21-year-old Sarah Katz suffered heart attacks and died after consuming a charged lemonade at Panera Bread in 2022. Her parents filed a wrongful death lawsuit in 2023, accusing Panera of irresponsibly selling a dangerous drink marketed as safe, without proper warnings. The high levels of caffeine in the drink allegedly triggered her cardiac arrhythmia. Continue reading Panera Faces Wrongful Death Lawsuit Over the Death of 21-Year-Old Sarah Katz
Matthew Perry, the famous actor best known for his role as Chandler Bing on the TV show Friends, passed away in a suspected drowning at the age of 54. His loss greatly affected fans worldwide; tributes flowed in from fans, co-stars, and HBO. Perry, whilst appreciated for his role in Friends, hoped to be remembered for his post-show efforts in combating addiction, having opened a sober house. Continue reading Losing a FRIEND like Matthew Perry
The Heritage Foundation has created Project 2025, a collaboration among over 70 conservative groups, detailing a reform plan in case of a Republican victory in the 2024 elections. The plan identifies significant American problems, aiming to restore family values, dismantle administrative state power, protect national sovereignty and borders, and secure individual rights. It includes proposed policies on family welfare, education, government accountability, international agreements, immigration, and economic growth, issues like gender identity, critical race theory, and Big Tech. Continue reading Project 2025 and the Mandate for Leadership: Conservative Promise or Threat?
Mental health awareness has increased, with an estimated 10% of the world’s population experiencing mental illness. In the U.S, 41% of these cases are undiagnosed, and 60% of diagnosed individuals lack access to treatment, costing the country $190 billion annually. Various organizations including MAMHI, established by Clifford Whittingham Beers, and SAMHSA, work tirelessly to increase public awareness and facilitate accessible treatments. National prevention and awareness campaigns occur annually, and ongoing research aims to reduce patients and deaths from mental illness.
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(Image via apnews.com) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: email@example.com When was the last time Congress did anything? To me, as a bystander, it feels that Congress is like a high school classroom full of uppity honors students during a class debate over the pros and cons of Napoleon as a history figure; they keep arguing relentlessly over who is right, unwilling to secede even the … Continue reading The Republican Party Struggles to Elect A New Speaker of the House
(Image Designed By Editor-in-Chief Roxanne Hepburn with Photographs from Volunteer Writer Emma Bowser and Staff Photographer Lilly Lafleur) Volunteer Writer: Connor Sullivan Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Student Government Association hosted its annual “Shake the Ship” event in the Claire T. Carney Library’s Living Room this past Thursday, October 12th, providing a forum for students to speak directly with the administration. Sponsored by the SGA, it featured … Continue reading Campus Safety, Infrastructure, and More Discussed at the Fall 2023 Shake the Ship
(Image via fieldfirst.com) Staff Writer: Jesse Magnifico Email: email@example.com Senator Jason Lewis, other legislators, and the Raise Up Massachusetts Coalition are advocating for another minimum wage increase to $20 by 2027. If passed, the increase would make the Bay State have the highest minimum wage in the country. A bill passed in 2018 has gradually bumped the minimum wage to $15, which took full effect … Continue reading A Near Livable Wage for All: Massachusetts Legislators Push for $20 Minimum Wage
(Image via msn.com) Business Manager: Brendan Flaherty Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Have you ever wanted to solve a real-life mystery like a true adventurer like Indian Jones? Look no further than the British Museum in Montague Pl, London. Recently, The British Museum reported that over 2000 items were found stolen from their inventory of various sizes and values. According to CBS News, the museum admitted that “the … Continue reading A Real-Life Indiana Jones Mystery
(Image via gillettestadium.com) Volunteer Writer: Emma Bowser Email: email@example.com The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (International Federation of Association Football in English), more commonly known as FIFA, has announced that the 2026 FIFA World Cup will be taking place in a total of 16 different cities in North America. According to Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA, “16 amazing Host Cities will make all of … Continue reading The FIFA World Cup is Coming to Boston in 2026
(Image via nyimes.com) Staff Writer: Sakara De Gil-Balija Email: firstname.lastname@example.org On September 21st, Alex Murdaugh, 55, a famed lawyer in South Carolina and convicted murderer, pleaded guilty to additional money laundering charges in connection to his case. Murdaugh has been charged with over twenty counts of financial fraud and has yet to be sentenced by the state. The millionaire has gained the nation’s attention due … Continue reading Millionaire Murdaugh Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering Charges