Xenophobic attacks in South Africa leave several dead

Zachary Lindsey, Staff Writer

May 1, 2015

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South Africa, often known as the Rainbow Nation because of the country’s multicultural diversity, is going through an outbreak of xenophobic killing. Currently, 300 suspects have been arrested for anti-immigrant violence, leaving... Read more »

News In Brief

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

May 1, 2015

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Napel: An earthquake in western Nepal shook the country on April 26, killing over five thousand people, injuring at least ten thousand and destroying historic landmarks in the capital, Kathmandu.  The earthquake set off an... Read more »

Nine months after the death of Lennon Lacy, questions remain

Nicole Zelniker, Features Editor

May 1, 2015

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Last summer, on Aug. 29, a woman found African-American high school senior Lennon Lacy hanged from a swing set in a predominantly white trailer park. It has been nine months, and it is still unclear what happened to Lennon. “Lennon’s... Read more »

Elements of voter laws deemed illegal

Nicole Zelniker, Features Editor

April 24, 2015

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Young adults make up 13 percent of voters in North Carolina, but 16 percent of young adults have no form of North Carolina photo ID, according to Democracy North Carolina. Black people make up 22 percent and women 54, yet 31... Read more »

News in brief: Week of 4/24/15

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

April 24, 2015

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Costa Rica Dr. Brian Kubicki, a Minnesotan scientist in Costa Rica, has found a new species of frog that looks remarkably like The Muppet’s host, Kermit the Frog, according to CBC. The frog, which is a species of glass frogs, ... Read more »

Over 770 Guatemalans sue John Hopkins for experiments

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

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Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Rockefeller Institute are currently facing a lawsuit from over 770 plaintiffs for $1 billion for their alleged role in a series of experiments performed on Guatemalans without their consent 50 years... Read more »

News In Brief

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor

April 17, 2015

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South Africa: An outburst of anti-immigrant violence has killed five people and displaced many more in the costal city of Durban, according to the Guardian. Among the dead were two foreigners and three South Africans. The police... Read more »