Militants kill 19 at Bacha Khan University in Pakistan

Militants kill 19 at Bacha Khan University in Pakistan

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer
January 26, 2016 • 174 views
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On January 20th in northwestern Pakistan, gunmen stormed into Bacha Khan University and killed 19 people while injuring 17 more, Reuters reported. While one senior Pakistani Taliban commander took credit for the assault, an official spokesman of the Taliban then denied the commander's claim and...

A whole new species of dinosaur discovered

A whole new species of dinosaur discovered

Lucas Ryan, Staff Writer
January 20, 2016 • 114 views
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In the Patagonian desert region of Argentina in 2014, after 18 months of digging, a team from the Musea Paleontologico Egidio Feruglio lead by José Luis Carballido unearthed fossils a Titanosaur. "This animal is so new it doesn't even have an official species name yet," said Mark Norell, chairman...

Officials to begin talks of revival for Afghan/Pakistan Taliban fighting peace treaty

Officials to begin talks of revival for Afghan/Pakistan Taliban fighting peace treaty

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer
January 20, 2016 • 175 views
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According to The Guardian, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, and the United States have been begun talks to "end nearly 15 years of bloodshed in Afghanistan" as Reuters put it. Officials from the involved nation will begin these talk to reach a peace treaty on January 18th in the capital of Pakistan,...

California methane leak wreaks havoc on community

California methane leak wreaks havoc on community

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer
January 19, 2016 • 171 views
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A massive methane gas leak from a well near the community of Porter Ranch, California has caused the evacuation of approximately 2,000 people. CBS reports that gas has been spilling out of a former oil field-turned-storage site owned by Southern California Gas Company at the rate of 70,000 pounds...

Hawaii raises legal smoking age to 21

Hawaii raises legal smoking age to 21

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer
January 13, 2016 • 102 views
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Hawaii has officially become the first state in the US to raise the legal minimum smoking age to 21.  The new law, passed on January 1, 2016, bans any person under the designated age from purchasing both traditional and electronic cigarettes in an effort to suppress teenage smoking. According to...

Militia in Oregon invade wildlife refuge

Militia in Oregon invade wildlife refuge

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer
January 13, 2016 • 275 views
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A wildlife refuge in Oregon was taken over by an armed militia recently. The group, according to Reuters, claimed that they simply wanted to give back the local residents' rights that they felt the federal government had taken from them. After doing so, "then we will go home", the group stated Tuesday,...

Privatized space exploration companies begin to test successfully

Privatized space exploration companies begin to test successfully

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer
January 13, 2016 • 98 views
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Multiple American companies, not operated in any way by the U.S. government, have begun to test their spacecraft regarding safe space exploration and reentry sciences. Two major companies, Blue Origin and SpaceX, have become the frontrunners in this new privatized "space race". In late 2015, Blue...

Final GOP debate of 2015 leads candidates into 2016

Final GOP debate of 2015 leads candidates into 2016

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer
January 5, 2016 • 119 views
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On Tuesday, December 15th, the Republican Party's candidates that are running for the Presidency of the United States of America took part in the last open debate amongst themselves in 2015. The contenders put forth their best efforts to gain support for their potential runs for the illustrious position. Prior...

Climate change conference takes place in Paris

Climate change conference takes place in Paris

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer
December 17, 2015 • 178 views
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Approximately 40, 000 attendees, more then 100 of them being government figures, are part of the Climate Change Conference occurring in Paris, Time Magazine reports. This conference, which hopes to bring the world's leaders together to combat the climate change crisis, officially launched Nov. 30th...

American rock band reacts to attacks in Paris

American rock band reacts to attacks in Paris

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer
December 10, 2015 • 180 views
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The "Eagles of Death Metal", the band that was playing a concert at the Le Bataclan theater in Paris the night that the concert hall was attacked by extremist terrorists, have reacted to the horrifying situation in many different ways. After the devastating attack on November 13th took the lives...

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