Questions go unanswered in the trial of three UNCG employees

Carlton Skinner, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014

About a month ago, three long-time employees of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s relations department were fired after the administration found they had been operating a side photography business out of the college. Now, after three long weeks, the “UNCG Three” have been cleared... Read more »

New UN report offers stark warning on climate change

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Landon Fried, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014

According to a new report from the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world faces irreversible damages from global warming caused by human activity. “Continued emission of greenhouse gases will cause further warming and long-lasting changes in all components of the climate system,... Read more »

White rhino population continues to fall with recent death


Nicole Zelniker, Senior Writer
November 14, 2014

Ol Pejeta Conservancy in central Kenya, last hope to many endangered species, suffered a loss this past October with the death of the northern white rhino Suni. Suni’s death leaves six northern white rhinos in existence. The species is now critically endangered. “They were killed in the Garamba National... Read more »

News in Brief: November 14, 2014

Abe Kenmore, World & Nation Editor
November 14, 2014

Moscow, Russia: The Russian capital was shrouded in noxious fumes Monday, and the government has encouraged some residents to stay indoors, according to the BBC. The gas, which smells like rotten eggs, is reportedly hydrogen sulphide. This highly toxic substance can lead to headaches and nausea at even... Read more »

Blackwater employees convicted, company thrives

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Nicole Zelniker, Senior Writer
November 7, 2014

Fourteen dead. Seventeen to 20 wounded. Five on trial. On Sept. 16, 2007, contractors for the private company Blackwater opened fire in Nisour  Iraq, killing both civilians and U.S.-Iraq relations. “My teammate’s been firing wildly, and I don’t want these kids to get shot,” said turret gunner... Read more »

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