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Overview of the map, showing a graph of Super Tuesday data.

Super Tuesday Results Across the Nation

Sam Capece , News Editor March 10, 2020

Super Tuesday is a strong indicator of the two candidates that will be selected for the primaries. This year many states took part in holding elections on Super Tuesday including Minnesota, California...

Google Drive Application to be Replaced by Google Backup and Sync

Colin Geelan, Online Editor November 8, 2017

Tech giant Google announced on Jul. 17 that they will be replacing their popular file sharing application Google Drive with Google Backup and Sync on PC and Mac. Google Backup and Sync will include...

Gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger sentenced to the slammer

Jack Ellis and Julia Spacek November 14, 2013

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, 84, was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday, according to an Associated Press Breaking News alert. In the 70’s and 80’s, Bulger went on murderous reigns of terror as...

Photo/ Juila Spacek

Daily cell phone use

October 11, 2013

According to Kaiser Family Foundation, teens spend 7.5 hours a day consuming some form of media. “I would rate myself a nine out of 10 on a scale of how much time I spend on a cell phone or iPad, because...

Police chase on Capitol Hill

October 9, 2013

On Oct. 3, police in Washington D.C. were taken on a car chase. According to the Associated Press, the chase started when a women in a black Infiniti tried to drive through a White House barricade. The...

Maintaining current events awareness in the ever-changing world of social media

May 22, 2013

      In the wake of recent major news stories, such as the Boston bombing, the IRS scandal and the Benghazi case, it has come to the media's attention that a large proportion...

Revisiting events of 2012

January 30, 2013

As 2012 ends, so does a year full of monumental and historical events. With everything from the Presidential election to the Summer Olympics, 2012 was a year for the books. Kicking the year off,...

Editorial: The media's role in times of tragedy

Editorial: The media’s role in times of tragedy

January 9, 2013

In a wired world, the news media plays an imperative role in providing accurate information about current events. A journalist’s most important job is to publish reliable, verified facts - not speculation...

News from around the world: March

March 16, 2012

South America Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez returned to work recently after a successful surgery to remove a lesion from his pelvis. Chavez was flown to Havana for the operation, where he was operated...

World News Graphic/ Taylor Werdel

News from around the world

February 22, 2012

Middle East On Feb. 6, a factory in Lahore, Pakistan collapsed due to a gas explosion, trapping several people and killing five. The factory, which produces veterinary medical products, sent jolts...

World News January

January 26, 2012

Europe Protests in Budapest, Hungary have escalated recently with tens of thousands of participants in opposition to the changes to the body of law put in place by Prime Minister Viktor Orban. Orban’s...

World News December

December 21, 2011

Middle East In response to President Basharal-Assad’s treatment of protesters, Syria has been suspended from The Arab League and is continuing to have strained relations with neighboring countries....

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