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International News: Brazil rain rain go away

Alex Thomas, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2020

This year, Brazil has been plagued with more rain than ever on record.  Southeastern Brazil, specifically São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, has experienced the worst of the rain in the past month. According to CNN, this rain c...

Capital 8 goes bankrupt

Tristyn Smith, Web Editor

April 2, 2020

Goodrich Quality Theaters, the owner of Jefferson City’s Capital 8 movie theater, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Chapter 11 bankruptcy is the act of liquidating one’s assets and debts to essentially give the filer a...

Presidential primary update

Blakelee Sutton, Featured News Editor

April 2, 2020

The intense race to become the Democratic and Republican nominees for the 2020 Presidential Election is still ongoing. As the primaries have made their way across the nation, the list of candidates has slowly become smaller. As a...

International News: new island

Hannah Thomas, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2020

Pointing towards South America, the Antarctic Peninsula is one of the fastest-warming regions on Earth. Because of this regional warming, the Peninsula’s two major glaciers, the Thwaites and Pine Island Glaciers, are retreating...

International News: stock market chaos

Alex Kitchell, Marketing Coordinator

April 2, 2020

On Monday, March 9, 2020, oil prices took a drop of 20% due to Russian manufacturers maintaining a high output even after the demand for oil fell. In response, Saudi Arabia claimed it would ramp up production.  It’s expe...

International News: Israel

Tristyn Smith, Web Editor

April 2, 2020

Israel’s election has left the country in deadlock. No party has been able to form a majority in the country’s parliament after three elections. Benjamin Netanyahu, the country’s sitting prime minister, was indicted on cor...

Democratic Primary Update

Tristyn Smith, Web Editor

March 2, 2020

The Democratic primaries are hotly contested. Many candidates are working hard for the nomination, but only one will receive the nomination at the Democratic National Convention to go on and face the incumbent: President Donald...

No-go in the Congo

Ash Stickann, Entertainment Editor

March 2, 2020

Since August of 2018, the Congo has been terrorized by an Ebola outbreak that has taken the lives of over 3,000 people. Ebola is a virus spread purely through bodily fluids, and the probability of contracting it after coming ...

Carnival catastrophe

Alex Kitchell, Marketing Coordinator

March 2, 2020

On Monday, February 24, 2020, a carnival procession was underway in Volkmarsen, Germany to celebrate Mardi Gras. Families were out in the town of around 7,000 people, which is just 175 miles southwest of Berlin.  This is one of ...

Ring of fire

Hannah Thomas, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2020

The lost continent of Zealandia hides clues to the Ring of Fire's birth. The hidden undersea continent of Zealandia underwent an upheaval at the time of the birth of the Pacific Ring of Fire.  Zealandia is a chunk of continental crust ne...

Coronavirus crisis

Hannah Thomas, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2020

In recent global news, the spread of a new virus has caused everybody to be on high alert. The CDC is closely monitoring a respiratory disease caused by a new Coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, ...

Bankrupt Boy Scouts

Tristyn Smith, Web Editor

March 2, 2020

Following many sexual abuse allegations and more than 50 years of cover-ups, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Chapter 11 bankruptcy is the act of liquidating one’s assets and debts to es...

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