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TESS Discovers a Secondary Earth-sized Planet in Habitable Zone and Webb Confirms it

TESS Discovers a Secondary Earth-sized Planet in Habitable Zone and Webb Confirms it

Madeline Clark, Editor-in-chief February 1, 2023

Researchers confirm the discovery of an exoplanet that orbits another star. NASA TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) initially discovered this secondary earth-like planet. The planet has been...

Brian Kohberger being escorted into questioning

Idaho Murder Investigation Continues

Caroline Clarke January 27, 2023

On the morning of November 13th, 2022, four college students were murdered in their Moscow, Idaho home. Best friends Kaylee Goncalves, Madison Mogen, and couple Xana Kernodle and Ethan Chapin. The morning...

Guns in America

GOP Loss Sparks Violence

Lillian Campbell and Jarrett Reiter, Ads Editor and Reporter January 26, 2023

Recently there has been a series of gun violence towards Democrats because of a Republican politician who lost the recent GOP election in November. He couldn’t handle losing, claimed election fraud,...

Free pride flag image, public domain LGBTQ CC0 photo.

Overview of Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passed By Senate

Hannah Irwin, Reporter December 12, 2022

The Same-Sex Marriage Bill was passed by the Senate in a 61-to-36 vote and is now headed back to the House where it is expected to pass. If passed this bill would not require states individually to permit...

Power Outages in North Carolina Cause Concern

Power Outages in North Carolina Cause Concern

Ethan Hunting, Copy Editor December 8, 2022

     A crisis is brewing over on the East Coast, as many North Carolina residents have lost power after a string of attacks on power substations. The attacks appear to be targeted, as another attack...

The Failures of Sex Abstinence-Only Teaching

The Failures of Sex Abstinence-Only Teaching

Lillian Campbell, Ads editer November 30, 2022

Abstinence-only teaching is when youth are just told to not have sex until marriage and are not educated on the matter. Sex abstinence-only teaching is like telling students that just not having sex is...

Elnaz Rekabi Competes Without Hijab, The Iranian People’s Fight For Freedom

Elnaz Rekabi Competes Without Hijab, The Iranian People’s Fight For Freedom

Rey Renick, Reporter October 28, 2022

On Sunday, October 16, Iranian Athlete Elnaz Rekabi competed in the Asian Climbing Championships in Seoul, South Korea while not wearing a hijab. According to multiple sources, after the competition she...

Queen Elizabeth II: Her Life And Her Legacy

Queen Elizabeth II: Her Life And Her Legacy

Myles Johnson, Staff Member October 4, 2022

September 8, 2022 marked the end of the era. After 70 years and 214 days, Queen Elizabeth II passed away, leaving behind a world with many who have never seen an English transfer of power.  As the...

A graphic of the topic of abortion being discussed in the Supreme Court.

Supreme Court Draft Leaks, Revealing the Possibility of the Overturn of Roe v. Wade

Olivia Steele and Cayla Peacher May 4, 2022

Amidst Met Gala outfit judging and catching up on the Depp v. Heard case, the Internet became an even more talkative place as it was leaked Monday night that the Supreme Court drafted an opinion to overturn...

Donating blood to those in need can help the national blood shortage come to a halt.

Blood Donation Crisis Hits the Nation

Madeline Clark and Cayla Peacher February 1, 2022

Currently, America is facing a national blood crisis. On January 11, the American Red Cross declared the first-ever national blood crisis. The shortage is partially a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due...

The Metaverse: What is it and who does it affect?

The Metaverse: What is it and who does it affect?

Madeline Clark January 27, 2022

A Metaverse is a simulated digital environment visually represented through augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), and blockchain. These digital environments mirror the real world while solely being...

The James Webb telescope still in development - the telescope is set to launch December 22, 2021.

James Webb Telescope Prepares to Launch Next Week

Madeline Clark December 15, 2021

NASA is launching the James Webb Telescope on December 22, 2021. This telescope is the largest space observatory in history. According to NASA, the task of the James Webb Telescope is to collect infrared...

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