This day in history: March 29

Compiled by Claire Moylan, Features Editor

March 28, 2019

1549 The first capital of Brazil, Salvador da Bahia, is founded. 1673 English King Charles II accepts the Test Act, which excludes Roman Catholics from public functions. 1795 Ludwig van Beethoven debuts as a pianist in Vienna...

Issue of the Issue: The Jussie Smollet controversy

Maddie Westbrook, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

January 29, 2019 Jussie Smollett reported being attacked by two men in Chicago. Jussie Smollett is a 36-year-old, homosexual African-American actor and singer. A week prior to his attack, January 22, he received an envelope addressed...

Recipe of the Issue: Pâté chinois

Lizzy Snow, Copy Editor

February 21, 2019

Ingredients: 1 1/2 pound lean hamburger 2 pounds of potatoes 2-3 cans of creamed corn 1 1/2 cups of shredded cheese 1 cup milk 1/2 stick of butter Directions: Preheat oven to 400°F Cook hamburge...

This Day in History: February 22

Compiled by Claire Moylan, Features Editor

February 21, 2019

1512 - Amerigo Vespucci dies in Seville, Spain. 1630 - American Indians introduce popcorn to the Pilgrims. 1732 - George Washington is born. 1784 - The U.S. merchant ship, Empress of China, left New York City on the first Am...

What is Presidents’ Day?

Claire Moylan, Features Editor

February 21, 2019

By the time this article is published, Presidents’ Day would have already passed. Despite this, the original reason for the establishment of Presidents’ Day will just be occurring: George Washington’s birthday. Presidents’...

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