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The Skiff Orientation Edition: Welcome, Class of 28!
The Skiff Orientation Edition: Welcome, Class of '28!
By Georgie London, Staff Writer
Published May 13, 2024
Advice from your fellow Frogs, explore Fort Worth, pizza reviews and more. 

What we’re reading: latest on Baltimore bridge collapse and more

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The cranes for the Port of Baltimore are idle on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, as seen from Pasadena, Md. The container ship Dali, owned by Grace Ocean PTE, struck the Francis Scott Key Bridge closing the port to ship traffic. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Divers resume search for missing in Key Bridge collapse

The Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore collapsed early on Tuesday morning after a 984-foot cargo ship crashed into one of the bridge’s support pillars, according to CNN.

Six people are presumed dead after the collapse.

Divers resumed recovery efforts early this morning to search for the missing people, which included two fathers of small children.

The National Transportation Safety Board will continue to investigate the incident.

Donald Trump assails judge after gag order

FILE – Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally March 9, 2024, in Rome Ga. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)

Donald Trump responded to the New York judge who placed a gag order on him this morning, calling the order “illegal, un-American, unconstitutional,” according to the Associated Press.

Trump continued, saying, “Judge Juan M. Merchan was wrongfully attempting to deprive me of my First Amendment Right to speak out against the Weaponization of Law Enforcement.”

The order prevents Trump from speaking about his upcoming trial, lawyers, court staff, prosecution team or their families.

The trial, which is scheduled to begin on April 15, will be the first of his four criminal cases to go to trial.

CosMc’s expanding in North Texas, adding two locations

CosMc’s, a McDonald’s-owned restaurant concept, announced they will open two more locations in North Texas: one in Watauga and one in Arlington, according to NBCDFW.

The storefronts mimic the iconic “dirty soda” stores, which originated in Utah.

Dallas hosted the opening of the first North Texas CosMc’s earlier this month.

Although the menu is beverage-focused, it includes limited food options such as a Spicy Queso Sandwich, Savory Hash Brown Bites and Pretzel Bites served with dipping sauces.

The chain will also include health-friendly options like blended drinks including protein powder.

Will Fort Worth egg prices drop in time for Easter?

FILE – Eggs are cleaned and disinfected at the Sunrise Farms processing plant in Petaluma, Calif., on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024, which had seen an outbreak of avian flu. Egg prices are at near-historic highs in many parts of the world as the spring holidays approach, reflecting a market scrambled by disease, high demand and growing costs for farmers. (AP Photo/Terry Chea)

Due to the rising cost of eggs, some people are rushing to find low-cost methods to celebrate Easter, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Because Easter is in March this year, eggs had to be put on the shelves earlier than usual.

February saw a 47 cent increase in the price of eggs due to the early Easter.

According to David Anderson, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension economist, “The increase stems from the holiday’s high demand.”

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