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News in Brief

News in Brief

Roman Raies, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

Brazil Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, known as ‘Lula,’ turned himself in to the police on April 7. Supporters urged Da Silva to resist arrest, and some attempted to block his car from leaving a metalworkers union headquarters in São Bernardo do Campo where he was staying. ...

Etsuo’s Corner: catching spring baseball

Etsuo’s Corner: catching spring baseball

Etsuo Fujita, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018

During the last five days of spring break, I went to Arizona to see major league baseball spring training. When I told my friends I was heading to Arizona, some of them asked me, “are you going to the Grand Canyon?” Despite this assumption, my only purpose in Arizona was to watch baseball, not...

Everyone can agree: better age limits should be established for gun usage

Nicole Zelniker, Staff Writer

October 3, 2014

To shoot or not to shoot? That is the question on which we cannot agree. Here’s what we do know: letting a 9-year-old girl shoot an automatic weapon is not a good idea. At a shooting range in Mohave, Arizona, on Aug. 25, one little girl with an automatic Uzi killed her instructor when she couldn’t...

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor

November 16, 2012

Paris, France The skeleton of a prehistoric woolly mammoth, nicknamed Helmut, was found in the countryside near Paris on Nov. 7. Scientists believe the uncovered bones to be between 50,000 and 200,000 years old. Small shards of flint were also found among the discovery,  theorized as possible rema...

Arizona law redefines pregnancy timeline

Victor Lopez, Senior Writer

August 31, 2012

Arizona lawmakers have passed three anti-abortion bills, including one declaring that a pregnancy begin two weeks before conception, according to the Huffington Post. The new law, titled Women’s Health and Safety Act, was signed by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and went into effect Aug 29. According...