California governor extends global warming reduction plan

  California’s Governor Jerry Brown has issued an executive order to expand the state’s current program; he aims to decrease greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030 compared to that of 1990. Brown stated that global warming is “an ever-growing threat” to California, and…

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Norway to end use of FM radio

Norway’s government recently announced that within the next two years they would get rid of FM radio, the first country in the world to do so. By January 2017, they are hoping to switch over to digital radio entirely. Thorhild Widvery, minister of culture, claims…

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The truth about finger cracking

People who crack their fingers have been given flack for years from non-finger crackers who say it causes arthritis. Recently, however, that myth has been dispelled. The age-old finger cracking mystery apparently comes from a bubble forming in the fluid within the joints when bones…

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Hillary Clinton announces candidacy

With the upcoming election around the corner, the list of potential presidential candidates has continued to grow. Now Hillary Clinton has officially announced her intention to run for president in the 2016 elections, a decision that will make history in more ways than one. Hillary…

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Vigil held on Z Green

Recent events in the Middle East have inspired international attention, and even trickled down to incite action from students. This includes a vigil that was hosted on Z-Green by the Middle East Interest Club. “[The] Middle East Interest Club is a new student organization that…

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California going through record drought

California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. declared a drought State of Emergency in January, as the drought in California enters its fourth devastating year. By the end of March, Governor Brown had signed emergency legislation that opens up $1 billion for drought relief and critical…

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