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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. ...

A Tasty Evening

A Tasty Evening

Story by: Chloe O'Dell, Reporter

February 10, 2020

On January 30th Cypress Fairbanks  Independent School District hosted their annual food tasting at the Berry center.  Parents and students were invited to attend and try new food items for next year’s menu. This year, items from both breakfast and lunch were showcased.   Starting at 4:30pm, parents and students fil...

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...

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...

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 ...

What’s Going On in the Amazon?

What’s Going On in the Amazon?

Story by: Kirsten Hill, Reporter

September 4, 2019

The Amazon rainforest, located in central Brazil and various other South American countries, has had a plague of fire for the past three weeks. The Amazon rainforest currently houses the most diverse ecosystem in the world, with ten percent of the world’s species and a million indegionous peoples. ...

The Flint Water Crisis in 2019

The Flint Water Crisis in 2019

Story by: Sienna Wight, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2019

What began in April of  2014 as a way to cut down city spending morphed into city-wide health crisis that continues to plague the citizens of Flint over five years later.    Flint, Michigan switched their water supply source to Karegnondi Water Authority from the Detroit Water and Sewage...

Suspicious Suicide

Suspicious Suicide

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, News Editor

September 3, 2019

Former financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein died in an alleged suicide on August 10th. The money manager was accused of bringing dozens of underage girls to his home and sexually abusing them.   In July, Epstein was arrested in New Jersey and charged with sex trafficking, in co...

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