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Warehouse Fire Kills at Least 36

Abby Shapiro, Feature Reporter

December 14, 2016

A place meant for creativity and authenticity became a scene of tragedy and heartache. A tragic fire broke out during a dance party in a two story warehouse building, named “the Ghost Ship” in Oakland, California, where many artists resided and worked. In the building, people had a diffic...

World mourns pop icon, rebel Prince

American pop star Prince sings at the beginning of his second concert around July 10,1988 at Paris Bercy stadium, where he began his "Lovesexy" world tour.(AP Photo/Pierre Gleizes)

May 2, 2016

By: Jenny Kim The iconic singer Prince, real name Prince Rogers Nelson, had recently died on April 21, 2016. The exact cause is not known yet. At the age of 57, his body was found at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota. Prince had made a concert appearance on April 16; however, he had gotten very ill a...

Obituary: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

In this Oct. 18, 2011 file photo, Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia looks into the balcony before addressing the Chicago-Kent College Law justice in Chicago. The late Justice Antonin Scalia's writing turned up in dueling Supreme Court opinions Tuesday, a fitting tribute to the justice who co-authored an entire book on interpreting the law. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

March 15, 2016

By: Abby Shapiro Antonin Scalia, a conservative giant on the court and a stanch believer in the powers of the Constitution,  passed away at 79 years old, on February 13, 2016. Born on March 11, 1946 in Trenton, NJ, Scalia was a lawyer in the 1960s.  Later he worked in public service in the 1970s w...

Steve Jobs remembered on 61st birthday

In this Jan. 6, 2004 file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs displays the iPod mini at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. Jobs, the Apple founder and former CEO who invented and masterfully marketed ever-sleeker gadgets that transformed everyday technology, from the personal computer to the iPod and iPhone, died Wednesday. He was 56. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

February 24, 2016

By Joel Neuschwander Unlike the founders of most major tech companies, the genius behind Apple didn’t attend a prestigious university. In fact, he didn’t even graduate from college. Steve Jobs founded one of the world’s largest technology companies out of his family garage. Beginnings Steve Jobs founded Ap...

Shut Down SeaWorld


January 17, 2016

by Lynn Dang She was forty when SeaWorld killed her. Dawn Brancheau took blunt force trauma to the head, neck, and torso before drowning. The SeaWorld trainer died doing what she loved, which was interacting with orcas. Killer whale Tilikum attacked her. Opened in 1964, theme park and entertai...

How People Deal With Loss

Guy Gravino talks about his deceased sister, Pamela on September 21st, 2015. Gravino remembered her as a role model to him, as she was the first in the Gravino family to graduate college.

November 13, 2015

By: Kaitlin Christ On November 7th, 1971 Guy Gravino's sister, Pamela died when she was in her late twenties from what was assumed to be pneumonia. The hospital called the Gravino family to deliver the devastating news. “I was a know-it-all eighteen-year-old before that phone call,” said Gravino. ...

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