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Measles Continues to Spread

Maeve Lyman, Writer

May 14, 2019

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There is a measles outbreak that is stretching across the United States. For those of you who do not know, measles is an infectious disease that causes fever and a red rash. The last time a case like this has happened was in 1994....

Venezuelan Crisis

Venezuelan Crisis

March 12, 2019

Making Sense of the Fyre Festival

Jack Garrigus, Writer

February 19, 2019

Filed under Current Events

Imagine having the chance to go to one of the greatest parties of all time. The Fyre Festival team promised a luxurious three-day stay on Pablo Escobar’s private island in the Bahamas, filled with performances from major names...

Mississippi Senators Face Run-Off Election

Eva Vitanovec, Current Events Editor

December 4, 2018

Filed under Current Events

Cindy Hyde-Smith, a Republican incumbent in the Senate who faced re-election this past month, recently won over challenger Mike Espy, a Democrat, in a special runoff election on Tuesday, November 27, due to neither candidate winning...

The Future of Marijuana

The Future of Marijuana

November 30, 2018

Tsunami Devastates Indonesian Island

Martin Susanto, Writer

October 9, 2018

Filed under Current Events

On September 28, Palu, a city on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, suffered a 7.5 magnitude earthquake, followed by three waves of tsunamis. Though a tsunami alert was issued after the quake, many residents may not have received...

Highlights of the Kavanaugh Trial and Moving Forward

Eva Vitanovec, Current Events Editor

October 9, 2018

Filed under Current Events

The swearing in of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday (and again on Monday by President Trump) concludes the historic hearing that both shifted alliances and polarized many all across the country. At the center...

Disaster on the Eastern Seaboard

Jack Garrigus, Writer

September 25, 2018

Filed under Current Events

Hurricane Florence recently devastated many parts of the eastern United States coastline. Much of the storm was characterized by torrential downpours. The amount of rain had a 0.1% chance of occurring in any given year, allowing...

Nike Creates Uproar with Kaepernick Ad

Annie Enrietto, Writer

September 17, 2018

Filed under Current Events

It’s September and both literal and figurative waves are being made. By now most people are aware of Nike’s decision to make Colin Kaepernick the face of their company, and no matter what side you stand on, here are the fact...

Manafort Found Guilty

Ellie Halleron, Writer

September 11, 2018

Filed under Current Events

Paul Manafort has been convicted on eight counts of fraud, leaving ten other charges at a mistrial. He is facing a maximum sentence of eighty years. The question must be asked: will Mueller keep these charges in the air to prevent...

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