Weekly Roundup 4/2/18 – 4/6/18

Paige Townsend, News Editor


from Alyssa Cloward

The recently-released Marvel film Black Panther is set to be the first movie shown in Saudi Arabia in 35 years. It will be the first movie shown in theaters since the film ban was enacted across the country. Read more here.


from Haley Adams

On Tuesday, Nasim Najafi Aghdam broke into YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California and opened fire with a handgun. She injured three before killing herself; her motives are still unknown, but it is suspected that she was upset over YouTube’s censorship of her videos. Read more here.


from Mikaila Barker

In order to ramp up border security efforts, president Trump will sign a proclamation on Wednesday to send the National Guard to the U.S. – Mexico border. Read more here.


from Savannah Benton

NASA has commissioned a team of scientists to develop bio-inspired “bees” to explore Mars. The tiny drones will have bumblebee-inspired bodies and wings inspired by cicadas. Read more here.


from Zoe Giammaria

NYC police fatally shot a mentally ill black man when they mistook the pipe he was holding for a gun. They were responding to a previous call from a source that claimed he had a gun.  Read more here.