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What is Plant Blindness?

What is Plant Blindness?

Darrius H., Reporter

June 5, 2019


Filed under Science & Technology, Showcase

Usually, when someone takes a walk in the woods and spots a deer or a squirrel, that will be the highlight of their walk. Even with all the flowers, plants, and trees, people see while hiking, there's a good chance they paid minimal attention to the greenery they pass by. This is what researchers ca...

How James Holzhauer Won 2 Million Dollars

How James Holzhauer Won 2 Million Dollars

Thomas W., reporter

June 4, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

James Holzhauer, as of May 30th, has won over $2,382,583 on the game show Jeopardy. Jeopardy is a TV show hosted by Alex Trebek in which contestants answer difficult questions the average person wouldn't know the answer to. Contestants can choose a selection of subjects to choose from. Prices range fr...

Foods to Try in San Francisco

Foods to Try in San Francisco

Reese M., Reporter

May 22, 2019


Filed under Food & Travel, Showcase

     From fresh sourdough bread bowls to steaming hot dim sum San Francisco offers a little for everyone. Within its 49 square miles, it packs in many delicious restaurants and whole in the wall shops. San Francisco is located on the East Coast of California, along the Pacific Ocean and San Franc...

Samurai Wasps Used to Solve Stink Bug Problem

Samurai Wasps Used to Solve Stink Bug Problem

Darrius H., Reporter

May 21, 2019


Filed under Science & Technology, Showcase

Ever since shipping containers were sent to America, the brown marmorated stink bug has become one of the fastest-breeding pests. Despite its harmless and possibly cute looks, this small speckled insect has become a smelly nuisance to homeowners and a costly issue for orchard growers. Since the a...

Someone Paid $1.4 Million For This Pigeon

Someone Paid $1.4 Million For This Pigeon

Darrius H., Reporter

May 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

In almost any city, wild pigeons are treated as a nuisance and in most people’s eyes, are worth a dime for a dozen. Despite all the good things pigeons have given humanity such as aerial photography, they are shooed away from downtown sidewalks into dark alleys and anti-pigeon spikes are put anywhere they la...

What are the Chances of Getting a Perfect Bracket?

What are the Chances of Getting a Perfect Bracket?

Diego G., Reporter

April 25, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Millions of people participate in March Madness even though they don’t watch college basketball. In fact, a 12-year-old boy won the ESPN March Madness bracket tournament on won just guessing most of the games. This shows how lucky you must be to get a perfect bracket. Many experts spend hours and ev...

The Mueller Report

Thomas W., Reporter

April 24, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

After the 2016 election, many speculated the election was interfered by Russian government officials. After many thought Russia interfered with the election, former FBI director Robert Mueller was named as special counsel to investigate any interference the Russians would have caused. After a two years,...

The Sun Vanished

The Sun Vanished

Alyssa W., Reporter

April 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

With the capability of the net increasing, people are finding new ways to adapt it to create stunning displays of creativity. People turn message boards into openings for world-class mysteries. Writers turn fanfiction sites into platforms for some of the world’s longest pieces of fiction. Even social ...

GMO Salmon Coming to Stores

GMO Salmon Coming to Stores

Darrius H., Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

In 2015, GMO salmon was declared safe by the Food and Drug Administration. During this time, Congress was figuring out how genetically modified foods would be organized. As a result, the FDA halted the import of GMO fish until labeling issues were solved. However, last year, the USDA proclaimed that ...

The Education System in Finland

The Education System in Finland

Ocie M., Reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

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...

El Chapo Found Guilty

El Chapo Found Guilty

Jayden F., Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

El Chapo the infamous Mexican crime lord was convicted on Tuesday after a three month trial in New York City. This conviction exposed how the inner workings of his cartel, that also shipped tons of drugs into the United States and also plagued Mexico with non-stop bloodshed and terrible corruption. The...

Racist Virginia Governor?

Racist Virginia Governor?

Jonathan Y., Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

On February 1, Virginia Governor, Ralph Northam, got announced as one of the two people in the racist photos of his 1984 medical school yearbook. Northam denied the inevitable outcome and refused that he was in the picture in his Saturday afternoon conference. However, he later admits that he was par...

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