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Son of California Councilwoman Shot Near USC Campus

Jake Laurell, reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Victor McElhaney, a 21 year old student at USC was shot to death last weekend near the Los Angeles campus.  The victim's mother, Oakland Councilwoman, Lynette McElhaney, is heartbroken and issued a statement Sunday. Statement from the Parents, Police & University Officials "It is with the utmost sad...

157 Dead After Plane Crash Shortly After Takeoff in Africa

Jake Laurell, Writer/reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

157 people have been confirmed to be dead after an Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed shortly after takeoff. The incident occurred on Sunday from Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa. Amongst the 157 dead eight Americans lost were among the lost reported by USA Today. The fairly new 4 month old Boeing 737-8 MAX plane crashed at 8:44 AM local time. The plane crashed six minutes into its f...

Terror Attack in Christchurch, New Zealand Mosque Leaves Many Injured or Dead

Jake Laurell, Writer/reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

A terror attack occurred yesterday targeting two mosques in Christchurch New Zealand, with multiple fatalities reported by Associated Press. Police Commissioner, Mike Bush, would not elaborate on the details of how many people were lost. Local authorities report that they have four people in custody ...

Incentives to Prevent Student Absences.

Sara Rose, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, News

Public schools are offering washing machine usages for kids. Colorado, Kentucky, New Jersey, and Missouri, are some states that offer this service. Generally, targeting areas of low income students. Therefore, in Louisville Kentucky at Fern Creek High School "Laundry and Loot"was implemented. S...

Say “No-no to Momo”

Cesar E. Gonzalez, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under A&E, News, Opinion, Videos

In the last several years, social media and the internet have become a power-house pair. Merriam-Webster defines social media as, “Forms of electronic communication (such as websites for social networking and microblogging) through which users create online communities to share information, ideas,...

Nationwide College Amissons Sham

March 12, 2019


Filed under News

March 12, An FBI investigation dubbed "Operation Varsity Blues," led to federal prosecutors charging 50 people in the largest college admissions swindle ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice. The 50 people charged, allegedly conspired in a scheme to cheat on college entrance exams (SAT, ACT),...

Rio Hondo Construction

Leo J. Villanueva, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under News

Navigating construction sites seem to have become an integral part of student life for Roadrunners. February 26th, faculty members and students received an email informing of a road closure. According to Yulian Ligioso, Vice President of Finance & Business, a hot-water leak developed under the roadway of Cir...

Pope Francis Global Sex Abuse Summit

Sara Cozart, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019


Filed under News

Pope Francis held the first global sex abuse summit It went from February 21st to February 24th. It took place in Rome, Vatican City. One hundred and ninety religious leaders attended. The Pope wants to prevent global Catholic scandals from occurring Above all, he wants to protect the child...

Ice Tsunami in the East

Gilberto Espana, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under News

A huge wall of Ice has forced residents near Lake Erie to “drive with caution”. The weather service in Buffalo have believed wind speeds could reach up to 75 miles per hour. This has forced the police service to close down the Niagara River Parkway. The New York Power Authority has announced t...

The New Jonas Brothers Single

Madelyn Gastelum, Social Media Director

March 4, 2019


Filed under A&E, News

Thursday, February 28th, the Jonas Brothers announced their new single that would be released at midnight EST that same evening. The single has now dropped and it is everything that you could ask for and more. The last time that the Jonas Brothers made headlines was 6 years ago. They announced that a ...

Jorge Ramos Detained by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

Jorge Ramos Detained by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

Diana Juarez, Managing Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Jorge Ramos and his reporting team of five were briefly detained by Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. Ramos, 60, and five other Univision reporters were at the presidential palace to interview Maduro when they were forced into a dark room and had their equipment and belongings taken from this Feb....

Police Chase Ends with Fiery Crash in Uptown Whittier

Diane Chau, Writer/reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under News

Trouble in Uptown Whittier  A police chase leads to a hot chaotic accident in uptown Whittier on Monday. The fiery commotion has killed an innocent civilian. It was just a typical Monday morning, roughly about 11 am when an officer saw an act of road rage. In addition, the officer tried to pull over...

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