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An unexpected tragedy

By Hashim Arain STAFF WRITER   It was reported recently that a US soldier in Afghanistan went on a shooting rampage, killing 16 Afghan civilians. The soldier went to a nearby Afghan village and started to shoot Afghan villagers whose homes he had broken into. According to reports after the shooting was done, soldier went … Continue reading

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An escape from reality?

by Kulsum Musani STAFF WRITER   Trust science to come up with a reason behind phenomenons most of us take for granted. Take daydreaming, for example. Psychologists estimate that daydreams occupy one-third to one-half of a person’s thoughts while he or she is awake. A study done by Malia Mason at the Harvard Medical School … Continue reading

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See ya later G8

By Samantha Jones EDITOR-IN-CHIEF In case you haven’t heard, Chicago is saying goodbye to hosting the controversial G8 summit that was to be held this May 19-20. President Obama moved the planned meeting from Chicago to Camp David; according to the White House, the meeting needed “to facilitate a free-flowing discussion with our close G8 … Continue reading