10 Things To Know – February 4th

1. East vs. West: Check out the gallery of Sunday’s big game where the East coast took it all. ESPN

2. ARMY Suicides Increase: In 2012 there were a reported 325 suicides or potential suicides, the highest ever recorded. CNN

3. Duh! Studies find that vegetarians are 32 percent less likely to die or be hospitalized for heart disease. Wonder why? Huffington Post

4. Night Raid: Israeli forces arrested at least 20 Hamas members, including three members of Parliament, overnight in Palestine’s West Bank, however Israel has yet to say why. BBC

5. Gay Dog: A “gay” dog was sent to be euthanized in Tennessee by his owner. Huffington Post

6. Senator Scandal: Senator Bob Menendez, Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, is still under fire for trips to the Caribbean he took on private jets. CNN

7. Soccer Shame: An Asian criminal group is said to be behind match fixing in at least 680 games at the highest levels of European and international soccer. NYTimes

8. First Iranian In Space: President Ahmadinejad says he wants to be the first Iranian in space after the country’s success with sending a monkey into space. Reuters

9. Parking Lots, Fit For A King: King Richard III’s body parts were found in a parking lot in Leicester. BBC News

10. Rosa Parks: Today would have been the Civil Rights pioneer’s 100th birthday. ABC

About Claudia Tristán

News Director    —    Journalism and Marketing double major, Class of 2013
Claudia works to cover current events and political issues that effect the Tech campus. She plans to return overseas as a foreign correspondent.

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