Weekly Roundup 4/9/18 – 4/13/18

Paige Townsend, News Editor


from Brigid Ambuul

Following a racist incident in a Philadelphia Starbucks, the chain will be closing down 8,000 stores on May 29, so that its employees may attend racial bias training. Read more here.


from Averie Sargent

A Southwest Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia after one of its engines gave out mid-flight. One passenger was killed after a window broke and she was partially pulled out of the plane. Read more here.


from Amber Bacardi

Former First Lady Barbara Bush has died at age 92 due to medical issues and old age. Read more here.


from Saryn Mandak

An 80-year-old man was charged with first degree murder after accidentally recording footage of himself confessing to killing the lawyer who had previously sued him. Read more here.


from Aubrey Gehman

The well-known Swedish DJ Tim Bergling, better known as Avicii, died due to complications due to alcoholism. Read more here.