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Notre Dame goes up in Flames

Notre Dame goes up in Flames

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

April 15 marked a dark day for the history of France- the Notre Dame Cathedral, located in the center of Paris, was engulfed by flames. At 6 p.m. Parisian time, an alarm notified visitors and workers that a fire had begun. The unfortunate disaster cost the church its spire and large chunks of its his...

Another Synagogue Shooting: the Rise of Antisemitism

Another Synagogue Shooting: the Rise of Antisemitism

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

March 30, 2019

On March 27, a deadly shooting killed one civilian and hurt a child and the rabbi at the Poway Synagogue in California. The perpetrat0r was caught entering the synagogue and yelling anti-Semitic slurs as he attempted to kill as many mass attenders as possible. The woman who died in the event jumped in...

FBI Uncovers Nationwide College Bribery Scandal

FBI Uncovers Nationwide College Bribery Scandal

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

Throughout the nation, hard-working students and parents alike are discussing the recent college admission scandal. Across eight institutions, the families of 33 students were indicted for bribery and other charges, all of which were outlined in a government report. Among the named defendants are fam...

Tragedy strikes New Zealand and the Netherlands

Tragedy strikes New Zealand and the Netherlands

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

On Sunday, March 15, an armed gunman entered the Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Islamic center in Christchurch, New Zealand, murdering 50 people and injuring 50 others. This catastrophe was horrifying for New Zealand and for people around the world as well. Unfortunately, three days later, a shooter entered...

This Week in News: March 4-11

This Week in News: March 4-11

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

This week has been extremely eventful, both on the local and international scale. Some of the most important things that happened this week are: Local News: Little Havana was celebrating during the Calle Ocho Music festival! On Mar. 10, different Latinx artists performed and showed off their cul...

The Crisis in Venezuela

The Crisis in Venezuela

Daniela Parra Del Riego and Chase Bagnall-Koger

March 1, 2019

The global spotlight has been on Venezuela recently as Juan Guaido, the interim president, attempts to fix the corruption that has plagued the country for decades. Many countries have expressed their support for this new capitalist regime, but Nicolas Maduro, the president who Guaido seized power from,...

21 Savage: Not So Savage?

21 Savage: Not So Savage?

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

On Sunday, Feb. 3, acclaimed hip-hop artist 21 Savage was arrested in Atlanta by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE). 21 Savage, whose real name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was captured and found to have a United Kingdom (UK) Citizenship. Shortly after his capture, Abraham-Joseph confirmed...

Netflix Raises Prices for Subscribers

Netflix Raises Prices for Subscribers

Guiliana Garces, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019

For the fourth time since this streaming service launched, Netflix is raising its prices by five percent, the company's biggest price increase. As the number of Netflix original movies and TV shows increases, they need to finance the huge investments they have made. In addition, they have taken on a...

Teachers Protest Education System in California

Teachers Protest Education System in California

Adriana Castro, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

As the Los Angeles education funding plummeted, teachers and staff grew restless at the lack of funding for necessary resources in schools. This week, more than 30,000 teachers and their supporters gathered in downtown Los Angeles to strike for educational justice. The strike begun on Monday Jan. 14...

How the Partial Government Shutdown is Affecting Low Wage Workers

How the Partial Government Shutdown is Affecting Low Wage Workers

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019

After almost three weeks of a partial government shutdown, low-wage government workers have had to handle their lives without a steady income. The length of this shutdown has made it difficult for families with one sole provider to pay for food, bills or even rent. The numbers are not completely clear,...

News at a Glance: Nov 25- Dec 1

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Read below to see what happened this week: Local News: On Saturday, Nov.24, the University of Florida (UF) football team beat the Florida State University (FSU) football team 41-14. This victory came as a surprise to many because this was their first win in five years against FSU, their main ri...

A Blue and Red Congress

A Blue and Red Congress

Maia Berthier, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections have reflected the importance of voting more than ever before. Rick Scott won Florida’s Senate seat by only 0.4% of the vote, and it was not the only close call this cycle. Democrats took back the majority in the House of Representatives, but the Republicans gained at le...

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