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Women in Third World Countries

Sophia Finney, Writer

April 5, 2018


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How much do you really know about the pain and suffering of women in third world countries? Every day, women die from the conditions and requirements they are put through. Women are not even close to being treated as equals. In parts of India, Kenya, Pakistan, and several other nations, the rights of...

Florida Shooting

Spencer Skaggs, Writer

March 22, 2018


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All of his hard work was about to pay off. With lots of effort and work put in, Nicholas Dworet’s future was looking bright. He had just committed to UIndy’s swimming program on an academic scholarship, and had excelled at everything that he put his mind to. Dworet, along with 16 other students, w...

Syrian Conflict Disaster

Stoney Hayden, Writer

March 21, 2018


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Once again, Syrian troops have dueled with rebels on the outskirts of Eastern Ghouta. Russia had just sponsored a truce between the rebels and the Syrian government, so this battle between them came as a shock to some since the fight has been going on for several days now. Ever since Wednesday morni...

What (Didn’t) Happen

What (Didn’t) Happen

Sophia Jackson, Writer

March 14, 2018


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Have you ever played a game of telephone? If you have, you have probably noticed that the original word or phrase is rarely the same as it started. There is always that one kid who will deliberately change it, or one who will mishear it and will not ensure the accuracy of what they think they heard. ...

West Virginia Teacher Strike

West Virginia Teacher Strike

Kody Brandenburg, Writer

March 14, 2018


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In West Virginia, teachers and other school employees took a stand and went on strike to bring attention to issues regarding pay and benefits. The strike began on Thursday, February 22. It started when word got around to teachers that there would be a 2% pay increase starting over the summer of 2018,...

Measles Occurrence at Indiana University

Measles Occurrence at Indiana University

Alexa Shrake, Writer

March 2, 2018


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A recent occurrence of the measles has spread across the Indiana University main campus in Bloomington. A single student came back to campus after winter break with the disease. The University quickly emailed students and faculty regarding the occurrence after the case was confirmed. Currently, the s...

Over 150 Victims Ruin Larry Nassar’s Career For Good

Over 150 Victims Ruin Larry Nassar’s Career For Good

Callie Musgrave, Writer

March 2, 2018


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On February 5th, Larry Nassar was sentenced for the third time on the charge of sexual abuse against 156 victims that he had molested and sexually assaulted. He also had been charged with child pornography and was sentenced to 60 years in prison on top of the 175 years from the previous charges. Nass...

Trump’s Decision on Utah

Trump’s Decision on Utah

Callie Musgrave, Writer

February 26, 2018


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On December 4, 2017, President Donald Trump flew to Utah to announce the down-size of two national monuments, Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante within Utah state borders. The change has proven to be the largest demotion in National Monument Protection history within the United States, and conserva...

Apple Battery Downfall

Apple Battery Downfall

Callie Musgrave, Writer

February 23, 2018


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Apple, one of the largest corporations in the world, is known for their phones and Macbook products alike. Their products are also known for their simple algorithm and easy to use servers. However, Apple is infamous for their short term batteries. Apple uses a lithium-ion battery that has a normal life ...

Black History Month

Black History Month

Kody Brandenburg, Writer

February 23, 2018


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Black History Month is a annual celebration of the achievements made by African Americans throughout the history of America. What originally started as Negro History Week, Black History Month was called for as a way to “recognize the central role of blacks in U.S. history.” Before Black History...

Indianapolis Colts’ player killed in drunk driving accident

Indianapolis Colts’ player killed in drunk driving accident

Josey Lynn, Yearbook Editor

February 22, 2018


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Early morning on Sunday, February 4th, illegal Guatemalan immigrant Manuel Orrego-Savala was under the influence of alcohol while driving, resulting in a fatal incident killing Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson along with his Uber driver, 54-year-old Jeffrey Monroe. Jackson and Monroe were...

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