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Whittier Law School Students Protest Abrupt Termination of Law Program

Whittier Law School Students Protest Abrupt Termination of Law Program

Noah Garcia and Pete Escobar
April 21, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

Dozens of Whittier Law School students protested Friday, April 21, over the Whittier College Board of Trustees' decision to terminate the college's law program at the end of the 2017 school year. Centered around the Administration building, disgruntled protesters marched on the corners of Painter and P...

Cyber Attacks Linked to CIA

Carlos Diego Sanchez, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

A string of cyber attacks across the globe that were conducted with classified hacking tools were brought to light by the Web publisher WikiLeaks. This information suggests that the attacks were likely conducted by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Multiple files exposed by WikiLeaks appear to show int...

British Streamer Swatted

Danny Celiz, Station Manager
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

A British man has become the first person to be charged by police for placing a false threat which resulted in a US video game streamer getting shot in the face and chest with rubber bullets, fracturing his skull and bruising his lungs. Robert McDaid, 21, is suspected to have placed a call to the ter...

Trump Supporters and Opponents Brawl at California Park

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
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Supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump were holding competing rallies April 15 at a Berkeley, California park when a fight broke out which resulted in at least 20 arrests as cops attempted to keep the groups apart according to Reuters. As fist fights between people broke out there were can...

Constituents of the 38th District Meet with Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Constituents of the 38th District Meet with Congresswoman Linda Sanchez

Zachary Mejia, News Editor
April 18, 2017
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Supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump were holding competing rallies April 15 at a Berkeley, California park when a fight broke out which resulted in at least 20 arrests as cops attempted to keep the groups apart according to Reuters. As fist fights between people broke out there were can...

Chechnya Concentration Camp Tortures Gay Men

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

Accusations that Chechnya authorities have been detaining gay men and taking them to places where they are tortured and sometimes kill has surfaced. The allegations were made by human rights activists and a Russian newspaper. According to these claims, 100 gay men were taken and imprisoned, and 20 pe...

United States Drops “The Mother of all Bombs” in Afghanistan

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

The United States dropped the “mother of all bombs” on an Islamic State cave complex in Afghanistan Thursday April 13, the Pentagon said. It is the most powerful non-nuclear bomb in the US arsenal. The bomb is so massive that it has to be delivered via cargo plane and dropped from the rear of th...

Net Neutrality: Days are Numbered

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

Chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, has quickly moved to remove all of previous President Barack Obama’s net neutrality rules, according to Reuters. Under Obama’s 2015 approved FCC rules, broadband providers were prohibited from giving or selling faster internet to c...

18 Syrian Fighters Allied with U.S. Killed in Coalition Airstrike

Lisa Garcia, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
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An airstrike by the American led coalition fighting the Islamic State killed 18 Syrian fighters allied with the United States, military officials said Thursday, April 13. The strike, which occurred Tuesday in Tabqah, Syria, was the third time in a month that the American-led airstrikes may have ki...

Police Searching for Ohio Man Who Broadcasted Murder

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

As of the afternoon of April 17, police are looking for a Ohio man who shot and killed an elderly man and broadcasted the murder through Facebook on Easter Sunday, April 16. Cleveland police have issued an aggravated warrant for his arrest. He is assumed to be armed and dangerous. The suspect is de...

Journalist Killed In Mexico, The Fourth in Six Weeks

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

A Mexican journalist, Maximino Rodriguez Palacios, was shot dead outside of a shopping center Friday April 14 in La Paz, a coastal city in the state of Baja California Sur. He was 72 years old. Palacios wrote about politics and crime for the Pericu Collective. He had previously worked as a spokesma...

Betsy Devos Repeals Student Loan Protection

Corbin Boone, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under News

Current Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos started her new educations plans with the removal of President Barack Obama’s memos that protected college students that have taken out loans from debt-collectors. The decision was made as of April 11 and DeVos explained her reasoning as being “a lack of consis...

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