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The Change in Leadership: Midterms 2018

The Change in Leadership: Midterms 2018

Riley Sims, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2018


Filed under News

The 2018 midterm elections took place on Nov. 6, and saw many changes in representatives and senators. Both Democrats and Republicans received results in their favor. As of Nov. 7, Democrats took the House of Representatives with 220 seats versus Republicans with only 193 seats, according to the Ass...

Rainman’s Rare Condition

Rainman’s Rare Condition

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, nearly one in sixty American children is identified as being on the autism spectrum in recent years. Worldwide, this puts the number of individuals affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the tens of millions. Within these individuals,...

Picturing New Achievements

Picturing New Achievements

Litzy Casas, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, News, Showcase

Vogue is a fashion and lifestyle magazine that began as a weekly newspaper in 1892, and became a monthly publication in 1973.  Photographers and models are selected for every monthly issue, but it was not until September 2018 that Vogue had a black photographer shoot the cover featuring the star, B...

Catholic Church Injustice

Catholic Church Injustice

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under News

Church authorities as high as Pope Francis are being accused of covering up an avalanche of sexual abuse cases ranging from churches in Ireland, Australia and even some located in cities around the U.S. Originally, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano claimed that Francis allegedly rehabilitated ex-Cardinal,...

Remembering John McCain

Remembering John McCain

Gelila Negesse, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under News

John Sidney McCain III, an American veteran and politician, passed away on Aug. 25, 2018, after struggling with brain cancer for months.McCain, known as a hero to many, served the United States for 60 years as a military officer and Senator and has a special place in many American hearts. The son a...

October Brings Nobel Laureates

October Brings Nobel Laureates

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2018


Filed under News

Over 100 years ago, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded in Stockholm, Sweden. Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has been given nearly every year for achievements in physics, chemistry,  medicine, literature, peace and economic sciences. The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation and ...

The Manafort and Cohen Trial

Gelila Negesse, Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

On August 21st, Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen, two men who were key aids to the Trump campaign and presidency, were on trial in which Cohen pleaded guilty on eight counts in a New York courtroom and Manafort was found guilty on eight counts in a Washington D.C courtroom. Manafort and Cohen found themselves in troub...

Hurricane Lane Striking Hawaii

Litzy Casas, Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under News

Disasters have hit places around the world in recent months, from wildfires in California to a 7.2 earthquake in Mexico. The most recent disaster striking the Hawaiian islands. Hurricane Lane flooded the streets of Hawaii on Aug. 20. What began as a Category 3 storm, has shrunk into a tropical storm....

Shooting Leaves Two Dead at Florida Madden Tournament

Michael Chambers, G.O.A.T

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

  When you attend a gaming tournament, you expect to hear screams of excitement from the audience, but at a Madden tournament in Jacksonville, Tennessee you couldn’t help but hear screams of horror.   Electronic Arts, a gaming company, was holding a Madden tournament for pro gamers...

The History of Heat Waves

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2018


Filed under News

Nearly 100 people died in Japan after a heat wave struck the country in late July and is the most recent example of a recurring problem seen across the world. In the U.S. alone, nearly 700 deaths a year are linked to extreme heat, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A heat wa...

The Tea on Food Science

The Tea on Food Science

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

June 4, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Food science is defined by the Institute of Food Technologists as the improvement of foods for the consuming public, and there is much controversy surrounding the safety of and need for genetic modifications to produce enough food for the world’s growing population. While some consider food scien...

Volcanic Eruptions Strike Hawaii

Volcanic Eruptions Strike Hawaii

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2018


Filed under News

  After two weeks, the number of cracks in the ground continues to increase. Following a magnitude 5.0 earthquake in Hawaii on May 3, there have been over 20 of these openings, each releasing a steady flow of lava.   The earthquake, which struck Hawaii's Big Island, resulted in th...