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Fyre Festival: Anything But Lit

Fyre Festival: Anything But Lit

Kate Perez, Staff Writer
May 19, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Attendees of the Fyre Festival were met with chaos on Saturday as the event, founded by rapper Ja Rule, was not what it was promised to be. A Disaster from the Get-go International travelers to the festival were attracted to the various luxurious amenities on the private island of Great Exuma, ...

Trump’s Controversial Commentary on Andrew Jackson and the Civil War

Trump’s Controversial Commentary on Andrew Jackson and the Civil War

Emaan Wardak, Staff Writer
May 17, 2017
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On May 1, 2017, Donald Trump said some controversial things about Andrew Jackson and the Civil War. Now it is no secret that the current president greatly admires the 7th president of the United States of America, to the point of hanging a portrait of Jackson in the White House. While Trump's love for...

All Dressed Up In Neural Lace

All Dressed Up In Neural Lace

Emaan Wardak, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

In sci-fi media and other things alike, the idea of combining man and machine have always been fascinating to most. Neuralink might be the first leap towards making that fantasy into a reality. Neuralink is a US startup company developing implantable human-computer interfaces such as a neural lace. The...

Census Controversy

Census Controversy

Joshua Davis, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
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The United States is one of many countries that conducts a census. What that means is that every ten years a survey is distributed with the purpose of getting an accurate number of people living in the United States, along with other important information. Ever since the 1970s, questions about race have...

The New American Heath Care Act

The New American Heath Care Act

Kate Perez, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
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After much speculation over the promised replacement to the Affordable Care Act known as Obamacare, the American Health Care Act was finally revealed on March 6. After enduring multiple alterations due to bipartisan criticism, the act was eventually withdrawn by President Donald Trump and House Speaker...

Business is Booming for Netflix

Business is Booming for Netflix

Ahamed Chowdhury, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

During 2016, Netflix saw its best growth and its most profitable year yet. It earned a total of $67 million throughout 2016. The main thing that led this growth was the introduction of the service to 130 new countries worldwide. The company saw its best growth during the last quarter of 2016 as a r...

Scientists Confirm 2016 Was the Hottest Year on Record

Scientists Confirm 2016 Was the Hottest Year on Record

Danielle Schmidt, Editor-in-Chief
January 25, 2017
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On Wednesday, January 18, 2017, the World Meteorological Organization announced that 2016 was officially the hottest year worldwide since the  beginning of record keeping in the 1800s. This also solidified the three year streak of the hottest years on record as well as the statistic that 16 out of the top 17 "ho...

Antonio Brown Apologizes for Locker Room Facebook Live Stream

Antonio Brown Apologizes for Locker Room Facebook Live Stream

Cameran Dailey, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
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Coming out of a major win on Sunday night, Pittsburgh Steelers’ most famous wide receiver, Antonio Brown, made a simple mistake—a mistake he has been getting hit very hard for. After defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 18-16, Brown streamed the post-game celebrations of the locker room on Facebook ...

NBC Renews ‘This is Us’ for Two More Seasons

NBC Renews ‘This is Us’ for Two More Seasons

MaryBeth Stup, Editor
January 25, 2017
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On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 NBC announced at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour that they would be renewing Dan Fogelman’s new hit drama This is Us for a second and third season. Each season will consist of 18 episodes. This is Us is a family drama with a time-jumping twist that...

Did the Trump Tweets Save the Office of Congressional Ethics?

Did the Trump Tweets Save the Office of Congressional Ethics?

Ahamed Chowdhury, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
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On Tuesday January 3rd, the Republican party was planning on decreasing the power of the  Office of Congressional Ethics or the OCE. The OCE was created in 2008 in order to keep an eye on the Ethics Committee and prevent the House of Representatives and the Senate from passing laws that could distress the eth...

Reactions to Fidel Castro’s Death

Reactions to Fidel Castro’s Death

Ahamed Chowdhury, Staff Writer
January 6, 2017
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On November 25th, 2016 Fidel Castro, a very prominent figure in Cuba’s revolution, passed away. In fact, Fidel Castro led Cuba in the revolution for many years. From 1959 to 1976 he served as the prime minister of Cuba. Then from 1976 to 2006 he served as the president of Cuba. In total, he was in...

The “War on Christmas”

The “War on Christmas”

Danielle Schmidt, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 4, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The outrage over Starbucks' holiday cups is back and the general public is just as done with the ordeal as they were last year.  The controversy over the 'secular' design of the cup is sparking outrage among many Christians in the United States who are claiming that Starbucks is waging a wa...

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