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Dreadlocks are cultural, not disgraceful

Dreadlocks are cultural, not disgraceful

Hannah M., EditorDreadlocks are cultural, not disgraceful

March 12, 2020

On December 27th, 2018, wrestler Andrew Johnson was told to cut his dreads. This year in January, high school student DeAndre Arnold was told by officials at his school, Barbers Hill, to cut his dreads if he wants to graduate. Hair is just a way to express yourself. Why should DeAndre not be able to g...

Underground Cigarette Factory Discovered in Malaga, Spain

Underground Cigarette Factory Discovered in Malaga, Spain

Ryan S., Reporter

March 12, 2020

Recently, an underground cigarette factory, found four meters beneath a horse stable in Malaga, Spain, was raided by The Spanish Civil Guard, Europol, and various officials from Lithuania, Poland, and the United Kingdom.  Following the incursion, over three million cigarettes, among other drugs, such ...

Is Cyberpunk 2077 Going to Live Up to the Hype?

Is Cyberpunk 2077 Going to Live Up to the Hype?

Zachary T., Reporter

March 11, 2020

Cyberpunk 2077 has some of the most hype a game has ever received because of the significant advancements it is making in the gaming industry. The game is designed for next-gen systems like the Xbox series x and gaming pcs, but it will also be on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. This game is being hyped up ...

Black History Month

Black History Month

Noah K., Reporter

March 5, 2020

Black History Month started on February 1st and ends on the 29th.  Black History Month is a month celebrating African American history and heroes.  People first started celebrating it in 1915, 50 years after slavery was abolished.  Slavery started in North America in 1619 and it was outlawed in 186...

Wild Bees Found Recycling Plastic

Wild Bees Found Recycling Plastic

Darrius H., Editor in Chief

February 12, 2020

Most of the time, human consumption ends in plastic waste. With plastic building up in ecosystems around the world, it has proven to be detrimental to wildlife. However, a few animals such as bowerbirds and hermit crabs are using plastic to attract mates or use shells. In addition, Canadian and Argen...

Mayan Palace In Yucatan Jungle Has Human Remains Inside

Mayan Palace In Yucatan Jungle Has Human Remains Inside

Sahana G., Reporter

January 28, 2020

Over 1,000 years old, deep in the north-eastern part of the Yucatan Jungle, this limestone palace is the oldest standing Mayan building. One hundred miles (about 160 km) west from Cancun.   The ruins of a Mayan Palace in the ancient Mayan city Kuluba were uncovered and explored by archaeolo...

Pier 1 Imports Closes 450 Stores

Pier 1 Imports Closes  450 Stores

Ryan S., Reporter

January 28, 2020

Recently, Pier 1 Imports has confirmed that they will be closing 450 of their stores across Canada and the United States (around half of all their locations), citing that they were losing business to numerous competitors, such as Target and Walmart. Although the specific locations being shutdown were u...

The Unexpected Savior of the Koalas

The Unexpected Savior of the Koalas

Ethan Y., Editor

January 27, 2020

Australia, which is in the middle of their summer, has been burning for several months. These fires not only have been destroying the environment but also have been killing around half a billion animals that resided in the wildlife. Several species of animals, mainly the koalas, are now at risk of enda...

Australia Declares War On Cats

Australia Declares War On Cats

Ethan Y., Editor

December 17, 2019

Cats are usually depicted as cute, fluffy, small animals, and overall look innocent no matter what the case is. However, feral cats are the number one enemy for Australia due to the fact they are predators to many of the native species residing in this place. Since 2015, the government has been working ...

Does Coffee Affect Your Growth: Advantages and Disadvantages of Coffee, and Recommended Consumption

Does Coffee Affect Your Growth: Advantages and  Disadvantages of Coffee, and Recommended Consumption

Cameron O., Reporter

December 14, 2019

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks around the world. It is the primary caffeinated beverage U.S. adults from ages 18-65 drink, and is “the second most consumed caffeinated beverage.” Depressingly, whether coffee is safe for young teens has sparked much controversy, due to its said bone growth stu...

Native American burial site found in 405 freeway

Native American burial site found in 405 freeway

Andrew S., Reporter

November 20, 2019

On September 25, 2019, workers on the 405 Freeway discovered what seemed to be a Native American burial ground on the road. At the time of the discovery, the construction workers there had been busy excavating the area as part of an ongoing project, the I-405 Improvement Project. As the workers were di...

Cybersecurity Disaster!

Cybersecurity Disaster!

Caden S., Editor

November 20, 2019

Throughout Donald Trump’s presidency, there have been many turnovers in his appointed cabinet. One appointment that has lasted throughout Trump’s term is the cybersecurity advisor, (He’s also Trump’s lawyer) Rudy Giuliani. Originally, Rudy was the top contender of the Secretary of State posit...

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