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Lil Peep’s legacy lives on after death

On Wednesday, Nov. 15th, Gustav Ahr, more widely known as Lil Peep, passed away in Tucson, Arizona at the age of 21. Though the authorities have not yet confirmed the cause of death, evidence suggests that he overdosed. This, however, cannot be confirmed until a toxicology report is released. “[His …

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Opioid epidemic runs rampant

91 Americans die every day as a result of an opioid overdose. According to The New York Times, “Overdoses, fueled by opioids, are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50 years old — killing roughly 64,000 people last year, more than guns or car accidents, and doing so …

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Boy Scouts: No longer just for boys

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced on Oct. 12th that the organization will now include girls in their traditionally male-only program. In the beginning of 2018, girls will be able to participate in the Cub Scout program for elementary school aged youth. The local Dens will still be singularly …

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Catalonia pushes for independence from Spain

On Oct. 1 the region of Catalonia in Spain held a referendum, as the citizens voted directly to decide whether or not they would move towards independence from Spanish rule. Catalonia is a territory in Spain that has a distinct culture and language. As one of the richer states of …

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MC rallies behind Isaac Coulapides

On Friday night, Oct. 6, junior Isaac Coulapides was severely injured after his car lost control and hit a divider on Sabre Springs Parkway. Coulapides is part of the MC varsity cheer team, and was on his way home from a  football game. After being rushed to the hospital, doctors …

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Driving a life

Last month, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman announced that the nation’s women will be legally allowed to drive without the presence of a male. A royal decree on live national television reported that it will be enacted in June 2018. Women across Saudi Arabia have been working to resolve this issue …

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Rock Slide in El Capitan

Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan Summit, a hot spot for tourists, is going to be a vacant and ghostly sight for a while after a dangerous scare. On Wednesday, Sept. 27, El Capitan endured a deathly rock slide.  A sheet about the size of a 13-story building measuring 65 feet …

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Life of Hugh Hefner still controversial in death

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, Hugh Hefner died of natural causes  in his Playboy Mansion at the age of 91. As the founder of one of the most controversial and revolutionary magazines, Hefner died with a reputation that is still debated. Hefner’s well-known progressive views were often vocalized through his brand. Playboy magazine, …

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Ethnic clashes in Myanmar

With a growing  population of over 53 million, Myanmar is the 26th largest nation in the world. Recently, that number dropped by thousands and continues to fall each day. Located south of China, Myanmar (also known as Burma) holds claim to a diverse group of ethnicities, but not all of …

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