Back Page 4/20/2022

Dear Almanzo, These last weeks as a first-year are the worst weeks of my life! Nothing is going right. I need to write two 10-page essays in the next two weeks. That’s 20 pages! I also have to learn 23 verbs for Italian –– all while studying for my finals. I don’t even think that’s humanly possible. Outside of class, my friend situation is falling apart. I still feel like I’m only acquaintances with everyone I know after an entire year here. I miss the support of my high school friends. My one real friend just started spending all his … Continue reading Back Page 4/20/2022

The Lighter Side

Swifty millipedes, Israeli nuclear facilities Texas state troopers have been instructed to “slim down” or face consequences. The report states that troopers with waist sizes over 40 inches will need to track and report weight loss efforts (April 18). Israel’s top-secret, state-of-the-art nuclear facility is under assault from porcupines. The small creatures set up near the facility and have been digging under the building, causing concerns (April 19). A new species of millipedes has been named after Taylor Swift. The species has been dubbed Nannaria swiftae, or in common vernacular, Swift Twisted-Claw Millipede (April 20). A Maryland man has been … Continue reading The Lighter Side

NYC shooting injures 29

James, the alleged Brooklyn subway shooter, has been detained and charged By Jackson Hare, Staff Writer James, the alleged Brooklyn subway shooting suspect whose attacks left 29 injured, was arrested in New York’s East Village neighborhood. None of the victims of his attacks are expected to die from their injuries. On April 11, 67-year-old Frank R. James detonated two smoke grenades and fired 33 bullets in a Brooklyn subway train full of morning commuters. Police reported a total of 29 people injured during the attack, 19 of whom suffered injuries related to the smoke or panic. In what New York … Continue reading NYC shooting injures 29