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New Jersey and Manhattan Bombings

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On September 17th, during a Marine charity run, a pipe bomb exploded inside of a trash can on the sidelines. This was not the only bomb that went off that day as a few blocks down the street, another bomb went off injuring twenty-nine people, sending the majority of them to the hospital. A third bomb was later found and safely defused. The New Jersey State Police or NJSP sent out a tweet with the suspects picture saying, “***WANTED FOR QUESTIONING**** RETWEET!” The next day, a package was found at a train station with multiple bombs inside. The bombs were safely removed without any injuries to any civilians or the police officers removed. The two incidents were later linked to the same bomber.

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Editorials

The History of sideburns

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Sideburns, the strip of facial hair that connects the hair at the top of your ears to the base of your jaw, is a unique form of facial hair that has a massive amount of history behind it. Also known as sideboards or even side whiskers, this form of facial hair has braved the world of facial hair styles for almost one hundred and forty years and many more to come.

It was the fateful year of 1861 when the United States split into two in what was to become a massive and bloody civil war. A simple Unioner from the state of Rhode Island, Ambrose Burnside, took the position of General inside of the Union Army and would leave his mark on the world in a rather strange matter. When the average man would look to Burnside, their eyes would be greeted by his unique facial hair style. His hair spread from the top of his ears, curving down his head while still hugging the sides of his face. The two sides came together above his mouth to finish this iconic style which was soon named after him as sideburns.

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Editorials History

Evolution of torture

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Punishment and interrogation has been a part of society since the first forms of civilization in Babylon dated back to 1754 BC. Babylon used a rule set called the Code of Hammurabi or better known as Hammurabi’s Code. This code brought into place the saying, “An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.” This phrase explains the code perfectly as the rule revolved around taking something from another, and as punishment, having the same taken from you. This was tame compared to the horrors that would be produced in the future for punishments of varying crimes and the unwilling extraction of information.

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World News

Bombings on the East Coast

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On September 17th, during a Marine charity run, a pipe bomb exploded inside of a trash can on the sidelines. This was not the only bomb that went off that day as a few blocks down the street, another bomb went off injuring twenty-nine people, sending the majority of them to the hospital. A third bomb was later found and safely defused. The New Jersey State Police or NJSP sent out a tweet with the suspects picture saying, “***WANTED FOR QUESTIONING**** RETWEET!” The next day, a package was found at a train station with multiple bombs inside. The bombs were safely removed without any injuries to any civilians or the police officers removed. The two incidents were later linked to the same bomber.

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The NFL kickoff

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The one sport in the United States that could turn a community against itself, leave states at each other’s throats, and give thousands of people bragging rights over their fellows for a full year, could only be football. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the National Football League (NFL) are both huge parts of the football community. The NCAA started their football season this August on the 26th while the NFL started on September 8th. It was a huge day for the NFL as the first game of the season was the Denver Broncos, last years Super Bowl champions, and the Carolina Panthers, who took second place in the 2016 Super Bowl, faced off in a game of epic proportions.

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