MS-13 Gang Murders Two

March 23, 2018
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On 13 September 2016, two teenage girls were murdered in a residential neighborhood near an Elementary school. The two girls, sixteen-year-old Kayla Cuevas, and fifteen-year-old Nisa Mickens were best friends from Brentwood, New York. The MS-13 gang was started by Central American immigrants from El Salvador in Los Angeles in the 1980s. The gang is […]

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Royal Wedding Not a Bank Holiday

March 22, 2018
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Mark your calendars for 19 May 2018. The British Royal Family will be celebrating the union of Prince Harry and his fiancée, Meghan Markle. She will be the first women of color and the first American to be married to a living heir to the British throne. After meeting on a blind date two years […]

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Gaston’s Fugue Overtakes Bridgewater College

March 21, 2018
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On 27 January, high school teacher Mr. Sean Gaston spoke at Bridgewater College for a screening of his film Misa’s Fugue and gave a follow-up speaking presentation. Gaston has taught classes on the holocaust for eleven years now, and he is very passionate about the subject. “My passion and interest for Holocaust history comes from […]

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Winter Pep Rally a Spirited Success

March 20, 2018
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The winter season Pep Rally was on 3 February, and it was a big success,  getting students into the school spirit. The high school students saw and were able to participate in a variety of activities and games. These included musical chairs, snowman, and tug of war. The snowman game was where different sports teams […]

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Bulger Abuses Power; Connolly Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder

March 19, 2018
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John Joseph Connolly, Jr., was one of Boston’s former FBI agents, who grew up in the Old Harbor housing project of South Boston with former Winter Hill Gang mob boss, James ‘Whitey’ Bulger. He was born 1 August 1940. During his time growing up in the projects, he became friends with William ‘Billy’ Bulger, the […]

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Gun Control Gains Traction

March 12, 2018
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Gun Control has been a controversial topic of late. However, the fight for stricter gun control has been going on for quite some time. Trends suggest that much of today’s youth is calling for change in light of the recent mass shootings such as the L.A. shooting and Parkland. Many rallies and protests have gained […]

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Organ Transplants May Become Easier

March 9, 2018
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Every day, there are people who desperately need organ transplants. Unfortunately, there is a huge wait for transplants, which could potentially cause things to get worse. “In the U.S. alone, more than a hundred thousand people need heart transplants each year, but only about 2,000 receive one,” National Geographic said. For years, scientists have been […]

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