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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...

The Only Treatment For This Baby’s Epileptic Seizures Was Illegal

The Only Treatment For This Baby’s Epileptic Seizures Was Illegal

Karis C., Editor

May 9, 2018


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Huntingburg, Ind. - A poor two year old child named Jaelah Jerger has epilepsy, and her little body is attacked by about 30 seizures a day. Epilepsy, or seizure disorder, is a brain injury that can cause a person to experience abnormal behavior, sensations, symptoms, and even loss of consciousness. Jae...

Syria Bombing

Syria Bombing

Lance Y., Reporter

May 9, 2018


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On April 14, the US, along with Britain and France, bombed Syria. A joint airstrike targeted storage units that contain chemical weapons. The airstrike was launched one week after Syria President Bashar Al-Assad regime launched several chemical weapon attacks against citizens. The allies of America decid...

Multiple Starbucks Closed For Racial-Bias Education

Multiple Starbucks Closed For Racial-Bias Education

Charis P., Co-Editor

May 9, 2018


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Ever since 1971, Starbucks has been providing customers with freshly-made drinks and pastries. They have become one of the most popular and largest coffee chains in the world and serve over 500 customers a day. However, there have been multiple recent incidents that have occurred at Starbucks, involvin...

Trump Bans Transgenders from the Military

Trump Bans Transgenders from the Military

Heleni N., Editor

April 27, 2018


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In July of 2017, President Donald Trump informed his followers through Twitter that, "The United States government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the US military." In other words, Trump had just banned transgender people from the U.S military.  People wer...

Teen Sentenced to 241 Years in Prison

Teen Sentenced to 241 Years in Prison

Lois H., Reporter

April 27, 2018


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News about shootings, robberies, and other crimes are always terrible to hear about because they all involve hurting someone, whether it be physically or mentally. A young teen convicted of shooting two people and other burglaries was 16 year old Bobby Bostic. He was found guilty from the 18 crimes he commited...

Shooting at Great Mills High School

Shooting at Great Mills High School

Nathan N., Reporter

April 12, 2018


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Great Mills High School is in Great Mills, about 70 miles southeast of the U.S Capitol, Washington, D.C. It has about 1600 students and a four-year graduation rate of 91%. It also has 56% of minority students according to Great Mills’ 2015-2016 improvement plan. On the morning of March 20, a 17-year-old gu...

The Syrian War: The Deadliest Years For Children

The Syrian War: The Deadliest Years For Children

Erin K., Editor - Campus Life

April 11, 2018


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Ever since the year of 2011, war has been ruling the land of Syria. The UN Envoy (United Nations and Arab League Envoy to Syria) has estimated around 400,000 deaths, with more than one-fourth of the count going to children. Throughout the eight years of this gruesome civil war, children have faced deaths...

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