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Earthquake Strikes Mexico City

Earthquake Strikes Mexico City

AlyssaT, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2017

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

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...

The Bulls Run Again

The Bulls Run Again

KyleR, Co-Editor-in-Chief

July 8, 2017

Once again, the time of year has come for the Running of the Bulls throughout Spain and Portugal where cattle are released to run through designated parts of cities with hundreds of participants running in front of them. Starting on July 6, the various races go on for the next week until the final race...

North Korea Finally Succeeds

North Korea Finally Succeeds

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2017

This weekend, North Korea successfully launched its long-range ballistic missiles. After several failed attempts, this launch is threatening to the US but pleasing to Kim Jung Un who was reportedly ecstatic about the success, saying that if the US "dares opt for a military provocation" North Korea can...

Beware of Ticks

Beware of Ticks

HaleyB, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2017

Everyone loves to adventure and explore outside, but people need to be cautious when out with new bugs. Ticks are similar to mosquitoes because both insects are difficult to tell which ones are carrying a virus. Ticks are now coming up with a new virus known as the "Powassan virus" which can cause fever,...

Sally Yates to Testify

Sally Yates to Testify

KyleR, Business Manager

May 8, 2017

Since the beginning of his term, President Trump has been surrounded by controversy including the "Muslim ban" and his cabinet. Now, former Deputy Attorney General during the last two years of Obama's term and temporary Attorney General for the first ten days of Trump's term, Sally Yates, has the first...

Health Care Bill Passes

Health Care Bill Passes

KaeT, Acting Social Media Editor

May 5, 2017

With an astonishingly close vote of 217-213, it was made official on May 4th that Trump’s new health care bill would pass into the Senate where it would face even closer observation. This was considered a great victory for President Trump, and a first big step to hopefully change health care for the...

North Korea’s Threat

North Korea’s Threat

KaeT, Acting Social Media Editor

April 27, 2017

For a long while now, North Korea has been a source of mockery turned threat for the United States. As its hostility towards South Korea grows, so does its aggression towards USA. Recently, North Korea has made its anger blatant with the release of a propaganda video. The clip borders at a couple of...

Trump’s First 100 Days

Trump’s First 100 Days

KyleR, Business Manager

April 27, 2017

Already, the first 100 days of President's Trump term have come and gone, but many people are feeling mixed about how well/badly it went and what this means for the rest of the term. Originally, President Franklin Roosevelt established that the first 100 days of a president's term determines the rest...

Paris Terror Attack

Paris Terror Attack

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2017

April 20th, 2017, 9 PM--One policeman is dead and two are seriously injured after a shooter opened fire on Champs-Élysées--an attack for which ISIS has already claimed responsibility for the attack. The gunman, Karim Cheurfi was shot immediately following the shooting. The attack occurred three...

Palestinian Hunger Strikes

Palestinian Hunger Strikes

EmilyH, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2017

Currently, Palestinians in Israeli prisons are staging a hunger strike in protest of the conditions in the jail, calling for better medical care, increased family visits and an end to the holding of Palestinians without charge. This strike is being led by Marwan Barghoutti, a Palestinian political figure...

United Passenger Forcibly Removed

United Passenger Forcibly Removed

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2017

After United Airlines in Chicago "overbooked" flight 3411 on Sunday, the plane would not take off until four people volunteered to leave. When there were not enough volunteers, the airline had to choose passengers to leave the flight. United chose Tyler Bridges who refused to leave the flight and airport...

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