Gun control and school shootings

Brendan Davis, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018

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19 years have passed since the Columbine High School shooting in Colorado, where a pair of armed students went out amidst the school and opened fire killing 13 people and injuring an additional 21 more people. On April 20th, some schools had planned to have a walkout to protest and pay respects to the...

Yet Another Mass Shooting Has Occurred At A Maryland High School

Leo Veizaga, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

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Just when you think that things could finally settle down after the Parkland incident, another mass shooting took place at Great Mills High School, in Southern Maryland earlier this Tuesday. Though details surrounding why the shooting occurred are still developing, enough information has been shown via...

Stephen Hawking Passes Away at 76

Laura Powell, Layout Artist

March 15, 2018

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Iconic, curious, and determined are all words to describe the powerful physicist and best selling author, Stephen W. Hawking, who passed away on March 14, of 2018. Hawking was known for his research on black holes and relativity, as well as publishing many popular science books. Some of his most fam...

The NBA Playoffs Look to Make Noise

Quinn Padovani, Layout Artist

March 9, 2018

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As the 2017-2018 NBA regular seasons comes into its home stretch, it is once again time to start thinking about everyone’s favorite time of year, the NBA playoffs. This year has been quite competitive and looks too see new faces start to make moves in the playoffs. The Houston Rockets look to be one ...

Florida Attempts to Pass Gun Control Legislations

Jocelyn Arraya, Layout Artist

March 7, 2018

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On Monday, Florida’s Senate approved reforms to the state’s gun laws due to the recent Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. During this shooting, 19 year old Nikolas Cruz killed 17 students and faculty members and wounded several others. The shooting occurred on Valentines Day when the shoo...

Looking Ahead to the 2022 Winter Olympics

Jason Darling, Sports Editor

March 1, 2018

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The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games have recently come to a close and they did not disappoint.  It was two weeks that were packed full of upsets and crazy finishes, like Shaun White's final halfpipe run or the USA curling gold medal upset. The Olympics ended on February 25 with the United States...

The 2018 Winter Games Come to a Close

Noel Mikkelsen, Layout Artist

February 27, 2018

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After just 16 days of competition in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the 2018 Winter Olympics have officially ended. Norway dominated every other country in terms of medal count the games brought many surprises and amazing new feats. World records were broken and fan favorite, gold medal winning athletes fai...

A Bloody Valentine’s Day: Stoneman Douglas High School devastated by Mass Shooting

Leo Veizaga, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

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This year's Valentine's Day began with a shock, as a massive school shooting occurred in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were killed by an ex-student identified as 19 year old Nikolas Cruz. After initial news of the situation broke out, it left many people asking the obvious questions: who is the...

1 hour of gaming may improve attention

Brendan Davis, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

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A study was conducted at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China by scientists. They’d gotten together people who played League of Legends for 1 hour, they said that the brain had experienced changes in activity.   They also improved their focus on more important and relevant in...

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Indicts Several Russian Nationals

Joseph Kratz, Managing Editor

February 19, 2018

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In one of the arguably most highly speculated American investigations, after few indictments and even fewer comments, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted a total of thirteen Russian citizens, and three Russian organizations, namely Internet Research Agency LLC, with a series of election-fraud...

Is Online Dating Right for You?

Jia Williams, Feature Editor

February 13, 2018

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Valentine’s dayーa day where people spend time with their significant others or stay home and be their own valentines. Most people, if not everyone, would prefer to be enjoying the day with their significant others, but it is harder than it seems to secure a relationship in time to receive chocolate an...

Tide Pods Have Taken the Internet by Storm

Curran Gilster, Online Editor

February 12, 2018

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Many of us by now have most likely heard of the Tide pod challenge. It has teenagers taking a bite out of a tide pod and recording it for the world to see. This challenge has landed many young adults in the hospital. The American Association of Poison Control Centers reported 39 cases of teenagers being...