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Stranger Things Season 2 Expectations

Stranger Things Season 2 Expectations

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On July 15, 2016, the entire season one of Stranger Things was released on Netflix. It quickly became one of the most successful Netflix shows of all time. In its first sixteen days, 8.2 million people watched the show, exceeding series such as Daredevil, Jessica Jones, House of Cards, and Narcos. Thro...

The #MeToo Campaign

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

In the recent wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, numerous women have begun to reveal that they were also victims of harassment. The #MeToo campaign helped make known that the sexual harassment and/or abuse of women is startlingly prevalent in show business as well as in the government. The hashtag ...

Ed Sheeran Cancels Shows

Ed Sheeran  Cancels Shows

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran is currently on a world tour of his recent album “Divide.” The album features hit songs such as “Shape of You” and “Castle on the Hill.” Ed began this tour last March, and the tour is scheduled to end next summer. He has already traveled around North America a...

Trump’s Effect on the Media

Trump’s Effect on the Media

Noa Lawrence, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Since taking office back in January, President Donald Trump has been at the forefront of most news outlets and their stories. Since Trump’s inauguration, online news companies, like CNN and Fox, have seen a rapid increase in paid subscriptions and views. Americans have consistently tuned Trump’s ...

UNC No Academic Violations

UNC No Academic Violations

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The University of Chapel Hill was accused of sponsoring fake classes for about 20 years; student athletes were allegedly getting credit for classes that they never took. It is rumored that many scholarship athletes enrolled in certain courses to help keep them eligible for a scholarship. About three ...

Oil Rig Explodes in Louisiana

Oil Rig Explodes in Louisiana

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


Filed under NEWS

On Sunday night, an oil rig exploded on Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana. This oil rig is owned by Clovelly Oil Co. from New Orleans and located just north of Kenner, Louisiana. The platform that went up in flames served to transfer oil to other rigs. Around 7:18 that evening, smoke was spotted coming from t...

Diwali Festival Celebrates Light

Diwali Festival Celebrates Light

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights that is celebrated once every year in the fall.  This year, the holiday lands today, on October 19th.  It traditionally celebrates the victory of light over darkness, good over evil.  The festival is celebrated in many ways, including lighting lamps and candles, set...

Somalia Disaster

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under NEWS

On October 14th, numerous bombs went off in the capital of Somalia. A truck that contained hundreds of homemade bombs as well as military-grade ones went off in the center of Mogadishu. The bombs were concealed in a truck and went off near a hotel. It is assumed that the bomb was supposed to target Som...

New Google Products 2017

New Google Products 2017

Ben Carawan, News Section Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

While some people are eager to buy the iPhone X, those who do not like Apple products are waiting for Google ones. Every year, Google has their own event to showcase their new phones and products, and theirs this year took place on October 4th. This year, they unveiled their new Google Home Mini, Goo...

Mike Pence Leaves Colts-49ers Game

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Sunday October 8th, Vice President Mike Pence attended the Colts football game. The Indianapolis Colts played against the San Francisco 49ers in Indianapolis at the Lucas Oil Stadium. Pence attended the game with Second Lady, Karen Pence. The two arrived early to witness Peyton Manning retire his No. 1...

US Soccer- WAKE UP!

US Soccer- WAKE UP!

Sean Petersen, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under NEWS, OPINION, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

Tuesday night was easily the worst night in U.S. soccer history. The national team lost to Trinidad & Tobago 2-1. All the U.S. team needed was a tie to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. The U.S. conceded an own goal early in the game and a screamer from about 30 yards out. The only U.S. goal came fr...

US Eliminated From World Cup

US Eliminated From World Cup

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

The men's national soccer team for the US has been recently eliminated from the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The team lost to Trinidad and Tobago with a score of 2-1 in the final stage of the World Cup qualifications. The game began with a 2-0 lead from Trinidad and Tobago; the US finally gained their mom...

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