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James Webb Space Telescope set to launch December 25

Ashley Bu, Reporter January 3, 2022

NASA announced the James Webb Space Telescope will launch on December 25th of 2021.  The telescope will lift off from the French Guiana Space Center and will spend around 30 days progressing to the...

Global supply chain crisis brings empty shelves for the holiday season

Natalie Colarossi, Reporter November 8, 2021

An increase in demand for products and a decrease in employees created a global supply chain crisis, according to CNBC.Over the past three months governments across the world have scrambled to resolve...

CDC Clears Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines for Children 5-11

Dan Hogan, Science and Technology editor November 6, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration authorized Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in the 5-11 age group on Friday, October 29th. Shots are expected to roll out in days as a Center for...

Facebook rebrands itself: Meta

Molly Ziesenheim, Arts and entertainment November 3, 2021

Facebook announced that it has changed its company name to Meta, on Thursday, October 28, 2021.  Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, announced the name change at the Facebook Connect augmented and virtual...

Infrastructure bills cause stalls and negotiations in Congress

Natalie Colarossi , Reporter November 3, 2021

Members of the United States Congress recently debated new infrastructure in Washington D.C. According to the Biden Administration, the infrastructure is split between two bills, the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan...

History Made: First Malaria Vaccine Approved by WHO

Allyson Lin, World and breaking news editor October 18, 2021

Malaria has killed roughly 500,000 people each year and half of that number are children in Africa according to the New York Times. Experts have admitted that the vaccine isn’t perfect, but it will get...

Large oil spill damages California beaches, wildlife

Large oil spill damages California beaches, wildlife

The large oil spill in the Pacific Ocean offshore of Orange County, California is pictured. Authorities have estimated that the leak in a local pipeline has released some 126,000 gallons of oil. (U.S Coast Guard)
Allyson Lin, World and breaking news editor October 12, 2021

A leak in an oil pipeline in the coast of Southern California has spilled into the local environment, harming wildlife and nearby human residents, according to CNN.  The largest spill in the US since...

Online tutoring demand remains strong

Allyson Lin, World and Breaking News Editor September 21, 2021

During the Covid-19 pandemic at the beginning of the 2021 school year, parents found themselves struggling with being able to teach their own kids. So, they turned to online tutoring.  Online tutoring...

The Atlantic Ocean viewed from space. The ocean covers 71% of the globe, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). (NASA Johnson)

Celebrate World Oceans Day

Maeve Reiter, Social Media Editor June 7, 2021

World Oceans Day, which is celebrated this year on June 8, has been ongoing since the Ocean Project started it in 2002.  According to the Ocean Project, their main goal is to raise awareness and...

pictured is a transmission electron microscopic image of an isolate from the first U.S. case of COVID-19, formerly known as 2019-nCoV. The spherical viral particles, colorized blue, contain cross-section through the viral genome, seen as black dots. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

U.S. may not reach herd immunity, experts say

Abigail Lee, Science and Technology Editor May 17, 2021

TheBroadcaster · U.S. may not reach herd immunity, experts say While herd immunity was previously thought of as the way to bring the pandemic to an end, experts say it is unlikely to be achieved. The...

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class David Tuil, assigned to the Preventive Medicine Department at Naval Health Clinic Hawaii (NHCH), administers one of the first Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines at NHCH to Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Gage Finn, a member of the COVID-19 Expeditionary Testing Team at NHCH, Dec. 16, 2020.  Pfizer has earned approval from the FDA for its vaccine for 12-15 year olds.  (U.S. Navy photo by Macy Hinds/CC BY 2.0)

Pfizer/BioTech Covid-19 Vaccine approved by FDA for 12-15 year olds

Allyson Lin , Reporter May 11, 2021

Pfizer sought and earned emergency authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration for its COVID-19 vaccine for use with 12 to 15 year olds. This is the first Covid-19 vaccine in the United States...

Photo by Dan G/CC BY 2.0

Bill and Melinda Gates are divorcing after 27 years of marriage

Molly Ziesenheim, Reporter May 7, 2021

TheBroadcaster · Bill and Melinda Gates are divorcing after 27 years of marriage In a statement on Monday, Bill and Melinda Gates announced that they are getting a divorce after 27 years of marriage. —...

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