• New Mexico Observatory Mysteriously Closed

    New Mexico Observatory Mysteriously Closed

    Gunnar Strom, Contributor

    September 24, 2018

    The Sunspot National Solar Observatory is located in a rural area of Sunspot, New Mexico. The observatory is a public research center used to further our knowledge on the physics and tendencies of the Sun.  However recently the observatory has been involved in some odd occurrences, and nobody really...

  • Bakersfield Shooting

    Bakersfield Shooting

    Joshua Case, Contributor

    September 24, 2018

    An all too familiar cry fell on the ear of the American people on September 13, 2018. On that day, Javier Casarez went on a mass shooting streak that killed five people. The people who were lost in this tragic accident were: Manuel Contreras, Petra Maribel Bolanos de Javier Casarez, Antonio Valadez,...

  • A man being shark bait since 1936?

    A man being shark bait since 1936?

    Logan Rocha, Contributor

    September 24, 2018

    Over the weekend, a Massachusetts man that goes by the name, Arthur Medici was the first victim to be killed by a shark in the Cape Cod area since 1936. Arthur Medici, 26, of Revere, Massachusetts, was attacked at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet on Saturday, according to the National Park Service. H...

  • Horrific G-force Accident

    Horrific G-force Accident

    Garrison Meeks, Contributor

    September 21, 2018

    A young boy from Great Britain was forced into horrible "Roundabout of Death" prank that did not end well. Independent says, "An 11-year-old boy has been left with possible brain damage and bulging eyes" (Independent.com). Wired says, "While Tyler sat on a playground roundabout, an older kid spun it...

  • Gas Explosions In Massachusetts

    Gas Explosions In Massachusetts

    Avery Ward, Contributor

    September 21, 2018

    A string of natural gas explosions have caused fires in more than twenty homes in northern Boston.  A natural gas leakage sparked fires in at least 40 homes.  The leakage caused explosions, created widespread chaos, and even killed a man.  Eighteen-year-old, Leonel Rondon (USA Today) was inside his...

    Firefighters battle a house fire, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, on Herrick Road in North Andover, Mass., one of multiple emergency crews responding to a series of gas explosions and fires triggered by a problem with a gas line that feeds homes in several communities north of Boston. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)

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