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Let The Games Begin

Let The Games Begin

NicoleN, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2017


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

As the 2018 Winter Olympics approach, the world anxiously awaits to see what conflict could arise between North Korea and the United States and how this would affect the international sporting event. Between tweets from President Trump, missile threats and warnings from North Korea, the possibility of...

Time’s Person of the Year (2017)

Time’s Person of the Year (2017)

TeresaH, Online Editor

December 8, 2017


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Time Magazine has chosen its pick for the annual Person of the Year award: "The Silence Breakers", who represent those who reported sexual harassment, specifically against notable figures such as celebrities and office holders. The majority of the "Silence Breakers" are women, but several men have come...

Shanghai Reserve Roastery

Shanghai Reserve Roastery

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


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Starbucks has announced its large-scale plan of opening a 30,000 square foot establishment in China, specifically Shanghai with the assistance of Chinese technology company, Alibaba Group. This would be their biggest Roastery in existence; however, there is more to the Shanghai Roastery than meets the...

Oil Spill in South Dakota

Oil Spill in South Dakota

KaeT, Social Media Editor

November 17, 2017


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Just yesterday, caused by unknown circumstances so far, a leak was discovered in the Keystone pipelines in South Dakota. An estimate of 210,000 gallons, or about 5,000 barrels, of oil had spilled before it was found. Thankfully, none of the spill has reached nearby lakes or ponds. Coincidentally,...

Blizzcon 2017

Blizzcon 2017

DaphneT, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2017


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On November 3rd and 4th, 2017, Blizzard Entertainment, the video game developers behind such games as Hearthstone, Overwatch, and World of Warcraft, held their 11th annual convention, Blizzcon, at Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The convention with a series of announcements and trail...

Things Get Even Stranger

Things Get Even Stranger

KaylaP, Co-Copy Editor

November 1, 2017


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 With the release of season 2, the cast of the Netflix original show, Stranger Things, has gotten more attention placed on them. However, not all of the buzz is good. Actor Charlie Heaton, who portrays the able older brother Jonathan Byers in the show, has been surrounded by negative and surprising medi...

Oh So Spectacularly ‘Suite’

Oh So Spectacularly ‘Suite’

MaddieA, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2017


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A cruise ship called Symphony of the Seas, by the Royal Caribbean Cruises, has been in the process of becoming the largest known boat. It is scheduled to be ready to ride the waves in March of this upcoming year, three weeks earlier than previously surmised for April. The first sail will be for five...

Massacre in Las Vegas

Massacre in Las Vegas

VictoriaC, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2017


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On the evening of October 1st, 2017 the Route 91 Harvest music festival was taking place outdoors on the Las Vegas Strip. At end of the night during country singer Jason Aldean's closing performance, gunshots were fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel killing 58 people,  and leaving app...

Devastation of Hurricane Maria

Devastation of Hurricane Maria

KaeT, Social Media Editor

September 26, 2017


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Hurricane Maria started as a category one storm that quickly amped up until it made its most devastating landfall in Puerto Rico as a whopping category four at 155 miles per hour. The deadly storm has cut off nearly all power and communication with the outside world. The situation escalated on Friday...

On This Day in 1957

On This Day in 1957

TeresaH, Online Editor

September 25, 2017


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Today, 60 years ago, the Little Rock Nine entered a newly desegregated high school in Little Rock, Arkansas. Just five days before, Supreme Court case Brown vs Board of Education was passed and it ruled that racial segregation in schools was unconstitutional. In 1957, there were 517 African American...

Earthquake Strikes Mexico City

Earthquake Strikes Mexico City

AlyssaT, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017


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On September 19, 2017, a massive earthquake struck Mexico City. The death toll reached 273 with people frantically digging through the debris to find any survivors. Much to devastated parents’ nightmares, rescue teams found dead bodies of  primary school children that had been completely collapse...

Charlottesville

Charlottesville

TeresaH, Online Editor

August 13, 2017


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SATURDAY, AUGUST 12--Charlottesville, Virginia On Friday, August 11, Jason Kessler (a white supremacist blogger) planned a "Unite the Right" rally to protest against the removal of the statue of Confederate General Robert E Lee. Hundreds joined in to what was called as one of the largest white...

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