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Terror and death in a Florida high school

<em>Terror and death in a Florida high school</em>

By Adrian Jimenez-Lara, Staff writer

February 19, 2018


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One of the deadliest mass shootings in American history occurred on Wednesday in Parkland, Fla., where a former student, Nikolas Cruz, returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with an AR-15 assault rifle and killed 17 people. Mr. Cruz, 19, is said to have arrived at the school at 2:19 p.m....

U.S. troops exposed through exercise app

U.S. troops exposed through exercise app

By Arthur Pimentel, Staff writer

February 14, 2018


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Technology has blessed modern society with countless things unimaginable even a decade ago. Apparently, this now includes inadvertently exposing U.S. military personnel through a fitness app. The Global Heat Map, published by the app Strava -- which calls itself the “social network for athletes”...

Trump’s address focuses on jobs and immigration

Trump’s address focuses on jobs and immigration

By Amelia Marceau, Co-editor

February 4, 2018


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The U.S. Constitution explicitly states that the president “shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient.” President Donald J. Trump gave the first such speech of his term...

Romney poised to re-enter the political arena

Romney poised to re-enter the political arena

By Christina Bibinski, Opinion editor

January 28, 2018


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Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, the longest-serving Republican in the chamber, announced earlier this month his decision to retire at the end of his term, paving the way for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to resurrect his political career. “Every good fighter knows when to hang up the gloves,” Sen. ...

Ancient Olympic spirit of peace reigns — for now, anyway

Ancient Olympic spirit of peace reigns — for now, anyway

By Timmy Wang, Staff writer

January 26, 2018


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When people think of the Olympics, they probably think simply of a world sporting competition in which athletes win medals for themselves and bring glory to their countries. But when the ancient Olympics were first held in Greece nearly three millennia ago, the main purpose was to honor Zeus and the...

Yes, you will be guarding against identity theft — forever

Yes, you will be guarding against identity theft — forever

By Richard Chang, Features editor

January 11, 2018


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News cycles move at ever-increasing speeds and even the biggest stories slip from public view in what seems the blink of an eye. It doesn’t mean they are no longer there, however. Your personal information is more accessible to hackers than ever and has been for months, and consumers will need ...

Trump accomplishments are few after one year

Trump accomplishments are few after one year

By Marzuq Iqbal, Staff writer

January 11, 2018


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“I will be a president for all Americans,” said then President-elect Donald J. Trump in his victory speech in the early morning of Nov. 9, 2016. Fast forward to the completion of Year One of the Trump presidency -- Mr. Trump’s approval rating is the lowest in history for any first-year president,...

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