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Nigerian kidnap sparks social media advocacy

Nigerian kidnap sparks social media advocacy

By Guransh Singh, Senior Writer

May 23, 2014

On April 14, around 300 girls were kidnapped from a local school in northeastern Nigeria. Armed militants rode in pickup trucks and rounded up before driving into the forest. Terrorist group Boko Haram then claimed responsibility for the kidnapping. This is not the first time Boko Haram has committed...

Freshmen girl trio wins Churchill’s Got Talent

Freshmen girl trio wins Churchill’s Got Talent

By Guransh Singh, Online OPinions Editor

February 27, 2014

This year's Churchill's Got Talent winners were Donna Dadkhoo, Frannie Phillips and Ellie Lavery. These three talented freshmen have never formally been taught how to sing, but have each spent countless hours rehearsing their vocal talents in the shower. Whether with friends, family or complete strangers,...

New Bollywood Movie, “Dhoom3,” brings all the action

New Bollywood Movie, “Dhoom3,” brings all the action

By Guransh Singh, Online Editor

January 10, 2014

With the additions of Aamir Khan (3 Idiots) and Katrina Kaif (Yuvvraaj), Dhoom 3 mostly lives up to its immense hype. Dhoom 3 is a Bollywood action movie, revolving around the central theme of police chasing after a notorious thief, in theatres since Dec. 20.   The storyline is introduced in 199...

NFL fans angry over misuse of Breast Cancer Awareness money

NFL fans angry over misuse of Breast Cancer Awareness money

By Guransh Singh, Online Opinions Editor

October 30, 2013

During the month of October, the NFL heavily promotes Breast Cancer Awareness. Players, referees, cheerleaders and coaches all sport pink gear and accessories. Fans readily buy pink equipment in support of the fight against Breast Cancer. However, what fans do not realize is that only about 8 percent...

Frisbros win state championship, look to next year

By Guransh Singh, Sports Photo Editor

May 29, 2013

The Frisbros finished the season as this year’s state champions. They changed the tune from last year’s loss in the state championships with senior captains Leo Blooston, Evan Rheingold and Will Sickels leading the way for the veteran squad. "This year we had a lot of experienced, returning playe...

Violence highlights need for stricter gun control laws

By Guransh Singh and Jared Saltzberg

March 4, 2013

In December 1998, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold of Columbine High School obtained three weapons from a friend who acquired them at a gun show from an unlicensed vendor. Harris and Klebold went on a shooting spree, killing 12 students and one teacher, injuring another 23 people and mentally scarring...

‘Observer’ bros make 2012-13 NBA picks

By Ben Fox, Guransh Singh, Ben Schick, and Spenser Easterbrook

December 3, 2012

NBA basketball has returned a little more than a year after the highly publicized lockout that shortened the 2011-2012 season, and fans are getting ready for a full year of professional hoops. The Observer experts share their picks for some of NBA’s most coveted awards and titles. Most Valuable Pla...

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