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News Brief (11/5 to 11/12)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday, 11/5 -Facebook stopped the Trump campaign from running an anti-immigration commercial as an ad on the site for violating their advertising policy against sensational content. The decision was made shortly after NBC and Fox News said they would stop airing the ad across their networks. -Th...

News Brief (10/29 to 11/4)

Laura Perich, Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday, 10/29: The name of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims were released as the community mourns. Lion Air jet crashed with 189 on board. Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil presidency English soccer team's billionaire owner among 5 killed in helicopter crash. The Boston...

The Threat of Climate Change

The Threat of Climate Change

Haley Brenk, Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, The World at Large

The world is seeing gradual but noticeable changes due to an epidemic known as climate change. Climate change or global warming is defined as the century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system and its related effects. If humanity does not manage to get climate change under...

News Brief (10/15 to 10/22)

Alex Badillo, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday (10/15) Death of Microsoft Co-Founder, Paul Allen - Billionaire and Co-Founder of Microsoft Paul Allen passed away on Monday, Oct.15, after leaving a profound mark on the world. He will be dearly missed, especially by his closest friend Bill Gates, the Founder of Microsoft. Meghan Markle and Princ...

Judge Kavanaugh: Confirmation of the new Supreme Court Justice

Judge Kavanaugh: Confirmation of the new Supreme Court Justice

Stephen Heller, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2018


Filed under News, The World at Large

Upon Justice Kennedy’s resignation, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill his position on the Supreme Court. His nomination and place on the court was basically guaranteed until multiple women came out against him with allegations of sexual assault in the past. This new...

News Brief (10/1 to 10/6)

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

10/1 FAFSA opened for seniors to apply for federal aid. Scholarships, grants, loans and more are available to students seeking higher education and to those who qualify. 10/2 An international trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada was reached but still has some time before ...

News Brief (9/11 to 9/17)

Laura Perich, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

9/11 U.S. residents honored the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, as well as the Flight 93 plane crash. Hurricane Florence prompts evacuations in Virginia and the Carolinas. 9/12 The Carolinas and other Southeastern areas prepared for Hurrica...

Remembering the Maverick: The legacy of Sen. John McCain

Remembering the Maverick: The legacy of Sen. John McCain

Delfina Ahulu, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under News, The World at Large

“Nothing in life is more liberating than to fight for a cause larger than yourself, something that encompasses you but is not defined by your existence alone”, Sen. John Sidney McCain III wrote in one of his memoirs, “Faith Of My Fathers”. The decorated military veteran passed away at the...

Peace on the Korean Peninsula

Peace on the Korean Peninsula

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

May 10, 2018


Filed under News, The World at Large

In Seoul, South Korea, the leaders of North and South Korea finally agreed on Friday, April 27, to remove all nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula, as well as start making arrangements for talking with the United States to officially declare an end to the Korean War. As the first North Korean...

Syria’s Civil War Rages On

Delfina Ahulu, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, The World at Large

Images of lifeless bodies flashed all over local and national television. We see families who were entirely wiped out. We see children in despair. Babies who were unresponsive, and parents hysterically crying out as health professionals bend over backwards to revive them. These images of Syrians were...

The Fight That’s Left After the War

The Fight That’s Left After the War

Stephen Heller, Reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under News, The World at Large

Nations around the world are noticing the aftermath of war as they find armaments behind in the places they fight. Years after the fighting, bombs, mines, abandoned planes, ships and more military supplies are left behind when the wars end, leaving the people of those places to deal with them. At...

After the Shooting: Parkland students and others spark change

After the Shooting: Parkland students and others spark change

Gaby Aguilar, Reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under News, The World at Large

It's been more than a month since the tragic Parkland shooting happened in Florida. In the aftermath, students and activists have stood up and raised their voices in order to pave the way for change. Since the tragic events on February 14, the students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have...

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