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Blizzcon 2017

Blizzcon 2017

DaphneT, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

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


Filed under In The World, News

 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


Filed under In The World, News

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


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

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


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

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


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

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


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

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


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

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


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

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


Filed under In The World, News

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


Filed under In The World, News

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


Filed under In The World, News

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...

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