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Teen Died After Friends Took Turns Shooting Each Other

Teen Died After Friends Took Turns Shooting Each Other

Najla Alexander, Crime Reporter April 29, 2022

15-year-old Florida teen Christopher Broad died in Orlando hospital on the evening of April 3rd after Broad and his friends took turns shooting one another with body armor on.    According...

Olympians’ Mother Killed by Stray Bullet

Olympians’ Mother Killed by Stray Bullet

Najla Alexander, Crime Reporter April 29, 2022

Mabel Martinez, 56, was fatally shot in the head in her Connecticut home while sewing. Mabel was the mother of Puerto Rican Olympian, Yarimar Mercado Martinez, “a rifle shooter on the Puerto Rico Olympic...

Inside the Fight to Unionize Amazon

Inside the Fight to Unionize Amazon

Monica Joseph, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

The only way to defeat Jeff Bezos and the goliath that is Amazon, which now touches almost every part of our lives, will be the collective energy of many progressive organizations, a modern-day popular...

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Man Accused of Killing 18 Women Claims Innocence

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

In the Dallas, Texas area, a man, Billy Chemirmir, is charged with killing 18 women in the span of two years and claims he is innocent. Chemirmir is accused of killing 18 elderly women in senior homes...

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Is TikTok harming the way Gen Z gets breaking news?

Elliott Case, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

How many times have you been scrolling on TikTok, laughing at your FYP when out of nowhere an urgent message about a major world event is presented to you so casually? “Breaking News” TikToks can often...

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Suspect Arrested for Multiple Attacks on Asian Women

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

On Tuesday, March 1st, a man attacked seven different Asian women in the span of two hours in Manhattan. The ages range from 19 to 57, NYPD is unsure of a motive, but in every case, the suspect would punch...

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Another Journalist Lost their Life in Mexico

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer March 15, 2022

Journalists sent to Mexico to investigate suspicions of corrupt officials/politicians leading to the exposure of a corrupt administration are leading to the deaths of journalists. In one month alone, the...

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The Problem with Abduction Movies that Go Unnoticed

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer October 13, 2021

Abduction and kidnapping movies and tv series are widely popular in the film industry as it shows the real-life horrors of a crime in our society that happens way more than it should. Abduction movies...

NEWSCAST of A BFA In Creative Writing Is Coming To MMC

May 17, 2021

Nick Cerqua, President of Mount Studios, presents the final segment of The Monitor's collaboration with Mount Studios. This story is centered on Gabrielle Fiorella's piece, "A BFA in Creative Writing...

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