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SUNEDISON AIMS TO BRING ENERGY, ELECTRICITY TO 20 MILLION PEOPLE

SUNEDISON AIMS TO BRING ENERGY, ELECTRICITY TO 20 MILLION PEOPLE

Katherine Lachcik, Reporter

May 18, 2015


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The sun has helped power our world for years, and now SunEdison makes that energy even more available to us. Photo By: Brea Jones, Photographer By: Katherine Lachcik, Reporter On February 24, 2015, renewable energy company, SunEdison, unveiled its ambitious plan to bring power and electri...

DOCTORS’ SUICIDE RATE RISES FURTHER ABOVE POPULATION AVERAGE

May 12, 2015


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By: Logan Zelk, Reporter In the year of 2013, there were a total of 41,149 victims of suicide; one person commits suicide every thirteen minutes. Suicide is one of the leading causes of death for Americans, and medical doctors are no exception. In fact, the alarming rate of suicide seen in the general public is lower...

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM INVOKES UPROAR

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM INVOKES UPROAR

May 12, 2015


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Due to laws in places like Arkansas and Indiana businesses are using laws on religious freedom as an excuse to deny people service. Photo By: Isabella Rivera, Photographer By: Bobbi Zahn, Activities Manager Governor Mike Pence of Indiana signed the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Quite...

GOOGLE X DEVELOPS GROUNDBREAKING TECHNOLOGY

GOOGLE X DEVELOPS GROUNDBREAKING TECHNOLOGY

Gouthami Gadamsetty

April 25, 2015


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Google X sets out to develop a technologically advanced world with products like the Google Glass. Photo By: Whitten Bumbalough, Photographer By: Gouthami Gadamsetty, Copy Editor Google is known for great search engine and personalization, however, many do not know about the groundbreaking advancement...

AGGRESSIVE NEW FORM OF HIV DISCOVERED IN CUBA

AGGRESSIVE NEW FORM OF HIV DISCOVERED IN CUBA

Katherine Lachcik

April 7, 2015


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A new strand of HIV, discovered in Cuba, raises concerns because it has the fastest rate of progression into AIDS ever observed in patients. Photo By: Brea Jones, Photographer By: Katherine Lachcik, Reporter Researchers at the University of Leuven in Belgium have recently found that a new form of HIV, ...

CRISIS IN UKRAINE INTENSIFIES AMID GLOBAL CONCERN

CRISIS IN UKRAINE INTENSIFIES AMID GLOBAL CONCERN

Katherine Lachcik

April 6, 2015


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Ukrainian citizens try to duck down and seek safety from the violence and danger of war. Photo By: Whitten Bumbalough, Photo Manager By: Katherine Lachcik, Reporter The ongoing crisis in Ukraine is escalating in aggression and divisive conflicts among the people of the eastern European country. Protests began in late 2013 be...

SPACEX MAKES PROGRESS WITH FALCON 9

SPACEX MAKES PROGRESS WITH FALCON 9

March 25, 2015


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Without government, privately owned companies like Space X are able to strive for more progress in the developing world of space travel. Photo By: Whitten Bumbalough, Photo Manager By: Patrick Murphy, Reporter In recent years, space exploration by private companies has increased; of these, the most promin...

ASIAN AIR POLLUTION INCREASES AT ALARMING RATES

ASIAN AIR POLLUTION INCREASES AT ALARMING RATES

Michelle An, Copy Editor

March 7, 2015


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Air in Asia has recently gotten worse due to dust storms. Photo By: Brea Jones, Photographer  By: Michelle An, Copy Editor On January 26, 2015, NASA released a video demonstrating the alarmingly rapid spread of air pollution from China and India towards the Western Hemisphere Air. Always an i...

TENSION RISES IN MIDDLE EAST: YEMEN

TENSION RISES IN MIDDLE EAST: YEMEN

March 3, 2015


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The middle eastern country of Yemen was overrun by rebel forces on the grounds of political unrest. Photo By: Whitten Bumbalough, Photo Manager.   By: Logan Zelk, Reporter Yemen shares the legacy of a decade with the Middle East: beginning with the Arab Spring revolts in Tunisia spreading like...

NEW KILL SWITCH FEATURE SWINGS INTO ACTION

NEW KILL SWITCH FEATURE SWINGS INTO ACTION

Marium Shaikh, Reporter

February 26, 2015


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Being added to smartphones, a new feature known as a kill switch will remotely "kill" a stolen phone. Photo By: Brea Jones, Photographer By: Marium Shaikh, Reporter Kill Switch is a new smart phone feature that will be available for every new phone that can disable a stolen handset as of July 2015. Over the past years, smart phone theft has been...

CHARLIE HEBDO TRIGGERS REACTIONS ACROSS THE GLOBE

CHARLIE HEBDO TRIGGERS REACTIONS ACROSS THE GLOBE

Katelyn Liston, Reporter

February 24, 2015


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 Underneath the mantra "Je Suis Charlie" (I am Charlie) many hit the streets of Paris, as well as social media and the the world, to protest the tragic shooting of cartoon humorists at Charlie Hebdo. Photo by: Whitten Bumbalough, Photo Manager By: Katelyn Liston, Reporter From January 7, 20...

TIGER POPULATION INCREASES IN INDIA

TIGER POPULATION INCREASES IN INDIA

Katherine Lachcik

February 23, 2015


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Many animals in Asia are endangered due to illegal poaching, over hunting, and destruction of their environments. Photo By: Isabella Rivera, Photographer By: Katherine Lachcik, Reporter Recent population counts collected by governments and environmental organizations have shown that Asian countries...