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Map of Russia and Ukraine. April 23rd, 2022.

How Putin’s Invasion is Changing Society as We Know It.

Diamond Garcia-Alvarez, Editor in Chief 2021-2022 April 24, 2022
In the early hours of February 24th. 2022, the morning erupted with the sound of cruise missiles and artillery barrages. Russian armed forces initiated their full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Prompting the most significant military conflict between two nation-states in Europe since World War II. The bombing of airports, hospitals, and many military sites took place.
Attempted Burglary at Idaho Falls Walmart

Attempted Burglary at Idaho Falls Walmart

Justin Thornton, Reporter April 14, 2022

Attempted Burglary at Idaho Falls Walmart Justin Thornton | Reporter A 29-year-old has been charged after allegedly taking a cart full of items from Walmart and giving a police officer a flash name...

AP Image of Russia's flag.

The Controversy of Russia’s Sports Ban.

Natalia Richards, Reporter April 1, 2022

Many are aware of the current situation going on in Ukraine, but not so much of the effect it's taking on Russia's athletic future. One of the world's best athletic countries has a ban set in place for...

Plastic Ocean.

Plastic Ocean.

Rebekah Charles, Reporter April 1, 2022

Throughout the years, increasing amounts of plastic have been disposed of in our oceans. Not only is it hazardous for the environment, but its inhabitants as well. Recently in a 2022 DW news report, scientists...

AP court image. Text reads 'Can International Law Prevent Putin's War on Ukraine?'

Can International Law Prevent Putin’s War on Ukraine?

Diamond Garcia-Alvarez, Editor in Chief 2021-2022 March 28, 2022
Russia has continued its invasion of Ukraine, and many are calling this "an illegal war of aggression". But many people are confused as to what standards of war can be defined as illegal, and what even is International Law in itself.
Photo of Vladimir Putin.

From Spy to Dictator – Who is Vladimir Putin?

Diamond Garcia-Alvarez, Editor in Chief 2021-2022 March 2, 2022
Russia has been under Vladimir Putin’s regime since 1999. In that time, he formed the nation into an authoritarian and militaristic society. He has successfully invaded two of Russia's neighbors and strengthened ties with Syria and Iran. His intent on pushing back against the Western world order within the past two decades seems to be working. To understand how one man’s powerful influence has such an impact on the world, we need to review some historical events during the chaos and corruption that Russia endured after the Soviet Union collapsed. 
Could Electric Vehicles Be Our Future?

Could Electric Vehicles Be Our Future?

Madilynn Jorgensen, Reporter March 2, 2022

Electric vehicles are seen occasionally throughout our everyday lives. But what we don’t expect is electric vehicles will be more common than gas vehicles in years to come. Executives expect 52% of new...

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Data Breaches Happen More Often Than You Think!

Diamond Garcia-Alvarez, Editor in Chief 2021-2022 February 16, 2022
On a global basis, 30,000 websites are hacked daily. 64% of companies worldwide have experienced at least one form of a cyber attack.
AP Winter Olympics Photo.

Figure Skating: Going for Gold

Natalia Richards, Reporter February 2, 2022

The Winter Olympics. It all first started in the year of 1924. Many events immediately became fan favorites, like Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding, but the event that stood out the most was Figure Skating....

Image of a Tandoori Oven dish.

Divine Dines: Tandoori Oven

Natalia Richards, Reporter February 2, 2022

Indian cuisines are most of the time hit or miss, and Idaho Falls Tandoori Oven is a definite hit. When walking in through the doors you are met with brown paisley wallpaper and a calm, welcoming atmosphere....

Omicron Variant leads to Employment Dilemma

Omicron Variant leads to Employment Dilemma

Rylee leatham , Reporter January 31, 2022

The new Omicron Variant was found in November 2021 and has since spread drastically. People who are fully vaccinated and who have never gotten COVID-19 are getting it and most schools have been going back...

Sidney Poitier’s Life Line

Sidney Poitier’s Life Line

Madilynn Jorgensen, Reporter January 30, 2022

Sidney Poitier was an American Actor from 1946-to 2009.  He was born on February 20th, 1927 in Miami Florida, and passed on January 6th, 2022 in Los Angeles, CA. Sidney had a tremendous influence on American...

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