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Egypt Air missing

Samuel Hutchcraft, Staff Writer

May 23, 2016

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Debris from the Egyptair flight 804, which crashed in the Mediterranean with 66 people on board on Thursday, has been found by the Egyptian military forces. The passenger belongings and aircraft parts were found 180 miles...

Sara’s Studio of Dance Recital 2016

Olivia Lee, staff writer

May 23, 2016

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The 22nd dance recital for Sara’s Studio of Dance took place on Friday and Saturday this past weekend (May 21 and 22). Thursday, May 20, the girls had a full dress rehearsal at the JHS auditorium that lasted for several hours. ...

The future is soon

Laurenz Moore, Staff Writer

May 23, 2016

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Over a year ago, I reported about Project Ara, a modular smartphone device that was meant to revolutionize the entire smartphone industry in Puerto Rico, it’s startup location but also the entire world. Project Ara has definitely...

Friday the 13th: A day of bad luck

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

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Friday the 13th has become a widespread known fear and a day of bad luck; however, it is unclear why it has become such a feared day. Some historians believe that the superstition started in the late 1900s, but there are those...

7.8: It’s been awhile

Carlie Day, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

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On April 16, 2016, Ecuador experienced the largest earthquake in decades. Saturday night Ecuador was rocked by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that left hundreds dead, thousands injured, and billions of dollars in damage. With the...

Shaking up Japan

Devon Huff, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

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Japan gets shaken up again after its most recent earthquake in Kumamoto. On April 14 and 15, Kumamoto experienced three earthquakes that exceeded 6.0 magnitude. The first at 6.2 with 10 km depth, the second and smallest at 6.0...

Shakespeare’s Year

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016

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Shakespeare is a renowned name around the world. The reputation that Shakespeare built around himself during his lifetime supersedes his death. His works are read and produced by students, enthusiasts, theatres, and countless...

Nancy Reagan: A life devoted

Megan Evans, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

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Nancy Davis Reagan was born in New York City on July 6, 1921, with the original name of Anne Francis Robbins. She was an only child of a hopeful actress and salesman. Very early in her life, she picked up the nickname that we...

Brussels, Belgium: Another target of terrorism

Niki Patel, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

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Three explosions rocked Belgium’s capital on March 22. Two blasts hit the international Zaventem airport; another struck Maelbeek metro station. The attacks took place a little more than an hour apart and were apparently coordinated....

Closing 8 Points Charter

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

March 23, 2016

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Since April 2011, the mission for 8 Points Charter has been to “prepare students academically, socially, and emotionally to succeed in college preparatory classes at the secondary level.” The average school day and year are...

The day of green

Devon Huff, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016

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St. Patrick’s Day is an Irish holiday on March 17. The day was originally to commemorate Saint Patrick for the conversion of his entire country and thousands of others to believe in the religion Christianity. The day is on March...

No MAP funding

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016

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A college student’s biggest worry is how to pay for that education. The Monetary Award Program (MAP) previously helped out by giving a set amount of money to those who needed help, but since July 2015 Illinois has not set a...

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