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This Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, file photo, shows supporters of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and mayoral candidate India Walton in an exchange near a polling center in Buffalo, N.Y.

Buffalo mayor declares victory with write-in campaign

Patrick Kane, World News Editor November 3, 2021

Byron Brown has been the Mayor of Buffalo, New York since 2005, and was largely seen as untouchable going into 2021. However, his longevity in the office started to come back to haunt him: namely, his...

Democratic candidate (and eventual winner) Shontel Brown talks with a man at the Bedford Community Center, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021, in Bedford Heights, Ohio.

Special election decides JCU’s new congresswoman

Patrick Kane, World News Editor November 3, 2021

After an incredibly contentious primary against Our Revolution President and Bernie Sanders ally Nina Turner, John Carroll University finally has its answer on who its new U.S. Representative will be:...

Members of the United Auto Workers strike outside of a John Deere plant, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in Ankeny, Iowa. About 10,000 UAW workers have gone on strike against John Deere since last Thursday at plants in Iowa, Illinois and Kansas.

Inside America’s labor revival

Patrick Kane, World News Editor October 28, 2021

One of the greatest tools the American workforce has had at their disposal is the labor union: organizations that negotiate with employers fair wages, benefits, hours and working conditions. Ever since...

In this Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, file photo, Supporters of Gabby Petito hold up photos of Gabby after a news conference Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, in North Port, Fla. The FBI on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 identified human remains found in a Florida nature preserve as those of Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby Petito while the couple was on a cross-country road trip.

Gabby Petito boyfriend found dead amidst manhunt

Maia Echols, Staff Reporter October 27, 2021

The cross-country trip with his girlfriend, Gabby Petito, was supposed to be wholesome. However, it did not finish as such. Brian Laundrie had been a person of interest in Petito’s case since the beginning....

Recent University Heights crime reinvigorates discussion of hate crime legislation

Recent University Heights crime reinvigorates discussion of hate crime legislation

Aiden Keenan, Photo Editor October 27, 2021

A young woman was walking home from school on the afternoon of Oct. 6 when a woman in a black truck sped past her, yelling anti-Semitic slurs and throwing a beer bottle toward the girl. The perpetrator,...

In this Jan. 6, 2021 file photo, violent protesters, loyal to President Donald Trump, storm the Capitol in Washington. A House committee tasked with investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection is moving swiftly to hold at least one of Donald Trump’s allies, former White House aide Steve Bannon, in contempt. Thats happening as the former president is pushing back on the probe in a new lawsuit.

Congressional hearings concerning Capitol insurrection intensify

Colin Moorhead II, Staff Reporter October 26, 2021

The Jan. 6 commission, a select committee investigating the riots in the U.S. Capitol, has progressed through different inquiries. The committee is searching for documents and information on former President...

The light in the cupola of the Capitol Dome is illuminated, indicating that work continues in Congress, in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell has given Democrats a new offer to extend the federal debt ceiling through an emergency short-term extension.

Deal reached to raise U.S. debt ceiling

Maia Echols, Staff Reporter October 14, 2021

On Sept. 28, Janet Yellen, Secretary of the Treasury, predicted that the government would run out of money by mid-October if Congress did not do anything to raise the debt limit, according to CNN. Congress...

In this Dec. 5, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally for Senate Republican candidates in Valdosta, Ga. A report by the Senate Judiciary Committees Democratic majority details Trumps extraordinary effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election that he lost.

Trump attempted to use DOJ to overturn election, Senate report reveals

Colin Moorhead II, Staff Reporter October 13, 2021

The 2020 election was not welcomed by former President Donald Trump. For months, he baselessly argued the election was stolen and urged many of his staff and supporters to help him in his efforts to reverse...

Dr. Francis S. Collins (Photo courtesy of the National Institutes of Health website).

Director of the National Institute of Health steps down

Aiden Keenan, Photo Editor October 13, 2021

Dr. Francis S. Collins has served as the 16th Director of the National Institutes of Health Institution since his appointment by President Barack Obama in August 2009. On Oct. 5, he announced his plan...

A girl looks at a damaged house following an earthquake in Harnai, about 100 kilometers (60 miles) east of Quetta, Pakistan, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021.

Earthquake rocks Pakistan, killing 20

Maia Echols, Staff Reporter October 12, 2021

On Oct. 6, an earthquake struck Pakistan, killing 20 people, including eight children, and injuring 150 more. The 5.9 magnitude quake devastated the city of Harnai, greatly damaging hundreds of residential...

Ohio minimum wage set to rise in 2022

Ohio minimum wage set to rise in 2022

Maia Echols, Staff Reporter October 7, 2021

Ohio’s minimum wage was ultimately decided to be raised on Sept. 29, as state lawmakers agreed to a rise to $9.30 an hour. While some are grateful for the increase from $8.80, others are still looking...

President Joe Biden walks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, after attending a meeting with the House Democratic caucus to try to resolve an impasse around the bipartisan infrastructure bill.

Progressives and moderates battle over infrastructure bill

Colin Moorhead II, Staff Reporter October 6, 2021

One and half trillion or three and half trillion dollars? This question is currently being worked on in the divided Democratic party. In the House of Representatives, progressive Democrats are pushing...

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