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Legalities of bullying

Erick Carlson, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2014

On April 13, 2014, Edmond Aviv, 62, was ordered by Judge Gayle Williams-Byers [2] to stand at an intersection with a sign that read, “I AM A BULLY! I pick on children that are disabled, and I am intolerant of those that are different from myself. My actions do not reflect an appreciation for the... Read more »

Nine-month-old accused of attempted murder

Marisa Ranney, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2014

Nine month old toddler Mohammad Musa was charged with attempted murder in Lahore, Pakistan. Musa appeared in the courtroom on April 3, and the screaming child was held in his grandfather’s arms as an official fingerprinted and booked him before he received bail. The charge is in direct contradiction... Read more »

Seven babies found in boxes

Jonah Solheim, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2014

This week authorities in Salt Lake City, Utah uncovered seven cardboard boxes containing the remains of seven deceased infants, allegedly put there by their mother. Megan Hunstman, the mother in question, has confessed to either strangling or suffocating each of her six children after she gave birth... Read more »

Delivering a disaster

John Bart, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2014

The week of April 7, a FedEx truck jumped the median of a California highway crashing into a bus full of high school students. Witnesses report that the truck was on fire before crashing into the median, although federal investigators have yet to find evidence to confirm this. The bus of students was... Read more »

NASA lifts off

Michelle Balcerzak, Section Editor
April 24, 2014

Monday, April 14 was the scheduled launch of a robotic SpaceX cargo craft to the International Space Station. Despite the failure of a backup electronics box for the station’s truss system, NASA’s space station program manager assured reporters that mission managers would be able to work around the... Read more »

Bringing on the Heartbleed

Jason Olson, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2014

Companies using free software got what they paid for, and users need to change their passwords right now if they haven’t already.  In 2012, a bug nicknamed “Heartbleed” was unintentionally added to the widely-used open source cryptography library, OpenSSL, which is used by many different companies... Read more »

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 »

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 »

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