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Jeff Bezos Donates $10 Billion to Fight Climate Change

Jeff Bezos Donates $10 Billion to Fight Climate Change

Story by: Willow Copeland-Vallejo, Feature and Opinion Editor

February 25, 2020

Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and richest man in the world, announced the start of The Bezos Earth Fund on Monday. Bezos started the fund off with a $10 billion donation, nearly 8% of his entire estimated net worth. Bezos announced the fund on his Instagram account and hopes to begin issuing grants ov...

Coronavirus Spreads to the US

Coronavirus Spreads to the US

Story by: Kirsten Hill, Reporter

February 10, 2020

What started as a small viral outbreak in the Wuhan district of China has turned into a global emergency that claims lives in the hundreds and infects by the thousands everyday. The Coronavirus, a respiratory illness that has turned fatal, has killed over 500 people and infected upwards of 30,000. ...

Stealing Home

Stealing Home

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, News Editor

January 31, 2020

On January 13th, Major League Baseball punished the Houston Astros for using cameras to steal signs. The Astros were fined $5M and had four draft picks stripped from them. Additionally, general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch were suspended for the 2020 season. Subsequently, Luhnow and Hinch ...

Loss of a Legend

Loss of a Legend

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero

January 30, 2020

  41-year-old NBA legend Kobe Bryant, among eight others, died in a helicopter crash on Sunday, January 26. The helicopter crashed into a hillside, killing all nine people on board -- including Bryant's 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. Kobe Bryant was on his way to a travel basketball game with G...

War, What’s it Good for?

War, What’s it Good for?

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, News Editor

January 15, 2020

Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s top general and one of the most powerful figures in the Islamic Republic, was killed January 3rd by a Donald Trump-ordered airstrike in Baghdad.  Soleimani was once called "our most significant and evil adversary in the greater Middle East." While few in the U.S. would dis...

Running Out of Steam

Running Out of Steam

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, News Editor

November 28, 2019

In a video op-ed published last Thursday by the New York Times, former high school track phenom Mary Cain claimed she suffered mental and physical abuse under the supervision of disgraced star coach Albert Salazar. She ran as a member of Nike’s Oregon Project, an elite professional training group bas...

China Find a Compromise

China Find a Compromise

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, News Editor

October 22, 2019

A couple of weeks before the start of the 2019-20 NBA regular season, the league finds itself involved in a controversy with China stemming from a now-deleted tweet from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey. In said tweet, Morey gave a message of support to protesters in Hong Kong who currently invo...

A(riana) Grande Lawsuit

A(riana) Grande Lawsuit

Story by: Willow Copeland-Vallejo, Feature and Opinion Editor

September 18, 2019

Forever 21 faces a $10 million lawsuit from singer Ariana Grande. The retailer, valued at roughly $6.1 billion, faced backlash after a copyright scandal involving a post on their Instagram.    Forever 21 attempted an endorsement deal with Grande in late 2018 but she and her team "explicitly decline...

Whata-Deal!

Whata-Deal!

Story by: Emma O'Dell, Reporter

September 18, 2019

  Recently, the Texas made fast food chain, Whataburger has transferred its ownership to a Chicago investment firm.    The news broke on July 14th when multiple sources released inside intel that the CEO of Whataburger, Preston Atkinson, wanted to expand the restaurant's locations around t...

What’s Wrong Hong Kong?

What’s Wrong Hong Kong?

Story by: Willow Copeland-Vallejo, Feature and Opinion Editor

September 12, 2019

For the past six months, Hong Kong government officials have faced mass protests and violent clashes with police across the region. These protests come following the proposal of a new extradition bill.   The bill, The Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation ...

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