Shooting at Bar in Thousand Oaks, California

Sophia Acuna, Author

November 16, 2018

A shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in the once-safe city of Thousand Oaks, California, left at least 12 dead last Wednesday night. The shooting was added to the long list of now 307 mass shootings (the murder of three...

Crazy Rich Asians: Movie Review

David Nicely, Author

November 13, 2018

Seeing this movie was actually one of the most spontaneous moments of my September. I didn't think I would like it beforehand, just because I'm pretty critical.... (it's because I'm a Gemini probably). I loved everything about...

Trump Misses Armistice Ceremony Due to “Poor Weather”

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2018

On Saturday, November 10th, President Trump cancelled a visit to the WWI cemetery due to the rain, creating backlash. The current US president was scheduled to place a wreath at the Aisne-Marne American cemetery in Belleau,...

Tornado Hits Mount Airy

Sophia Acuna, Author

November 12, 2018

This past Friday, a storm hit Mount Airy, which was later confirmed by the National Weather Service to be an EF-1 tornado. The tornado began in Howard County, but quickly made its way into Carroll County. The tornado hit the Twin...

First Openly Gay Man Elected for Congress

David Nicely, Author

November 9, 2018

Harvard-grad and businessman Chris Pappas, is making history as the first openly gay man to be elected into Congress to represent New Hampshire.   Pappas worked to present himself as a dual voice for New Hampshire and said he would serve to check on Trump and the Republican party in Washi...

How to Interact with People with ASD

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2018

ASD, or autism spectrum disorder, is defined by the Merriam Webster Dictionary as, "any of a group of developmental disorders (such as autism and Asperger's syndrome) marked by impairments in the ability to communicate and interact...

Antisemitism in America: An Epidemic

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2018

On Saturday, October 27th, eleven people were killed and six more were injured at the Tree of Life Pittsburgh synagogue. The reason? It's because they were Jewish. Rose Mallinger, who was alive during the Holocaust, was the eldest...

Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

David Nicely, Author

November 5, 2018

A man with a history of posting anti-immigrant social media posts burst into a synagogue shouting and opened fire on the Saturday services in Pittsburgh, killing 11 people and wounding six more.  Forty six year old Robert Bo...

Homecoming Dance

Faith Hawkins, Author

October 18, 2018

Homecoming is an unforgettable experience for high school students. On October 13, 2018  everybody was getting dressed up and taking pictures with friends. Students eagerly awaited the opening of the doors to homecoming. The...

10 Ways You Can Help Stop Climate Change

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2018

Recently, the United Nations issued a report stating that "1.5 degrees Celsius of warming will be much worse than the 1 degree Celsius we’re experiencing now". The report grimly stated that we have 12 years left before the damage...

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