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SpaceX Rocket Launches

SpaceX Rocket Launches

Darrius H., Reporter

October 23, 2018


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Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, more commonly called SpaceX, has helped humanity explore new reaches of technology and space. The latest launch as of October 10, 2018, was on October 7, 2018, launching the Falcon 9. Previous launches included space launch vehicles named Falcon 1, Falcon 9, Falco...

Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Hearing

Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Hearing

Elio A., Reporter

October 9, 2018


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Supreme Court Nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, attended the hearing at Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee. Rising allegations of the nominee inappropriately assaulting Christine Blasey Ford, now a professor at Palo Alto University led to this outcome. He claims that the accusations are completely fals...

Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence

Donald C., Reporter

October 9, 2018


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Over the past few weeks, Hurricane Florence made landfall at North Carolina on September 14, causing massive damage and long-term flooding, killing over 47 people. The storm was moving at 6 mph with 90 mph winds. This means that the damage was worse since the storm is slowly coming and going. The co...

Behind the Royal Wedding

Behind the Royal Wedding

Faith Q., Reporter

June 6, 2018


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On May 19, 2018, Prince Henry, the duke of Sussex, and Meghan Markle happily wed at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in the United Kingdom. Guests flooded into the Windsor Castle to watch the two young lovers’ beautiful ceremony of union. Filled with moments of joy, the wedding was enjoyed by all t...

Mysterious Chemical Damaging Ozone Layer

Mysterious Chemical Damaging Ozone Layer

Tanay S., Reporter

June 6, 2018


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Scientists have detected a rise of a dangerous chemical in the air that is known to damage the ozone layer in the Earth’s atmosphere. What’s intriguing these scientists is that this chemical was banned all around the world.  If the perpetrator isn’t found soon, the layer that protects the Ear...

Barn Explosion Leaves 9 Officers Injured and 1 Body is Found

Barn Explosion Leaves 9 Officers Injured and 1 Body is Found

Tushaar M., Co Editor

May 25, 2018


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The blackened out shell of a house and the burned ruins of a barn are all that remains after an explosion and a fire that left 1 person dead and 10 first responders injured in the quiet town of North Haven, Connecticut. On the 2nd of May at around 2 pm, first responders followed a call from a wom...

Net Neutrality Repeal Delayed

Net Neutrality Repeal Delayed

Lauren Y., Co Editor

May 25, 2018


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On December 14th, 2017, chairman of the FCC Ajit Pai officially voted to repeal a 2015 principle called “net neutrality” in order to, as stated by Pai, “restore internet freedom”. The premise of net neutrality is that all internet service providers should enable access to content and applicati...

Chinese Lasers Injure U.S. Military Pilots

Chinese Lasers Injure U.S. Military Pilots

Tanay S., Reporter

May 24, 2018


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China’s first military base overseas in Djibouti is using lethal lasers to attack and harm US military aircraft in the area.  Two US pilots have already been injured and the US has started taking preliminary force. The US is also starting to launch a diplomatic protest with Beijing. Originated fr...

Hawaii Kilauea Volcano Erupts

Hawaii Kilauea Volcano Erupts

Krista K., Reporter

May 24, 2018


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On Friday, May 4th, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit the residents of the Big Island of Hawaii. This was produced by the Kilauea Volcano and became the strongest earthquake since 1975. As a result, many people had to evacuate and numerous homes and structures were destroyed. Soon after this earthquake, Haw...

E. Coli Outbreak

E. Coli Outbreak

Esther W., Reporter

May 24, 2018


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“It is the largest American E. coli flare-up since 2006, when tainted spinach sickened 199 people across 26 states”, says the New York Times. For over a month, cases of E. Coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce have been reported in over 20 states. E. Coli may sound familiar from 2016, when Chipotle’s r...

Newest Species of Orangutans Are Already Endangered

Newest Species of Orangutans Are Already Endangered

Erin K., Co Editor

May 24, 2018


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In October of 2017, a new species of orangutans was discovered by scientists in northern Sumatra. It is one of just three orangutan species in the world, with the first two being the Bornean and the Sumatran. It is also the first to be described as a great ape since the discovery of the Bonobo almost ...

The Waffle House Shooting

The Waffle House Shooting

Jason M., Reporter

May 9, 2018


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Just two months after the deadly Parkland School Shooting that killed 17 people, 29 year old Travis Reinking opened fire at a Waffle House in Nashville. Reinking drove up to the Nashville Waffle House in his pickup truck. At about 3:30 am, he shot and killed two people outside, before firing into the...

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