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At Least Nine Dead, 25 Missing After Fire Breaks Out at Oakland Rave [Updated]

Image by means of Oakland Firefighters
An electronic dance music celebration pertained to an awful end late Friday night when a fire broke out, leaving a minimum of 9 dead and another 25 individuals unaccounted for. 23 more words

King Lear

In our AP Literature class, we have recently read one of the most tragic of Shakespearean tragedies, King Lear. King Lear contains both the pessimistic realities and the signs of optimism in such well-crafted manner that the coexistence of the two seems natural. 222 more words


Tragedies following Victories

Just a few days after the Ohio State Football team took home a victory a few days after  Thanksgiving day , the campus of Ohio state was ripped from their victory haze after a fellow student crashed through the campus stabbing 11 students before ultimately being shot and killed by an officer on the campus. 138 more words

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Reality Check

“If there’s a single lesson that life teaches us, it’s that wishing doesn’t make it so.” – Lev Grossmans

So, yesterday I wrote a post complaining about my personal choice to drink less caffeine. 363 more words

Nov-28: Cocoanut Grove Fire, Thatcher and WikiLeaks

November 28th is marked by three significant events – the worst nightclub fire in U.S. history, the resignation of Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister of Great Britain and WikiLeaks’ release of U.S. 476 more words


Nov-27: Assassinations in SF and CO; Quebec Nationhood


Assassination of Mayor Moscone and Harvey Milk

November 27, 1978 was a defining day for the city of San Francisco. Former Supervisor Dan White, brutally shot and killed Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk (the city’s first openly gay Supervisor).   342 more words


041614 - Sewol Ferry Tragedy

On April 16, 2014 in South Korea the Sewol Ferry began to sink, causing over 300 students to go either missing, or pronounced dead. Not many of the students survived, as they were told to stay still and wait. 544 more words

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