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2014’s Anticipated Harvest Moon Arrival

2014’s Anticipated Harvest Moon Arrival

Melody Ra, Editor-In-Chief

September 7, 2014


Filed under News

On Monday, September 8, 2014, the night sky will be illuminated with the arrival of a distinctive full Moon. Recognized as the “Harvest Moon,” it is the nearest full Moon to the September equinox. Its anticipated arrival is at 9:38 p.m., for it is expected that the moon will settle in the direction...

The Ice Challenge: Not Just a Social Media Craze

The Ice Challenge: Not Just a Social Media Craze

Melody Ra, Editor-In-Chief

August 21, 2014


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Dumping ice water on one another is rapidly becoming a ubiquitous movement. A campaign to fund for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research, the Ice Bucket Challenges has also aroused public awareness concerning the gravity and rising prevalence of brain disorders. In fact, by the year 2025, a startling...

American Reporter James Foley Murdered by ISIS

American Reporter James Foley Murdered by ISIS

Heather Gammon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 19, 2014


Filed under News

ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq, has struck again. This time, Americans feel it hit close to home as one of its own is killed. ISIS has released a video online showing the beheading of US journalist, James Foley.

Ebola Outbreak

Ebola Outbreak

Heather Gammon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 3, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

The US has announced plans to send 50 health experts to West Africa to help fight the worst outbreak of Ebola ever seen .

Air Algérie Flight AH5017 Wreckage Found

Air Algérie Flight AH5017 Wreckage Found

Heather Gammon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

July 26, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

The wreckage of Flight AH5017 that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali.

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Shot Down

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Shot Down

Heather Gammon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

July 19, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

It was a normal day and a routine flight. There was nothing to be concerned about. Yet an ordinary flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur turned deadly for the 298 people on board.

Germany Wins the World Cup

Germany Wins the World Cup

Heather Gammon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

July 13, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Germany has said "Auf Wiedersehen" to the Argentinian team today. Winning 1-0 in overtime, Germany secured the 2014 World Cup title, as well as $35 million in prize money.   First place is quite the victory for any country; but for Germany, it was not unprecedented. In the past, Germany has...

California’s New Laws

California’s New Laws

Melody Ra, Editor-In-Chief

July 1, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

To commence the July 2014 arrival, California has established numerous new laws for its citizens. Starting today, (July 1, 2014) California’s minimum wage will be increased to $9, in contrast to the previous requirement of $8. In July of 2016, minimum wage will escalate to $10. In addition, disability...

Hobby Lobby Gets Crafty

Hobby Lobby Gets Crafty

Heather Gammon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 30, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

The Supreme Court rules a company can claim a religious exemption to a law requiring employers to pay for their workers' contraception.

Golden Gate Bridge Gets a Safety Net

Golden Gate Bridge Gets a Safety Net

Heather Gammon

June 29, 2014


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Over the years, hundreds of people have leaped to their deaths from the Golden Gate Bridge into the San Francisco Bay. Now, something's being done.

UACs-What to do?

UACs-What to do?

Gavin Gondalwala, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 23, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

Every day since about 2011, thousands of children flood the border states of the Unites States, the majority from Central America. Not only are these children illegally crossing the border, but they are doing so unaccompanied, many toddlers that are traveling with older siblings. This poses the question,...

ISIS Invasion

ISIS Invasion

Gavin Gondalwala, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 18, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

In 2004, Al-Qaeda branched out into Iraq under the leadership of the mercenary Abu Musab al-Zarquawi. However, over time, this militant group became too aggressive and even al-Qaeda began to distance itself. Soon, this group began to rebrand itself as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.   With...

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