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One Weinstein allegation could lead to federal charges

One Weinstein allegation could lead to federal charges

Emily Dinis, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


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On Thursday October 5th The New York Times triggered an outbreak of sexual assault allegations against powerful men by coming out with an article accusing Harvey Weinstein paying off sexual assault accusers for decades. Weinstein now not only is accused of sexual assault but of violating US federal ...

Lil Peep dead at 21

Lil Peep dead at 21

Faith Williams, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


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Before a show scheduled on the night of November 15th, rapper Lil Peep (Gustav Ahr),  21, was found unresponsive at the back of his tour bus in Tucson, Arizona. The musician was said to have ingested copious amounts of prescription drugs before he was  pronounced dead at 5:45 PM. Although suspect...

Brock Turner to appeal his guilty verdict

Brock Turner to appeal his guilty verdict

Nadage Beausejour, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


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Brock Turner, a former Stanford University swimmer, sexually assaulted a woman behind a dumpster on January 18, 2015. He was given a sentence of 6 months in jail after his conviction, but he served only 3 for good behavior. In an appeal filed by his lawyers Friday, Brock Turner is attempting to appeal ...

Singer Melanie Martinez accused of assault

Singer Melanie Martinez accused of assault

Carol Ann Gladstone, Editor

December 7, 2017


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Singer Melanie Martinez was accused of sexual assault by her former best friend, Timothy Heller, an upcoming singer, last night. “I initially wasn’t going to make the abuser. But I think it’s important for you all to know this is about Melanie Martinez,” Heller tweeted. The story is rat...

Conservative speaker arrested at UConn

Conservative speaker arrested at UConn

Hypatia Day, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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Last Tuesday,  conservative speaker Lucian Wintrich, sponsored by UConn’s Republican student group,  and a White House correspondent for the right-wing blog, Gateway Pundit,  was arrested after speaking on the controversial topic, “It’s Okay to be White” at The Uconn campus. Videos sh...

Malia Obama caught living her life

Malia Obama caught living her life

Sollange Pinto, Editor

December 6, 2017


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Malia Obama, daughter of former President Barack Obama was spotted tailgating, kissing, and smoking at Harvard University and the media started an outrage. Many think because Malia holds a tittle of a daughter of the former President she has to behave accordingly and atypical of a normal 19 year old col...

The body of three year old Mariah Woods has been found

The body of three year old Mariah Woods has been found

Aryana Powell, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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The body was found Saturday evening in Pender County in a creek by a dive team, Shelley Lynch, with the FBI in Charlotte, said. Officials said a dive team member found the little girl's body around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday in waters in a remote part of Pender County near an abandoned home. Earl Kimr...

A heartwarming story for the start of the holidays

A heartwarming story for the start of the holidays

Noah Lydon, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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Last month while Kate McClure, 27 was on her way to visit friends in Philadelphia, her car ran out of gas on interstate 95. McClure stopped at the nearest exit ramp and panicked when she realized she had no money. Johnny Bobbitt Jr., a homeless veteran, was off to the side of the exit ramp holding ...

Serial killer Charles Manson dead at 83

Serial killer Charles Manson dead at 83

Brenna Yeager, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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Charles Manson, the 1960’s cult leader whose followers committed many murders that shocked the nation, passed away November nineteenth of natural causes, according to the California Department of Corrections. In the days leading up to his passing, he had been admitted to a hospital in Bakersfield, California. N...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle engaged

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle engaged

Marina Sounanthanam, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


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Prince Harry of Wales Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, or more commonly known as Prince Harry, is now engaged to Meghan Markle, American actress, model, and humanitarian. On November 27, 2017, the Clarence House, a royal residence in London, released a statement about the newly engaged couple ...

3-Year-Old Killed In Waterbury Crash Identified, Driver Charged With Manslaughter

3-Year-Old Killed In Waterbury Crash Identified, Driver Charged With Manslaughter

Aryana Powell, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


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State police identified the 3 year old, who died in a crash as a teenage driver was running away from a police stop, appeared in court on Wednesday to face charges in the child’s death. According to state police, the 3-year-old was identified as Justin Quiroz of Waterbury, Connecticut. The crash o...

Puerto Ricans continue to suffer in the aftermath of Maria

Puerto Ricans continue to suffer in the aftermath of Maria

Victor Cardoso, International News Editor

November 16, 2017


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Since Hurricane Maria, a category five hurricane, swept across the Caribbean on September 20, many countries such as Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Turks & Caicos, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guadeloupe, have suffered infrastructural, economical, and agricultural issues due to the storm. Pue...

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