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Snow Storm Leads to Canceled Flights and Power Outages

Sophia Acuna, Author

December 14, 2018

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A snowstorm that hit the southeastern United States has led to hundreds of canceled flights and thousands of power outages. North Carolina was hit the hardest, with about 144,00 households left in the dark without power. Without...

Tips for Avoiding Cold and Flu Season

David Nicely, Author

November 27, 2018

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Are you dreading getting sick this winter? Most students are. People who are exposed to germs every day... doctors, flight attendants and teachers know a thing or two about how to stay healthy when everyone around them is sick. ...

Chicago Hospital Shooting

David Nicely, Author

November 20, 2018

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Three people were shot dead at a Chicago hospital on Monday afternoon. Of the three was the gunman's former fiancé. Also killed were police officer Samuel Jimenez and Dayna Less, 25, a first-year pharmacy resident. Speaking on the media Mon...

Fake News: What Is It & How To Spot It

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2018

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You've probably heard the term "fake news", a term that has since blown up, especially in politics. But what exactly constitutes false journalism and how does that affect the way that Americans interpret media? From that fak...

Shooting at Bar in Thousand Oaks, California

Sophia Acuna, Author

November 16, 2018

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A shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in the once-safe city of Thousand Oaks, California, left at least 12 dead last Wednesday night. The shooting was added to the long list of now 307 mass shootings (the murder of three...

Crazy Rich Asians: Movie Review

David Nicely, Author

November 13, 2018

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Seeing this movie was actually one of the most spontaneous moments of my September. I didn't think I would like it beforehand, just because I'm pretty critical.... (it's because I'm a Gemini probably). I loved everything about...

Trump Misses Armistice Ceremony Due to “Poor Weather”

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2018

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On Saturday, November 10th, President Trump cancelled a visit to the WWI cemetery due to the rain, creating backlash. The current US president was scheduled to place a wreath at the Aisne-Marne American cemetery in Belleau,...

Tornado Hits Mount Airy

Sophia Acuna, Author

November 12, 2018

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This past Friday, a storm hit Mount Airy, which was later confirmed by the National Weather Service to be an EF-1 tornado. The tornado began in Howard County, but quickly made its way into Carroll County. The tornado hit the Twin...

First Openly Gay Man Elected for Congress

David Nicely, Author

November 9, 2018

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Harvard-grad and businessman Chris Pappas, is making history as the first openly gay man to be elected into Congress to represent New Hampshire.   Pappas worked to present himself as a dual voice for New Hampshire and said he would serve to check on Trump and the Republican party in Washi...

How to Interact with People with ASD

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2018

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ASD, or autism spectrum disorder, is defined by the Merriam Webster Dictionary as, "any of a group of developmental disorders (such as autism and Asperger's syndrome) marked by impairments in the ability to communicate and interact...

Antisemitism in America: An Epidemic

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2018

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On Saturday, October 27th, eleven people were killed and six more were injured at the Tree of Life Pittsburgh synagogue. The reason? It's because they were Jewish. Rose Mallinger, who was alive during the Holocaust, was the eldest...

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