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An image from the historical musical Hamilton.

Musicals That Make History Fun

Ivanna M., Reporter May 26, 2022

The world of history is a truly interesting place. A place filled with stories that range from dark tales to uplifting recaps. For many people, required learning about history can be incredibly boring...

An image of a guitar.

History of the Guitar

Quyen N., Editor May 24, 2022

 The guitar is one of the most popular, widely used instruments in the world. Known by many, this stringed instrument is commonly equipped by multiple composers in their songs. Since this stringed instrument...

Classic fairy tales such as Little Red Riding Hood were much darker before being revised by the Brothers Grimm.

The Dark Origins of the Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Emma W., Editor May 9, 2022

Fairy tales are all very well-known children’s stories. Tales such as Cinderella, Snow White, and Sleeping Beauty are some of the first stories that children hear, filled with magic, wicked stepmothers,...

A Chinese tea plantation

History of Tea

Jerry S., Editor April 25, 2022

Over thousands of years, tea has spread across multiple cultures. One of the earliest tea drinking traditions can be traced back to China's Shang dynasty, during which tea was consumed as a medicinal beverage....

An image of the desolate Bodie Ghost Town, with tourists roaming about.

Bodie Ghost Town

Michelle S., Editor April 19, 2022

Bodie State Historic Park is a gold-mining ghost town in California. Visitors get to stroll through the lonely streets of a town that once swelled with almost 10,000 residents. Waterman S. Body (William...

A statue of the famed Mongolian ruler, Genghis Khan, at an exhibition.

Who was Genghis Khan?

Oscar L., Reporter April 19, 2022

Genghis Khan, born in 1162 as Temujin, was a powerful Mongolian ruler and conqueror. After his father’s death, Temujin and his family were exiled from their tribe. He was even captured as a slave in...

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The History of Rugby

Muirelle P, Reporter March 31, 2022

In the words of Winston Churchill, “rugby is a hooligans game played by gentlemen.” Rugby Football is a collective name for the rugby union and rugby league family. In the United States, Rugby Union...

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The History of KMS

Maria B., Reporter March 29, 2022

Kraemer Middle School’s mission is to put students first with an emphasis on creativity and inclusion. By doing so, students all over campus feel comfortable and at ease. The school was founded in 1960,...

Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the most well-known Black leaders in history and has fearlessly fought to end racial segregation and prejudice.

Why is February Black History Month?

Chelsea C., Reporter March 21, 2022

Why is February designated as the month to commemorate African American history? The U.S. honors the contributions and sacrifices of African Americans who have helped shape the nation every February. Rich...

A common way of showing ones love during Valentines Day is giving chocolate and candy.

History of Valentine’s Day

Christopher W., Reporter March 15, 2022

Celebrated annually on February 14, Valentine’s Day is a national sensation, sweeping the country with boxes of chocolate and love letters. It has taken thousands of years to develop, opening up room...

Happy new year to 2022!

The History and Science Behind New Year’s Resolutions

Sajni S., Editor February 3, 2022

With the New Year still close behind, many people worldwide are making and thinking about their New Year’s Resolutions. However, our resolutions have become such a staple in peoples’ lives that few...

Theater is the art of acting and can include drama, singing, and dancing.

The History of Theater

Emma W., Editor January 31, 2022

Theater, which is also spelled as theatre, has been around for a long time now. It has developed and changed over time, only improving throughout the centuries. Theater has brought people entertainment...

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