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Terror at the University of Texas

Terror at the University of Texas

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
Filed under International & Domestic, News

On Monday, April 2,  a student with a hunting knife slashed one person to death and injured three others at the University of Texas. All victims were around the ages of 20 and 21, all were male and all were students at the university.  This caused a spur of terror on campus until the man was apprehended...

Madness in Venezuela

Madness in Venezuela

Brianna Valdes, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Briefs, International & Domestic, News, News

Since April 1st, 20 people have been killed in violence and demonstrations. Also, dozens of people have been injured and even thousands detained. What has brought millions of Venezuelans into the streets is huge food shortages, large rates of crime and inflammation, and censorship. The economy is expected...

Updates: North Korea in the Today’s Political Atmosphere

Updates: North Korea in the Today’s Political Atmosphere

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under International & Domestic, News

On Sun., April 16, North Korea's attempted missile launch failed.  This weapons test came the day after Kim Jong Un's regime held a military parade on the nation's most important holiday.  Both events serve to show off North Korea's military power and possible aggressionist policies.  Following these...

100 Days Later…

100 Days Later…

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under International & Domestic, News

Saturday, April 29., marked 100 days since Donald Trump took office. It also marked the day of the White House Correspondents Dinner, an annual gala that, as Hasan Minhaj the comedic speaker at the event said, "is about celebrating the 1st amendment and free speech". Meanwhile, a hundred miles away,...

Tragedies: April 2 – 8

Tragedies: April 2 – 8

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer
April 10, 2017
Filed under International & Domestic, News

Domestic Affairs Four dead and more injured in St. Louis boiler explosion At 7:30 a.m. on Monday, April 3, an explosion at Loy-Lange Box Company left four dead and more injured.  The blast spewed debris through several buildings, leaving one person initially killed, and sending a large piece ...

Nepotism in the White House?

Nepotism in the White House?

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

The Trump Administration has two new millionaires to add to its ever-growing collection.  A fashion designer and real estate investor have made it from the Manhattan social scene to the West Wing, and appear to have a greater role in American politics than the Vice President of the United States. Ivanka...

Peru’s Flood Levels Are Higher Than Ever

Peru’s Flood Levels Are Higher Than Ever

Mia Galex, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

The death toll in Peru has recently risen as heavy rains, powered by El Niño, have caused rivers to overflow and mudslides to destroy roads and farms.  The flooding is the worst the country has seen in over two decades. Seventy-two fatalities have been reported while over 70,000 have become...

New Technology May Help Predict Suicide

New Technology May Help Predict Suicide

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under International & Domestic, News

Every day, nearly 120 Americans take their lives. This statistic is what attracted a research team led by Jessica Ribeiro from Florida State University (FSU), to create new technology that may help predict a suicide.  Ribeiro collaborated with FSU Psychology Assistant Professor Joseph Franklin and...

Famine in Somalia

Famine in Somalia

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer
March 26, 2017
Filed under International & Domestic, News

Somalia has officially been in a drought since 2011. Somalia has also been in a civil war since 2009. To add to that, it is recognized by the CIA as the poorest nation in the world, with an average income per capita of $400 dollars per year. The United Nations has declared that  "the country [Somalia]...

President Trump’s Affordable Health Care Act

President Trump’s Affordable Health Care Act

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer
March 17, 2017
Filed under International & Domestic, News

One of President Trump's basic promises to the American people was the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (A.C.A), otherwise known as Obamacare, with the American Health Care Act (AHCA). This legislation is a starting point for Republicans to completely dismantle the former president's...

President Trump Fires Holdover Prosecutors

President Trump Fires Holdover Prosecutors

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer
March 13, 2017
Filed under International & Domestic, News

On Saturday March 11., Preet Bharara the US attorney for the Southern District of New York, took to Twitter to announce that he was fired from his position by President Trump. This happened following the Trump Administration's order to the remaining 46 Obama-appointed prosecutors, at the Department...

Kim Jong-un’s half-brother killed in Malaysian airport

Kim Jong-un’s half-brother killed in Malaysian airport

Mia Galex, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under International & Domestic, News

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother Kim Jon-nam has been assassinated in Kuala Lumpur International Airport, telling medical workers before he died that he was attacked with a chemical spray.  Kim Jon-nam was known to spend a significant amount of time traveling outside his country and had...

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