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Khashoggi killed by Saudi Crown Prince

Khashoggi killed by Saudi Crown Prince

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2018


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

“We have nothing to hide.” This is what Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Bloomberg News following last month’s murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Prince Mohammed, alongside his brother, who serves as the Saudi Ambassador to Washington, stood by their stance that it was a rogue...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-In-Chief

November 3, 2017


Filed under In Print, World & Nation

United States At least eight people were killed when a man drove 20 blocks down a bike path beside the Hudson River in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon before he crashed his pickup truck and was shot by police officers, said the authorities. Multiple law enforcement sources say this incident is b...

Oscar Pistorius awaits trial for murder

Jake Delahanty, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014


Filed under World & Nation

“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...

Paralympian Pistorius kills girlfriend in South Africa

Rishab Revankar, Staff Writer

March 1, 2013


Filed under World & Nation

Pretoria, South Africa. Feb. 14, 3:20 a.m.: legendary Paralympian Oscar Pistorius shot and killed celebrity-model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The prosecution alleges it was murder in cold blood, but Pistorius and his defense attorneys claim it was a tragic accident. “We are still trying to come...

Egyptian soccer riots kill dozens, injure hundreds

Egyptian soccer riots kill dozens, injure hundreds

Jamie Luckhaus, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013


Filed under Sports

Blood was shed in the name of politics at the Egyptian city of Port Said after 21 were sentenced to death over a soccer riot in Egypt last year. Outraged protesters stormed the streets Saturday, killing 37 and injuring at least 300, according to The Namibian. Gunshots and fire swept the northern city...

J-Term: what you might have missed

Anthony Harrison, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013


Filed under World & Nation

Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting December 14, 2012 On Dec. 14, 2012, Adam Lanza entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. and gunned down 20 children and six adults with a semi-automatic assault rifle before shooting and killing himself. Lanza, who was diagnosed with a develo...

News in Brief

News in Brief

Catherine Schurz, World and Nation Editor

November 30, 2012


Filed under World & Nation

  England and Wales, United Kingdom After two cases of harassment led to murder, the High Courts of England and Wales have created a law declaring stalking a criminal offense. The newly named crime carries a maximum six-month sentence, and if found guilty of “stalking with violence” or...