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Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of June 6-12

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of June 6-12

By Sarah Wietecha, Digital Editor

June 6, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

World famous boxer Muhammad Ali dies at 74 On Saturday June 4, boxing legend, Muhammad Ali passed away after being hospitalized Monday morning for respiratory reasons. His death has sparked a debate about septic shock—the cause of his death—a condition where infection in the body causes organ failure...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 30- June 5

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 30- June 5

By Billy Steigelman, Assistant Editor

May 30, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

NBA Finals set for rematch The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers will play each other in a rematch of last year’s NBA Finals, which the Warriors won in six games. Game one is Thursday and all games will be broadcasted on ABC. To read more about the Finals, click here. ...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 23-29

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 23-29

By Trevor Mieczkowski, Assistant Editor

May 22, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

  Oklahoma governor vetoes controversial abortion bill   On Friday, May 20, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) vetoed a bill that would have made it a felony for doctors to perform abortions. The law included an exception only for doctors performing abortions on women whose lives are ...

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

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

By Sonny Mulpuri, Digital Editor

May 16, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

Transgender students afforded bathroom of choice in public schools President Obama and his administration called for public schools to allow students to use the bathroom that matches the gender they identify with. Obama’s letter references Title IX, which says that no medical diagnosis or d...

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

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

By Olivia Robinson, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

Steph Curry wins second MVP award The Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry made history off the courts on Tuesday by being voted the first unanimous MVP winner in NBA history. Curry was voted with every first-place honor available for a total of 1310 points. Curry led the Warriors on a 24...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 2-8

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of May 2-8

By Alex Harring, Assistant Managing Editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

1. Malia Obama announces future plans Yesterday the White House announced that President Obama’s oldest daughter, Malia, will attend Harvard University in 2017. Malia is graduating from Sidwell Friends School this spring, but will take a gap year before starting her undergraduate career. She is fol...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 25- May 1

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 25- May 1

By Erin Kaled, Digital Editor

April 25, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

Cruz and Kasich team up against Trump Hopeful presidential candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich hope to divide the upcoming delegates. Texas senator Ted Cruz plans on taking Indiana while Kasich tries to win delegates from New Mexico and Oregon. Donald Trump currently has 846 delegates—o...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 18-24

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 18-24

By Olivia Robinson, Senior Assistant Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. New York primaries to begin On Tuesday, April 19, the remaining five presidential candidates will vie for New York’s delegates. Self-proclaimed Democratic socialist Bernie Sanders is going head to head with former New York senator Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. In New York, San...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 11-17

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 11-17

By Erin Kaled, Digital Editor

April 10, 2016


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Ex-NFL player murdered Former NFL player Will Smith was shot over a dispute driving home from a New Orleans city festival on Saturday night. Smith was shot multiple times while his wife was shot once in the right leg. City police charged the suspect, believed to be Cardell Hayes, with second...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 4-10

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of April 4-10

By Alex Harring, Assistant Managing Editor

April 4, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. Final Four winners face off The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will play Villanova University at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas tonight. Villanova, as the number two seed, beat University of Oklahoma by 44 points. University of North Carolina is the number one seed, and took the win o...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 28-April 3

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 28-April 3

By Ritika Sanikommu, Editor-at-Large

March 28, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. EgyptAir hijacker arrested Following a standoff between hostages, the hijacker of EgyptAir flight MS181 was arrested by officials. The hijacker directed a flight that was routed to fly from Alexandria to Cairo to Cyprus’s Larnaca International Airport. The hijacker was identified as Seif Eldin Mustafa, and was ...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 20-27

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of March 20-27

By Erin Kaled, Digital Editor

March 20, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

1. President Obama travels to Cuba President Obama and his family arrived in Cuba today, making it the first time a U.S. President has traveled there since 1928. His first stop was Havana to meet with staff at the newly opened U.S. embassy. This trip is part of President Obama’s 2014 plan to reopen d...