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Shooting at Florida High School leaves 17 dead

Shooting at Florida High School leaves 17 dead

Molly Glus, Section Editor

February 21, 2018

“It has become one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history.” A headline that is heard far too often, is being heard once again. A gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday, February 14. According to CNN the suspect, 19 year old Nicholas Cr...

Larry Nassar Sentenced to 175 years in Prison

Larry Nassar Sentenced to 175 years in Prison

Molly Glus, Lifestyle Section Editor

February 21, 2018

These girls are working for their dream, and he abused them. Former United States Gymnastics and Michigan State team doctor, Larry Nassar, was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison after pleading guilty for sexual abuse on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. According to CNN, 156 girls shared statements in cou...

North, South Korea to March as One at 2018 Olympic Games

North, South Korea to March as One at 2018 Olympic Games

Kieran Hogan, Section Editor World/Politics

February 9, 2018

North and South Korea will officially march under one flag at the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics, announced the South on Wednesday. The decision comes as a major diplomatic achievement for the two states, just weeks after their first diplomatic talks in two years, according to the NY Post. In addition,...

North and South Korea to march under one flag at 2018 Winter Olympics

North and South Korea to march under one flag at 2018 Winter Olympics

Claire Strucko, Copy Editor

January 26, 2018

Officials from North and South Korea met Wednesday for a third round of talks and announced both countries will march under the Korean Unification Flag at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Athletes from the rival Koreas paraded together behind a single flag for the first time at the opening ceremony of t...

Amazon Releases Short List of Potential Cities for its Second Headquarters

Amazon Releases Short List of Potential Cities for its Second Headquarters

Olivia Bratton, Copy Editor

January 25, 2018

On Thursday, January 18, 2018, Amazon announced the top 20 potential cities in the running to be the location of Amazon’s second headquarters. According to Amazon, the new facility, called HQ2, is estimated to create 50,000 high-paying jobs and cost $5 billion to build and operate. Last year, 238 communiti...

Student Opens Fire in Kentucky High School Killing 2

Katherine Clark, Copy Editor

January 25, 2018

Two students were killed while 18 others were injured when a student opened fire at Marshall County High School in Kentucky on the morning of Tuesday, January 23, 2018, authorities said. Police arrested a 15 year-old student at the scene who will be tried for murder, attempted murder and other cha...

Two Boys Arrested for Killing 500k Honeybees

Two Boys Arrested for Killing 500k Honeybees

Alexis Moodie, Layout Editor

January 25, 2018

Two Iowan boys have been arrested for vandalism of a honey business. The boys, aged 12 and 13, are suspects for the vandalism of the Wild Hill Honey farm in Sioux City, Iowa. The vandalism caused $60,000 worth of damage. The criminals knocked over all 50 of the hives on the farm killing all the be...

4 New Laws to Impact Pennsylvania in 2018

4 New Laws to Impact Pennsylvania in 2018

Alexis Moodie, Layout Editor

January 24, 2018

Four new laws will affect Pennsylvania citizens in 2018. After January 1, 2018, if you are caught driving under the influence, you now have two options for punishment. If you are a first time offender, you have the option to get it removed from you record, but you would have a 30 day minimum lic...

Missile False Alarm Jars Hawaii

Missile False Alarm Jars Hawaii

Kieran Hogan, World and Politics Section Editor

January 24, 2018

On Saturday, citizens of Hawaii woke up to a stunning phone alert, warning of an impending ballistic missile attack on the state. "EMERGENCY ALERT: BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL." (8:07 a.m. PST) Only, the alert was a mistake. No missile...

YouTube Punishes Logan Paul for Controversial Video

YouTube Punishes Logan Paul for Controversial Video

Carina Sarracino, Reporter

January 24, 2018

Logan Paul’s controversial video of an apparent suicide victim sparked outrage among the internet, and he’s facing the consequences. On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, YouTube announced their long-awaited treatment for the situation. They decided Paul would be removed from the “Preferred Program,”...

California mudslides

California mudslides

Brooke Daniels, Editor in Chief

January 12, 2018

Ventura County California had waves of mud and rock wash over their area this week, killing 17 people after attempting to recover due to a massive fire recently tearing through Southern California. Heavy rains sent rivers of mud tumbling down hillsides and destroying homes in the affluent sea...

North Korea Re-Establishes Hotline with South Korea

Katherine Clark and Carina Sarracino

January 10, 2018

After two years of silence and avoidance, North Korea and South Korea finally connected with one another after North Korea made an attempt to contact their hotline in a political breakthrough. North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, made the order to contact the South in what was said to be a conversat...

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