Facebook accused of censoring conservative news

Facebook accused of censoring conservative news

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

May 16, 2016


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Google self-driving car at fault in accident

Google self-driving car at fault in accident

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

March 10, 2016


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Google has released a statement claiming that their famous self-driving car may have been at fault in an accident on February 14th with a city bus. According to cnn.com, any of the previous 17 accidents Google’s self-driving car was involved in were not the car’s fault, but rather a human error...

US student detained in North Korea speaks out

US student detained in North Korea speaks out

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016


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Otto Warmbier, an American college student detained in North Korea, spoke out in a video statement on Monday for the first time in the two months following his arrest. According to CNN, Warmbier is accused of trying to steal a North Korean banner containing a political slogan that was hanging from...

North Korea peace treaty talk rejected by U.S. after latest missile test

North Korea peace treaty talk rejected by U.S. after latest missile test

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer

February 24, 2016


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According to The Wall Street Journal, only days before North Korea's latest nuclear-bomb test, the Obama administration agreed to conduct peace talks with North Korea to formally put a close to the Korean War. As reported by Reuters, the talks were cancelled due to the fact that they would not be...

Zika virus raises concern for Rio Olympics

Zika virus raises concern for Rio Olympics

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


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Due to the recent Zika virus outbreak in Brazil, the safety of citizens, athletes, and visitors during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has come into question. The World Health Organization has declared Zika to be an international public health emergency. There are not currently any plans...

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