[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to  Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai

Aaron Miner, WHRW News
In a statement this morning the Nobel Commission announced it had awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” Satyarthi, a 60 year old Indian man, founded and leads the Save the Childhood Movement, which has worked since 1980 to end Child Labor in India by leading non-violent demonstrations, raising consumer awareness about what products are made with child labor, and working with other …

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[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Aaron Miner, WHRW News
In a statement this morning the Nobel Commission announced it had awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education.” Satyarthi, a 60 year old Indian man, founded and leads the Save the Childhood Movement, which has worked since 1980 to end Child Labor in India by leading non-violent demonstrations, raising consumer awareness about what products are made with child labor, and working with other …

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[10 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Jeff Goldberg, WHRW News
It’s been trending in the news lately, threatening to possibly spread around the world. I’m not talking about Ebola, but football. The BBC yesterday posted an article questioning why football is such a large part of american high school culture, and if it should continue to be after three student-athletes died in three separate games within a week.
The story mainly focuses mainly on Demario Harris Jr, from Troy, Alabama. Last week, just after his 18th birthday, Harris collapsed and died on the field as a result of “catastrophic bleeding …

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[9 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Kevin Mesquita, WHRW News
As the flight test of NASA’s Orion spacecraft nears, the agency released Wednesday a video — called “Trial By Fire” — detailing the spacecraft’s test during the Dec. 4 flight.
Just to give you a good idea of what the test entails, Orion is currently in the final stages of preparation for the uncrewed flight test on that Dec 4th. This test will take it 3,600 miles above Earth on a 4.5-hour mission to test many of the systems necessary for future human missions into deep space and …

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[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Carly Klein, WHRW News

Twitter,  a social media site boasting over 232 million members, is continuing its fight with federal agencies over requests for the personal information of its users.  The site officially filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Government, arguing that these requests for private information are a violation of First Amendment rights.
Ben Lee, a vice present for legal matters at Twitter addressed the site’s position in a company blog post, “It’s our belief that we are entitled under the First Amendment to respond to our users’ concerns and to the statements of U.S. …

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[7 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Aidan Williams, WHRW News

 
Prolific experimental artist D/P/I will release a full-length titled MN.ROY tomorrow through Leaving Records. It will follow a plethora of LPs, EPs, and mixtapes, including an experimental remix of Drake tracks produced in conjunction with fellow audio-artist Ahnnu titled She Was No Tame Thing.
 
 
 
 
A new LP from LA beatmaker Flying Lotus is available. The album, titled You’re Dead!, was released via Warp Records, and it features jazz influences even greater than those on 2010’s Cosmogramma, bassist Thundercat, and art from manga artist Shintaro Kago. You can watch …