Rice to appeal suspension

By Kate Joseph Staff Writer Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice plans to appeal the NFL’s decision to indefinitely suspend the player after video surfaced of him knocking his then-fiance, now wife, Janay Palmer, unconscious. “We are expecting to appeal before the deadline on Tuesday night,” NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told the…

Serena Williams wins sixth US Open

By Kate Joseph Staff Writer The 2014 US Open Women’s Singles came to a close on Sunday, Sept. 7, when Serena Williams defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3. This victory follows shortly after Williams ranked fourth, second and third, at the 2014 Australian Open, Roland Garros, and Wimbledon, respectively. At 32 years old, Williams is ranked…

Ebola update

By Amber Verrill Contributing Writer Ebola is an illness caused by the Ebola Virus, in which symptoms include headaches, fever, sore throat, and fevers. People may become symptomatic from anywhere between two days to three weeks after contact with the virus. More symptoms can arise as the virus progresses in the body such as, vomiting,…