Baltimore’s Mayoral Race Heats Up

Benjamin Burgunder

May 26, 2016

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Will Baltimoreans forget or forgive? The answer to this question will determine who is Baltimore’s next mayor. Sheila Dixon, the first female mayor of Baltimore, is currently leading in the polls. During her time in office, she ...

Adnan Syed’s New Trial in the Wake of Serial

Julia Pascale

May 26, 2016

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Last fall, journalist Sarah Koenig resurrected the lost art of the podcast. Through a series of 12 episodes, Koenig recounted the story of Adnan Syed, who in 2000, was accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee. Found guilty, Syed...

Jeopardy: Tournament of Champions

Atlas Pyke

May 26, 2016

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   Everyone has seen Jeopardy at least once, perhaps at a grandmother's house or in a dentist’s waiting room. However, not many know that for the past month, the wildly popular and informative game show Jeopardy has hosted t...

Concussion

Brandi Randolph

February 11, 2016

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The “Concussion Conversation” did not just start in 2015. It started with a  discovery. A discovery that many did not want to admit was real. The doctor’s name was Dr. Bennet Omalu, and his discovery of CTE was just the b...

Microbead Ban

Julia Pascale

February 11, 2016

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Towards the end of 2015, Obama signed the “Microbead Free Waters Act”, forever benefiting marine life and altering the way we exfoliate our faces and bodies. Microbeads are the small plastic spheres we find in most of our ...

Affluenza Teen

Jane Startwell

February 11, 2016

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If you were 16 years old, got behind the wheel of a car drunk on a restricted license, proceeded to run off the road, kill four people, and be convicted of multiple counts of intoxicated manslaughter, you would expect to go to jail,...

Chipotle in Crisis?

Max Rollfinke, Assistant Layout Editor

February 11, 2016

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For the past few years, Chipotle has been the favorite eatery of the majority of high school students. However, bacterial and viral contamination at many restaurant locations could put the Mexican chain in trouble. Since las...

El Chapo

Atlas Pyke

February 11, 2016

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Following the escape of the notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzman, better known as El Chapo, the world was in shock. However, this is not Guzman’s first time escaping from a maximum security prison. In 2001, he escaped the...

Playboy Mansion For Sale

David Gantt

February 11, 2016

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Arguably the most iconic piece of real estate west of the Mississippi, the Playboy Mansion has been listed for $200 million, making it the most expensive piece of real estate on the U.S. market today. Boasting “every am...

Powerball Jackpot

Atlas Pyke

February 11, 2016

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  The Powerball Lottery gained a new found level of interest and competitors when the jackpot reached 1.56 billion dollars. The prospect of becoming a billionaire overnight attracted millions of Americans to purchase ticket...

Oregon Shooting Leads to Mixed Reactions on Gun Control

Max Rollfinke, Assistant Layout Editor

December 3, 2015

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On October 1st, tragedy struck the United States when 10 students at Umpqua Community College were fatally wounded in a mass shooting by student Christopher Harper-Mercer. Harper-Mercer entered literature class at 10:30 wearing...

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