Weekly News: Jan. 20-24

Aiden Nesci, Staff Reporter

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New Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak in China affects many.

There was a virus outbreak in China affecting nearly 800 and killing 26. The virus is called the Wuhan Coronavirus and it is caused by the animals at markets in Wuhan,China. The symptoms of the virus are similar to the common cold, and if not treated, can lead to death. The virus has spread to other countries such as South Korea, Japan and even the United States. Only one person has been affected in the U.S. and it is unlikely that more will get it. Currently there is no cure for the virus but a vaccine for the virus is being developed and will be available later in the year.


Joe Biden belives video games are the root of violence. 

Presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden has recently put out a statement blaming video games for the increase in violence. Biden said in a New York Times interview that game developers are “little creeps” and that the games “teach you how to kill people.” Despite Biden’s claim, there has never been a scientific study that links video games to violence.Biden is not the only politician who has blamed video games. President Trump also blamed video games after the Parkland shooting back in 2018. The reason people commit violence is currently unknown but video games certainly is not the answer.


“The Clone Wars” is renewed for its final season.

“Star Wars: The Clone Wars” was a CGI animated television show that ran from 2008-2014. After Disney bought Lucasfilm they canceled “The Clone Wars.” Many people were understandably upset by this, as the show grew to be well known as some of the best Star Wars media during its six year run. Thanks to Disney+, the show has been revived for one final season. The trailer for the show was finally released on Jan. 22, building up the audience anticipation for the final season. After six years of waiting, Clone Wars season seven will be released on Feb 21.