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Warehouse Fire Kills at Least 36

Abby Shapiro, Feature Reporter

December 14, 2016


Filed under World

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

World mourns pop icon, rebel Prince

May 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, World

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

Obituary: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

March 15, 2016


Filed under World

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

Steve Jobs remembered on 61st birthday

February 24, 2016


Filed under Science & Technology

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

Shut Down SeaWorld

January 17, 2016


Filed under Editorial

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

How People Deal With Loss

November 13, 2015


Filed under Hershey

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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