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Our oceans are in danger from garbage

Our oceans are in danger from garbage

Randy Yu, Staff Contributor

May 24, 2019

The oceans cover up 71% of Earth’s surface, making up the largest ecosystems on Earth. The oceans are the most diverse bodies that accommodate a large array of organisms, ranging from small plankton to ginormous blue whales. However, these organisms are currently living under rough and perilous condit...

Burkina Faso suffers terrorist attacks

Burkina Faso suffers terrorist attacks

Justin Dinis, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2019

Burkina Faso, which is a landlocked country (surrounded by six countries) in northwest Africa, has been the victim of extremist violence and terrorism in recent months and year as Islamist groups have begun to expand their reach. Just recently, on the morning of Sunday, May 12, 2019, twenty to thirty gun...

Forty-two thousand year old horse unearthed

Forty-two thousand year old horse unearthed

Evelyn Diaz, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2019

Scientists in the Yakutsk region of Siberia have managed to extract samples of liquid blood from a 42,000-year-old foal that was found embedded in permafrost back in 2018. They hope to eventually clone the foal in the years to come because there might be viable cells in order to begin the process...

Student dies rushing a school shooter

Student dies rushing a school shooter

Aferdita Emini, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2019

On May 7, 2019, a high school student saved his fellow classmates when he lunged at. a shooter. When he lunged he gave his classmates time to hide and run away. He didn’t survive the attack. Kendrick was a foot away from the shooter when he sprang into action. One of his classmates, Brendan Bi...

The Royal Family welcomes Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor

The Royal Family welcomes Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor

Jessica Maguire, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2019

At last, on May 6, 2019, Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, welcomed the highly anticipated royal baby into the world. The Duchess gave birth to a seven pounds, three ounces healthy baby boy at five twenty-six in the morning, British Summer Time (BST). However, baby Sussex, Archi...

Environmental pollution continues to plague us

Environmental pollution continues to plague us

Anson Lau and Ryan Maguire

May 10, 2019

A widespread issue that plagues our world is environmental pollution, which is defined as, “the presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance or thing that has harmful or poisonous effects.” Specifically, oceanic waste adversely affects marine life and the ecosystem that they reside in. Waste ...

Over one billion raised for burned out Notre Dame Cathedral

Over one billion raised for burned out Notre Dame Cathedral

Alexus Ferrari, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

On April 15, 2019 the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France burned uncontrollably for a few hours before firefighters were able to control it. The 850-year old cathedral burned for many hours but invaluable items, including the Crown of Thorns, were saved before they burned. The Notre-Dame is the most ...

A new law hopes to criminalize #LivingWhileBlack calls

A new law hopes to criminalize #LivingWhileBlack calls

Jazmin Sanchez, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

On August 26, 2018 three young boys from ages eleven to seventeen were handcuffed and checked for weapons while on their way to get pizza due to a phone call from a resident. On October 9, 2018 police handcuffed a twelve-year-old girl to determine if she or her 10-year-old brother had weapons due to...

We are seeing the first ever picture of a black hole

We are seeing the first ever picture of a black hole

Jillian Potter, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

We’ve seen photos of all of our basic planets such as Jupiter, Venus, Saturn and so on, but what about the massive breaks in our solar system that we know as “black holes”? Worry not, the very first photo of these cosmic, life-sucking holes of destruction has finally been taken. Spawning from wh...

Irish journalist and activist killed during a riot

Irish journalist and activist killed during a riot

Faith Arcuri, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2019

Twenty-nine year old Irish journalist Lyra McKee was shot to death during a riot by a dissident Republican on Thursday, April 18 in Derry, Ireland. McKee passed away at the age of 29 and grew up in Belfast, UK. She faced the danger of covering the untold stories from the three decades of the Northern ...

Texas couple found guilty of slavery

Texas couple found guilty of slavery

Aubrey Lyons, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2019

Southlake, Texas couple Mohamed Touré and Denise Cros-Touré, both 58, were sentenced Monday, April 22, 2019, to seven years in federal prison plus three years of supervised release for enslaving a Guinean girl for 16 years. Mohamed Touré and Denise Cros-Touré are both citizens and are originally fro...

WHO begins use of new malaria vaccine

WHO begins use of new malaria vaccine

Jessica Maguire, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2019

On April 23, 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) began their Malaria vaccine pilot program in the country of Malawi located in East Africa. WHO plans to vaccinate 360,000 children in a year in Malawi and two other African countries, Kenya and Ghana. Malaria is a deadly parasitic disease, ...

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