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Top Google Searches of 2017

Top Google Searches of 2017

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Google is the most used search engine in the world. Approximately 3.5 billion searches are completed every day and 1.2 trillion searches per year. All throughout 2017, people all around the world used Google to learn more about a variety of topics. The countries with the highest share of activity on Go...

Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban on Movie Theaters

Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban on Movie Theaters

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Monday, December 11, Saudi Arabia made a law stating that movie theaters are allowed to operate after 35 years of banning them from the kingdom. Movie theaters were originally banned in the 1980s because of issues regarding religion and the topic has remained controversial ever since. The lifting of this...

2017 Supermoon

2017 Supermoon

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Sunday, December 3, a rare astronomical event occurred. A moon known as the “supermoon” (perigee syzygy) was visible on Sunday night; this phenomenon only happens once per year. For a supermoon to occur there has to be a perigee moon and also a full moon; A perigee moon is when the moon is at the...

Tragedy in Manchester; UK on terror alert

Tragedy in Manchester; UK on terror alert

Angelica Edwards, Staff Writer

May 31, 2017


Filed under NEWS

May 22, 2017: In an attack claimed by the Islamic State, suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, detonated a bomb in the Manchester Arena following the Ariana Grande concert. The bomb resulted in 22 deaths and 116 additional injuries. As people were leaving the concert, a homemade bomb went off at one...

Mystery Monday: Is Avril Lavigne Dead?

Mystery Monday: Is Avril Lavigne Dead?

Ruby Shah, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Is Avril Lavigne dead? Did she kill herself? Has Lavigne been replaced? Questions continuously pour out around Lavigne and her possible suicide. World-famous singer Avril Lavigne has a conspiracy theory circling the web about herself that has caught much attention.  Internet fans, the media, and Avril fan...

Ebola is Back.

Ebola is Back.

Hailey Haymond, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

A 41 year old man arrived at a health care facility in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on April 22nd while vomiting and displaying major external and internal bleeding; the major symptoms of Ebola. The diagnosis was confirmed meaning Ebola has officially returned to the global sphere, taking the ...

‘Wanna Cry’ Is Bringing the World to Tears

‘Wanna Cry’ Is Bringing the World to Tears

Bhargav Joshi and Bryce Patisaul

May 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

This week has seen one of the largest cyber attacks in history.  A massive wave of ransomware named “Wanna Cry” has been spread over 100 countries.  Ransomware is a type of malware in which the software enters your computer, encrypts your hard drive, and prevents you from accessing your files....

Mystery Monday: Cicada 3301

Mystery Monday: Cicada 3301

Ruby Shah, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

In 2012, a puzzle was released to the internet by an unknown organization, Cicada 3301, that shocked web users. Cicada 3301 was considered a “cult” or “secret society”. Not much information is known about this “cult” and puzzles are all there is to go off of in terms of information about ...

Hackers Go Phishing with Google Docs

Hackers Go Phishing with Google Docs

Bryce Patisaul, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Hackers are becoming more sophisticated. Gone are the days of Nigerian princes asking for help wiring millions of dollars to the US, or the multitude of other scenarios somehow requiring you to send your bank passwords to a third party. These days, scams can come in the form of emails that appear tot...

North Korea’s Rising Tensions

North Korea’s Rising Tensions

Elizabeth Hughes, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

North Korea certainly is no stranger to making threats, and these past few days have proven to be no exception. The recent madness began Thursday, April 20, when North Korea’s state run newspaper released a statement stating, “In the case of our super-mighty pre-emptive strike being launched, it will...

US Drops A Powerful Bomb in Afghanistan

US Drops A Powerful Bomb in Afghanistan

Ruby Shah, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under NEWS

On Thursday, April 13 the US dropped the “mother of all bombs” on an ISIS target in Afghanistan. This is the most powerful non-nuclear bomb the US had in its arsenal. According to CNN, “Afghanistan’s ambassador to the US, Hamdullah Mohib, told CNN’s Brooke Baldwin that the bomb was dropped afte...

Giving the Boot to Old Monopoly Tokens

Giving the Boot to Old Monopoly Tokens

Cassidy Yelincic, News Editor

March 24, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Monopoly has been a classic board game ever since it’s founding in 1935. When families sit down for game night, odds are they’re reaching for the Monopoly game box first (unless someone within the family is very competitive, then it could be the best game to avoid). If you’re not careful, this ...

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