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Humpback whales spotted near New York City

Katie Underwood, Reporter

January 21, 2015

The Associated Press reported that several sightings of humpback whales in waters within a mile New York City, which borders the Atlantic Ocean. Humpback whales are an endangered species, but since 2010 sightings of the animal...

Organic grocery stores are no better than mainstream

Katie Underwood, Reporter

January 21, 2015

Over the past few years there has been a rise in the amount of healthy grocery stores, such as Whole Foods, that have been popping up in urban areas. Most of these stores’ shoppers are loyal to the stores, alleging that the...

Are award shows necessary?

Mekayla Butler

January 8, 2015

At one time or another everyone has the dream of being famous. Maybe standing in front a mirror and practicing the speech you would give when you were given an award on television. Every year we watch performers make their way...

Orion Space Craft on first steps to Mars

Mekayla Butler

January 8, 2015

In Cape Canaveral, Florida on December 5, NASA sent the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, along with a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket, out of Earth’s orbit in the first test to see if NASA can send humans to Mars. Entitled...

2014 Pop-Culture Recap

Mekayla Butler

January 8, 2015

From record breaking album drops, to the deaths of beloved actors, it is safe to say that 2014 was a big year in pop-culture. Here are some of the things that happened throughout the year. Winter: Sochi, Russia hosted the 2014...

A Roof Over Their Head

December 11, 2014

Each year Student Council decides to reach out to the community and help others in need. In years past StuCo raised money all across the community for a charity or a cause. With last year’s success of raising $80,000 to go to...

Are high school traditions necessary?

Katie Underwood, Reporter

December 11, 2014

The time to prepare for graduation has arrived. In early November seniors took their panoramic class portrait, and in October juniors gathered to discuss and start ordering their class rings. Voting for prom’s theme begun and...

Ebola update

Katie Underwood, Reporter

December 11, 2014

The U.S. News and World Report announced December 2 federal officials’ statement that 35 hospitals in the United States are equipped to combat Ebola, which as of December 3 has killed 7,000. The last patient to die of Ebola...

Is online shopping a good thing?

Mekayla Butler

November 22, 2014

Over generations our society has found new and innovative ways to do everything. Now a days, we have the ability to turn lights on and off by using our cell phones, which also have the ability to answer almost any question by...

Volcanic Eruption in Hawaii

Mekayla Butler

November 20, 2014

Since 1983, Mount Kilauea, Hawaii’s youngest volcano, has been active. On October 29 at 6:30 p.m. a flow of lava which began in June started to threaten the community of Pahoa on the Island of Hawai’i. On June 27, lava...

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