November 9, 2018

by Abigail Staggemeier
Director of Operations

The U.S. Democratic party succeeded in claiming the House majority, while Republicans continue to hold the Senate. Reporter’s have deemed the 116th Congress-elect the most ‘diverse congress’ as the midterms were marked by countless noteworthy ‘firsts’.

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NOVEMBER 2, 2018

by Abigail Staggemeier
Director of Operations

Halloween Eve of 2018 marked perhaps the most intriguing headline to grace Antarctic news. Our saga unfolds at Bellinghausen Station, a Russian research facility located within the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica, where Russian scientist Sergey Savitsky stabbed a co-worker who spoiled the ending of a book he’d been wanting to read. The victim, a welder (and alleged serial ending-spoiler) by the name of Oleg Beloguzov, was immediately evacuated to a hospital in Chile where he was reported as being medically sound. Spoiler alert: things didn’t end well for the sulking Slav. Savitsky awaits trial and remains in custody in Saint Petersburg. While the jury is still out, it’s safe to assume there will be plenty of time for books where he’s going.

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