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News at a Glance: Nov 25- Dec 1

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Community, International & Domestic, News

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...

JFK and the Nightmare on Flight 203

JFK and the Nightmare on Flight 203

Mark Snyder, Staff Writer

September 8, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

Emirates Flight 203 departing from Dubai arrived at JFK on Sep. 5 with a group of passengers who complained of fever, vomiting and coughing. The airport was notified about 30 minutes before landing that an estimated 106 passengers were complaining about experiencing these flu-like symptoms. By the...

Brutality in Bangladesh – Road Safety Protests Turn Violent

Brutality in Bangladesh – Road Safety Protests Turn Violent

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

August 13, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

When thousands of protesters took to the streets of Bangladesh on July 29, they expected safer roads, accountable governance and the upholding of the rule of law.  Instead, they were met with tear gas and rubber bullets from security forces and violent attacks from counter-protesters. The protests...

Geraint Thomas: The First Welshman to Win the Tour de france

Geraint Thomas: The First Welshman to Win the Tour de france

Chase Bagnall-Koger, News Editor

August 3, 2018


Filed under College/Professional, Sports

Geraint Thomas made history on July 29 when, after crushing the difficult final stages of the race, he rode triumphantly into Paris and became the first Welsh rider to win the Tour de France. The 32-year-old has helped his teammates secure victories since his Tour de France debut in 2007, but the 2018 ...

Twitter Diplomacy and Why We Shouldn’t Bomb Syria

Twitter Diplomacy and Why We Shouldn’t Bomb Syria

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under International Issues, Opinion, Top Stories

A suspected chemical attack on Apr. 7 in the rebel-held Syrian city of Douma killed at least 42 people and injured 500 more. The poisonous gas, which targets the respiratory system by causing breathing problems, was released by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government onto citizens of his own countr...

Many Marches, One Message–March for Our Lives Around the World

Many Marches, One Message–March for Our Lives Around the World

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News

The March for Our lives was a massive protest against gun violence that took place in Washington D.C. and over 800 other cities around the world on Mar. 24, 2018. It was announced by survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting just four days after the tragedy, with the goal of pressuring the...

Me Too Movement: The Spread of Solidarity

Me Too Movement: The Spread of Solidarity

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under International & Domestic, News, Top Stories

Today almost 63% of sexual assault cases involving women are not reported to authorities. To encourage women to stand up against sexual assault, Tarana Burke initiated the Me Too movement in 2006. The idea sparked when she was working with a couple of high school girls who were revealing their past experiences...

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 ...

Fred Swaniker’s ‘Harvard of Africa’

Fred Swaniker’s ‘Harvard of Africa’

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

Fred Swaniker, 18 years old, wishes to revolutionize Africa with the most powerful tool known to mankind: education. He became headmaster at a school in Botswana opened by his mom. Since then, he has graduated from Stanford Business School and founded the African Leadership Academy, a residential school...

Brussels and Pakistan Brutally Attacked

Brussels and Pakistan Brutally Attacked

Maria F. Estrada, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016


Filed under International & Domestic, News

America's condolences extend to Pakistan and Brussels who were tragically bombed on the week of March 22. To the French police it was no coincidence that a few days earlier the Paris terrorist attack suspect was captured just days prior to the bombing.  ISIS claimed claim responsibility for the arra...

Netflix Blocks VPN

Netflix Blocks VPN

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

March 26, 2016


Filed under International Issues, Opinion

Netflix is a very popular program that allows users to watch a diverse variety of TV shows and movies all from the comfort of their homes. Some noteworthy and popular shows include Breaking Bad, House of Cards, and Daredevil. Even though Netflix is practically a global service, only a fraction of all sho...

College: In, Out and About

College: In, Out and About

Mariam Ahumada, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

Choosing a college location is just as important as choosing the college itself. With options ranging from in-state, out of state and international it can be easy to sell yourself short. Luckily, here is a break down on all there is to know about picking the perfect location for you! The Ins and Ou...

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