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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


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

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


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

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


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

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


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

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...

Grosse Pointe, Harper Woods presidential election results show divide within school system

Grosse Pointe, Harper Woods presidential election results show divide within school system

By Alex Harring, Website Managing Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News, Showcase

A Nov. 9 Grosse Pointe Times story shows that Grosse Pointe agreed with the electoral college. The community-at-large voted for President-elect Donald Trump. The two Pointes that strictly service Grosse Pointe North, the Woods and Shores, voted for Trump, along with the divided Farms. The City a...

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


Filed under Keeping it brief, News

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...

Class of 2020 welcomes new student council

Class of 2020 welcomes new student council

By Sonny Mulpuri and Sofia Ketels

November 1, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Freshmen lined up at the bookstore on Friday, Oct. 28 to vote for their class representatives. Results were announced that afternoon. Freshman Jenna Buckman won the vice presidential election. She’s had student council experience since sixth grade and she has a passion for helping her peers, she sai...

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


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

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...

Facing repercussions

By Erin Kaled and Katelynn Mulder

October 26, 2016


Filed under News

When the girls varsity soccer team won districts last spring, they ended an eight-year drought. But after someone sent an anonymous letter to the Michigan High School Athletic Association claiming the team played more regular season games than allowed, the girls were stripped of their title and ...

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...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Oct. 17-23

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Oct. 17-23

By Sofia Ketels, Intern

October 17, 2016


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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to face off in final presidential debate On Wednesday, the final debate of this election season premieres. The debate will be moderated by Fox News correspondent Chris Wallace and will include topics such as the economy, naming a new Supreme Court justice, an...

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Oct. 10-16

Keeping it brief: five things to know for the week of Oct. 10-16

By Michal Ruprecht, Assistant Editor

October 10, 2016


Filed under Keeping it brief, News, Showcase

US government accuses Russia of hacking On Friday the Obama Administration officially blamed Russia for hacking into the Democratic National Committee and other political organizations. As a result, lawmakers are confident that the administration will penalize the Russian government for ...