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Clinton Diagnosed With Pneumonia

Clinton Diagnosed With Pneumonia

AbbyM, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2016


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Hillary Clinton collapsed on her way out of the 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony on Sunday morning. After only an hour and a half, Clinton claimed she felt ill and decided to depart early, but on her way to her car, secret security had to catch her when she nearly fell to the ground. According to the...

G20 Summit in China

G20 Summit in China

KyleR, Business Manager

September 6, 2016


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Every year since 1999, the leaders from the world's twenty largest economies gather to discuss recent world events and how they have affected the international economy. From tax evasion to global warming, they talk through each issue or topic and analyze how they will respond to them as a global economic...

Storming Into Safety

Storming Into Safety

HaleyB, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2016


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Hearing that there is a possible hurricane in your area or even a possible flash flood can be scary if you are not prepared. Houston has flooded three in the past year and had two hurricanes over the past two years. A person can never be too prepared when it comes to natural disasters. Florida is f...

The Forgotten Faces of Syria

The Forgotten Faces of Syria

EmilyH, Staff Reporter

September 1, 2016


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Blank, lifeless and shell-shocked eyes capture your attention as you look at the image of five-year-old Omran Daqnees. He is carried to the back of an ambulance following his rescue from a bombed building in Syria- completely covered in dirt, dust and blood with no real idea on what is going on around...

Zika Cases Found in the US

Zika Cases Found in the US

FeliciaH, Managing Editor

September 1, 2016


Filed under In The World, News

Over the past year the hype of Zika began after many cases were reported in Brazil. Recently it has entered the United States- mostly through travel, but some locally transmitted cases have recently been reported. All of the local cases have occurred in Florida. As of this past Tuesday there are now...

Election Database Hacked

Election Database Hacked

AbbyM, Staff reporter

August 30, 2016


Filed under In The World, News

The 10-year-old database for the Illinois Board of Elections holds records of up to 15 million people. On Tuesday, August 30th, hackers have gained access, allowing them to see voter’s birthdays, names, sex, addresses, and the last four digits of social security numbers. According to CNN's Ken Menzel,...

Cypress Power Outage

Cypress Power Outage

JordanM, Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2016


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A fire broke out a CenterPoint energy plant on Tuesday evening, resulting in over 75,000 Houston-area homes without power according to abc13.com. The cause of the outage was determined to be an accident according to Chron.com. Though the outage only lasted for an hour or two for many, customers were...

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