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U.S. celebrates National Poetry Month

U.S. celebrates National Poetry Month

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Each year since 1996, the United States has recognized the month of April as National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry organized by the Academy of American Poets. The recognition was designed to increase the appreciation for and simple awareness of poetry within the country. April was selected a...

News in Brief

News in Brief

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

Israel After Benny Gantz seemed to admit defeat in the country’s national election, current prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks posed to stay in office for a fifth term, which would be a record. United States president Donald Trump offered his congratulations to Netanyahu. The final ballots, ...

Singapore introduces bill to fight false claims

Sarah Taylor and Kiran Soma

April 12, 2019


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Singapore is the latest country to take legislative measures against false claims by news outlets. Under deliberation for almost two years, the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill would allow the Singaporean government to remove supposedly fallacious information and have media sit...

Burger King introduces meatless Whopper

Burger King introduces meatless Whopper

Elliot Adamson and Max Elkan

April 12, 2019


Filed under In Print, Top Stories, World & Nation

As of Monday, April 1, the Florida-based fast food chain Burger King has introduced a new menu item in 59 of their stores in the St. Louis, Missouri, area. The item has been dubbed the “Impossible Whopper” because it uses a meatless patty instead of a traditional ground beef patty. The meatless burge...

United States fears growth of China’s Huawei

United States fears growth of China’s Huawei

Kiran Soma, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


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On March 29, Huawei, a private Chinese technology company, criticized the United States for having a “loser’s attitude” in light of the release of the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro product family. Equipped with 5G technology, the P30 series released on March 26 in France. The products will be availabl...

Culprits in admission scandal see court time

Alyson Fuquay, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

From a very young age, children all around the world are disciplined and punished for things they do wrong, or for when they do not listen to their parents. This teaches them what is right and wrong within a household and ultimately within society. These teachings are then questioned when parents themse...

News in Brief

News in Brief

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

United States The newly elected district attorney in Waco, Texas said he is dropping all remaining charges against the bikers involved in a brawl that resulted in nine deaths, 20 serious injuries and 177 arrests. McLennan District Attorney Barry Johnson blamed his predecessor for not properly prosecuting a...

Cyclone Idai devastates Mozambique

Cyclone Idai devastates Mozambique

Tyler Senhal, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019


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The death toll from Cyclone Idai, which made landfall late last week near Beira, Mozambique, is expected to rise well above 1,000, the country’s President Filipe Nyusi announced Monday, March 25. The storm originated as a tropical depression in early March, but late last week the situation in Southern ...

News in Brief

News in Brief

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2019


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

United States After a man livestreamed an attack on the two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, using Facebook Live. The social media platformed announced Thursday, March 27, that it will block “praise, support and representation of white nationalism and separatism” on the two platforms Facebook...