The Controversy of the 9/11 Mattress Ad


By Tseveen Saruultuya A few days before the anniversary of the tragic attack on 9/11, a mattress company called Miracle Mattresses, located in San Antonio, Texas, created a 9/11 spoof to promote their new sale called the “Twin Tower Sale”. The store released this ad on the 7th of September, 4 days before the anniversary, … Continue reading

Korea Sends Out Plea for Help


By Cody Baker After all that has occurred in the news lately in relation to the nuclear testing tension regarding North Korea and their negligence to comply much to the disapproval of the international community, the world wasn’t the least taken aback by the sudden plea for assistance after a rather destructive monsoon left a … Continue reading

Deja Vu for the Wildcats


By Alexa Willms Fruita, CO – Last Friday, September 9th, two rival schools faced off at a greatly anticipated football game. The schools have a history of hatred, and every year they go all out to prove who’s superior at the big game. Fruita and Grand Junction fans filled Stocker Stadium’s bleachers with noise and … Continue reading

Dinosaur Discovered by Child at Museum’s Latest Dig


By Abbie Brown It’s every little eight year olds dream to find a dinosaur, and for a young Florida boy participating in the dinosaur dig at Mygatt-Moore Quarry, it came true. Apatosaurus louisae. Even the name sounds regal! This specimen, discovered in July, is one of only four Apatosaurus skulls, making its’ discovery somewhere between … Continue reading

Deadly Train Crash in Spain


By Abbie Brown A train crash on Friday, September 9, 2016 killed four (including the train’s driver) and injured another 47 when it derailed near O Porrino Station in Pontevedra, Galicia. The train was on route from Vigo, Spain to Oporto, Portugal when it crashed, carrying approximately 63 passengers, the driver, and a staff member. … Continue reading

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