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AP deadlines change, educators split

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

November 2, 2019

The deadline to sign up for Advanced Placement (AP) exams has been pushed back by the College Board for this school year. The ordering deadline for AP exams to avoid a late fee was previously set in March, but has been pushed forward to November 15. All students nationwide must have their exams ordered b...

October news update

By Theresa Van, Nicole Francois, Fateh Sial, Hunter Michaelson, and Maggie O'Hara

October 12, 2019

International Students stand against climate change In 2018, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg sparked an international climate change movement that began with a protest outside of the Swedish parliament. Now 16, Thunberg has inspired students to participate in school climate strike movements in their own c...

FDA plans to restrict e-cigarettes

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

October 10, 2019

The Trump administration is working to ban flavored e-cigarettes after at least six deaths occurred and hundreds reported a strange lung illness with links to e-cigarette usage. E-cigarette companies have been given 30 days to pull all of their non-tobacco flavored products off of store shelves. The flavo...

House launches impeachment inquiry

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2019

Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi authorized the launch of an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on September 24. These proceedings began in light of revelations that Trump and several of his top officials had sought to pressure the government of Ukraine to receive damaging ...

September news update

By Nolan DeGarlais, Amy Harris, and Nina Otebele

September 8, 2019

International Iran rejects further talks After President Donald Trump expressed hope after the G7 summit that Iran would be willing to meet with the United States to discuss an end to its nuclear program, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that no meeting would take place until America repeals th...

As Amazon burns, activists fight back

As Amazon burns, activists fight back

By Theresa Van, Lifestyle Editor

September 8, 2019

The Amazon rainforest, known for being the world’s largest tropical rainforest and located primarily in Brazil, has been burning at an unprecedented rate due to a record number of fires this year according to Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research) and CNN. Over 750 square miles of land h...

Hong Kong convulsed by protests

Hong Kong convulsed by protests

By Nathaniel Reyes, News Editor

September 7, 2019

In April, the Hong Kong government proposed a bill that would allow suspected criminals to be extradited to face trial in mainland China. The bill faced significant opposition, as many felt it could lead to unfair trials of suspects at the hands of Chinese courts. They also felt it would give China ...

737 MAX crashes cause headaches for Boeing

737 MAX crashes cause headaches for Boeing

By Nolan DeGarlais and Ben Eyman

March 27, 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 MAX, crashed on March 10 six minutes after its takeoff from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia en route to Nairobi, Kenya. All 149 passengers and eight crew members were killed in the accident on the four month old aircraft. As of publication, the cause of the aircraft...

New Trump tarriffs

By Jackson Freund, Lifestyle Editor

May 14, 2018

Robert Krieger From soda cans to foundations for buildings, aluminum and steel are key components in many products in America. These products play an important part in American life, but President Donald Trump recently imposed a 25 percent tax on steel imports and a 10 percent tax on aluminum. The fines were placed specifically to...

Safe injection in Seattle

By Matthew Hipolito, Staff

May 14, 2018

“The King County Medical Examiner’s (KCME) Office reported that deaths caused by drugs increased to their highest levels in 2016 in both Seattle and King County, Washington,” reads a June 2017 report on opioid abuse released by the Seattle Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration. “...

Transgender rights in jeopardy, again

By Nolan DeGarlais, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2018

The U.S. Department of Education, under Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, announced the department will no longer hear or take action on complaints relating to the bathroom and facility use of transgender students in public schools on Monday, Feb. 12. The decision makes it clear transgender students i...

Facebook is in business

By Ben Savell, General Manager

May 14, 2018

Social media is not just a form of communication anymore, it is part of our identity. For some, every aspect of their lives is implanted on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Their algorithms determine who and what we view. What if somebody with malicious intent gained ahold of this information? On Mar....

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