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Cloudy weather prevent the view of annular solar eclipse

By Abigail Solomon
May 29, 2012
Filed under News, recent, U.S. and World News

On Sunday, May 20th 2012 (May 21st on Earth's Eastern Hemisphere), an annular solar eclipse occurred and could be observed in various parts of the world, primarily in countries bordering the Pacific Ocean. Many spectators from Japan, Taiwan, and western America witnessed the moon blocking the view of...

Holocaust Remembrance Day

By Erika Fisher
April 25, 2012
Filed under News, U.S. and World News

Holocaust Remembrance Day began on Wednesday, April 18, and ended on the evening of Thursday, April 19. In 1951, after two years of debating, it was decided that Holocaust Remembrance Day would be on the 27th of Nissan, later named Yom HaShoah Ve Hagevurah (Devastation and Heroism Day) and later sim...

Same-sex marriage bill passes state senate

By Will Khadivi
February 17, 2012
Filed under News, U.S. and World News

The Washington state senate passed a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington on Feb. 1. The bill must now be passed by the state House of Representatives, which appears to be likely, and must receive the signature of Gov. Chris Gregoire. Washington is on track to become the seventh state...

News Briefs-Dec. 16

News Briefs-Dec. 16

By Nick Fiorillo
December 17, 2011
Filed under News, U.S. and World News

App of the Year In this year’s iTunes Rewind, the application Instagram took home the award of “iPhone App of the Year.” Instagram is extremely popular and has about 15 million users. The photo sharing app lets you take pictures, add effects to them and share them on social networks.  The ...

News Briefs – Dec. 6

By Nick Fiorillo
December 6, 2011
Filed under News, U.S. and World News

White House Shooting Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez is the man charged with trying to assassinate President Barack Obama with an AK-47 assault rifle at the White House on Nov. 11. Police arrested Ortega on Nov. 15 in Pennsylvania. If convicted, he could receive life in prison. Ortega said President...

Occupy Wall Street protests steadily gaining momentum

By Yasmin Abdulahi
November 18, 2011
Filed under News, U.S. and World News

Occupy Wall Street has been in 67 cities in 33 states. Although many protestors don’t know what they want, it is clear that they blame Wall Street greed for the United States’ financial issues and they are angry about economic inequality. Although they have been occupying and getting more attention...

News Briefs – Nov. 2

By Dominic DeMiero
November 14, 2011
Filed under News, U.S. and World News

Bringing them home President Obama announced that all U.S. troops will be withdrawing from Iraq by the end of the year. Out of 39,000 troops currently in Iraq, only about 150 will stay to help with arms sales. The decision will effectively end of the War in Iraq. This was a campaign promise made by ...

Steve Jobs: The innovator of a generation

By Abigail Solomon
November 14, 2011
Filed under News, U.S. and World News

The world stood in shock as Apple Inc. announced that Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple, had died on Oct. 5. Just a month ago, Jobs resigned as the CEO of Apple, possibly due to the rare form of pancreatic cancer he had. Though he is now gone, his influence on the computer industry and technology of...

President Obama presents plan to Congress aimed at helping economy

By Will Khadivi
October 24, 2011
Filed under News, U.S. and World News

President Barack Obama laid out a new plan to spur job growth in a struggling economy where the unemployment rate currently stands at 9.1 percent during a September 8 speech to Congress. The bill is called the American Jobs Act and is aimed at helping bolster the economy. The $447 billion plan includes...

Texas continues to be ravaged by the worst fire season in state history

By Nick Fiorillo
October 24, 2011
Filed under News, U.S. and World News

Even though it was a pretty mild summer for the Pacific Northwest, many residents complained about how summer came late and didn’t start getting nice until near the end. But in reality, the people of Texas had it much worse. Texas had record droughts this past summer. According to the U.S. Drought...

Earthquake, tsunami wreak destruction

By Vince DeMiero
April 28, 2011
Filed under News, recent, U.S. and World News

I was admiring the ocean view from our house on Okinawa when the phone rang. It was my somewhat over-protective father calling to tell me that there was a massive earthquake in Tokyo. My first thought jumped to my husband Andrew, who is a ’92 MTHS graduate. I had dropped him off at the airport earlier...

Healthcare reform

By Megan Resler
September 9, 2009
Filed under News, U.S. and World News

The Edmonds Woodway High School gymnasium overflowed with disorder and angry controversy on Aug. 30 until attendants were brought together with a national symbol of unity: “A Martha Lake Elementary student will now lead us in the pledge of allegiance,” said Congressman Jay Inslee. The recital of the Ple...

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