Somali survivors tell of restaurant siege by rebels; 31 dead
Africa / International News

Somali survivors tell of restaurant siege by rebels; 31 dead

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Islamic extremists attacked a popular Somalia restaurant in an overnight siege and killed 31 people — many at point-blank range — before they were slain by security forces, police said Thursday. Survivors described harrowing scenes of hiding under tables and behind curtains as the five gunmen hunted for victims in the … Continue reading

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Warner and bipartisan senators shed light on campus sexual assault
Campus Life / Education / Local / National / Politics / Virginia

Warner and bipartisan senators shed light on campus sexual assault

by Omar Ross, news editor On Sept. 21, U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) and a bipartisan group of senators joined survivors and advocates from Fear 2 Freedom (F2F) and the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN) to shed light on the continuing epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses. Since 2015, Sen. Warner has … Continue reading

Music Review: Selena Gomez brings her A-game to ‘Revival’
Arts/Entertainment / Celebrities / Music

Music Review: Selena Gomez brings her A-game to ‘Revival’

  Selena Gomez, “Revival” (Interscope Records) Sophomore albums are notoriously tricky propositions, but Selena Gomez’s second solo venture, “Revival,” breezes through to the finish line — the dance floor —with 11 nearly impeccable tracks that skip from the 1960s to the ’80s to right this minute. On “Revival,” Gomez continues her foray into a heady … Continue reading