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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 occurred on February 14, 2018, which marks there 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. Con...

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 Castro...

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, “once-in-a-generation” deep freeze to several US states, causing schools to be shut down. The US Postal Service has also canceled mail deliveries to the region on Wednesday. The powerful polar vortex has already been b...

Senate Leaders Vote To End Government Shutdown

Senate Leaders Vote To End Government Shutdown

Kryster L., Writer

January 25, 2019


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The government shutdown, which has been going on for over a month and entering its 34th day, still has no end in sight as the standoff between the border wall continues. The Senate is about to vote on bills to end the government shut down. The two amendments, according to CNN, are President Trump’s...

Government Shutdown: Trump Plans Announcement On Border Wall On Saturday

Government Shutdown: Trump Plans Announcement On Border Wall On Saturday

Kryster L., Writer

January 18, 2019


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Democrats are being offered another proposal by President Donald Trump to end the government shut down, when he plans to make an announcement to the nation on Saturday at 3pm, when it enters its 29th day, according to CNN. The Democrats, headed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have previously refused to give Trump any funding for the border and have insi...

Federal Workers Being Guaranteed Back Pay After Shutdown

Federal Workers Being Guaranteed Back Pay After Shutdown

Kryster L., Writer

January 18, 2019


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Federal workers who have been furloughed or forced to work without pay during the partial government shutdown, will receive pay, after a legislation signed by President Donald Trump on Wednesday, January 16. The workers will be paid after the government shutdown has ended, which is dragging into its 28th day. ...

Roughly 400 Sears Stores To Stay Open After Bankruptcy Auction

Roughly 400 Sears Stores To Stay Open After Bankruptcy Auction

Kryster L., Writer

January 17, 2019


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Sears, a retail giant, was close to shutting down until Eddie Lampert, the company’s chairman and CEO investor of Sears holding, won a bankruptcy auction for Sears and was the only one to put out a bid for the whole company. Eddie Lampert's ESL Investments will pay roughly $5.2 billion for the company...

Government Shutdown: Federal Workers Protest For Their Jobs Across The Country

Government Shutdown: Federal Workers Protest For Their Jobs Across The Country

Kryster L., Writer

January 11, 2019


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Rallies are being held on Thursday and Friday, by federal workers and supporters to protest the government shutdown. The first payday approaches with no paycheck and thousands of federal workers are filing for unemployment. Hundreds marched near the white house with signs saying, “Trump: End the shutdown”, “Congress: Do your job, so we can do ours...

Radio Telescope Picks Up On Fast Radio Bursts From Deep Space

Radio Telescope Picks Up On Fast Radio Bursts From Deep Space

Kryster L., Writer

January 10, 2019


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In Canada, 13 fast bursts of radio waves coming from Outer Space have been detected by a new radio telescope. According to National Geographic, fast radio bursts are among the universe’s most bizarre phenomena and each radio burst lasts just thousandths of a second. “Until now, there was only one know...

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