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Bossland Loses $8 Million Lawsuit to Blizzard

Andrew Rudin, Science and Tech Editor
April 17, 2017
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As the competitive scene in video games continues to grow, the demand for “cheats” and “hacks” continue to skyrocket to “help” those combat against those with skill. A corporation that is at the forefront of cheating is the German company Bossland. Bossland has gained notoriety for creati...

Upcoming Effects of Climate Change

Xavier Alatorre and Corbin Boone
April 17, 2017
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James Cook University in Australia reported that for the second time in 12 months coral bleaching is occurring along the Great Barrier Reef. Coral bleaching has occurred three other times in the past 20 years. It occurred in 1998, 2002, and 2016. This is the first time that coral bleaching has ha...

Murder- Suicide at San Bernadino Elementary

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
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Two adults and one student were killed and another student was left wounded following an apparent murder-suicide that occurred at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino Monday morning. The shooter, 53-year-old Cedric Anderson entered a special ed class for students with intellectual disabilities...

EOP&S Scholarship Winners

Lisa Garcia, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
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Soroptimist International of Whittier is honoring and naming five students from Rio Hondo College as winners of $15,000 in Live Your Dreams scholarships. This program focuses on assisting single mothers who are focusing on pursuing higher education dreams. This year’s winners were commemorated at a...

Mylan slapped with class-action racketeering lawsuit

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor
April 17, 2017
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Mylan, a global pharmaceutical company, was hit with a class-action racketeering lawsuit April 3. The company is charged with intentionally setting up an illegal scheme in which they’ve drastically increased the price of their EpiPen over the past ten years. Roughly a decade ago, consumers were paying ...

Trump Signs to Kill Broadband Privacy Rules

Andrew Rudin, Editor Science and Tech
April 17, 2017
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Trump signed a bill April 3 to repeal the internet privacy rules implemented by the Obama administration. These rules gave consumers control over their data as communication companies would have to ask for permission in order to sell it or use it towards targeted ads. The data includes browsing hist...

Apple Apologizes for Mac Mistakes

Diego Crespo, Editor- in- Chief, Print
April 17, 2017
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As Apple products continue dominating the technological pop culture zeitgeist, issues still manage to present themselves in their products both new and old. Referencing specifically the Mac Pro, Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller, had this to say. “If we’ve had a pau...

US Carrier Strike Force is being sent to Korean Peninsula

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
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A US aircraft carrier-led strike group is heading to the Korean Peninsula in response to recent North Korean provocations as confirmed to CNN by a US defense official. The USS Carl Vinson strike group was directed by Admiral Harry Harris, the commander of US Pacific Command, to sail north to the Western Pa...

Trump Launches Tomahawk Strikes Against Syria

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
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The United States bombed a Syrian air base Thursday April 6, after the Syrian government attacked its own civilians with chemical weapons. “Tonight, I ordered a targeted military strike on the air base in Syria from where the chemical attack was launched,” Mr. Trump said in remarks at his Mar-a...

United Airlines Escorts Doctor off Plane

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
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A man claiming to be a doctor was dragged off a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Louisville April 9. The incident happened because of the man did not want to give up his seat on the overbooked flight. "United airlines overbooked the flight," Audra Bridges, a passenger that witnessed and recorde...

Tossed in the Bargain Bin: Payless to Close 400 Stores

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
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The discount retail shoe store Payless ShoeSource released a statement April 4 announcing it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and plans to close 400 underperforming stores in the US and Puerto Rico, including 24 locations in Southern California. Payless Shoesource was founded in Topeka, Kansas in 1956, with t...

President Trump Removes Chief Strategist From National Security Council

President Trump Removes Chief Strategist From National Security Council

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
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Steve Bannon, President Trump’s Chief Strategist, was removed from the US National Security Council Tuesday morning, April 5. Multiple sources have given differing reasons for Bannon’s dismissal, and who was behind his removal from the council. After the resignation of Michael Flynn as Nation...

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