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Getting your flu shot is a sure way to stay safe from the flu. Last year, only half of the US population was vaccinated. This year, The CDC predicts an even more severe flu season.

Feeling Under the Weather: Flu Season 2022 Brings a Variety of Respiratory Illnesses

Avani Prabhu, Copy Editor December 9, 2022

Looking around, you might notice that some of your classmates haven’t been at school recently. Chances are, they’ve got the flu. Influenza, or more commonly known as the flu, is a viral respiratory...

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25-year-old Maxwell Frost regularly brings his progressive message to constituents in his Florida District. Frost previously served as the National Organizing Director of the March For Our Lives organization.

Midterms 2022: Frost for the Future – 25-year-old Becomes First Gen Z Member of Congress

Charley Sarmiento and Simra Waheed November 15, 2022

The time has come for Generation Z to have a seat in politics. Maxwell Alejandro Frost, a former Uber driver and 25-year-old Democratic Candidate, has become the first member of Generation Z to be...

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John Fetterman, previously the Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania, was elected as the states newest Senator on Nov. 9, 2022, in a highly contested Mid-Term Election. Fetterman suffered a stroke in early 2022, but persevered to win the recent election.

Midterms 2022: Stroke Survivor Fetterman Wins Highly Contested Penn. Senate Seat

Sophia Prashanth and Avani Prabhu November 15, 2022

Before Pennsylvania's newly elected Democratic Senator, John Fetterman, was declared winner of a debate against his Republican opponent Dr. Mehmet Oz, some questioned if he would be able to participate...

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Im a Georgia Voter. Georgia polling places provide stickers for voters after voting. These stickers are a sense of pride for many Georgian voters.

Midterms 2022: Georgia Senate Seat Undecided, Voters Brace for Runoff Election

Rathna Malapati, Assistant Clubs Editor November 15, 2022

As of November 9, 2022, Georgia has 98% of its votes in for its Senate election, but none of the candidates have exceeded the 50% threshold necessary to be declared the official winner. Democrat Raphael...

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Large crowds like this arent uncommon in Seoul, South Korea, which is why the size in the crowd wasnt an issue at first in Itaewon. The crowd crush incident claimed approximately 150 lives. (Craig Nagy / Flicker)

Deadly ‘Crowd Crush’ Disaster Strikes South Korea’s First Post-Covid Halloween

Lea Ciccarelli, Staff Writer November 15, 2022

On Oct. 29, thousands of people flocked to the Itaewon District in Seoul, South Korea. What was intended to be a nighttime of celebration and fun Halloween festivities turned into one of the deadliest...

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James Webb Telescope

Anybody Out There? The James Webb Telescope Helps Narrow Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Avani Prabhu, Copy Editor September 10, 2022

The scientific community of Earth is buzzing with excitement over the James Webb Telescope's recent discovery of carbon dioxide on a distant exo-planet, WASP-39b. The telescope's photos may leave the...

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Long live the Queen. Britains Queen Elizabeth II passes away on Thursday, Sept. 9th. Her eldest son, Charles, ascended the throne upon his mothers death.

The End of an Era: Queen Elizabeth II Passes Away at 96

Maggie Craig, Editor-In-Chief September 10, 2022

On Sept. 8th, Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully at 96 years old at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, her lifelong summer retreat. After serving for seven decades, Elizabeth II was Great Britain’s longest-reigning...

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SpaceX Starlink Broadband Satellite Deployment over Earth by jurvetson is marked with CC BY 2.0. Optioned under Fair Use.

Musk’s Starlink System Provides Internet Service to War-Torn Ukraine

Sayna Kaushik, News Editor March 16, 2022

Elon Musk, infamous Tesla Billionaire and SpaceX CEO, announced on February 26 that SpaceX would provide its Starlink internet service to Ukraine so that citizens of the war-torn nation can have uninterrupted...

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Neighbors and adversaries: The history of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine goes back much further than most modern news coverage suggests. Globalicious! by rogiro is marked with CC BY-NC 2.0. To view the terms, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/?ref=openverse

The Historical Background Behind the Russia and Ukraine Conflict

Saahithya Gutta, Saanvi Tatipalli, and Tisha Kaur March 7, 2022

On February 24th, Russia invaded Ukraine, shocking Ukrainians and countries around the world. The events that followed included a long list of unprecedented acts and an even longer list of exceptional...

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European Parliament Plenary. On March 1st, President von der Leyen solidifies support for Ukraine and condemns Russia’s aggressions. She announced EU sanctions and the distribution of the budget to provide appropriate aid.

Nations, Alliances Unite to Provide International Support for Beseiged Ukraine

Shivani Murugapiran, Staff Writer March 2, 2022

Fear and uncertainty have spread rapidly throughout the world as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues to escalate. Increasing international support, combined with Ukraine’s requests to join the European...

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Minister of Defence of Ukraine: Russia delivers militants, armament, equipment, munitions through the Ukrainian eastern border by Ministry of Defense of Ukraine is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Ukraine-Russia Conflict: Live Updates

Last updated Tuesday, March 8th at 11:26 a.m. Up until Wednesday, February 23rd, the Russian-Ukrainian border stood on the precipice of invasion as conflict rose from both sides. Russia moved medical...

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New Supreme Court Nominee, D.C. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. Judge Jackson was nominated to take retiring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyers place. She has served in the U.S. Army and has experience as a public defender.

Biden Nominates D.C. Circuit Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court

Sayna Kaushik, News Editor February 25, 2022

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced on January 27, 2022, his retirement from the nation’s highest court, creating the opportunity for President Joe Biden to appoint a replacement.  On February...

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