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Daft Punk performing live at 2006’s TIM festival in Brazil

Daft Punk disbands after 28 years

AB Donegan, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

Daft Punk, a pair of electronic musicians from France, disbanded on Feb. 22 after nearly three decades of working together. The duo consisted of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter, who received...

Map illustrating  the confirmed rise of COVID-19 case across Europe.

Europe faces the second wave without lockdowns

Abdullah Shahid, Staff Writer October 1, 2020

In the beginning of the pandemic, European nations were the first to be hit the hardest with COVID-19. This prompted quick responses to flatten the curve and prevent the healthcare systems from collapsing....

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Kiran Soma, World and Nation Editor April 7, 2020

United Kingdom Prince Harry and Meghan Markle recently announced their intentions to step down from their royal duties and settle in North America. This rupture in the royal family is one of the most...

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Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor February 22, 2019

Ukraine  Russian lawmakers voted on Feb. 19 to ban the use of smartphones or recording devices by the military after journalists used the digital traces of smart devices to expose state secrets. Pictures...

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Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor December 7, 2018

France All across France, frustrations over high taxes erupted into massive protests in Paris over the first weekend of December. The “Yellow Vest” protestors, named for the yellow construction...

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Roman Raies, World and Nation Editor November 2, 2018

Pakistan On Oct. 31, Pakistan’s highest court ordered the release of a Christian woman who had been sentenced to death for blasphemy. The move set off a wave of backlash from hard-line Islamists and...

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Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor September 28, 2018

United States Montgomery Judge Steven O’Neil sentenced comedian Bill Cosby to three to 10 years in prison for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand. Cosby will be able to apply for parole after three...

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April 20, 2018

Puerto Rico On April 18, Puerto Rico suffered an island-wide power outage seven months after Hurricane Maria destroyed the island’s power grid. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority blamed the...

“Qu’Allah” a great kickoff to French festival

“Qu’Allah” a great kickoff to French festival

Julia Martins de Sa, Assistant Photo Editor March 30, 2018

A black and white film that tells a complex story. Though not a common pairing, director Abd Al Malik made it work in his film about his own life, “Qu’Allah bénisse la France!” “Qu’Allah...

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