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Gymnast Aly Raisman performs at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Raisman was one of the 150 women who testified against Nassar.

Nassar Sentenced

Gymnastics doctor sentenced 40 to 175 years in prison
KyleR, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2018

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, former USA Gymnastics doctor Lawrence Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison after a seven-day trial accusing Nassar of multiple sex crimes over a span of 30...

Astros Caravan

Astros Caravan

Astros going on a championship tour around Southeast Texas
TeresaH, Online Editor January 10, 2018

After winning the 2017 World Series, the Astros are headed on their championship tour from January 10th to January 12th where the Astros' teammates will be going on public appearances, reaching out to...

Protesters walk with an El Salvador flag banner during the 'Day Without Immigrants' strike in May 2017.

Salvadorians Forced to Go Home

temporary protection status revoked for Salvadorians
AbigailH, Staff Reporter January 8, 2018

Since his presidential inauguration in January 2017, Donald Trump has carried through with multiple goals that he addressed in his campaign. He has already attempted to revoke Obamacare and has initiated...

Photo By: The Republic of Korea

Let The Games Begin

North Korea and the 2018 Olympics
NicoleN, Staff Reporter December 11, 2017

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...

Time's Person of the Year (2017)

Time’s Person of the Year (2017)

"The Silence Breakers" have been named Person of the Year
TeresaH, Online Editor December 8, 2017

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...

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Shanghai Reserve Roastery

starbucks's largest and most technologically advanced location
BrandonC, Staff Reporter December 6, 2017

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...

TransCanada pipeline in Nebraska

Oil Spill in South Dakota

TransCanada faces a major leak days before the decision of Keystone XL
KaeT, Social Media Editor November 17, 2017

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...

Blizzcon 2017

Blizzard Entertainment makes announcements about Overwatch, World of Warcraft, and more
DaphneT, Staff Reporter November 7, 2017

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...

Things Get Even Stranger

Things Get Even Stranger

The Buzz Circling Charlie Heaton
KaylaP, Co-Copy Editor November 1, 2017

 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...

Here is a picture of the cruise ship Majesty of the Seas.

Oh So Spectacularly ‘Suite’

The world's largest cruise ship almost here
MaddieA, Staff Reporter October 23, 2017

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...

Satellite image of Hurricane Maria

Devastation of Hurricane Maria

The storm that left Puerto Rico in ruins
KaeT, Social Media Editor September 26, 2017

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...

Little Rock integration protest.

On This Day in 1957

Central High School integrated
TeresaH, Online Editor September 25, 2017

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...

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