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Who says you’re too old for beauty pageants?

Who says you’re too old for beauty pageants?

Sloan Schwarzentraub, Journalist
December 21, 2016
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On December 2nd, 2016, the New York Times published a video titled Never Too Old for a Tiara, about a beauty pageant for senior women. The women came from different states and backgrounds as they smiled brightly on the stage. The video showed them singing, dancing, playing instruments, and other talents...

Homeless going to Vikings Stadium during cold weather?

Homeless going to Vikings Stadium during cold weather?

Marena Kouba, Journalist
December 21, 2016
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Last weekend, two men tweeted that the US Bank Stadium was opening its doors for the homeless during the cold weather. The rumors were false, and the men faced severe backlash. Jake Nyberg and David Dellanave are the two men that started the rumors. They said they started the rumors to push for the cha...

Saudi woman arrested for tweeting photo

Saudi woman arrested for tweeting photo

Emma Zenzen, Journalist
December 21, 2016
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A woman in Saudi Arabia was recently arrested for posting a picture of herself on her twitter account without wearing a hijab or abaya. The woman, Malak al-Shehri, decided to take a risk against her country's strict dress code and appeared in the city, Riyadh, wearing a colorful dress, black jacket,...

What you need to know about the Syrian Civil War

What you need to know about the Syrian Civil War

Erica Stambaugh, Journalist
December 14, 2016
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Five years in five minutes. 2011- The writing on the wall: In Deraa, Syria, protest broke out over the arrest and torture of 15 children, who had created anti-government graffiti. The Syrian government opened fire and killed four people, and the day after shot mourners of the victims. Anti-gover...

One Direction singer, Louis Tomlinson, loses his mother to leukemia

One Direction singer, Louis Tomlinson, loses his mother to leukemia

Tarah Casper, Journalist
December 13, 2016
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Johannah Deakin, the mother of the pop singer Louis Tomlinson, passed away last Wednesday, December 7, after battling a combative form of leukemia that she was diagnosed with earlier this year. Johannah never publicized her diagnosis. Her death came as a shock to many. 43-year-old Johannah left...

“Imagining the Possibilities” with inspiring Barbie doll ad

“Imagining the Possibilities” with inspiring Barbie doll ad

Tarah Casper, Journalist
December 13, 2016
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A little over a year ago, Mattel Toy Company came out with a Barbie doll advertisement that has recently made a resurgence on social media and is touching hearts with its inspiring message. Over the past 57 years since Mattel introduced Barbie to the market in 1959, advertisements for the toy often...

New Orleans Saint’s murderer finally convicted of manslaugter

New Orleans Saint’s murderer finally convicted of manslaugter

Sydney Mumm, Journalist
December 13, 2016
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38-year-old, former New Orleans Saints defensive end and 3-year started for Ohio State Buckeyes, Will Smith, was murdered April 10th 2016, from having a minor three car collision, then being shot 8 times from road rage by a man named Cardell Hayes. Hayes was convicted of manslaughter by a jury on D...

Deadly day-care

Deadly day-care

Hannah Kosloski, Journalist
December 9, 2016
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Last week Friday, November 25th, Natalia Karia was arrested for four different criminal charges: two counts of criminal vehicular operation, second degree attempted murder, and third degree assault of a minor. Tuesday the 22nd, Karia attempted to hang a 4-year-old boy in her personal daycare, and she...

Devastating wildfires destroy miles of Tennessee

Devastating wildfires destroy miles of Tennessee

Renee Schroeder, Journalist
December 9, 2016
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Disastrous fires have destroyed miles of beautiful land in Tennessee, including the Smoky Mountains, the historic town of Gatlinburg, and the famous amusement park, Dollywood. Citizens of Tennessee are stepping up to help their fellow community members in need. Two teenagers allegedly started the...

#LightTheWorld this Christmas season

#LightTheWorld this Christmas season

Tarah Casper, Journalist
December 9, 2016
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has initiated a Light The World campaign this Christmas season promoting acts of service throughout the month of December to spread light across the world. Since the world has so heavily commercialized holidays, especially Christmas, the spirit of giving...

Vegan chicken nuggets?

Vegan chicken nuggets?

Alex Pringle, Journalist
December 9, 2016
Filed under Food, News

As many know, a brand called Tyson that is based in America is well known for their production of chicken nuggets in this day and age. There is also a growing population of people who choose to be vegan; vegans do not eat meat or any animal products. According to World Animal News, Tyson is funding...

Carrier strikes a deal

Carrier strikes a deal

Jimmy Honek, Journalist
December 9, 2016
Filed under News

One of President-elect Donald Trump's campaign promises was to keep jobs in America, and he seems to be keeping that promise. President-elect Donald Trump met with Carrier, a company from Indiana that makes heating and cooling units.  They were given a 7 million dollar incentive to keep 1,069 manufacturing...

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