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Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 16-22

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 16-22

By Zoe Graves, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2017


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Donald Trump’s inauguration to take place this Friday President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President on Friday, Jan. 20th in Washington, D.C. This is the 58th Presidential inauguration, and will feature performances from the Rockettes, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, the T...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 9-15

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Jan. 9-15

By Lyndsay Kluge, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2017


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The Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport On Friday, January 6,  26-year-old Esteban Santiago drew a gun from his luggage at Fort Lauderdale airport. The gunman killed five and injured eight. Santiago randomly shot at the civilians passing by. As soon as the event transpired, law enforcers evacua...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 26-Jan. 1

By Montana Paton, Assistant Editor

December 26, 2016


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The pop industry has lost yet another star. On Sunday, December 25, George Michael died. He was a musician, having written songs such as “Wake Me Up Before You Go Go.” His cause of death is not yet known. To read more about this, click here.   2. Welcome 2017 On Saturday, December 31 t...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 19-25

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 19-25

By Katie Thomas, Staff Reporter

December 19, 2016


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Electoral College officially elects Donald Trump as next president The 538 members of the Electoral College casted their final votes to determine the president and vice president. Electors met and voted in their states on Dec. 19 to finalize the election. Despite much protest and the loss of...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 12-18

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 12-18

By Sofia Ketels, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2016


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Military Activity in eastern Aleppo ceases as Syrian regime takes control. On Tuesday, December 13, Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin informed the United Nations that the Syrian government had taken over the eastern portion of the Aleppo.  Sources have told CNN that an evacuation and ceas...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 5-11

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Dec. 5-11

By Zoe Graves, Intern

December 5, 2016


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30 people confirmed dead after Oakland warehouse fire Thirty bodies have been found so far after a massive fire destroyed a warehouse over the weekend in Oakland, California. The fire started during an electronic dance party that took place in the warehouse Friday night, and was put out b...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 28- Dec. 4

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 28- Dec. 4

By Jacqueline Squillace, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2016


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Wisconsin recount initiated, Clinton affiliates plan to participate Marc Elias, Hillary for President’s general counsel, disclosed Saturday that there will be a recount in the state of Wisconsin, initiated by Green Party candidate Jill Stein. Elias stated that the Clinton campaign received “hu...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 21-27

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 21-27

By Erin Kaled, Editor

November 21, 2016


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Chattanooga bus crash kills students A bus driver from Chattanooga, Tennessee was driving over the speed limit on Monday, Nov. 22, killing five kids on board. Driver Johnthony Walker now faces five counts of vehicular homicide. To learn more, follow this link. Trump won’t pursue...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 14-20

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 14-20

By Billy Steigelman, Assistant Editor

November 14, 2016


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Presidential election sparks protests Protests have been occurring across the country since Donald Trump was elected president-elect last week. The groups have been fighting against comments Trump has made in the past about immigration, women and the LGBTQ community. While most have stay...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 7-13

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Nov. 7-13

By Sonny Mulpuri, Editor

November 7, 2016


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Fate of America will be decided on Tuesday As campaigning draws to a close, Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton will face off on election day to see who becomes the 45th president. The Senate and House of Representatives along with local proposals and officials...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6

By Katie Thomas, Intern

October 31, 2016


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FBI reopens Clinton email case New emails were discovered that are “pertinent to the investigation” in Clinton's private email server on a computer that belonged to Anthony D. Weiner, husband of the vice chairwoman of Clinton's 2016 campaign. In addition, if the FBI finds evidence tha...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Oct. 24-30

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Oct. 24-30

By Gowri Yerramalli, Business Manager

October 24, 2016


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Jailbreak in Haiti leads to 170 inmate search The recent jailbreak in a prison in Arcahaie, Haiti has lead to a widespread police search for the 170 inmates that fled during this escapade. Police have caught 12 of the 170 prisoners and are searching cars and boats for the remaining escapee...