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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...

A Year After Parkland

A Year After Parkland

Story by: Chloe O'Dell, Reporter

February 19, 2019

On Valentine’s Day 2018, a 19-year-old ex-student took an Uber to his old high school; he walked across the campus and into a three-story building, where he killed 17 people and injured 17 more. The school’s students rallied more than half a million people to Washington, D.C., for the March for Our Liv...

The Crisis in Venezuela

The Crisis in Venezuela

Story by: Willow Copeland-Vallejo, Reporter

February 6, 2019

The crisis in Venezuela continues to escalate to deadlier levels as the US backs Juan Guaidó as the president of the split country. Nicolás Maduro became the president of Venezuela in 2013 after past president Hugo Chávez, who held office for 14 years, died. The country worsened and over 3 millio...

The Imperative Narrative

The Imperative Narrative

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, Reporter

February 6, 2019

  Viral footage of white Catholic students clashing with a Native American man after the video swept across the internet over the weekend. Initially, what happened appeared clear-cut: Young boys, mocking a peaceful Native American elder. The boys had critics early on, however many defenders step...

Swinging into the New Season

Swinging into the New Season

Story by: Ben Drake, Reporter

February 4, 2019

As baseball tryouts approached quickly, students were trying their best to step up their game. Tryouts took place on January 25 and 26 and freshman Barret Davidson is only one of the many freshman who tried out. He said he was super excited and prepared for the try outs. “I feel confident about t...

One Problem, No Solution

One Problem, No Solution

Story by: Vincent Ruggiero, Reporter

January 28, 2019

The U.S. Government shut down from December 22 to January 25, the third time it has happened in Donald Trump’s tenure as President. President Trump wants $5 billion to fund his border wall, while Democrats only offered $1.3 billion, an amount they want used on border security in general, not a wall...

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