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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...

An All-Natural 910 pound Boat

An All-Natural 910 pound Boat

Sahana G., Reporter

November 18, 2019

Every farmer grows crops and sells them at a local farmers market or to a store. This farmer did something extraordinary and a bit odd… he turned this pumpkin into a boat instead of the traditional jack-o-lantern.   Justin Ownby is a farmer in Cleveland, Tennessee. He had an ambitious goal of...

Invasive Aedes Mosquitos

Invasive Aedes Mosquitos

Amrit R., Editor

November 4, 2019

  The Californian city Orange County is currently under attack by an invasive species of mosquitoes called Aedes. This specific species only fly low to the ground. Therefore they are harder to spot before getting bit. They only go for targets that aren’t moving. The Aedes mosquito is black wit...

Rats Learn to Love Playing Hide and Seek

Rats Learn to Love Playing Hide and Seek

Darrius H., Editor in Chief

October 29, 2019

Hide-and-seek is a game that almost every kid knows the rules of. Players can’t switch from “seeker” to “hider” during the game and the game ends when all hiders are found by the seeker. Apparently, rats enjoy playing this game with people and obey the rules. For weeks, German neuroscientist, Michael Br...

Baby Born With Only Part of Skull Survives

Baby Born With Only Part of Skull Survives

Chase K., Reporter

October 29, 2019

Seven months ago, a mother sat in her home in Garfield, New Jersey, explaining to her three daughters why their new brother wouldn’t survive. The doctors told the mother that no baby with her son’s condition had ever survived. She thought that the first few moments she spent with her baby would b...

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