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Shooting in Jacksonville leaves three dead including gunman

Ava Riach, Business Manager

September 27, 2018

Filed under News

Three people are dead and 11 injured after a mass shooting occurred on August 26, 2018 at a Madden NFL '19 video gaming tournament. The event was held at the Good Luck Have Fun (GLHF) Game Bar in Jacksonville, Fla. About 130 to 1...

The ‘Queen of Soul’, Aretha Franklin, has died at age 76

Abby Pikett, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

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One of the most influential soul singers of all time, Aretha Franklin, recently passed away. The proclaimed “Queen of Soul” lost her battle with pancreatic cancer at her home in Detroit at 9:50 a.m. August 16 surrounded by...

Southwest Airlines flight 1380 engine failure leaves one dead, seven injured

May 14, 2018

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A Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Philadelphia due to engine failure April 17. Flight 1380 was on path for Dallas, Texas after departing from La Guardia airport in New York. Out of the 144 passengers and...

Surfing and Athens Drive

Carlos Banegas, Editorial cartoonist, Staff writer

May 9, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

With summer arriving soon, ideal summer sports are beginning to become more relevant. One of these sports is surfing. Surfing is the sport or pastime of riding a wave toward the shore while standing or lying on a surfboard. Surfing ...

Student-led rallies spark attention across the nation

Rebecca Johnson, Assistant News Editor

May 8, 2018

Filed under News

Saturday, March 24 was the day students made history. Just a few days after national school walkouts, thousands of people across the United States and around the globe marched in pursuit to end school shootings and gun violence in America. March For Our Lives is a...