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Earth Day’s 48th anniversary celebrated

Earth Day’s 48th anniversary celebrated

Anna Levin, HHS Kiss and Tell Co-Editor

April 22, 2018


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Sunday, April 22 marks the 48th anniversary of the Earth Day celebration. Earth Day is an environmental movement started to fight air pollution created during the Vietnam war, according to the Earth Day Network (EDN). The founder, Senator Gaylord Nelson, thought of the idea after witnessing the...

3 things to know about Cannabis on “420”

3 things to know about Cannabis on “420”

Ethan Sniderman, Reporter

April 20, 2018


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Friday, April 20, 2018 marks a national “holiday” for cannabis enthusiasts, commonly known as 420. Although marijuana is a prevalent part of our society, there are lots of important pieces of information that some members of the general public may not be aware of. While April 20 will be surround...

Researchers Claim to have Found New Human Organ

Researchers Claim to have Found New Human Organ

Anna Levin, HHS Kiss and Tell Co-editor

April 12, 2018


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An organ that’s always been hidden under the skin but never noticed may have just been discovered by scientists using new examination techniques. A group of researchers claim to have found a new organ, the interstitium, in a study they published in Scientific Reports on Tuesday, March 27, 2018....

Dancing lights: The science behind Auroras

Dancing lights: The science behind Auroras

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

April 11, 2018


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People travel thousands of miles to see mesmerizing auroras, but most people don’t know what they really are. According to How Stuff Works, an aurora is created when highly charged electrons from the sun interact with elements in the earth’s atmosphere. These electrons come from solar winds, whi...

Delays in Vaccinations Lead to Disease Outbreak

Delays in Vaccinations Lead to Disease Outbreak

Anna Levin, HHS Kiss and Tell Co-Editor

April 3, 2018


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Parents are delaying vaccinating their children out to fear of “overloading” their immune system. This delay, however, has resulted in an outbreak of vaccine preventable diseases. Parents across the nation are delaying, or even preventing, the vaccinations of their children out of fear of har...

Physicist Stephen Hawking Dead at 76

Physicist Stephen Hawking Dead at 76

Alex Elchev, Science and Technology Editor

March 22, 2018


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World famous theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author Stephen Hawking passed away on March 14, 2018 at the age of 76. Hawking was diagnosed with ALS when he was 21. Given just two and a half years to live, he exceeded his life expectancy by more than 50 years. The disease slowly paralyzed him...

Samsung Reveals Galaxy S9, S9+

Samsung Reveals Galaxy S9, S9+

Alex Elchev, Science and Technology Editor

March 14, 2018


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The Korean tech giant Samsung unveiled the latest edition of their Galaxy smartphones at the Mobile World Congress on February 25, 2018. Samsung has chosen to focus on the camera for the latest edition of the Galaxy line. The S9 model features a 12 megapixel camera, with the first ever adjustable apertu...

CDC Says Flu Season Deadliest Since 2009

CDC Says Flu Season Deadliest Since 2009

Anna Levin, HHS Kiss and Tell Co-Editor

February 27, 2018


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In the last 6 weeks, 84 children have been announced dead due to the the flu. With flu related hospitalizations rising to nearly 68 out of every 100,000 people in the U.S. this week, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) officially marks this flu season in the U.S. as an epidemic. With the hospitalization rate up to 10.1%, this years flu season is th...

Long Lost NASA Satellite Found by Amateur Astronomer

Long Lost NASA Satellite Found by Amateur Astronomer

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

February 21, 2018


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Scott Tilley, an amateur astronomer, was searching space with his radio equipment and detected something interesting on January 30, 2018. His radio equipment picked up a signal from the Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration (IMAGE) satellite, a lost NASA satellite. NASA lost contac...

SpaceX Successfully Tests Falcon Heavy Rocket

Alex Elchev, Section Editor

February 14, 2018


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SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time on February 6, 2018. The rocket was successfully launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk's’ 2008 Tesla Roadster as its cargo, with plans to put the car into orbit around Mars...

Fitness and nutrition tips for healthy living

Fitness and nutrition tips for healthy living

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

February 13, 2018


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As the holiday season comes to a close, many people are looking to get into better shape and lose some weight. These tips for exercise and nutrition have been scientifically proven to be what works best to make an overall healthier you. Exercise: Above, Junior Tyler Myrick-Loveless and Senior Liz...

Malala Yousafzai Teams with Apple to Support Girls’Education

Malala Yousafzai Teams with Apple to Support Girls’Education

Olivia Bratton, Copy Editor

February 6, 2018


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Malala Yousafzai, the inspiring advocate for equal rights, is teaming with Apple’s cooperation to make an even bigger impact on social injustice. Apple has teamed with the Malala Fund as the organization’s first laureate partner in hopes of expanding support for girls’ education worldwide. The fund, established by Yousafzai and her fathe...

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