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Alum Michelle Wong tells her Hurricane Florence story

Alum Michelle Wong tells her Hurricane Florence story

Crystal Sung, Editor in Chief

September 25, 2018


Filed under Global, News, Showcase

The first hurricane of this season, Hurricane Florence, made landfall in the Carolinas. The fallout was unprecedented. With 39 dead, floods, and damage to homes, businesses and public infrastructure totaling $16 billion to $20 billion, Florence was the hardest hit on the East Coast in over 60 years. Fou...

Weekly Roundup 4/30 – 5/4

Paige Townsend, Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Global, News

Monday from Brigid Ambuul A caravan of 140 Central American migrants camped on the Mexican-American border for the second night in a row, waiting for their asylum requests to be processed. Read more here. Tuesday from Lauryn Butler Avengers: Infinity War broke box office records on its first w...

Weekly Roundup 4/23/18-4/27/18

Adelae Norwood, News Editor

April 27, 2018


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Monday from Anastasia Reimann Ten people are dead and 15 injured after a van allegedly ran into pedestrians in Toronto; the driver is in custody. Read more here. Tuesday from Grace Davis A massive tortoise smuggling operation is underway in Madagascar. Three people have been arrested so far aft...

Weekly Roundup 4/9/18 – 4/13/18

Paige Townsend, News Editor

April 20, 2018


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Monday 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. Tuesday from Averie Sargent A Southwest Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency l...

Weekly Roundup 4/2/18 – 4/6/18

Paige Townsend, News Editor

April 20, 2018


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Monday 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. Tuesday from Haley Adams On Tuesday, Nasim...

Weekly Roundup 4/2/18 – 4/6/18

Paige Townsend, News Editor

April 6, 2018


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Monday from Aubrey Gehman Middle school science teacher Robert Crosland allegedly fed a sick and deformed live puppy to a snapping turtle belonging to the school in front of his students. He has a track record of feeding guinea pigs to exotic snakes and snapping turtles during class. Read more he...

Weekly Roundup 3/12-3/16

Adelae Norwood, News Editor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Global, News

Monday from Aubrey Gehman Middle school science teacher Robert Crosland allegedly fed a sick and deformed live puppy to a snapping turtle belonging to the school in front of his students. He has a track record of feeding guinea pigs to exotic snakes and snapping turtles during class. Read more here...

Weekly Roundup 3/5 – 3/9

Paige Townsend, Reporter

March 9, 2018


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Monday from Lauren Brazele An Australian family found a 132-year-old message in a bottle that was part of a German experiment about ocean currents in 1866. The discovery broke the previous record of oldest message in a bottle, which was 108 years. Read more here. Tuesday from Hope Stengler 10...

Weekly Roundup 2/26/18-3/2/18

Adelae Norwood, News Editor

March 5, 2018


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Monday from Grace Davis Ivy Angerman, a Minnesota toddler, has been diagnosed with aquagenic urticaria, causing her to have hives wherever water touches her body. Read more here. Tuesday from Sierra Lagge A prehistoric puppy was found, and experts say that people had been caring for it in the we...

Weekly Roundup 2/19/18-2/23/18

Adelae Norwood, News Editor

February 23, 2018


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Monday from Cara Brinkman #MeToo empowers women to speak up. Women in the medical field have been sexually harassed for decades, feeling like they can't say anything — for a twistedly valid reason. Read more here. Tuesday from Maddi Tseng A flight from Dubai to Amsterdam was forced to make an e...

Weekly Roundup 2/12 – 2/16

Paige Townsend, News Editor

February 19, 2018


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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...

Weekly Roundup 2/5/18-2/9/18

Adelae Norwood, News Editor

February 10, 2018


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Monday from Dyan Stuflick 15-year-old Texas teen Heaven Ray Cox dies a few months after being lured by a Snapchat predator. Read more here. Tuesday from Paige Townsend Syria suffers as the government raises bombing levels. 80 people were killed after the Russian strikes in Syria, and the Syrian government has only approved 27% of aid. Read more here. Wednesday from Brigid Ambuul A couple in New Jersey was mar...

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