Mega iLL’s: pizza and pot make one-stop munchie spot

Chase Clausen , Staff Writer
April 11, 2014

No need for imagination. Recently, a pizzeria by the name of Mega iLL’s opened in Vancouver, Canada. Mark Klokeid, bone marrow cancer survivor and co-owner of the restaurant, believes that his ability to recover from a tough cancer was due in large part to medical marijuana. Klokeid is now providing... Read more »

Mudslide devastates rural Washington community for second time in 8 years

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Emerson Santiago, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014

One square mile of land buried under a heap of mud and debris. Thirteen missing. Thirty-three confirmed dead. “It is completely overwhelming,” said Barbara Tolbert, mayor of Arlington, Wash., in an interview with NPR. “It’s literally one scoop of dirt at a time as they sift through a mud pile,... Read more »

Military regime sentences 529 Egyptians to death: Convictions highlight the continued tension around Egypt’s New Government

Abe Kenmore, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014

Sayyaf Gamal, 21, is on the run after being convicted of murder by a court in Minya, Egypt, 150 miles south of Cairo. Despite claiming that he was not part of the mob that killed a deputy police chief, Gamal received a death sentence in absentia on March 24 along with 528 other people whom the military... Read more »

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 still missing

Aditya Garg, Staff Writer
April 4, 2014

“It is very frustrating that in an age where we can always know our position via a smartphone, have satellites that can read license plate numbers and have a manned space station circling the earth, we can still lose track of a commercial airliner,” said David Ison, chair of the Master of Aeronautical... Read more »

Oscar Pistorius awaits trial for murder

Jake Delahanty, Staff Writer
April 4, 2014

“I respectfully believe the state has no basis for alleging that I wanted to take Reeva’s life,” Oscar Pistorius told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, South Africa, on March 3, the first day of his trial. The state, led by prosecutor Gerrie Nel, intends to prove otherwise. It has been... Read more »

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