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The Last News on Afghanistan

Anya Melendez, Reporter October 6, 2021

After 20 years of an ongoing war between the U.S. and Afghanistan, it is finally over. You may ask, “What caused all this controversy?” It started on September 11th, 2001, when a planned attack against...

Brandi Levy is seen here wearing her former cheerleading outfit as she looks at her phone while outside Mahanoy Area High School in Mahanoy, FL.

U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling in Student’s Free Speech Rant Has Every Student Around the Country Listening.

Diamond Garcia-Alvarez, Editor in Chief 2021-2022 June 3, 2021
In 1969, the Supreme Court ruled in Tinker v. Des Moines in which public school administrators can regulate speech that would disrupt the school. Recently however, justices have considered whether this case applies to speech off campus, and as far as social media.
Florida Governor Signs “anti-riot” Bill Giving Civil Immunity to Drivers who Hit Protesters and Prevents Law Enforcement Budget Cuts.

Florida Governor Signs “anti-riot” Bill Giving Civil Immunity to Drivers who Hit Protesters and Prevents Law Enforcement Budget Cuts.

Diamond Garcia-Alvarez, Editor in Chief 2021-2022 May 5, 2021

On Monday, April 19th, Governor Ron DeSantis signed an “anti-rioting” law which objective is to “crack down on violent protests in the state”. In a press conference, DeSantis commented that “I...

Shelly High School in blackface

Lesley Moreno, Reporter May 3, 2021

Shelly High School recently posted pictures to facebook from a school pep rally. The pictures were quickly taken down but not before a dispute could be ignited in the community. Students were assigned...

Who is Derek Chauvin?

Ashlyn Thomas, Reporter May 3, 2021

Who is Derek Chauvin? Derek Chauvin is now known as the “first white police officer to be convicted of murdering a civilian in Minnesota. He was a  former Minneapolis police officer was found guilty...

Democrats Condemn Biden For Reopening a Migrant Detention Facility For Children.

Democrats Condemn Biden For Reopening a Migrant Detention Facility For Children.

Diamond Garcia-Alvarez, Editor in Chief 2021-2022 April 2, 2021
The Biden administration has reopened a detention facility located in Carrizo Springs, TX. The facility, which was closed in 2019 after a surge of unaccompanied minors, was run by the Department of Health and Human Services, rather than the Department of Homeland Security.
The Inauguration

The Inauguration

President Joe Biden enters his presidency
Emili Currey, Editor In Chief 2020-2021 January 31, 2021

The 2021 Inauguration is one for the history books, the amount of resistance towards the past president, and toward the new president, Joe Biden. The beginning of President Biden's inaugural Address was...

The New Strain of Covid

Anya Melendez, Reporter January 28, 2021

As current events of Covid 19 pile up, we are learning new things everyday. So far we know a decent amount of information but there are still many unknowns. One being how long we will have to follow the...

New apple Products!

Ashlyn Thomas, Reporter January 28, 2021

Are you an iPhone user? Well, you're in luck. Apple is stepping up their game in 2020 with the newest and fastest phone on the new market. Apple has finally introduced the iPhone 12, which now provides...

A Historic Moment In Our Nation as Trump Supporters Storm The Capitol.

A Historic Moment In Our Nation as Trump Supporters Storm The Capitol.

Diamond Garcia-Alvarez, Editor in Chief 2021-2022 January 18, 2021
On Wednesday, January 6th, a large group of Trump supporters breached the United States Capitol when lawmakers were affirming Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 Presidental Election. Forcing them to evacuate the Senate and suspend their proceedings.

What are the best dog foods?

Lesley Moreno, Reporter January 5, 2021

Although processed dog food, whether dry or wet, doesn't look quite pleasing to us dog food is essential for animals. It contains all the nutrients a dog must have to stay healthy. There are friendly budgeted...

COVID-19 Vaccines

Lesley Moreno, Reporter December 4, 2020

Coronavirus has affected people around the world majorly since the beginning of 2020. Masking up, social distancing, and a toilet paper crisis has been the outcome of the Coronavirus. Some say it's over-exaggerated...

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