Time to Get Out of Here: SpaceX Leading Charge in Human Relocation

Time to Get Out of Here: SpaceX Leading Charge in Human Relocation

Tommy Pratt, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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In 2011, President Obama cut funding for NASA’s already-underfunded Project Constellation amid budget concerns. He left vague objectives in its place for the organization to complete with their now-limited funding. Adjusted for inflation, government spending on space travel and research dropped by $3 billion from 2010 to 2011. Since then, NASA has mostly been performing quiet, low-value research.

Pennsylvania Gerrymandering Epidemic Improved with Court Ruling

Jacey Mismash, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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In case you haven’t been paying attention in social studies, gerrymandering is “a district or pattern of districts varying greatly in size or population as a result of gerrymandering.” This is an old tradition in many states in the US; one party redraws district lines to create a partisan advantage in different government elections.

Indisputable Ranking of Greatest Scenes from The Office

Indisputable Ranking of Greatest Scenes from The Office

Isabella Bennett and Liam Boris

March 16, 2018


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The Office (U.S.) is undoubtedly one of the most iconic sitcoms ever produced in the 21st century. Some of the most memorable moments of the show are from the cold opens, or the scenes that are played before the opening title sequence. Below are ten of the best of those cold opens, ranked from great to greatest.

Larry Nassar Answers for His Hundreds of Sexual Abuse Accusations

Jacey Mismash, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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For decades, Larry Nassar was a world renowned physician, known mainly for his work with gymnasts. For twenty five years, Nassar worked on the medical staff for USA Gymnastics team, even travelling with the team to countries all over the world for the Olympics. But Nassar’s twenty five years of supposed glory were twenty five years of horror for the young female patients he worked with.

Today’s Press is Flooded by Negative Headlines, and It’s Our Own Fault

Emily Esser, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


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The opening line of the chorus of “Good News” by Ocean park Standoff is: “I need some good news, baby, ‘cause all the world’s gone crazy.” Unfortunately, this reflects all too accurately what’s being reported in today’s times.

Robots are Getting More Advanced — and Much More Dangerous

Robots are Getting More Advanced — and Much More Dangerous

Tommy Pratt, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


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In October of this year, Saudi Arabia awarded citizenship to a humanoid robot named Sophia, created by the Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics. It is the first robot to have ever been awarded a legal citizenship. This is a dangerously large step in advancing robots to the status of humans. Sophia does not deserve our respect as a human—or any other living thing—because, though it accomplishes the task of seeming human incredibly well, it is not one.

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