ISIS kills Jordanian pilot, declares U.S. citizen dead

Lauren Candela, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015

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On Feb. 3, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria released horrific pictures and a video of Jordanian fighter pilot First Lt. Moaz al-Kasasbeh being burned alive inside a cage. The murder is described... Read more »

Make-up class dates announced

Olivia Cunningham, Managing Editor

February 11, 2015

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Because of the recent weather-related closures, the University has announced that Monday classes will be held on Tuesday, May 5, which was previously designated as Study Day. An email sent to faculty... Read more »

Measles spreads at Disneyland, infecting 59

Lauren Candela, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

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Controversy stirred along the West Coast after a traveler caused a measles outbreak in Disneyland.  The identity of the traveler is unknown. ... Read more »

Hezbollah kills two; tensions escalate

Bridget Higgins, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

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Tensions between Lebanon’s Hezbollah group and Israel could rise rapidly after Hezbollah killed two Israeli soldiers on Jan. 28. Hezbollah fired anti-tank missiles at Israeli military vehicles... Read more »

MTA fare increase set for March 22; St. John’s commuters will feel the effects

Talia Tirella, News Editor

February 5, 2015

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Back in January, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced a fare increase that will go into effect on March 22. The current base fare for travel by both subway and bus is $2.50... Read more »

Cuomo proposes new sexual assault policy

Amanda Umpierrez, Assistant News Editor

February 5, 2015

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing to pass a proposed “Yes Means Yes” bill to help combat sexual assault on both private and public college campuses. If... Read more »

ISIS threatens Japan with ransom, executes one

Bridget Higgins, Staff Writer

January 28, 2015

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ISIS asked for a ransom of $200 million from the Japanese government after releasing a video on Tuesday, Jan. 20, threatening to execute two Japanese citizens. On Jan. 24, several news outlets reported that one of the citizens,... Read more »