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Abortion bans prompt nationwide discussion

Alice Webster, staff writer

May 23, 2019

Earlier this month, Georgia legislature introduced a strict policy on abortion, setting off a chain reaction leading other states such as Ohio and Alabama to draft similar policies. Overnight, abortion became the main topic for polit...

Hey Alexa, stop listening to me

Claire Van Aken, staff writer

May 9, 2019

The well-known virtual assistant Alexa, created by Amazon, has been a controversial product of the company and utterly investigated by consumers. Since the device is voice-activated, Alexa owners seem to believe she is listenin...

The 62nd annual Beaux Arts Ball raises funds for the Art Association

Camri Anderson, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

The 62nd annual Beaux Arts Ball is upon us. The Beaux Arts Ball is a decorum, or classy event that Jacksonville puts on to benefit the Art Association. They do this benefit so the building doesn’t deteriorate. This year’s them...

Playing a part in Earth Day

Claire Van Aken, staff writer

April 24, 2019

Earth Day is something very important to my family and me. All my life I have been one to spend sunrise to sunset outside with my family. Whether it was planting in my grandparents’ garden, watering flowers and plants, or picking ...

Empire star convicted

Alice Webster, staff writer

March 8, 2019

Since its debut in 2015, the Fox drama Empire, which centers on a wildly successful and scandalous African American family involved in the music business, has received great critical acclaim. However, its recent publicity has been l...

Christmastime in the city

Claire Van Aken, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018

The Christmas season is upon us and the winter festivities are beginning to fill people’s calendars. Everyone is asking for recommendations on Christmas light displays or shows, visiting Santa and Mrs.Claus downtown, visitin...

Sara’s prepares for 19th annual Company Show

Claire Van Aken, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018

Every November, dancers from Sara’s Studio of Dance are preparing for their annual Dance Company Showcase. This event gives the students at Sara’s an opportunity to choreograph their own routines and show their talent. The comp...

Hawaii volcano eruption

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018

On May 2, 2018 the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii fully erupted. Lava was sent spewing into residential areas, and the massive flow has destroyed dozens of structures and covered scores of acres on the Big Island. This eruption has c...

Spring forward: Why?

Sydney Hembrough, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

Let’s face it, daylight savings has us all sorts of messed up. It doesn’t seem like much, but an hour can make a huge impact on your body clock and schedule. Waking up gets a little harder, and going to sleep seems imposs...

Winter storm Riley

Samson, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

Despite the recent warm temperatures in many areas of the United States, much of the Northeast is about to endure an early March winter storm.  Heavy rain and strong winds are likely to accompany the storm that’s expected to ...

U.S endures another extreme school shooting

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018

On Tuesday, January 23, the U.S. witnessed another tragic school shooting unfold in the city of Benton, Kentucky. Marshall County High School was the scene of this unfortunate event where many students were injured and two died. ...

Origins of Christmas

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

December 17, 2017

Since December 25, 1870, the phenomenon that is Christmas has been celebrated as a federal holiday here in the U.S. For two millennia Christmas has been honored with various traditions such as giving gifts, decorating houses and Ch...

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