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Plymouth Rock vandals brought to justice

Art by Jordan Imhoff

Izze Dudas, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

The community of Plymouth, Massachusetts found one of its key landmarks vandalized on the morning of Feb. 17. Plymouth Rock, which is known as the site of the Mayflower Pilgrims’ arrival to America in 1620, had numerous symbols and letters scrawled on it with red spray paint. The landmark originally ...

New electric car models redefine sustainability

Art by Jimin Yu

Michael McManaman, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

It is 1876  in Cologne, Germany, and Nickolaus Otto has just finished building the first internal combustion engine. Although a simple machine at the time, no other invention would humans depend on more to function.  Twenty-two years later, another German engineer built a similar yet more advanced typ...

Antarctic glaciers melt at alarming rate

Art by Mary Stauder

Camila Mora, Staff Writer

March 13, 2020

Antarctica has seen its hottest temperature in history on Feb. 9, 2020, reaching 69.35 degrees Fahrenheit.  This is the first time in recorded history that the temperature has gone above 68 degrees Fahrenheit. Previously, the hottest day was in Mar. 2015, at 63.5 degrees and 64.9 degrees Fahrenheit on ...

NASA skyrockets their plans to send first woman to the moon

Art by Mary Stauder

Michael McManaman, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

NASA announced last month that it was planning to send its first woman to the moon. This would also be the first manned trip to the moon in five decades.  Since then Trump has announced that he will increase the funding of NASA by $1.6. billion. He also announced that NASA should plan on landing p...

Coronavirus outbreak baffles health experts

Art by Taein Park

Izze Dudas and Camila Mora

February 28, 2020

The Chinese city of Wuhan was widely unknown to the majority of the global community until a bombshell headline was thrown to the forefront of journalism just a few weeks into 2020. A highly contagious disease, the Coronavirus, has emerged from the streets of Wuhan and has seen tremendous growth as it...

Drug cartel gun violence attacks Mormon community

Art by Jane Lee

Sofi Reyes, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

While traveling to Chihuahua, Mexico for a wedding, three cars carrying women and children were attacked by a gunman. The bullets caused one of the vehicles to explode, burning 4-month-old twins who were strapped to their car seats- seemingly helpless. Devin Langford and his six siblings escaped and...

Christmas spending skyrockets global economy

Art by Kyung Ah Kim

Izze Dudas, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Christmas is one of the most well-known holidays with its unique celebration of family and goodwill. It has been popularized on a tremendous global scale with a celebrant population that has branched out from Christianity to other religions. With this expansion, businesses aim to maximize their profits. “It’s...

Fitbit buyout saves company

Camila Mora, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

In the past year, a trend of large companies acquiring smaller companies has been adopted on a global scale. Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has been planning to buy Fitbit for approximately $2.1 billion. The company is planning to buy and close the deal in 2020. The purchase of Fitbit will help...

“Honey, I’ll be away for the holidays!”

Art by Krystal Nava

Michael McManaman, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

From sun or snow or beaches to skiing, Christmastime is all about family, fun, and beautiful trees with decorations. “Every decoration has a story to tell,” said religion teacher Ms. Rosanne Coury, “Christmas is a time of hope rekindled, promises proclaimed, relationships remembered and renewed.” Along...

Slicing open possible impeachment

Art by Jimin Yu

Michael McManaman, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

On September 24, 2019, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, and other House Democrats announced the official opening of an Impeachment Inquiry into the actions of President Donald Trump regarding his dealings with Ukraine. Specifically, Ms. Pelosi responded to a whistleblower report that President Trump...

British Airways suffers million-dollar security breach

Art by Kyung Ah Kim

Camila Mora, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

The internet assists billions of people every day in a positive light, yet the internet poses extreme dangers jeopardizing society’s personal information. In June 2018, British Airways was attacked by hackers and is now the target of a $230 million fine. The attackers were able to acquire customers’...

Mourning losses of Vegas shooting one year later

Art by Allie O'Brien

Sofi Reyes, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

On October 1, 2017, within a ten-minute interval, fifty-eight people were killed, more than 500 were injured, and over 22,000 lives were altered forever. These events occurred at a country concert on a night that was intended to be free spirited and fun. Throughout the month of October, the Las Vegas...

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