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McDonald’s Deposits $40 billion for Their New Location on the Moon

“McDonald’s, the beloved fast food restaurant of many Americans, has a total 36,899 restaurants in 120 different countries, and the company is not done yet expanding their locations.”

Grace Wood, Sports Editor

December 3, 2018

McDonald’s, the beloved American fast food restaurant chain, has a total of 36,899 restaurants in 120 different countries, and the company is not done yet expanding their locations. In their new project, they are planning to build a McDonald’s on the moon. As if we have not destroyed our own planet e...

An Infinite Cacophony of Light

Stars aren’t meant to be heard in the vacuum of space. They’re only meant to scream endlessly into the silent void.

Tinaye Gibbons, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

Stars are not meant to be heard. Endlessly floating, Surrounded by dust and emptiness With oblivion awaiting them. Stars speak their own language. Elegantly phrasing, Beckoned by thoughts and avidness With billions listening in. Stars see pinpricks of flashes. Swiftly decaying, Observed by regard a...

Celestial

Dancing in starlit puddles of light, she calls to us, waits for us.

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015

She dances through the galaxy, Cloaked in luminosity, Her dark hair mocking the swirling of stars, She wanders the moons, A shimmering star in the distance.   The freckles along her cheekbones Mimic the sprinklingof planets Throughout the universe. She swims through the...

NASA Astronaut to Make History

: Astronaut Scott Kelly is embarking on a yearlong space journey to set the record for the longest time spent on a space station (specifically the International Space Station). He will be joined by two other astronauts, who will also be setting world records for longest time spent consecutively in space and most days spent in space. The journey is expected to last approximately 12 months, and Kelly is staying positive.

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...

The Waving Test

The world has a lot of unknown stories and adventures that are waiting to be discovered. Don’t be afraid to be different to try to do be someone different and to take the chance to try them.

Amanda Lewsader, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

“Don’t forget your lunch! It’s on table!” yelled my mom. Does she not know exactly how many tables there are in here? We practically live in a futuristic manufacturing factory that constructs high-tech everything and will grab, stab, or clean anything. Both my parents are engineers so they...

Catching the Comet

The Philae Lander drifts smoothly into its rendezvous with comet 67P, marking the climax of the Rosetta mission.  The Lander, launched March 2, 2004, took over ten years to reach its landing point, circling the sun numerous times before finally riding up alongside the comet.  “With Rosetta we are opening a door to the origin of planet Earth and fostering a better understanding of our future,” Jean-Jacques Dordain, the Director General of ESA said.

Bim Peacock, Photo Editor

December 4, 2014

Space exploration hit a historical landmark Wednesday, November 12 when a man-made probe landed on a travelling comet, 310 million miles from Earth.  The touchdown occurred at 4:03 a.m. GMT, when the Philae lander made gentle contact with the surface of the comet. The European Space Agency (ESA) l...

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