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The US votes no on UN resolution about the death penalty

The US votes no on UN resolution about the death penalty

Noah Lydon, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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On October 3rd,  the United States of America along with 12 other countries, such as Iran, China and Botswana, voted against a United Nations resolution that condemned executing those who participate in homosexual sex. The United Nations Human Rights Council held a meeting to discuss whether or not ...

The Boy Scouts of America make an historic announcement

The Boy Scouts of America make an historic announcement

Elliott Dupont, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


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On Wednesday, the Boy Scouts of America unanimously agreed on an historic change that will soon allow girls to become Cub Scouts and earn the organization's highest honor of Eagle Scout. The century old organization, which started as a way to “prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices ...

59 dead, over 500 injured in mass shooting in Las Vegas

59 dead, over 500 injured in mass shooting in Las Vegas

Jillian Ginty, Editor

October 13, 2017


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On Sunday, October 1st, 59 people were killed at an outdoor music festival by a single gunman on the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay, a casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Wounding 527 others, Sunday night’s tragic event in Las Vegas officially constitutes as the deadliest mass shooting in modern United...

Simpson released on parole

Simpson released on parole

Nicholas Boudreau, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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On October 1st, 2017 at 12:08 am on Sunday morning at Nevada's Lovelock Correctional Institute, Orenthal James “OJ” Simpson walked out of prison a free man. He was arrested for armed robbery and kidnapping on the night of September 13th, 2007. He served 9 years of a 33 year sentence behind bars....

Former marine steals a truck to help shooting victims

Former marine steals a truck to help shooting victims

Jordan Anderson, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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On October 1 in Las Vegas, at around 10:08 p.m. concert goers were enjoying music at the Route 91 harvest festival when they heard what they believed to be firecrackers. Tragically they turned out to actually be gunshots.   Stephen Paddock, 64, opened fire on the festival from the 32nd floor of the Ma...

University of Rochester professor put on administrative leave after sexual harassment accusations

University of Rochester professor put on administrative leave after sexual harassment accusations

Marina Sounanthanam, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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T. Florian Jaeger, 41,  a brain and cognitive sciences professor at the University of Rochester, has been recently put on leave after 14 sexual harassment complaints. Jaeger has worked at the university for over a decade and the university has defended the professor against repeated accusations in the pas...

Gun laws face scrutiny again

Gun laws face scrutiny again

Victoria Tran, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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Following the shooting that occurred this past Sunday night at a Jason Aldean concert, the matter of gun control has, once again, resurfaced. Sunday night’s shooting resulted in the death of at least 59, and the injury of  515, resulting in the deadliest shooting in modern history. “Police h...

CBS executive terminated for Facebook comments in wake of Las Vegas mass shooting

CBS executive terminated for Facebook comments in wake of Las Vegas mass shooting

Loretta Sbat, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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Following the shooting that occurred  in Las Vegas during a country music concert on October 1, Hayley Geftman-Gold, Vice President and Senior Legal counsel at CBS, was terminated from her position for  posting an ethically controversial post on the social media platform, Facebook. Her post stated, ...

Transgendered woman murdered in Missouri

Transgendered woman murdered in Missouri

Jacob Thompson, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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A transgender teen named Ally Lee Steinfeld was reported missing on September 14 in Cabool Missouri and was later discovered to have been gruesomely murdered by three people. The trio of Brianna D. Calderas, 24, Andrew Vrba, 18, and Isis Schauer, 18, have been charged with first degree murder, arme...

Caretaker hurts his patients

Caretaker hurts his patients

Kelly Dwyer, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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On May 29th Michael Anderson, a professional caregiver to the disabled, became violent while changing his patient’s sheets after the patient had an accident in their Hamilton county home in Ohio. The victim, Anthony Harris, has cerebral palsy. His mother, Barbara Greathouse says that he’s non ve...

Beyonce releases remix of “Mi Gente” to aid hurricane victims

Beyonce releases remix of “Mi Gente” to aid hurricane victims

Timothy Paul, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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Multi-platinum selling artist Beyonce posted a photo via instagram Thursday night announcing her collaboration with J. Balvin and Willy Williams on a remix of their hit song “Mi Gente” in order to raise money for hurricane relief. All the proceeds from the song will be going to Mexico, Puerto ...

An engaged woman loses her job over engagment pictures

An engaged woman loses her job over engagment pictures

Nadage Beasusejour, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


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Having a photoshoot to celebrate both pregnancy and engagement was Stephanie and Arynn’s, who prefer to keep their last names private, plan in Overton, Texas. This idea seems sweet for the couple, but Stephanie was terminated because of the nature of the picture.. The pair wanted to capture a memory of a tim...

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