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Peace in Our Time? North and South Korea Peace Looks Promising

Peace in Our Time? North and South Korea Peace Looks Promising

Dallas Mercurio '20, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Showcase

On April 27, 2018, the South Korean President Moon Jae-in and supreme leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un met in what is known as the Inter-Korean Summit Meeting to try to reach a peace treaty or agreement to an official end of  the Korean War. The Korean War was actively fought in 1950 to 1953, but sin...

Airstrike on Syria

Jordan Weiss '19, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


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Since the start of the Syrian civil war seven years ago, the Syrian government run by President Bashar al-Assad, has been initiating chemical attacks on the Syrian people to repress the rebellion. In 2013, the United States involved itself in the prevention of the chemical warfare in the Syrian civil war...

Still Afraid: Students Remain on Edge about School Shootings

Dallas Mercurio '20, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Current Events, Features

It’s been roughly 4 months since the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Regardless of which side of the gun debate you are on, school shootings are a terrifying occurrence anywhere. The Parkland shooting shook America to its core and is still affecting students today. From videos of the actual shoot...

Why Turkey is Calling for “Snap Elections”

Violet Wright '20, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018


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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has recently called for elections to be moved from November 2019 to June 24th, 2018. His reason for the snap elections is the call for a new government, one where he has more power and control over the people of Turkey. The new government would give the Presiden...

Students Speak Out After Parkland Shooting

Grace Doerfler '18, Editor-in-Chief and Clara Albacete '19, Assistant Editor

February 28, 2018


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On February 14, 2018, a shooter entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing 14 students and 3 adults. Grief enveloped the community, but instead of mourning quietly, the school's students are vocal in their grief, calling on lawmakers and President Trump to ensure that...

Women’s March 2018

Women’s March 2018

Kavya Weaver '20, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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On the weekend of January 20, hundreds of thousands of protesters around the world gathered for the 2nd annual Women’s March. Inspired by the slogan “Look back, march forward,” this march served as a commemoration and continuation of last year’s women’s march on Washington with countless wome...

Bitcoin 101

Emma Shaughnessy '20, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


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Currency is crucial to human life. It allows people to pay for the necessary items they need to survive such as food and a roof over their heads, but it is also great for splurging every once and a while on a fancy dinner or a family vacation. Ever since the earliest civilizations, currency was a physical method ...

Net Neutrality—What’s Up With That?

Violet Wright '20, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


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We all use the internet, and everyone expects it to work a certain way. We want our internet to be fast and reliable; we want access to whatever websites we like. We want to be in control of our own internet experience. These expectations have a name: net neutrality. Until recently, net neutrality was the statu...

#MeToo: A Movement for All

Olivia Garver '19, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


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October 2017 was when the #MeToo movement became a phrase known across the US, but for founder Tarana Burke, the past 12 years have been devoted to this movement. Not until Harvey Weinstein was accused of sexual assault by more than 70 women did the #MeToo movement catch on—but why so long? Sexua...

Australian Pipeline Threatens the Great Barrier Reef

Australian Pipeline Threatens the Great Barrier Reef

Clara Albacete '19, Assistant Editor

December 11, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Showcase

Earlier this year the Australian government announced a plan to build a natural gas pipeline that would lie within the boundaries of the Great Barrier Reef. This pipeline would provide a great threat to the hundreds of endangered species living in that area of the reef. Some of these species are: gree...

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