Weekly Roundup 10/2-6

Paige Townsend, Reporter

Current Events Updates are a compilation of news stories posted every Friday. They are researched over the school week by Journalism staffers. The Crimson is not responsible for any factual inaccuracies in the stories reported. The Current Events Updates from previous weeks can be found here.



from Crystal Sung

Steven Paddock, 64, a wealthy gambler, shot dead at least 59 and injured 520+ in one of the deadliest mass shootings in the U.S. Police have found surveillance cameras and modified machine guns in his room, but have yet to determine his motive. Meanwhile, this has reignited the gun control debate. Read more here.


from Rachel Howard

Australian woman was diagnosed with lymphoma, but it turned out to be a reaction to a 15-year-old tattoo on her back. Doctors are unsure as to why she reacted so long after getting the tattoo. Read more here.


from Maddi Tseng

Jacque Dubochet, Joachim Frank, and Richard Henderson have been awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry for their 3D views of biological molecules. The team developed a microscope able to record new data on biomolecules, and found new information on the Zika virus. Read more here.


from Dylan Stuflick

In an 80 foot long shipwreck off the island of Antikytheia in Greece numerous curious artifacts were found. Among them are bronze arms, a sarcophagus lid, and a bronze disk. The disk was dubbed the “Antikytheia Computer” due to its celestial accuracy. Read more here.


from Haley Adams

Researchers have discovered that 75 percent of honey samples taken from around the world contained “a common type of pesticides suspected of playing a role in the decline of the bees.” Read more here.