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A Tale of Magic… Book Review

A Tale of Magic… Book Review

Anselle P., Reporter

January 7, 2020

A Tale of Magic..., the prequel to the best-selling series, The Land of Stories, has been recently published on October 1, 2019. Chris Colfer, the author, has also been a Golden Globe-winning actor mostly known for being Kurt Hummel in the tv-show, Glee. Colfer began writing when he released his fir...

Poetry Club

Poetry Club

Anselle P., Reporter

December 18, 2019

Every Wednesday, Room 705 holds the Poetry Club, during Pride. It is happily run by Ariana P. and Chris J., two eighth-graders who teach and organize each meeting in Mrs. Steuber’s classroom. During the beginning of the school year, GATE 8th grade students were introduced some forms of poetry sparking i...

The Attack in a Great city, on a Historic Bridge

The Attack in a Great city, on a Historic Bridge

Ben V., Reporter

December 17, 2019

In 2017, three men from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) attacked London citizens by ramming them with a vehicle. This on innocent pedestrians was one of  many terrorist attacks that have occurred across the world, traumatizing citizens, and anyone that has been affected. A total of e...

The Problem with the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Problem with the Jacksonville Jaguars

Caden S., Editor

December 17, 2019

Throughout 52 Super Bowls, only 12 teams have not lifted the Lombardi trophy. Among those 12, there are only 4 teams that have never even reached the Super Bowl. Those teams are, the Detroit Lions, Houston Texans, Cleveland Browns, and last and least the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Texans get an excuse since ...

Maleficent 2: Mistress of Evil Review (with spoilers)

Maleficent 2: Mistress of Evil Review (with spoilers)

Anselle P., Reporter

December 5, 2019

After five years, Disney has finally released the sequel to the spin-off of Sleeping Beauty, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. The first movie had been about how Maleficent, a fairy, was mistreated by humans but later learns about love raising the child she had cursed. On October 18, 2019, the sequel was released...

The Man. The Myth. The Beard.

The Man. The Myth. The Beard.

Ethan Y., Editor

November 20, 2019

James Harden, also known as “The Beard”, is a 30-year-old professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) He is currently playing for the Houston Rockets. He is known for his stellar skill to score high points that help his team in crucial matches and is one of the best ...

Chicago Teachers Go on Strike

Chicago Teachers Go on Strike

Naina B., Editor

November 5, 2019

On September 10, 2019 the teachers of Chicago decided to go on strike. They   went on strike because they felt they weren’t getting paid enough, didn’t have job security, and needed more benefits. Administrators tried to vary the teachers salary depending on how their students performed on assessmen...

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...

MLB Playoffs

MLB Playoffs

Diego G., Editor

October 31, 2019

Every year, ten baseball teams compete to be the best MLB team in the league. Three teams from each side of the league (American and National League) go straight to the division series. The other four teams come from the two teams that didn’t win the division. Other than the standings in each indi...

Sending Internet into Space

Sending Internet into Space

Lauren N., Reporter

October 29, 2019

Even the thought of people going into space was impossible in the 1950s, but that all changed the moment that Yuri Gagarin went into space. From there, satellites and spacecraft have only gotten better and better as the years went by. Many spacecraft organizations have been created, such as SpaceX, N...

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...

Joker Review

Joker Review

Zachary T., Reporter

October 29, 2019

   The movie, Joker is said to be a masterpiece of a film by several moviegoers and critics alike and will serve as a great role model for more movies to come. Joaquin Phoenixes’ performance was spectacular and captivated precisely what the Joker is supposed to be to most people. On IMDB, the m...

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