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India Decriminalizes Homosexual Relationships

David Nicely, Author

October 5, 2018

The decision to repeal the law is a major victory for India's LGBT activists and supporters after years of determined struggle. Celebrations have erupted in India after the supreme court ruled to decriminalize homosexuality in...

Typhoon Trami Slams Into Japan

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2018

  On Sunday, September 30th, Typhoon Trami made landfall near Osaka, Japan. Trami reached Category 5 status on September 25th, and is the Earth's 6th Category 5 tropical cyclone in 2018 after Marcus, Maria, Lane, Je...

Inside California’s All-Male Board Ban

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2018

Governor Jerry Brown from California has signed a bill requiring all publicly traded companies with headquarters in California to have at least one woman on their boards by 2019.  Companies with at least five directors wi...

K-Pop Group BTS Speaks at United Nations

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2018

On Monday September 24th, BTS, gave a speech at the United Nations Conference, being the first K-Pop group to do so. They were present to speak about their campaign as Goodwill Ambassadors for UNICEF's Youth 2030 program. ...

Florence and the Floods

Florence and the Floods

September 27, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut, also known as Typhoon Ompong in the Philippines, formed on September 7th and dissipated on September 17th.  It was the strongest storm since Typhoon Megi in 2010, at a Category 5 super typhoon, and was the stronge...

Volcano In Guatemala Kills 25 and Counting

Amanda Swank, Author

June 4, 2018

Guatemala's Fuego Volcano erupted this Sunday, launching ash, gas, and rocks 6 kilometers into the air. Hundreds of Guatemalan citizens have been injured, many more are missing, due to the fast-flowing lava and ash invading th...

Student of the Month- April 

Monika Wisner, Author

May 22, 2018

The April students of the month were Elizabeth Williams and Sander Cochran. Elizabeth strives to fully understand the content of coursework rather than merely earning a grade. Through her high school career, she has challenged...

Mushroom Epidemic in Iran

Amanda Swank, Author

May 21, 2018

Currently in Iran, there are over 800 people suffering from mushroom poisoning after ingesting toxic wild mushrooms found in the region. As of May 20, 2018, 9 people have died from this deadly fungi, and dozens of patients are in need of a liver transplant. Iran's Minis...

Student of the Month- March

Monika Wisner, Author

May 18, 2018

This March, Will Bogurdus and Kaliana 'Kabe' Brauer were highlighted as students of the month. Will is a student who has shown great growth over the years. As a student with autism, he never uses this as an excuse but sees...

Volcano Causes Chaos in Hawaii

Amanda Swank, Author

May 17, 2018

The 17th fissure (a narrow crack in the ground) discovered in the Puna District of Hawaii exploded on Sunday, May 13th. With gas and lava destroying homes, officials wasted no time calling for evacuations, as residents waited...

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