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News Briefs: National news

BY MELISSA SIEGLER STAFF WRITER Supreme Court reconsiders use of lethal injection drugs Supreme Court officials have agreed to reconsider the use of new drugs that are becoming increasingly popular for lethal injection after protests that they cause severe and…

News Briefs: International news

BY SAMANTHA PANGRAZIO STAFF WRITER Brazil experiences perilous drought crisis At a time of souring temperatures in its summer months, Brazil is experiencing the worst draught its three most populous states have witnessed in 80 years. Residents of Rio de…

News Briefs: National briefs

BY MELISSA SIEGLER STAFF WRITER Keystone XL Pipeline approved in House, moves on to Senate The House of Representatives voted to pass a bill approving the Key Stone XL Pipeline on Friday, Nov. 14th. According to a Fox News article,…

News Briefs: International news

BY JEAN-MARIE BRALLEY STAFF WRITER Pressure on Putin at the G-20 summit Canada’s prime minister Stephen Harper told Russian president Vladimir Putin to “get out of Ukraine” at the G-20 summit Saturday in Australia. The conflict between Russia and Ukraine…

News Briefs: National News

BY JEAN-MARIE BRALLEY STAFF WRITER Republicans gain control of Congress The midterm election on Nov. 4th was a victory for the Republicans as they gained control of the Senate and enhanced their majority in the House to the largest number…

Pro-Life values won in the midterm elections

BY RACHEL DEL GUIDICE CATHOLIC VALUES COLUMNIST Catholic values won in big ways across the country in the 2014 midterm elections. The Pew Research Religion and Public Life Project reports that “Catholics voted for Republican House candidates over Democratic candidates…

Alumni strap on their shoes one more time

BY ERIN MADDEN STAFF WRITER The Lady Barons volleyball team hosted their second annual Alumni Match Oct. 11 in the Finnegan Fieldhouse. The current Lady Barons pulled out the 15-10 win over the alumni players for their second consecutive alumni match…