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  • Shadow Falls Series Review

Students from UC Protest against Rise of Tuition Costs

By Christian Bonilla, Contributing Writer Students from across the state of California had protested against the rise of tuition cost since the board of Regents of UC had voted on Wednesday, to raise tuition by 5 percent every year for five years. The tuition hike plan was passed with 7-2 […]

12 Year Old Cleveland Boy killed by Police over fake pistol

By Iness Rabah Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy, was shot by police on November, 22, 2014, and died shortly after being sent to the hospital. The police officer who fatally wounded him was responding to a 911 call about a boy being in possession of a gun. The gun turned […]

Gunman killed After Shooting Three Florida University Students

By Noura Dakka, Staff Writer Last Thursday, three students were shot in Florida University library by the alleged gunman, Myron May. Students of Florida University were confused when they heard gunshots coming from their school’s library. At first, they believed that the sounds were just textbooks getting thrown to the […]

Death of Surgeon Marks Second Death Of Ebola In U.S

By Amber Jasmine, Staff Writer Last Monday, Dr. Martin Salia, chief medical officer and surgeon at Kissy United Methodist Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone (where he contracted Ebola), died from Ebola. He had initially tested negative, but after retesting November 10, the test came out positive. He had been transported from […]

The Black Friday Conundrum

By Joe Cirilo, Co Editor At its root, Thanksgiving is probably a celebratory day of feast to give thanks for the last season’s harvest. Though there are different historical and cultural ties to this holiday, the American Thanksgiving, as made by Federal legislation in 1941, is an annual celebration we, […]

National Novel Writing Month: Writers writing for a better world

By Joe Cirilo, Co-Editor Every year since 1999, writers set aside 30 days of their time to crack away at the first draft of a story they’d been mulling around for a long time in an event called National Novel Writing Month. The first of these tasks took place in […]

Shadow Falls Series Review

By Melissa Perez, Staff Writer With pages full of werewolves, vampires, angels and shapeshifters, Shadow Falls is slowly taking over the young adult paranormal world. The series, starts off with Born At Midnight, (the first novel in the series) which follows Kylie Galen’s mess of a life and the inability to […]

 
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Philae’s Historic Touchdown on Comet 67P

Philae’s Historic Touchdown on Comet 67P

Courtesy of ESA Farewell Philae By Cliff Boan, Copy Editor The European Space Agency (ESA for short) has just confirmed touchdown of their Philae Lander after spending over €1 billion, traveling near 4 billion miles, and a long 10 years of...

 

Columbus Day Shuttle Is a Go!

Columbus Day Shuttle Is a Go!

Courtesy by wilsoninfo.com Students will be able to sail to classes on Monday in search of their education. By Blair DeLong, News Editor Students who rely on the BCC Shuttle can now breathe a sigh of relief, the shuttle will be running its normal...

 

BCC Shuttle Will Not Be Running On Columbus Day

BCC Shuttle Will Not Be Running On Columbus Day

Former VP. Ron Milon playing traffic guard with the BCC Shuttles By Blair DeLong, News Editor On Monday 13, 2014, the BCC Shuttle will not be operating on its normal schedule, or in fact, at all. The 13th is Columbus Day, and while BCC will...

 

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Indigenous People’s Day: Columbus Day needs to change

Indigenous People’s Day: Columbus Day needs to change

Courtesy of WordPress By Joseph Cirilo, Staff Writer In America, Columbus Day is a day of celebration for the courageous patron, Christopher Columbus, who found the “New World” when he dared to sail West rather than East. The problem with...

 

Ben Affleck, the Calm Voice of Reason under the Screaming Voice of Ignorance

Ben Affleck, the Calm Voice of Reason under the Screaming Voice of Ignorance

Courtesy of USA Today Discussion on the topic, Islam By Ricardo Montero, Layout Editor Actor Ben Affleck intellectually body-slammed, HBO:Real Time host, Bill Maher and author, Sam Harris, regarding their views on Islam. During last Friday’s...

 

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#ItsWhoDay Review: “Time Heist”

By Joseph Cirilo, Senior Staff Writer Following the spectacular and thrilling fourth episode in Series 8, “Listen” is a feat in and of itself. The aforementioned episode was arguably Steven Moffat’s best show to date, and heralded the...

 
 

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Students from UC Protest against Rise of Tuition Costs

Students from UC Protest against Rise of Tuition Costs

Photo Courtesy of Time By Christian Bonilla, Contributing Writer Students from across the state of California had protested against the rise of tuition cost since the board of Regents of UC had voted on Wednesday, to raise tuition by 5 percent...

 

12 Year Old Cleveland Boy killed by Police over fake pistol

12 Year Old Cleveland Boy killed by Police over fake pistol

Photo Courtesy of NYT By Iness Rabah Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy, was shot by police on November, 22, 2014, and died shortly after being sent to the hospital. The police officer who fatally wounded him was responding to a 911 call about a...

 

Gunman killed After Shooting Three Florida University Students

Gunman killed After Shooting Three Florida University Students

Nov. 20, 2014 after the previous night’s shooting at Florida State University’s Strozier Libarary By Noura Dakka, Staff Writer Last Thursday, three students were shot in Florida University library by the alleged gunman, Myron May....

 

Death of Surgeon Marks Second Death Of Ebola In U.S

Death of Surgeon Marks Second Death Of Ebola In U.S

Courtesy of Fox CT By Amber Jasmine, Staff Writer Last Monday, Dr. Martin Salia, chief medical officer and surgeon at Kissy United Methodist Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone (where he contracted Ebola), died from Ebola. He had initially tested...

 

The Black Friday Conundrum

The Black Friday Conundrum

Shoppers patiently wait for shoe sale at Macy’s. Black Friday 2013 By Joe Cirilo, Co Editor At its root, Thanksgiving is probably a celebratory day of feast to give thanks for the last season’s harvest. Though there are different historical...

 

National Novel Writing Month: Writers writing for a better world

National Novel Writing Month: Writers writing for a better world

Image Courtesy by National Novel Writing Month By Joe Cirilo, Co-Editor Every year since 1999, writers set aside 30 days of their time to crack away at the first draft of a story they’d been mulling around for a long time in an event called...

 

Shadow Falls Series Review

Shadow Falls Series Review

Credit: Noura Dakka By Melissa Perez, Staff Writer With pages full of werewolves, vampires, angels and shapeshifters, Shadow Falls is slowly taking over the young adult paranormal world. The series, starts off with Born At Midnight, (the first...

 

Dutch F-16 Intercepting Russian Transport over Baltic Seas

Dutch F-16 Intercepting Russian Transport over Baltic Seas

Courtesy of reuters.com By Noura Dakka, Contributing Writer A Russian jet was forcibly escorted by Poland fighter jets on Wednesday night. An Ilyushin II-76 Russian plane flew over the countries of Lithuania and Estonia. The jet was identified...

 

This War Of Mine- An Old Horror of War

This War Of Mine- An Old Horror of War

Caption: Not everyone in war carries a rifle Courtesy of jeuxvideo.com “They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one’s country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die...

 

Thailand Police Yield To Protesters Allowing A Temporary Truce

Thailand Police Yield To Protesters Allowing A Temporary Truce

Caption: Protesters and Police put differences aside and hug, proving that there is no hard feelings Courtesy of telegraph.co.uk By Jessie Castellanos, Editor-In-Chief Earlier this week, a group of anti-government protesters in Bangkok, Thailand...