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Fort Hood faces second shooting

Erick Carlson, Staff Reporter
April 16, 2014

Ivan Lopez, an enlisted soldier, opened fire at Fort Hood killing three and injuring 16 before killing himself. He had been evaluated for post traumatic stress disorder and had supposedly been self-reported for severe head trauma. This is the second shooting at the Fort Hood, and as a result is causing... Read more »

15 New Emotions

John Bart, Staff Reporter
April 16, 2014

Until recently, scientists had identified only six basic human emotions. These emotional categories are defined by the facial muscles used in the expression of each emotion. A new study conducted by Ohio State University was published the first week of April claims to identify 15 new compound emotions... Read more »

ERROR 404: Freedom not found

Jason Olson, Staff Reporter
April 16, 2014

Earlier this month, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, in cooperation with the National Coalition Against Censorship and Center for Civic Media at MIT, facilitated the nationwide 404 Day on April 4 to protest and discuss Internet censorship in public schools and libraries across the United States. ... Read more »

Taboo Talk: No means…Kind of

Tory Martinez, Copy Editor
April 16, 2014

“No” is often one of the first words children learn, and as we grow older we are taught that “no” is final. It is a refusal that cannot be challenged, and rarely will the “no” change into a “yes.” In sex situations, we are taught that respecting the “no” is the most important part... Read more »

3 Dead in Jewish Community Center shooting

Marisa Ranney, Staff Reporter
April 14, 2014

Three people were left dead after shootings around 1 pm at a Jewish Community Center and a Jewish assisted living center in Overland Park, Kansas, on April 13th. Reat Underwood, 14, and his grandfather, William Corporon, 69, were attending a music competition in a theater at the Jewish Community Center... Read more »

Craigslist killer claims responsibility for 20+ murders

Jonah Solheim, Staff Reporter
April 9, 2014

The suspect in the killing of a 42-year-old man in Pennsylvania will soon face trial. Dubbed the “Craigslist Killer,” 19-year-old Miranda Barbour allegedly lured Troy LaFerrara to a shopping mall with the promise of sex. When he arrived, Barbour and her husband stabbed and strangled the man to death. There... Read more »

Hobby Lobby vs. Supreme Court: Birth control

Erick Carlson, Staff Reporter
April 9, 2014

Hobby Lobby has recently filed a lawsuit in the hopes of becoming exempt from the Affordable Care Act’s mandate on contraceptives because “ [their] religious beliefs prohibit them from providing health coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices that end human life after conception.” Barbara Green,... Read more »

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Korean Warfare

John Bart, Staff Reporter
April 9, 2014

It is no surprise to anyone at this point that North Korea typically does whatever it wants. When warned about nuclear development in the past, the country continued the development. When warned about human rights violations and prisoners, the country refused to reveal information. Often times, Kim Jung-Un... Read more »

Mud Sweat and Tears

Michelle Balcerzak, Section Editor
April 9, 2014

On Saturday, March 22, 2014, a major mudslide occurred about four miles east of Oso, Washington. A portion of an unstable hillside known as the “Hazel Landslide” collapsed, and sent mud and debris across the Stillaguamish River and onto the adjacent river valley, that covered an area of approximately... Read more »

News in brief

Chelsea Breyer, Staff Reporter
March 19, 2014

Nation Explosion in East Harlem Kills 8, Leaves over 70 Wounded A sudden explosion in New York on March 12 leveled two buildings in East Harlem, causing 8 deaths and over 70 wounded. The force of the blast registered at just under .5 on the Richter scale, and could be seen for miles. Although city officials... Read more »

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