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Record breaking wildfires ravage West Coast

Grace Clancy, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

Over the past few months many fires have erupted along the West Coast, mainly in the areas of California, Oregon, and Washington. These fires are the worst this region has seen in the past 18 years. In August, lightning strikes st...

TikTok ban would affect teenage users the most

Amelia Symons, Staff Writer

September 25, 2020

Known for lip-syncing, short dances, and skits, TikTok has become the most downloaded app on the AppStore. Since its launch in September 2016, TikTok, a video-sharing social networking service, has exploded in popularity and ...

Coronavirus creates a crisis within a crisis

Karesha Buchanan, staff writer

April 18, 2020

The year 2020 has certainly started off with a bang. From World War 3 rumors to the (almost) raid of Area 51, we’ve seen some pretty fascinating events. Just when we thought the year was finally starting to look up, tragedy st...

COVID-19 negatively impacts Chinese businesses

Alice Webster, Student Editor

April 16, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the shape of the world since mid-March. One of its most dire effects, aside from the obvious dangers of the illness itself, is the skyrocketing unemployment rate. Millions of Americans have been left jobles...

Global pandemic is affecting more than those infected

Amelia Symons, staff writer

April 16, 2020

Since December 2019, the words “coronavirus” and “COVID-19” have become household names. What is likely to have originated from a bat in southeast China has now infected over two million people and taken the lives of a...

Coronavirus impacts the sports world

Jackson Graham, staff writer

March 12, 2020

Recent news about the Coronavirus has been shocking and scary for most people around the world. It has no cure at the moment and is taking more and more people each and everyday and is threatening lives of many others. More and ...

Former Love Island presenter Caroline Flack dies

Jaylen Heady, Staff Writer

February 17, 2020

    On Saturday, February 15, Caroline Flack died. This news came as a huge shock to many fans of the popular reality show Love Island UK, the show she previously hosted. Flack died by suicide and was only 40 years old.    ...

Debunking mental illness myths

Alice Webster, Student editor

January 31, 2020

In recent years, activists have worked to destigmatize mental illness; however, there is still a long way to go before mental illness is fully understood and accepted by the general public. Part of the stigma that has surround...

Kobe Bryant and his daughter die in plane crash

Kelly Lu, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

     On January 26, 2020, Kobe Bryant, a legendary basketball star and eight other passengers including the pilot died in a helicopter crash. The helicopter hit a hillside in Southern California in the midst of a left turn and...

A Month Full of Holiday Cheer

Maycee Hurt, staff writer

December 17, 2019

December is a month crammed with holiday cheer. People are constantly caroling, baking, and spreading joy. Most people only associate December with Christmas, but there is so much more than that. There are many small, fun holidays toward th...

“Time to get Brexit done.” Boris Johnson can now follow through on his Conservative rallying cry

Evan Wyatt, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Nearly three and a half years ago, Britain voted to leave the European Union. After yesterday’s resounding Conservative victory in the British General Election, Boris Johnson is now in the best position to deliver on actually...

Black Friday Mayhem Begins

Amelia Symons, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

With the holiday season approaching quickly, a lot of people take advantage of the sales and discounts on Black Friday to begin or continue their gift buying for Christmas and the rest of the holiday season. Black Friday is the ter...

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