Umbrella Revolution

October 2, 2014

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KELSEY PHARIS Umbrella; noun; something that covers or protects from above. When the word umbrella comes into thought it is usually to protect yourself from rain, not from tear gas raining down from the sky. Protests have taken over the streets of Hong Kong as civilians take the stre...

Ben Affleck is Batman

August 29, 2013

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FRANCESCO VIOLA III Ever since the Batman and Superman crossover film was announced at the San Diego Comic-Con. Fans have anxiously waited to see what actor would be announced to fill the shoes of former Batman, Christian Bale. ...

New Dutch Monarch

May 10, 2013

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MICHAEL O’SULLIVAN The memory of the Royal wedding and its surrounding hype can be recalled by almost anyone in the United States, let alone Great Britain.  However, a far less publicized event is taking place just across t...

Why The 113th Congress Sucks

March 18, 2013

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MICHAEL O’SULLIVAN The United States have been embroiled in political turmoil that results from a two-party system since John Adams was elected in 1797. For as long as most of us can remember, our nation has been a bipartisan ...

Glance at Peace in Syria

February 19, 2013

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MICHAEL O'SULLIVAN The civil war in Syria has finally shown the first signs of coming to an end after the first ceasefire of any kind was made in the town of Talkalakh last week. Rather than the pattern of stalemate and bipartis...

Largest Meteorite In 100 Years Hits Russia

February 17, 2013

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The biggest meteorite to hit the earth since 1908 struck Russia last Friday. The explosion, twenty times more powerful than the nuclear weapons used in World War II, was picked up by sensors halfway around the world, as far away...

Pope Benedict Resigns

February 12, 2013

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PETER LEONARD The world was shocked on Monday to hear about the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. Citing age, the 85 year old Pope announced that he would be leaving office on February 28th. He is the first pope since the Middle...

Mysterious Blackout at the Superbowl

February 8, 2013

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KATIE SIMON The Superbowl on Sunday Feb. 3rd between the 49ers and the Ravens was great, but the real buzz is about the unexplained blackout there was during the game. There have been numerous rumors about the topic. Of...

King Richard’s Return

February 7, 2013

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MICHAEL O'SULLIVAN News outlets across the world are reporting on the discovery of the long lost body of Richard the Third, the last English monarch to die in battle.  While momentous, the question arises over whether this will help his reputation at all. The remains were discovered under a parki...

United States Embassy Attacked

February 3, 2013

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MICHAEL O'SULLIVAN The Senate has been abuzz with accusations over the death of the American Ambassador to Libya in September ever since the incident occurred.  Now, another outpost of American diplomacy has been attacked in the...

27 Dead in Elementary School Shooting

December 18, 2012

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AMANDA ELLINGSON If you were on Twitter early in the morning of Dec. 14, you may have noticed that “Conn” was trending. Upon investigating, you would have found that there was a school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Besi...

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