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The Golden…States?

The Golden…States?

Ben Carawan, News Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Arizona became a state in 1912. Hawaii became a state in 1959. Alaska also became a state in 1959. These are the three most recent territories to gain statehood in the nation. No state has been added to the union since 1959. That could all change within the coming years. A new initiative has surfaced, ...

From Walmart to Coachella

From Walmart to Coachella

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Recently, all everyone has been talking about is the video that went viral of a boy yodeling in a Walmart in Illinois. Since then, a remix of the video has been trending, and people everywhere cannot get the song out of their heads. A meme went viral right away, with thousands of users retweeting on Twitter....

Goodbye to Paulitics

Goodbye to Paulitics

Jordan Barish, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan made clear on Wednesday, April 10th that he would not be seeking reelection in the 2018 midterms. Ryan, a Republican representative of Wisconsin, has served in the United States House of Representatives for 20 years and assumed Speaker of the House in 2015, becoming the...

The Box Office Becomes a Quiet Place

The Box Office Becomes a Quiet Place

Alex Price, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

A week after Ready Player One blew the box office away, making $40 million and coming in #1 at the box office, A Quiet Place takes its place, making $50 million, shocking the world. Ready Player One made another big splash this weekend, coming in second, making just over $25 million. Third place went to Blockers, whic...

Uber Autonomous Test-Drive Gone Wrong

Uber Autonomous Test-Drive Gone Wrong

Ben Carawan, News Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Self-driving vehicle technologies have been around for years, and they are only becoming more advanced. While there can be many benefits of self-driving cars, there are several drawbacks, one of which was exhibited recently in Tempe, Arizona. An autonomous Uber Technologies Volvo XC90 was traveling at abo...

Austin Package Explosions

Kaia Patel, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 18th, an explosion occurred in a suburban neighborhood in Austin, Texas, injuring two people. This is the fourth occurrence in Austin in a little over two weeks. Police are working under the belief that Sunday’s blast is connected to the three others, which have ki...

The Box Office Needs a New Hero

The Box Office Needs a New Hero

Alex Price, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

For five weeks, Black Panther has drawn the most money at the box office, and that is still true, but the box office is drawing less and less money every week. In fact, last weekend only drew $131,597,628. This is the second lowest weekend all year and the lowest draw that this particular weekend has s...

Return of the Unabomber?

Return of the Unabomber?

Bradley Stewart, Sports Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Ted Kaczynski was a very smart and educated young man.  He attended Harvard at the age of 16. But, upon seeing society turn more and more reliant on technology, he changed and started to attack others, becoming the “Unabomber.”   Kaczynski's bombing sprees began in 1978.  In a nine-year span,...

Generation of Hunchbacks

Generation of Hunchbacks

Bradley Stewart, Sports Editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

An epidemic is sweeping across teens today. It is called “tech neck.” It is caused by looking down at devices for hours. “Tech neck,” also known as forward head syndrome, is painful and is increasingly common in teens. This condition causes the neck to lose its natural curve, which creates an...

Saving Daylight Savings Time

Saving Daylight Savings Time

Ben Carawan, News Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Sunday, March 11th, the United States of America “sprung forward” as it was Daylight Savings Time (DST). Every state (except for Arizona and Hawaii) observed this day this year, but one state may join the two exempt states and make DST permanent and keep DST time year-round. Called the Sunshine...

“American Idol” is Back

“American Idol” is Back

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

After a two-year break, the next season of “American Idol” will air this Sunday, March 11, on the ABC Television Network from 8 p.m to 10 p.m. Ryan Seacrest will return to host the awards show, and the judges for this returning season are Luke Bryan, Katy Perry, and Lionel Richie. Beginning in Aug...

How the Time’s Up Movement is Changing Hollywood

How the Time’s Up Movement is Changing Hollywood

Kaia Patel, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

The Time’s Up Movement, announced on January 1st, 2018, is a movement that vows to fight sexual harassment in Hollywood and workplaces around the nation. In response to the many Weinstein allegations since October 2017, the movement has since raised $20 million. With no singular leader, Time's Up i...

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