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Hurricane Harvey lands in Texas

Hurricane Harvey lands in Texas

Julia Martins De Sa, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

On Aug. 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Corpus Christi, Texas with a magnitude that hasn’t been seen since 2005. The Category 4 hurricane brought 130 mph winds and heavy rainfall to the entire Corpus Christi area, including Port Aransas and Port O’Connor, destroying homes and flooding...

Class action lawsuit filed against Mississippi county

Matthew Jones, Staff Writer

October 24, 2014

Oct. 18 marked 11 months of waiting for Octavious Burks. Burks spent that time inside the Scott County Detention Center in Forest, Mississippi, waiting for a grand jury indictment and a public defender. On Sept. 23, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a class action lawsuit against Scott County...

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Section Editor

March 8, 2013

OHIO, USA Throughout February, Oberlin College discovered racial slurs displayed across campus, such as “n----- oven” graffiti in an elevator and “whites only” written above a water fountain. On March 4, there were sightings of a man dressed in a hooded white cloak, similar to those worn by KKK...

News in Brief

Cate Schurz, World & Nation Editor

February 22, 2013

California, USA Scientists have discovered a new planet, which is only one third of the size of the solar system’s smallest planet, Mercury. The discovery of planet Kepler-37b has been evolving over the course of four years as astrologists watched the light patterns of the planet via the Kepler t...