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Top news stories from 2019

Kaitlyn Bailey, Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2020

Now that the book has closed on 2019, millions of people are reflecting on their year. From mass shootings to new science developments, 2019 marked another monumental year. Here are some of the top stories from 2019:  Ethiopian aircraft crash In March, all passengers and crew were killed on a ...

Houses approves War Powers resolution amid tensions with Iran

Kaitlyn Bailey, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2020

The House of Representatives voted Thursday in favor of a War Powers resolution in rebuke of Donald’s Trump’s actions against Iran. The resolution is meant to limit President Trump’s military action toward Iran by requiring “the president to consult with Congress ‘in every possible instance...

Christmas cheer does exist

Kalea Baker, Reporter

December 10, 2019

It’s that time of year when people begin preparing and decorating their house for the holiday season. There have been many studies that show the benefits of decorating your house. One major benefit is that it improves your overall mood.  According to Business Insider, “People who decorate the outsid...

Hello 2020!

Nathan Stever, Reporter

December 10, 2019

The end of the decade is quickly approaching with the resurgence of the 20’s right around the corner. The New Years celebrations will shortly begin. The strike of 12 on the clock will bring joy to many people's faces as the new year begins.  New Year’s has always been something to look forward to. Many ...

Trump Pulls US Troops out of Syria

Ava Kitzi, Copy Editor

November 5, 2019

President Donald Trump’s decision to pull all United States troops from Northern Syria on Oct. 3 was immediately challenged by bipartisan backlash in Congress, and could face many consequences in the future. The conflict in the Middle East is backed up by thousands of years of controversy, war, and ...

American Impeachment Explained

American Impeachment Explained

Ava Kitzi, Copy Editor

October 25, 2019

Over the past month, news sites and radio shows have been overwhelmed with the fast-emerging scandal involving President Donald Trump and the country of Ukraine. An anonymous whistleblower complaint has turned into a full-blown impeachment inquiry for Trump. The statement claims that the President coerc...

Fighting for change

Nicholas Myers, Web Editor

October 25, 2019

As the school year progresses and the temperatures drop, many people across the nation come together to raise awareness and advocate for change against a problem that impacts us all: climate change.  Global climate change strikes were carried out in the past weeks in places including Canada, New Yor...

Not cool to Juul

Nicholas Myers, Reporter

October 1, 2019

Vaping, or the consumption of nicotine through vapor, has become a widespread phenomenon amongst high schoolers all across the nation. Vaping chemicals have recently caused an outbreak of lung illnesses among e-cigarette users.  Eight users have died due to lung illness, sparking an investigation from ...

FASFA to Come Out Oct. 1

Kaitlyn Bailey, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2019

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will come out on Tuesday, Oct. 1.  The United State Department of Education gives away more than $120 billion a year in grants, work-study funds, and low-interest loans to cover expenses such as tuition, books, and room and board, according to stud...

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