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The Evolution of Whales

Written by Annie Coniglio, News Editor, Editor-in-chief May 27, 2021

50 million years ago the early ancestors of whales were land-dwelling animals called Pakicetus which was a four legged goat sized animal. It is hard to believe that whales are common ancestors to land...

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Tokyo Olympics Rescheduled for 2021

Written by Zoey Foss, A & E writer May 10, 2021

Last summer, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics were pushed back due to the rise of the pandemic. Health officials worried that the crowds would make the event a super spreader, as they had no way to contain the...

The Injustice Continues

The Injustice Continues

Written by Kaia Hsu, Editorial editor April 13, 2021

The fight against racial injustice has been an ongoing battle for years with many reforms in peoples’ beliefs and in the law. Especially during the summer of 2020, racial injustice was broadcasted when...

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The Blockage of the Suez Canal has put a Halt in Maritime Commerce

Written by Annie Coniglio, News Editor, Editor-in-chief April 13, 2021

The Suez Canal is a 120 mile sea-level waterway that connects the Mediterranean and Red Seas which separates Africa and Asia. It is one of the most populated shipping canals in the world and it also provides...

Uyghur Genocide in China

Uyghur Genocide in China

Written by Zoey Foss, News Editor April 12, 2021

Trigger Warning: This article contains information and details that may be unsettling to some readers. For the past two decades in China, there has been a genocide against Uyghurs, and not many have...

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The History of the Irish

Written by Emily Thompson, Features Editor March 17, 2021

Many people are aware of the festivities that take place each year on March 17, a.k.a. St. Patrick’s Day, but many do not understand the historical significance of this holiday. Who is Saint Patrick?...

NASA's Perseverance Rover Touches Down on Mars

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Touches Down on Mars

Written by Annie Coniglio, News Editor, Editor-in-chief March 16, 2021

The first rover to ever land on Mars was on July 4th, 1997 and since then NASA has been able to touch down four more. Recently, on March 4th, NASA’s rover Perseverance was able to complete its first...

How the SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Mutates

How the SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Mutates

Written by Annie Coniglio, News Editor, Editor-in-chief March 9, 2021

At the end of 2019, the novel coronavirus was identified in Wuhan, China. After a multitude of pneumonia cases arose, the virus caused many to garner concern over a potential world-wide outbreak, leading...

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GameStop Stock Scandal

Written by Kaia Hsu, Editorial editor February 23, 2021

The GameStop stocks have steadily decreased over the past five years, but on January 27th, 2021, the stock prices skyrocketed. In February of 2016, the stock prices had a value of $20-$30 USD, and continued...

The Paris Climate Agreement

The Paris Climate Agreement

Written by McKenna Orrico, News Editor February 23, 2021

With the new administration officially in office, the United States is going through changes. One of these changes is the re-entering of the Paris Climate Agreement, also referred to as the Paris Agreement....

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The Effects of Covid-19 on Student Learning

Written by Eileen Ferriter, News Editor February 22, 2021

One of the many things people have been worrying about during this pandemic is how to keep children learning and on track with their academic performance. The pandemic has kept students across the country...

The Effects of Covid-19 on Funeral Homes

The Effects of Covid-19 on Funeral Homes

Written by McKenna Orrico, News Editor February 1, 2021

With the mass spread of Covid-19, grieving the loss of a loved one has become even more difficult. Funeral homes are now faced with the challenging task of following the pandemic guidelines and allowing...