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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...

What’s the deal with daylight savings time?

Amelia Symons, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

On Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 in the morning, we set our clocks back an hour for the end of this year’s daylight savings time. We fell back an hour into the standard daylight savings time. The whole point of changing our clo...

Instagram Experiments With Hiding the Amount of Likes on Posts

Jaylen Heady, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

    Most teenagers nowadays are well aware that Instagram likes have become a very important aspect of daily life. Everyone wants to get the most amount of likes on their social media posts. However, Instagram recently has ...

How to shop sustainably

Kelly Lu, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

Previously, an article was written explaining the sustainability movement in fashion, how it became so widespread, what sustainably entails, and what goes against its principles. For many people, shopping sustainably seems like...

Halloween scares go too far

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

The fun and festive spirit of Halloween this past Thursday was tragically tainted once again when a fatal mass shooting took place in the town of Orinda, California. The unfortunate occurrence transpired at a Halloween house party at t...

What are crisis pregnancy centers?

Alice Webster, Student editor

October 31, 2019

Abortion is a hot button topic in today’s political world. Planned Parenthood is one of the most famous women’s health centers which provide abortions in the United States. But those who oppose abortions have discovered a sne...

Mother or murderer?

Karesha Buchanan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Back in 2011 Kelly Renee Turner created GoFundMe accounts for her two daughters. Olivia Gant was known as the fun and energetic seven-year old who suffered from many life threatening terminal illnesses according to her mother Kelly R...

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