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Aftermath Of New Zealand Massacre: Assault Weapons To Be Banned

Aftermath Of New Zealand Massacre: Assault Weapons To Be Banned

Kryster L., Writer

March 21, 2019


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Recently, on March 15, 50 victims, that have already been formally identified, died at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Less than a week later, New Zealand's Prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced Thursday that “she expected new legislation to be in place by April 11,” according to BB...

Mass Shooting Occurs at Two Mosques in New Zealand

Mass Shooting Occurs at Two Mosques in New Zealand

Kryster L., Writer

March 19, 2019


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On Friday, in Christchurch, New Zealand, a mass shooting occurred at two mosques when it was full of worshippers, killing at least 49 people and leaving 20 people severely injured. According to CNN, “the attack was unleashed at lunchtime local time Friday” and “footage of the massacre was streamed live online.” A 28 yea...

Le’veon Bell Signs With The Jets

Le’veon Bell Signs With The Jets

Raghu C., Writer

March 15, 2019


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On Tuesday, March 12, Le’veon Bell announced that he would sign with the New York Jets. Bell received $52.5 million over 4 years. Le’veon Bell sat out last season after not wanting to be put on the franchise tag. He entered the offseason a unrestricted free agent. He has 5,336 rushing yards in...

Hanoi, Vietnam: Meeting Between President Trump And Kim Jong Un

Hanoi, Vietnam: Meeting Between President Trump And Kim Jong Un

Kryster L., Writer

March 1, 2019


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On Thursday, February 28, in Hanoi, Vietnam, U.S President Donald Trump met with North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un to discuss on nuclear weapons just as they did in their historic summit meeting that took place last June in Singapore. According to The New York Times, the exchange was “aimed at once again trying to persuade the North to dismantle its nuclear weapons program ...

President Trump to Launch Space Force

President Trump to Launch Space Force

Kryster L., Writer

February 22, 2019


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Last Tuesday, “President Donald Trump signed an order to create a Space Force” - a proposed 6th “branch of the military in which it has been decided to monitor and protect the US from threats in space”, according to USA Today. “The organization would be overseen by the Air Force and Trump would also need congressional approval to create a Space Force.” H...

National Emergency On Border Wall: President Trump Sued by 16 States

National Emergency On Border Wall: President Trump Sued by 16 States

Kryster L., Writer

February 21, 2019


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“California, New York, and 14 other states sued President Donald Trump, after declaring a national emergency on the border wall” with Mexico on Friday. The states alleged in their lawsuit that “the declaration exceeded the power of the president and unconstitutionally redirected federal money that...

One Year Anniversary To The Tragic Parkland Shooting

One Year Anniversary To The Tragic Parkland Shooting

Kryster L., Writer

February 14, 2019


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In Parkland, Florida, ex-student, Nikolas Cruz “killed at least 17 people and wounded several students” in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. It occured on February 14, 2018, which marks the one year anniversary today. According to Vox, it “inspired a wave of activism, leading to the March for Our Lives in Washington, DC, and new activism for gun control around the 2018 midterm elections. ...

NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover Declared Dead

NASA’s Mars Opportunity Rover Declared Dead

Kryster L., Writer

February 13, 2019


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After almost 15 years exploring the surface of Mars, the mission of NASA’s Opportunity Rover finally came to an end. Opportunity has been falling silent since eight months ago, on June 2018, during a severe dust storm that swept across the Red Planet, according to NBC. The rover provided evidence c...

Google Launches New Tool That Detects Unsafe Passwords

Google Launches New Tool That Detects Unsafe Passwords

Kryster L., Writer

February 7, 2019


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Google Chrome users can now download the Password Checkup extension, which will alert you when your login information has been exposed. The tool monitors various website logins and then alerts the user if it detects an unsafe password. The extension was designed by cryptography experts at Stanford University ...

President Donald Trump’s 2019 State of The Union Address

President Donald Trump’s 2019 State of The Union Address

Kryster L., Writer

February 7, 2019


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On Tuesday night, February 5th, President Donald Trump delivered his speech in the House of Representatives, after being forced to postpone his annual speech, originally scheduled for Jan. 29 due to the shut down. Trump began his speech by touting the strength of the U.S. economy, saying that it was growing at a record rate, an...

New Jersey US Senator, Cory Booker, Launches Bid For President in 2020

New Jersey US Senator, Cory Booker, Launches Bid For President in 2020

Kryster L., Writer

February 1, 2019


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On Friday, Sen. Cory Booker announced running for president in 2020, Booker would be “the second African-American and fourth senator to join a crowded field of Democratic candidates”, including; Sen. Kamala Harris of California former San Antonio mayor and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castr...

Polar Vortex Hits Midwest US States

Polar Vortex Hits Midwest US States

Kryster L., Writer

January 30, 2019


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Meteorologists claim that the deadly cold weather has brought what they call, a “once-in-a-generation” deep freeze to several US states, causing schools to be shut down. The US Postal Service has also cancelled mail deliveries to the region on Wednesday. The powerful polar vortex has already been b...

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