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The Search for Survivors: Mexico City’s Earthquake

The Search for Survivors: Mexico City’s Earthquake

Bridget Kane, Features/Humans of SJV Editor, Writer

October 2, 2017


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On September 19, 1985, an 8.0 magnitude earthquake shook Mexico’s capital, Mexico City, to its core. On the same day, 35 years later, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake again made streets shake and caused buildings to crumble. What could have caused this massive quake, and could it have been predicted?     ...

Broadway’s Great Cause

Broadway’s Great Cause

Samantha Magistre, Writer

October 2, 2017


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On Sunday, Sept. 24, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids hosted its annual Broadway Flea Market and Grand Auction in the Theatre District. All of the money raised by the vendors was donated to this great cause. More than 60 tables were lined up along West 44th Street and West 45th Street, each sellin...

Toys ‘R’ Us: The End of an Era?

Toys ‘R’ Us: The End of an Era?

Alexandra Delahunt, Writer

September 29, 2017


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On Sept. 18, what used to be one of the most popular toy stores, Toys ‘R’ Us, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. This unfortunate event is a result of the business compiling 5 million dollars in debt. This debt has added up over the past decade because they lowered their prices, signed exclusive licens...

Apple’s Revolutionary New Releases

Apple’s Revolutionary New Releases

Alexis Santoro, Managing Editor, Current News Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Current News, Trending Now

On Sept. 12, Apple conducted its annual Keynote presentation, introducing their new releases for the coming year. Among those announcements were two new iPhones, the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X, which is being released in celebration of the iPhone’s tenth anniversary. Apple has made many new improve...

The Solar Eclipse Leaves the Nation in Awe

The Solar Eclipse Leaves the Nation in Awe

Leah Frain, Writer

September 19, 2017


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On August 21, 2017, Americans all around the country experienced a rare phenomenon: a total solar eclipse. A solar eclipse is when the moon crosses between the sun and earth, producing a shadow on certain parts of the world. Eclipses that reach totality are among the rarest kind and produce excitement...

Hurricane Irma: The Aftermath

Hurricane Irma: The Aftermath

Bridget Kane, Features/Humans of SJV Editor, Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Current News

If you have not been keeping up with the news over the past two weeks, one of the strongest hurricanes in history ripped through the Atlantic Ocean over the course of ten days. Her name is Irma, and she has already broken multiple records, including wind speed records and the number of days a storm ...

Historic Last Dive at SeaWorld San Diego

Historic Last Dive at SeaWorld San Diego

Alexis Santoro, Writer

January 20, 2017


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On Jan. 8, Seaworld San Diego had it’s final killer whale show. Seaworld’s shows that highlight killer whales have struck controversy over the past few years, forcing them to make drastic changes to the structure of the show. However, Seaworld plans to replace the show with a more “natural” experience...

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lights Up New York

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lights Up New York

Stephanie Fragoulias, Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Current News, Features

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a major symbol of the Christmas season in New York City. Each year, the tree lighting is viewed by millions on television, as well as thousands who attend in person. This year’s tree lighting took place on Nov. 30. The tree is located in Rockefeller Plaza, between...

Hurricane Otto: The Aftermath

Hurricane Otto: The Aftermath

Alexis Santoro, Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Current News

Costa Rica and Nicaragua are in the midst of trying to recover from Hurricane Otto and an earthquake that swept through the area on Nov. 24. Both countries declared a state of emergency to brace for the hurricane barreling towards them. Officials in Costa Rica and Nicaragua issued evacuations, with over...

World’s Oldest Person Turns 117!

World’s Oldest Person Turns 117!

Bridget Kane, Writer

December 7, 2016


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“I have two eggs a day, and that’s it. And cookies. But I don’t eat much because I have no teeth,” says Emma Morano, who recently turned 117 years old. Morano is from Italy, and this year, she just outlived the now previous oldest living person who died at age of 116. Morano is one of the only...

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