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News Brief (Winter Break Wrap-Up)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

January 14, 2019


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

Saturday, December 22 -Government shut down for the third time in a year. Sunday, December 23 -New Jersey wrestling referee banned from officiating district matches after forcing high school athlete to cut dreadlocks. -More than 42 killed when tsunami hit beaches in Indonesia. Tuesday,...

News Brief (12/3 to 12/10)

Alex Badillo, Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday (12/3): The show "Friends" was set to be removed from Netflix. Fans reacted with anger to this news. In response, more than $100 million is being spent to keep the program running on the streaming service, Tuesday (12/4) More than 5.1 million pounds of beef is recalled by JBS Tolleson...

Hate Crimes

Alex Badillo, Reporter

December 5, 2018


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

Violent acts are being committed every day around the world, more than what is just being shown on major news outlets like CNN or FOX. Many of these crimes often go unreported, unknown to the public. Here in the U.S., we see only a fraction of what occurs. Hate crimes are defined by the Federal Bureau...

The Border Controversy: Tensions rise as migrant caravan approaches U.S.

Alex Badillo, Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under News, The World at Large

Throughout the year, many immigrants have made their way to the United States border in order to make a better life for themselves and their loved ones. Recently, a large caravan originating from Central America aimed their sights on the U.S. As they made their way to the U.S. border, many provided...

News Brief (11/19 to 11/25)

Katherine Nolasco, Reporter

November 27, 2018


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

Monday, 11/19 Rapper 6ix9ine faces life in prison over racketeering and firearm offenses. Multiple victims reported after a shooting at a Chicago hospital. Tuesday, 11/20 Ivanka Trump used personal account for emails about government business. Wednesday, 11/21 Obama surprised ...

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...

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