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Ebola Outbreak

Latest Ebola Death Locations

Heather Gammon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 3, 2014

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

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

The path to disaster for the MH17 plane.
Source: BBC News from Flight Radar 24

Heather Gammon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

July 19, 2014

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

The winning German team looks jubilant as they realize their victory.

Heather Gammon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

July 13, 2014

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

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Melody Ra, Editor-In-Chief

July 1, 2014

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

Emotions were high as this highly politicized case drew to a close.

Heather Gammon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 30, 2014

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

The Golden Gate Bridge towers above all, its great allure a vast threat to jumpers.

Heather Gammon

June 29, 2014

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?

Illegal Children Immigrants sleep in the cramped quarters of the temporary housing set up by the Obama Administration. 

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Gavin Gondalwala, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 24, 2014

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, over the past ten years, has collected arms and organized a surplus of troops. Photo from The Guardian.

Gavin Gondalwala, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 18, 2014

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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