Cincinnati native detained in North Korea

By: Charlotte Cheek ~Staff Writer~ A Cincinnati native and University of Virginia (UVA) student was detained by the North Korean government for committing a “hostile act” on January 2, 2016. Otto Frederick Warmbier allegedly stole a political propaganda poster from a North Korean hotel while on a backpacking tour. Warmbier was arrested in the Pyongyang airport while departing from North Korea. He was charged for theft of the political poster from the Yanggakdo International Hotel. Warmbier allegedly stole the sign with the intent to give it to someone from his church, who promised to buy him a used car worth … Continue reading Cincinnati native detained in North Korea

Primary results

By: Jessica Griggs ~Campus News Editor~     After being separated by a fraction of a percent at the Iowa Caucus, Hillary Clinton pulled ahead of Bernie Sanders in the race for the Democratic nomination with 23 delegates to Sanders’ 21. Sanders came back to claim the New Hampshire primary by more than 20 percent of the vote.* 2,382 delegates are needed to secure the Democratic nomination Despite his flamboyancy in the media, Donald Trump was unable to win in Iowa, finishing in second behind Ted Cruz. Marco Rubio was a close third, and Cruz received eight delegates to Trump’s … Continue reading Primary results