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New Zealand shooting claims 49 lives

New Zealand shooting claims 49 lives

Kadrisha Bizati and Aferdita Emini

April 10, 2019

On March 15, 2019, in the small town of Christchurch, New Zealand, a terrorist attack occurred at two mosques, Masjid al Noor and Linwood Masjid, resulting in the deaths of at least forty-nine Muslims. The man that attacked the mosque streamed the attack live, with the video having the outline of ...

Trump overrides Devos’s Special Olympics cut

Trump overrides Devos's Special Olympics cut

Sydney Lauer, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019

Last week the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, proposed and defended a budget that cut the special education funding by nearly 26% (about a $25.5M cut), including eliminating nearly $18M worth of funding for the Special Olympics. These cuts are a result of the Education Department facing a bud...

They only want what they deserve

They only want what they deserve

Aubrey Lyons, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019

On Monday, January 14, 2019, over 30,000 teachers walked out of their Los Angeles public-schools. This has been the first teacher strike in over three decades. You may be wondering why theses teachers are going on strike. A solid education plants seeds of knowledge in each child. And teachers are th...

Murray’s trophy is overshadowed by past tweets

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 08: 
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray poses for photos after winning the 84th Heisman Trophy on December 8, 2018 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York, NY.  (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon  Sportswire)

Mark Nofri, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

On December 8, Kyler Murray, an American collegiate football/baseball player who plays for the Oklahoma Sooners, was awarded the Heisman trophy for his outstanding accomplishment in this 2018 football season . At the Heisman ceremony, Murray’s speech was angled towards his religious beliefs, his parent...

Leave the newlyweds in peace

Leave the newlyweds in peace

Mohammad Khan, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

After the increased backlash towards Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Jonas, love prevails and they are now married after a four day ceremony in Rajasthan State. Many sources have been attacking Priyanka Chopra, a model and actress for being a ‘scam artist’ and conning Nick Jonas to further her ca...

We should let this song remain in the past

We should let this song remain in the past

Sydney Lauer, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

Christmastime is finally here, and that means tuning into your local radio station in order to listen to some of your favorite merry tunes. However, Star 102 in Cleveland, Ohio has decided to rightfully ban the song “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” for its lyrics that are neither holly nor jolly. Wr...

A pair of panties forges #ThisIsNotConsent

Protesters gathered Wednesday in Dublin to denounce the Irish legal system's treatment of women who said they had been sexually assaulted.

Elizabeth Kilmer, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

In mid November a case about a 17 year old girl getting raped in Ireland went viral. In the courtroom, the lawyer of the man who was accused of rape held up the young girl’s lace thong in front of a jury. The alleged rapist was found not guilty. He defended his actions by saying, “Does the evidence out-rule...

Can one man end Birthright Citizenship?

Can one man end Birthright Citizenship?

Aferdita Emini, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

Recently the President of the United States announced that he wants to end Birthright Citizenship. Can he do this? President Trump is trying to come up with an executive order that would change the constitutional guarantee of birthright citizenship. So, if someone is the child of two immigrants ...

Even soccer players suffer the injustice of the gender wage gap

Even soccer players suffer the injustice of the gender wage gap

Shannon Burns, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

When the US women’s soccer team won the World Cup in 2015, they received $2 million. The previous year, the US men’s soccer team lost in the round of sixteen and received $9 million. The Germany men’s soccer team won the World Cup that year and received $35 million for winning. This was jus...

He also loves a lot of girl things

He also loves a lot of girl things

Brianna Ludgis, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

Aaron Gouveia, a dad, took an advantage of social media by using Twitter on October 22nd, 2018 to share the terrible experience his 5-year-old son, Sam, had at school.   Aaron, @DaddyFiles, has a lot to say.  He begins talking about all the things that Sam enjoys.   “He’s rough and tumble...

Living while black is not a crime

Living while black is not a crime

Jazmin Sanchez, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

Recently, there has been numerous incidents in which white people have called the police on black people who were trying to live their lives. On Wednesday, October 10, 2018 a video of Teresa Klein, aka Cornerstore Caroline, surfaced in which she accused nine year old Jeremiah Harvey of allegedly gropin...

This mosque is a beautiful gift

This mosque is a beautiful gift

Aferdita Emini, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

Some of the Albanians in Tirana, the capital of Albania, have a lot to say about the mosque that is being built and finished in 2019. It has room for 5,000 worshippers. Not a lot of people have room to pray in the mosque’s they already have. This mosque is soon to be the biggest in the Balkans. Even thoug...

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