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[30 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Kevin Mesquita, WHRW News
According to Buzzfeed News Amazon announced today that it’s launching a new section of it’s site aimed at on-demand “Home Services.”This means that outside of delivering goods to its users,  the company will now offer services such as plumbing and gardening. They will send a vetted professional to your door.  The hope is to make services as easy as ordering online. This isn’t completely out of left field for them either since many of their products come with service installment (like mounting a TV to the wall). According to amazon, 95% …

Featured, International News »

[26 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Jeffrey Goldberg, WHRW News

An A320 aircraft operated by Germanwings, a low-cost carrier for Lufthansa, crashed in the mountains of southwestern France this morning with 144 passengers, 2 pilots, and 4 crewmembers on board. French officials have confirmed there were no survivors. The flight from Barcelona, Spain to Dusseldorf, Germany started to descend 1 minute after reaching its cruising altitude of 38000 feet and continued to descend for a further 8 minutes. Controllers lost contact with the aircraft at 10:53 AM local time when the aircraft was indicating 6000 feet above …

Featured, National News »

[25 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Jeffrey Goldberg, WHRW News
Bowe Bergdahl, Sgt. in the US army known for his capture by the Taliban for 5 years, has been formally charged with one count of desertion and one count of misbehaving before the enemy. The count of desertion itself could carry life in military prison, as well as forfeit of his pay and his rank may be stripped. Bergdahl now faces a military procedure similar to a grand jury deciding whether charges are appropriate. After that, he may face court martial proceedings. For those who don’t remember, …

Arts, Featured, Reviews »

[24 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Arthur Vizoskie, WHRW News
To Pimp A Butterfly
Kendrick Lamar has done it again, he released good kid, m.A.A.d city in 2012 and against the album’s of that year, it stood out as a highlight — To Pimp A Butterfly is no exception, it’s obvious that Kendrick didn’t rush this one.  His lyrics are politically crafted in Kendrick fashion, and the album’s production rivals as the highlight of the release.  The production is led by a jazz band and often stretches out of strictly hip-hop structures.  To Pimp A Butterfly isn’t as …

Featured, National News »

[24 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Benjamin Heo, WHRW News
A study published yesterday in the Journal of the American Medical Association highlighted the existing wage gap between male and female nurses. The study looked at data from two surveys from the National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses and the American Community Survey, as well as comparing the salaries of male and female nurse within different Work Settings, Clinical Specialties, and Job Positions within the field of nursing. One of the results in the study of note was the position of Nurse Anesthetist, in which the pay …