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Recent rise of shark attacks demands greater precaution

Recent rise of shark attacks demands greater precaution

Zoierae Hill, Reporter

November 6, 2015


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Recently, a handful of shark attacks has spooked many beachgoers into staying away from the water, but there are some ways to avoid becoming shark bait. According to “The Kids’ How To Do (Almost) Everything Guide,” the first tip is to swim in a group. Sharks are much more likely to attack a lon...

Sharks mislabeled as ‘ruthless killers’

Sharks mislabeled as ‘ruthless killers’

Zoierae Hill, Reporter

November 5, 2015


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Although sharks are viewed as bloodthirsty killing machines, this is not necessarily true. Sharks limit the populations of sea creatures they consume, which maintains the balance of nature. While it is true sharks do occasionally attack humans, not all attacks are feeding events. In fact, many are a...

Korean treat marks day of appreciation and love

Korean treat marks day of appreciation and love

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter

November 5, 2015


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Brightly colored boxes and elaborate displays of stars and hearts decorate the storefronts of Korean convenience stores everywhere in observance of Pepero Day, a Korean holiday celebrated on Nov. 11 in which friends, couples and families exchange boxes of pepero, chocolate-covered sticks similar to the popular J...

Video games increase horrors of Halloween

Video games increase horrors of Halloween

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter

November 2, 2015


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Whether it is a deranged murderer in a horror film or the looming tension of a ghost story,  fear takes many forms on Halloween. When fears assume the form of digitally animated characters, a new sense of dread fills people’s minds as they plug in their headphones and turn on their station controlle...

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Janelle Medrano, Reporter

October 30, 2015


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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), an annual campaign that aims to increase knowledge and awareness of the disease. According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. About one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cance...

Sweet history of candy corn and licorice

Sweet history of candy corn and licorice

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter

October 30, 2015


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Sweets, chocolate and caramel apples are just some of the many candies that fill the empty bags of eager trick-or-treaters every year. Among these cavity-inducing confectionaries, the colors orange, white, yellow and black stand out. As if rising from the dead, the “hit-or miss” treats candy c...

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