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Hawaiians Evacuate after Volcano Eruption

May 31, 2018 by

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There has been an eruption of volcanoes in Hawaii on the Pacific “Ring of Fire” that has experts looking at America’s West Coast, which is also an active region. The West Coast is home to an eight hundred mile chain of thirteen volcanoes. This eight hundred mile chain stretches from Washington state’s Mount Baker to […]

Met Gala Faces Criticism over Religious Theme

May 30, 2018 by

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On 7 May 2018, the 70th annual Met Gala took place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.  The theme for the event was “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” The Catholic Church endorsed the event and loaned  more than 40 pieces to the event. The event however was met with […]

Nicaragua Moves towards Civil War

May 25, 2018 by

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Nicaragua is headed for another civil war. Protests against President Daniel Ortega’s regime are being held all across the country. Nicaragua’s current state is starting to seem similar to Venezuela’s situation right now. Ortega first took power following the 1979 Sandinista revolution that overthrew the dictator Anastasio Somoza. He has dominated Nicaragua’s national politics ever […]

Potential Golden Gate Killer Suspect to Stand Trial

May 24, 2018 by

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In the late 70’s and early 80’s, there were rapes, murders, and burglaries in California that were never solved. Now, in 2018, police have a suspect from using DNA from the crime scene and a site that holds DNA information. “Paul Holes, a recently retired investigator with California’s Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office said […]

Bill Cosby Found Guilty of Indecent Assault

May 23, 2018 by

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Bill Cosby, once known as the “American Dad, was convicted on three counts of aggravated indecent assault that stemmed from drugging and molesting a women in Philadelphia 14 years ago. Cosby ended up facing consequences in the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania.  The verdict was reached around 2:00 p.m. Three of Cosby’s accusers attended […]

Honduras Migrants Forced To Wait At Border

May 22, 2018 by

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Over 150 traveling migrants are currently at the Mexico-US border near San Diego. Many of these migrants that are seeking asylum are traveling with children. As of right now, they are being told that the border crossing is already full. Mostly from Honduras, these Central American migrants are “fleeing from danger.” Despite President Trump’s apparent […]

German Exchange Student Visits Fleetwood for Four Weeks

May 21, 2018 by

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 On 20 March, 2018 the Loeffler family drove to Newark Liberty International Airport to pick up German Exchange student Max Fetz, who would be staying with them the next four weeks. Every so often, Fleetwood offers programs for students from other countries to come visit for a period of time to experience school in our […]