Weekly Roundup 2/12 – 2/16

Paige Townsend, News Editor

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Monday

from Aubrey Gehman

After scoring a massive 98.25 score on her women’s half-pipe snowboarding performance, American snowboarder Chloe Kim took home the gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Read more here.

Tuesday

from Kaleigh Strong

An unnamed online professor at Southern New Hampshire University gave a student a B+ on a project, claiming that Australia was a continent, not a country. SNH University has since replaced the professor, refunded the student for the class, and apologized to Australia.  Read more here.

Wednesday

from Savannah Benton

Trump has proposed drastic national budget cuts for many public services such as food stamps, health insurance, and national public news services. Congress has stated that this is an important indicator of where Trump’s priorities lie. Read more here.

Thursday

from Lauren Brazele

At 2:30 P.M. on Wednesday, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida pulled the fire alarm before going on a shooting rampage with a semi-automatic rifle, killing 17. Students were picked up at 4 P.M. at a nearby Marriott hotel. Read more here.

Friday

from Mikaila Barker

The FBI said Friday morning that they received a warning in January that the 19-year-old charged in the massacre at a South Florida High School might carry out such an attack. Read more here.

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