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Important Events in 2021

Christian Beck, Student Writer June 4, 2021

021 has already brought the United States a magnitude of events and trends that we all will look back at someday. Whether it was political or by the people, these trends and events have shaped society...

How to save the ocean

Shaniya Gohel and Anna Bartron May 19, 2021

8 million metric tons of plastics are dumped into the ocean each year. It is estimated that by 2050, the amount of plastic in the ocean will outweigh all of the ocean’s fish. These statistics are crazy...

Cryptids and Creatures and Creeps, Oh My!

Cryptids and Creatures and Creeps, Oh My!

Maddie Lange, Staff Writer May 12, 2021

Legends have permeated human culture since before people knew how to talk. While old legends sing the praises of heroes and scorn villains, urban legends tend to center around the more absurd such as walking...

The Mission on Wheels:

The Mission on Wheels:

Meredith Kratz, Student Writer May 12, 2021

Months of preparation, several support systems, and one mission: Rick and Rachel Moyer ride across the country, from San Diego, CA to St. Augustine, FL, on their bicycles. This 3,200-mile trek, beginning...

All You Need to Know About the Phenomenon of the Sky

All You Need to Know About the Phenomenon of the Sky

Lydia Stutzman, Student Writer May 11, 2021

As a society, we don’t look up enough to appreciate the stars and the moon. To most people’s surprise, the past couple of weeks there have been some important dates and rarities. Although it often...

Travelin' COVID-19 Style

Travelin’ COVID-19 Style

Madison Coffey, Student Writer May 11, 2021

Mask? Check. Hand sanitizer? Check. Social distancing? Check. Wherever you plan to travel this summer there are a few things you should expect to experience. In this day and age with the looming fear of...

Kayla Achibascio, Student Writer May 5, 2021

When you are at the beach and hear someone yell “shark”, you immediately run to shore, which makes sense, because who would want to stay in and potentially put their life at risk. When a shark is freely...

Deadly Outbreak of EHV-1 Threatens the Lives of Several Horses

Deadly Outbreak of EHV-1 Threatens the Lives of Several Horses

Emma Pirollo, Student Writer April 29, 2021

With the global pandemic of COVID-19 coming to a slow end, it was predicted that usual sports would pick back up again and be reopened this summer. However, a new virus has surfaced and is putting a halt...

Against the Largest Push Yet, Amazon Will Not Unionize

Samantha Brauer , Student Writer April 29, 2021

In the Summer of 2020, only a few months after the first Amazon facility opened in Bessemer, Alabama, some of its employees reached out quietly to the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. They...

The Cost Of Health Care: Pros and Cons To Each System

The Cost Of Health Care: Pros and Cons To Each System

Abigael Reilly, Student Writer April 29, 2021

The U.S. is one of only 33 developed countries that doesn’t offer universal health care for its citizens. With many people unable to afford health care in the U.S., it seems that we should implement...

Life in The Netherlands

Life in The Netherlands

Blake Renz, Student Writer April 29, 2021

It’s hard to imagine what life is like living in other countries, and most people probably don’t even think about life in the Netherlands. However, it’s something that I myself think about quite...

Is It Time To Go Nuclear?

Is It Time To Go Nuclear?

Justin Tuttle, Student Writer April 29, 2021

The planet is warming. Backed by decades of science and countless studies climate change is the biggest threat to humankind in the near future. The primary cause? The emission of more greenhouse gasses,...

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