Violence in South Africa Affects Entire Nation

Sunday evening around 8 p.m., South African goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was shot and killed by two unknown gunmen. The two men entered the house of Meyiwa’s girlfriend, Kelly Khumalo, shot him in the upper body and fled on foot. According to CNN, it...


Religious Holidays; Precepts and Annakut

 This past weekend Students have been celebrating two important holidays to both Hindu’s and Buddhists.  For Buddhists, adults of all ages took on the Precepts, a ceremony dedicated to devoting yourself to salvation and the Buddha. Promising to...


Las Vegas Cashes in on Solar Power

Here comes the future: construction of the nation’s second largest rooftop solar farm has been completed…to power a casino.  Last week, the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas finished the installation of a twenty-acre solar farm...


British man fakes coma for 2 years

Alan Knight was taken into custody last week, pleading guilty to stealing 40,000 pounds ($63,982 U.S. Dollars) from a neighbor, and then pretending to be in a coma for nearly two years in order to avoid the charges for it.  In 2012, Knight was...


Has Science Gone Too Far?

Hoverboards, tangible media through a computer and a spray that increases the durability of everyday objects to incredible standards were the work of science fiction a mere two years ago. However, in the past year, there have been leaps in terms of...


Google Saves Environment One Map At A Time

“Google it”—everyone has heard and used this phrase at least once in their life. Google is used for everything from looking up information on different subjects, to answer odd questions and to get directions to anywhere around the world. Now...


Body of missing UVA student found

The search for Hannah Graham, a student at University of Virginia, ended on Oct. 18 after authorities found human remains that were soon after confirmed to be hers. Graham was reported missing early on Sep. 13, and was last seen on a surveillance...