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President-insect Donald Trump, everybody!

President-insect Donald Trump, everybody!

Trey Kelly, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Humor, US & Global

This past Friday brought forth a new era for our proud country of the United States as Republican businessman Donald John Trump succeeded Barack Obama as the forty-fifth President of the United States of America. With this inauguration came forth the first creature to be named after the newest preside...

Hurricane Matthew’s Roar

Hurricane Matthew’s Roar

Amanda Joyner, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016
Filed under Science & Technology, US & Global

On September 28, 2016, Hurricane Matthew formed to destruct land masses in the Caribbean and the Southeastern part of the United States. HAITI Thousands of houses had been destroyed and there was not food or drinking water prepared for the Matthew. At least 877 deaths occurred in Haiti due to the Hu...

Winter Can Make You Sad? + How to Avoid

Robyn Helms, Staff Writer
November 5, 2016
Filed under US & Global

It can..? In case you didn't know, there is a such thing as a seasonal depression, called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This is a mood disorder that happens at the same time every year. The majority of people who have this using get it around the end of fall. However, there is a summer depres...

Spooky Scary Sleepovers

Spooky Scary Sleepovers

Trey Kelly, Staff Writer
October 29, 2016
Filed under Humor, US & Global

Fans of horror films have long been proclaiming they can survive a night within one of their favorite locations from classics such as The Shining and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, or more modern horror films such as The Amityville Horror and As Above, So Below. Now, those proclamations can be either confir...

Trump vs. Clinton: Dawn of Election Season

Trump vs. Clinton: Dawn of Election Season

Trey Kelly, Staff Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Opinion, US & Global

America has entered a dark age simply entitled as election season and the occurrences of over 250 hours ago wrought terror and division upon our nation as on the grounds of the prestigious Hofstra University, two colossal beasts engaged in a duel of the wits to determine the future of our great nation...

What’s Left in the Election

What’s Left in the Election

Vance Hudson, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized, US & Global

As the election trudges on into eternity, the primaries have just begun to run their course and the eventual nominees are now becoming increasingly apparent. After so long though, you may be asking what could possibly be left in the process before the president-elect is finally chosen. First, the...

Remember the “Clock Kid”?

Remember the “Clock Kid”?

Miriam Chung, Arts and Entertainment Section Editor
February 16, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized, US & Global

Around last September, Ahmed Mohamed, a high schooler from Irving, Texas was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school after being accused of it being a bomb. He soon became known nationwide as the "clock kid" and was talked about all over social media through the hashtag #istandwithahmed. Through...

The Obesity Epidemic in America

The Obesity Epidemic in America

Melanie Emerson, Stafff Writer
February 5, 2016
Filed under Community, Science & Technology, US & Global

All over the world, many people struggle with obesity, a condition that is associated with having an excess of body fat. While obesity has been an issue for as long as most can remember, currently, the rates of obesity are rising. According to the Global Status Report, worldwide obesity has doubled ...

Gun Control

Gun Control

Kiana Stacy, Staff Writer
January 18, 2016
Filed under US & Global

Eian Santiago, Grace Kim, Gerald Read, Sita Singh, Gia Soriano, David A. Wyatt. Eian Santiago was a carefree kid who began playing a game of cops and robbers with his older brother that ended up a bit too real. Grace Kim was one of the seven victims in the 2012 shooting at Oikos University. Gerald Read...

PSAT/NMSQT Changes

PSAT/NMSQT Changes

Emma Capitanelli, Staff Writer
January 17, 2016
Filed under US & Global

Last Thursday, January 7, 2016, the college board released its scores from the Practice SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test taken by high school students across the country. This year has marked a significant transformation for the college board as many aspects of the test have been changed...

No Skull, No Problem

No Skull, No Problem

Emma Capitanelli, Staff Writer
October 30, 2015
Filed under US & Global

17 weeks into their pregnancy, doctors informed Brandon and Britney Buell that there was a complication with their baby boy and despite the uncertainty about what the problem actually was, they knew something was definitely wrong. Spina bifida, Dandy-walker syndrome and Jobbery syndrome were all among...

The End of The World?

The End of The World?

Melanie Emerson, Staff Writer
October 30, 2015
Filed under Science & Technology, US & Global

   Only a couple of weeks ago, on October 10th, a large 1300-foot wide asteroid was discovered in space. When announced to the public earlier this week, it was revealed that that the asteroid, named TB145, is expected to plow through space on Halloween afternoon, at the rapid pace of 22 miles per second, ...

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