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Dakota Access Pipeline Brought to a Halt

Dakota Access Pipeline Brought to a Halt

JordanM, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2016

On December 4, 2016 the Army Corps of Engineers denied the easement through Lake Oahe for the Dakota Access Pipeline. This decision will halt construction of the controversial pipeline and explore other environmental options, a victory for protesters against the pipeline being so close to the source of...

Changing the World of Medicine for $20

Changing the World of Medicine for $20

HannahN, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2016

Last year Martin Shkreli, a hedge-fund manager, founded Turing Pharmaceuticals. After creating the company the now former CEO quickly bought the exclusive rights to an anti-parasitic drug called Daraprim. Daraprim is included on the World Health Organization’s list of essential medicines, and is “...

Inferno in Tennessee

Inferno in Tennessee

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2016

14,ooo people have evacuated and another 2000 are seeking refuge in emergency shelters in Gatlinburg, Tennessee as fires rage throughout the state. So far three people have been killed, and more than 150 homes have been destroyed. The impact of the devastation has sent people fleeing and demolished...

Right Shift

Right Shift

ColinH, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2016

In the aftermath of the election, numerous people conjured up the idea that Trump had, manipulated his way into office. They speculated that he used rhetoric of the alt-right to garner the votes he received, but that ultimately he would end up being a moderate, and possibly even a liberal president....

Mapping Out The Election

Mapping Out The Election

HaleyB, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2016

November eighth. Election day.  There are 50 states with a total of 146,311,000 people registered to vote. The two candidates are Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Anticipation rolls all over the United States to see who will win. According to CNN: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas,...

The Truth About Halloween Candy

The Truth About Halloween Candy

KiaraS, Copy Editor

October 31, 2016

For about 100 years children have been celebrating the beloved holiday of Halloween; more specifically, Trick-or-Treating. Each year on October 31st, children go from door to door as they receive large sums of candy and other sugary treats, but just how many calories are consumed per kid on Halloween? ...

Early Voting Begins

Early Voting Begins

KyleR, Business Manager

October 26, 2016

November 8th is finally approaching, and with it, early voting comes too. So far, this election has been a ride for voters across America, and now, voters are heading to the polls to cast their votes for presidents. Starting October 24, the American public is deciding once and for all who the next President...

The Switch

The Switch

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2016

Nintendo has revealed its new gaming console, the "Switch". This console is set to be released in March of 2017. The long awaited console is exciting Nintendo fans around the world and has been labeled as the future of gaming. The Nintendo Switch is small and portable, meant to be a home console and...

Rage of Hurricane Matthew

Rage of Hurricane Matthew

KaeT, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2016

As of lately, Florida and the east coasts of states north have been plagued by an impending problem that draws closer to the United States every day. Hurricane Matthew is a powerful category four storm that in recent days has touched down in Haiti, moving quickly to Cuba after leaving devastation it...

Green Across the World

Green Across the World

ColinH, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2016

The Green Party is a small party of activists that has near no political power in the United States, but across the world, Green Parties have real political power. In countries such as Sweden, Austria, Germany and Australia the Green Party holds real power in their national parliaments. The green move...

The Presidential Debate

The Presidential Debate

BennettR, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2016

The 2016 Presidential race is known to be one of the most unorthodox races in years past. The tides have changed recently with both candidates popularity growing closer. According to the FiveThirtyEight 2016 Election Forecast, Hillary Clinton has a popular vote of 46.3% and an electoral vote of 273.0....

Chaos in Charlotte

Chaos in Charlotte

BenG, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2016

Another man has been shot in Charlotte, North Carolina following the killing of Keith Lamont Scott on Tuesday. The victim's identity as of this point has not yet been released by the Charlotte Police Department, but was confirmed to have been shot by another civilian and was identified as a protester...

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