17, 2016 • 139 views
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Months after racially motivated protests began on the University of Missouri's campus, the large college is now beginning to truly understand the repercussions that it faces due to the rather negative publicity that still surrounds the controversies. The "Mizzou" protests that rocked the school...

LAPD investigating potential new evidence in OJ Simpson case

LAPD investigating potential new evidence in OJ Simpson case

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer
March 17, 2016 • 148 views
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OJ Simpson’s murder trial has been discussed for years and has even been coined the “trial of the century”. Now, arguments have sparked that a knife recently submitted to the LAPD may hold the answer to who the true murderer is. After standing accused for the slaughtering of his ex-wife Nicole...

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