The Wrangler

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Shot Down

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Shot Down

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

Germany Wins the World Cup

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

California’s New Laws

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

Hobby Lobby Gets Crafty

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

Golden Gate Bridge Gets a Safety Net

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.

Through the Google Glass

Through the Google Glass

Melody Ra, Editor-In-Chief

June 24, 2014

Once again, the innovative Google Company seeks to broaden society’s parochial views; and this time, it’s literal. Google Glass, the company’s latest product, is a portable computer that is designed to be placed upon one’s head. Two years since its unveiling, the Google Glass can now be purchased...

UACs-What to do?

UACs-What to do?

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,...

Soylent: Goodbye Food?

Soylent: Goodbye Food?

Melody Ra, Editor-In-Chief

June 21, 2014

In order to sustain life, the human body requires the two basic necessities: food and water. However, as the adage states, “moderation is key.” Living in a society encircled with the omnipresence of “junk foods,” the American diet dramatically exceeds its minimal requirements, making it difficult to ...

“The Fault in Our Stars” Movie Review

“The Fault in Our Stars” Movie Review

Heather Gammon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 19, 2014

Overall, I'd give The Fault In Our Stars  a solid "B."   For starters, I certainly enjoyed the beautiful scenery of the streets of Amsterdam. Such sights of splendor effortlessly lent themselves to the intense romantic mood. In contrast, however, the bleak scenes at the hospital and at h...

ISIS Invasion

ISIS Invasion

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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