Peculiar motor accident kills nine

By Ethan Nichols, Staff Writer A 13 year-old boy was driving a pickup truck when it collided with a van carrying a university golf team. The accident killed nine people in West Texas last Tuesday, including the golf coach, six players, the 13-year-old and an unidentified man in the truck. At a press conference, Bruce Landsberg, vice chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, said that the truck was using a spare tire which blew out and caused the truck to swerve into the adjacent killing, resulting in a head-on collision with the van. Both vehicles went up in flames. … Continue reading Peculiar motor accident kills nine

Be the ‘dipshit’ for once A better way to help those who are hurting

By: James Neyer ~Staff Writer~ Death, depression and divorce affect not only the person suffering through them, but those around them. This is not said to criticize sufferers but to bring to light the counterpoint: Those around them can help them heal. When we look at people who suffer, their suffering seems to define them. We do not see them as the person they are. We only see their maladies. No longer seeing them as humans, we do not treat them as such either. We do not purposefully do so. We try our best to make them “feel comfortable,” but … Continue reading Be the ‘dipshit’ for once A better way to help those who are hurting

Joan Rivers dies at 81

By: Allison Wisyanski ~Staff Writer~ Joan Rivers died unexpectedly at the age of 81 at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, N.Y., a shock to the entertainment industry, her family and her international fan base. The cause of death has been linked to heart disease . She was taken to an outpatient surgery clinic after going into cardiac arrest and losing consciousness during a surgery procedure on her vocal cords. The State Health Department is studying the cause of her death. Rivers was one of the most recognized stand-up comics. Her career moved from television to international fame. Rivers’s … Continue reading Joan Rivers dies at 81