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Brazilians Protest in Massive Corruption Scandal

Brazilians Protest in Massive Corruption Scandal

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016

Brazilians are protesting in the streets en masse, calling for President Dilma Rousseff to step down in the fallout of the largest corruption scandal, in terms of dollar amounts, in any democracy ever. The wave of protests came after Rousseff appointed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, simply...

Zika Virus Strikes the Americas

Zika Virus Strikes the Americas

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016

On Monday, February 1, Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika Virus a “Public health emergency of international concern.” Zika is the latest major disease outbreak in the world and has spread across North and South America since October 2015 when an out...

Niall Horan Acknowledges Band Breakup Rumors as True

Niall Horan Acknowledges Band Breakup Rumors as True

Noelle Walker, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 18, 2015

As of yesterday, One Direction band member Niall Horan announced that his band of five years was indeed breaking up. “I thought it was about time we told our fans the truth,” Horan said, “they deserve that much, after the chance they took on us at the beginning of our career.” Meanwhile,...

Football returns – But not the NFL

Football returns – But not the NFL

Ethan Simmons, Photo Editor

September 3, 2015

On the eighth of August, English soccer fans rejoiced with the start of the 24th English Premier League (EPL) regular season. Defending champs Chelsea football club taking on and drawing with Swansea City 2-2. If the off season was any indication, fans will be on the edge of their seats. Big moves were...

Huge Explosions at Tianjin Port

Huge Explosions at Tianjin Port

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

August 28, 2015

On August 12th, several explosions rippled through the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin, killing 114 people, injuring almost 700, and displacing roughly 6,000. Seventy people, mostly firefighters, are still missing. The cause of the explosions, traced back to a chemical warehouse, is currently un...

ISIS Explained

ISIS Explained

Lacy Hamilton, Editor in Chief

May 7, 2015

For those who are truly embarrassingly uninformed about ISIS, they should first know that “ISIS” stands for Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. President Obama refers to ISIS as “ISIL,” which stands for Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, a historic name for the land mass east of the Mediterranean from Egypt. ISIS is widely known for bei...

Paris Fashion Week 2015 Overview

Paris Fashion Week 2015 Overview

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015

The ‘ready to wear’ Autumn/Winter 2015 collections of Paris’s most expensive and tasteful brands in the industry are here. March 3rd through 11th was the iconic Paris Fashion Week. Throughout this week, shows have been broadcast all over the world. I am going to highlight what I believe the bi...

NASA Astronaut to Make History

NASA Astronaut to Make History

Maddy James, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly departed in the morning of March 27th on a Russian rocket from Kazakhstan with the intent to set the world record for longest time spent on a space station at a single time – 342 days. He is accompanied by Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka, with Kornienko staying for one...

Depressed Pilot Allegedly Kills 140

Depressed Pilot Allegedly Kills 140
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Ben Bramblett, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015

A Germanwings airplane crashed near the Alps of southeastern France on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. The plane began decent in the treacherous foot of the mountain around 10:30 a.m. eastern stndard. Manuel Valls, prime minister of France, informed reporters that the people aboard the flight, containing 144 p...

ISIS Captures 20 Medical Workers in Lybia

ISIS Captures 20 Medical Workers in Lybia

Ben Bramblett, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

The Islamic State Militants kidnapped 20 medical workers at the Ibn Sina Hospital in Sirte, Libya. Over 30 gunmen overran the hospital on Monday, March 16. The workers were simply waiting for their bus taking them to the capitol, Tripoli, when the armed soldiers confronted them in an attack on the hosp...

Simple Charity Gives Fives

Simple Charity Gives Fives

Maddy James, Staff Writer

March 19, 2015

Simple Charity is offering tutoring sessions for the upcoming AP Exams in May. The club will hold two sessions for each AP Exam (with the exception of AP Calculus BC), and each session will last for one hour. The session will cost $10 an hour, take place in the media center from 4:00 to 5:00, and be...

The Pinnacle of Racing Returns

The Pinnacle of Racing Returns

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015

Mid-March is fast approaching. To most, especially those in the United States, this holds no importance. However, to fans of the Formula One (F1), an international racing series in which open wheel cars compete on road courses, and it is the start of a new season. In the early Australian morning the...

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