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The Education System in Finland

The Education System in Finland

Ocie M., Reporter

March 18, 2019


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From Youtube videos to online news websites, many people have started critiquing the  quality of the U.S. education system. They argue that every student is taught the same way, standardized tests are ineffective, and that the U.S. education system teaches useless subjects to students.  For a better way...

Internet Trends and Challenges That Risked People’s Lives

Internet Trends and Challenges That Risked People’s Lives

London G., Reporter

March 18, 2019


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  Nowadays, trends are a huge part of this generation. Even though it is very dangerous and can put someone’s life in danger, people still continue to do it. People would do it for social media, fame, and even just for fun. There are many examples of the trends that put people’s lives on th...

Apex Legends: The Killer of Fortnite

Apex Legends: The Killer of Fortnite

Jason M., Co-Editor in Chief

March 4, 2019


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Fortnite has dominated the entire video game market for months. Even as the stocks of video game giants, such as EA, Activision Blizzard, and Take-Two Interactive have crashed, Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite has held its reign. Apex Legends is like many other games, a Battle Royale. Other th...

The Mystery Of Cicada 3301

The Mystery Of Cicada 3301

Alyssa W., Reporter

March 4, 2019


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The internet is an endless source of entertainment, with an endless amount of music, art, games, and information loaded on it. It has no shortage of ways to amuse and occupy users. One such way that it does this is through puzzles. Because of the sheer size of the web, the amount of puzzle games on i...

Should Glitter Be Banned?

Should Glitter Be Banned?

Darrius H., Reporter

February 21, 2019


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Since 1934, modern glitter and confetti have been used to provide the sparkle and flare “needed” in the air for almost any celebration, but afterward, they are left as litter on the ground. This has lead to a controversy over the use of this product. Glitter is made of a polymer known as Mylar ...

Teen smirking at Native American provokes outrage

Teen smirking at Native American provokes outrage

Evan W., Reporter

February 20, 2019


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Around mid-January of this year, a group of boys from Covington Catholic High School went on a field trip to Washington D.C. There, they attended the Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial. Videos and pictures were taken at the event and one video went viral on the internet. Nick Sandmann,...

Sweetheart Candies Will Be Unavailable

Sweetheart Candies Will Be Unavailable

Darrius H., Reporter

February 20, 2019


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SweetHearts candies have been a tradition to give to others every Valentines Day for multiple generations. However, this year’s Valentine’s Day will be slightly less sweet. Unfortunately, the SweetHearts candy will be unavailable this year. It’s hard to believe that such a popular candy won’t be made...

Why Are Some Clothing Brands So Expensive?

Why Are Some Clothing Brands So Expensive?

Thomas W., Reporter

February 20, 2019


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A black sweatshirt engraved with the words “Off-White Logo” is priced at $470 US dollars. Another red checkered shirt is rated at $645. There are many brands with similar pricing margins, such as Supreme and Bape. They all have a similarity: their designs are one of the most simple, with images of...

Over 3,500 Get Stung by Jellyfish at Beaches in Australia on the Weekend

Over 3,500 Get Stung by Jellyfish at Beaches in Australia on the Weekend

Diego G., Reporter

February 14, 2019


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Over this weekend, many people were stung by a wall of Bluebottle Jellyfish in the ocean. No one died, but the whole area was covered with jellyfish. Although people were aware of these jellyfish, for some odd reason there was way more jellyfish than normal.   These jellyfish are usually located in more ...

Rarest kinds of plants

Rarest kinds of plants

Bryan W., Reporter

January 30, 2019


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  Over 30% of the world is covered by forests and of that 30%, there are many endangered plants. There are many different reasons why a plant would be endangered like lack of pollinators and only being on a very small portion of the world. Mostly, the rarest plants are very unique like the orchid...

The Blue Lava Volcano, Kawah Ijen

The Blue Lava Volcano, Kawah Ijen

Jonathan Y., Reporter

January 22, 2019


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The vast variety of volcanoes won’t outstand this volcano in Indonesia. Blue lava erupts from this volcano, practically invisible in daylight, but an astounding sight in the night. Kawah Ijen is truly a great beauty that has come from nature. Science shows that blue is the hottest color. Blue colored flame...

China Bans Sale of iPhones

China Bans Sale of iPhones

Jason M., Co-Editor in Chief

January 8, 2019


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A court in China recently granted a preliminary injunction against tech giant Apple banning the import or sale of older models of iPhones. The same court banned Micron Technology, the largest chip-maker in the US from selling its products in China. The ban does not include the iPhone XS, XS Plus, and XR....

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