(Image via nytimes.com) Staff Writer: Sakara De Gil-Balija Email: email@example.com On March 13th, 2023, the Biden Administration approved the Willow Project, an oil development plan set to build and operate up to five drill pads on the northern slope of Alaska in the National Petroleum Reserve. The Willow Project is an eight-billion dollar oil drilling project run by ConocoPhillips. It is a thirty-year project that … Continue reading Biden Administration Approves The Willow Project: An Eight-Billion Dollar Oil Drilling Operation in Alaska
(Images via wbur.org) Sports Editor: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: firstname.lastname@example.org *The information included in this article can be found in the 81-Page Report released by the Town of Blackstone and contributed to the WBUR by reporter Walter Wuthmann. Some information can also be found in the Laudon Incident Report 10-1014-OF, which was also contributed to WBUR by Wuthmann. Both reports were open and accessible to the public … Continue reading Blackstone’s Investigation Against UMass Dartmouth: Here’s What You Need to Know
(Image via abcnews.com) Photography Manager: Brendan Flaherty Email: email@example.com On February 28th, 2023, the Supreme Court heard two oral arguments that objected to Joe Biden’s student debt relief plan. There are currently two sides to the argument, the more conservative side arguing that the president had no place to authorize a plan with such a scale. And that he had no capacity or position to … Continue reading Student Debt Relief – Will it Ever Come to Students in Need?
(Image via weikfitness.com) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Former fitness influencer Brittany Dawn (real name: Brittany Davis) is being sued by the state of Texas for deceptive business practices after selling “custom fitness plans” to her followers. According to the Better Business Bureau, Davis may be liable to pay between $250,000 to $1 million dollars after the civil court proceedings. The full lawsuit document … Continue reading Former Fitness Influencer Brittany Dawn Sued by Texas For Deceptive Business Practices
(Image via dignitymemorial.com) Staff Writer: Sakara De Gil-Balija Email: email@example.com On Saturday, February 4th, 2023, a woman whose name has not been released to the public yet, was wrongfully pronounced dead at Water’s Edge Rehab and Nursing Center. The 82-year-old woman was the second case in a week to have been wrongfully declared dead. The Long Island nursing home was extremely confused to learn that, … Continue reading New York Woman Wakes Up in Funeral Home After Being Wrongfully Pronounced Dead
(Image via @MassFireChaser on Twitter) Staff Writer: Sydney Cayer Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Late in the evening on Thursday, February 16th, a fire broke out at Clean Harbors Waste Treatment Facility in Braintree, Massachusetts. Eight trailers caught on fire, all full of combustible materials. Clean Harbor officials say that the trailers self-reacted. It took three hours for the fire to get under control. Weymouth, Braintree, Quincy, Randolph, … Continue reading Hazardous Waste Fire Erupts in Braintree, MA
Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: email@example.com This semester’s Shake the Ship event on February 16th covered various topics, including parking concerns, internet malfunctions, housing issues, architectural infrastructure, security and student safety, and issues with faculty and staff. The event also covered specific allegations against professors in the College of Arts and Sciences, which included a professor’s usage of racial and antisemitic slurs. Questions and their … Continue reading The Ship Has Been Shook At The SGA’s Latest Student Feedback Event
(Image via bing.com) Photography Manager: Brendan Flaherty Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ukraine was invaded a year ago today, and the war shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. The invasion officially started on February 24th, 2022. It has been a year of death, destruction, and, ultimately, unnecessary violence. According to the ongoing Wikipedia page regarding the war, the conflicts really started much earlier in 2014. It … Continue reading It’s Been One Year Since The War in Ukraine Started – So What’s Changed?
(Image via cnn.com) Staff Writer: Sydney Cayer Email: email@example.com TW: Shootings On February 13, 2023, at 8:18 PM, there were shots reported at Michigan State University in the Berkeley building. The suspect was then on the run for hours, and all students were urged to shelter in place while officials searched for the shooter. At around 9:20 PM, shots were reported again, but this time … Continue reading Mass Shooting at Michigan State University Leaves 3 Dead
(Image via npr.org) Business Manager: Julian Cassady Email: firstname.lastname@example.org On February 3rd, 2023, a train carrying hazardous chemical materials derailed and exploded in East Palestine, Ohio, creating what could be one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in United States history. East Palestine lies on the Northeast corner of the state, right on the border with Pennsylvania. The town’s 4,500 residents and surrounding communities have … Continue reading Catastrophic Train Derailment Causes One of The Worst Environmental Disasters in US History