The Maroon

Three candidates will be on the stage for the Democratic debate

Nicholas Morea

November 13, 2015

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Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley are the last three standing for the Democrats. The debate will be hosted by CBS News on November 14. Clinton is ahead in the polls with Sanders slowly gaining momentum and O'Mal...

Stabbing at a California university

Gabriel Garza

November 11, 2015

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Four people at the University of California, Merced were stabbed on Wednesday, Nov. 5 when a male college student brought a hunting knife to campus. A construction worker stopped the alleged assailant by distracting the attac...

President Obama discusses prison reform

Nicholas Morea

November 11, 2015

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According to the White House, more than 2 million people are incarcerated in the U.S, and each year, 600,000 are placed back into society. This lead to President Barack Obama calling the it the "cycle of incarceration".Congress is discus...

Republicans get ready for round four of debates

Nicholas Morea

November 7, 2015

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The Republican presidential candidates will be taking the stage for the fourth time and more fireworks are expected.The debate will take place Nov. 10 in Milwaukee with the moderators of Fox Business and the Wall Street Journal...

South Carolina flood leaves state in ruin

Nicholas Morea

October 6, 2015

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A flood took the lives of nine people and is still an ongoing issue for residents of South Carolina. 550 roads and highways are completely shut down in South Carolina after over 20 inches of rain fell over the weekend of Oct....

Oregon community college devastated by on-campus shooter

Nicholas Morea

October 5, 2015

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Roseburg, Oregon was devastated by a mass shooting that took place at Umpqua Community College.The shooter, Chris Harper-Mercer, killed nine people and injured over a dozen. Mercer then turned the gun onto himself and committed s...

History professor says there’s room for Indigenous People’s Day, Columbus Day

Gabriel Garza

October 2, 2015

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Columbus Day and Indigenous People's Day both relate to the settling of America, but the subjects they celebrate are different. Last year, Seattle and Minneapolis both first recognized the second Monday of October as Indigenou...

NASA discovers water on Mars

Nicholas Morea

October 1, 2015

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NASA revealed that liquid water was officially discovered on Mars on Sept. 28. An imager on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter confirmed their findings by analyzing light waves returned from dark streaks on the planet's surface. ...

Changes to airline travel for Louisiana residents

Gabriel Garza

September 25, 2015

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Starting Jan. 1, 2016 Louisiana residents will be required to carry their passport when traveling by flight. This comes from a change implemented by the Transportation Security Administration in 2005 when they signed into law...

National Sea Otter Awareness week

Kristen Stewart

September 25, 2015

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Sept. 20 through 26 is National Sea Otter Awareness week. According to Friends of the Sea Otter, this week focuses on how we recognize the role sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem and how they can be removed from the threa...

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