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Improv show offers pizza and fun

On Wednesday, February 7, students piled into Memorial Hall for a night of pizza and improv. Humorously advertised as a “Pizza Party with Some Improv,” the smell of the greasy food lured students to make the snowy trek to Memorial Hall. “Pizza was one of the main focuses, but it definitely was an improv event,”

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Compiled by Stephanie Meyer Iraq On Monday, Jan. 16, two suicide bombings occurred in Baghdad. No group has claimed responsibility yet, however it is suspected that the Islamic State is behind this. Witnesses report that the bombers appeared at the Tayran Square, a busy, densely populated open air market in the Iraq capital, around 6

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Compiled by Stephanie Meyer Iran On Dec. 28, 2017, protests began in Mashhad, Iran, and spread to even more Iranian cities. The demonstrators called for an end to the current Iranian government, which has been in place since the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Protesters, motivated by economic hardships due to high unemployment rates and rising prices

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Compiled by Stephanie Meyer Mediterranean On Sunday, Nov. 5, 26 deceased teenage girls were recovered from the Mediterranean Sea. They are believed to have been from Niger and Nigeria and to have departed from Libya with goals of reaching Europe to find refuge. Their bodies were found close to a battered, unsound rubber dinghy. When

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Compiled by Stephanie Meyer UK The United Kingdom’s International Trade Minister Mark Garnier is being investigated after allegations that he asked his personal assistant to buy sex toys and used a sexual slur against her. Garnier asked her to buy two sex toys, one for his wife and the other for another woman in his

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Singapore On Tuesday, Oct. 24, the Singapore Land Transit Authority announced that, starting February, it will not allow any increase in the number of private cars in an effort to eliminate traffic congestion. Singapore, being less than half the size of the city of Houston, but having double the population, has been plagued with the

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North Korea On Sept. 25, Ri Yong-ho, the North Korean foreign minister, accused Donald Trump of declaring war on the country. This accusation was in response to a tweet Trump wrote which made a snide comment about the President of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, in which Trump called Jong-un “Little Rocket Man.” Yong-Ho also asserted

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Compiled by Stephanie Meyer UK On Friday, Sept. 15, a bomb was detonated on a London Underground train, injuring at least 29 people. The explosion is being treated as a terrorist attack by the London Metropolitan Police. The Islamic State’s news agency, Amaq News, reported that the militant group was responsible for the attack, however,

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