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Pioneering meteorologist’s death announced

Shelby Bell, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Dail St. Claire recently announced that her mother June Bacon-Bercey died, who was the first African- American meteorologist to deliver the weather on the television died on July 3, 2019 at a care facility in Burlingame, California due to frontotemporal dementia. She was 90 years old. Ms. Bacon-Bercey was hired in 1971 to be a r...

Class of 2020 Senior Superlatives

Batul Chitalwala, Editor in Chief

February 4, 2020

Congratulations to all of our 2020 Senior Superlatives! They are as follows: Most School Spirit: Nicky Hopf and Lizzie Mullor Best Dressed: Lauren Swoopes and Peedy Chavis Most Athletic: Eli Kohl and Morgan Bentley Friendliest: Lydia Melka and Bryan Cardona Most Attractive: Angel Nivar and Hattie Walsh ...

The Coronavirus infects China and beyond

Nasra Qasim, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

On December 31, the Chinese government alerted the World Health Organization about several cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, a city with about 11 million people in central China.  A 61 year old man went into the hospital and received treatment. On January 9 he passed away. China announced him as the first death of the Coro...

The future of technology is here with 5G data

Shelby Bell, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

  5G is the fifth generation cellular network technology. It is an investment for the next decade and in previous mobile transitions. 5G claims to have greater speed, the ability to be more responsive, and the ability to connect more devices at once.      All four major US carriers now have some form of 5G wireless and around th...

CBD oils

David Balemala

November 5, 2019

Cannabidol, also known as CBD, is a component extracted from the cannabis leaf, however it’s separate from tetrahydrocannabinol, THC. Oil is produced from CBD and is often infused into lotions for pain relief. However, these methods of pain relief have caused a lot of controversy.  Some physicians are on board, too. Dr. Charl...

Artificial intelligence is taking over the world

Shelby Bell

November 5, 2019

Advances of artificial intelligence are being made more rapidly and more frequently. Scientists have been working on and discovering new human-mimicking computer functions since the 1950’s and in due time, advanced technology will probably be able to do most human functions. While limiting the work humans have to do in their...

Controversy in the Confederacy: Did black Confederates actually exist?

Kwoineh Haba

November 5, 2019

America is built on many values that contribute to its diversity: freedom, equality, and unity. Of course, the United States has not always been unified throughout its history. One example of such disunity would be the American Civil War. Unable to come to an agreement over the concept of slavery, the country divided itself into...

New iPhone revealed

Mariana Gomez, Junior Editor

September 18, 2019

On September 20th, Apple kicked off the long-anticipated 13th generation of the iPhone, beginning with the iPhone 11 .The iPhone 11 is basically a direct upgrade of 2018’s iPhone Xr, in keeping with other “S” models in the company’s history. The iPhone XS Max is similar to the “Plus” versions of previous iPhones, w...

Anxiety: check yourself before you wreck yourself

Batul Chitalwala, Chief Editor

September 16, 2019

Individuals with anxiety, a habit of overthinking, or a need for perfection often struggle with mental overload. Mental overload is when you feel like you have too many tasks to accomplish, and you keep thinking and worrying about them until you’re left feeling panicked, stressed, exhausted, and/or downcast. It can affect ...

Brain scans and mental illness

Batul Chitalwala, Chief Editor

August 26, 2019

For a long time, detecting mental disorders such as depression, bipolar disorder, or even migraines could have only been done by a professional looking at symptoms and behavior. There were no laboratory tests to diagnose such brain problems. A new study shows that a brain scan called functional connectivity MRI, also known as...

Risks and rewards of foreign surgeries

Ben Ortega, Editor

August 15, 2019

Medical tourism, a relatively new trend that has had a massive effect on the medical community and the lives of patients, is becoming ever more popular. Each year for the past decade, about 15 million Americans have sought out cheaper surgical treatments by looking to foreign countries for what they expect will be inexpen...

The dangers of vapes, Juuls, and all the rest

Ben Ortega, Editor

April 23, 2019

Juuls, Suorins, E-Cigarettes, and many other vaping devices are very popular today in America. Initially created as a nicotine alternative to cigarettes, which have been proven to be extremely harmful to the human body, they have now become more of a recreational and leisure pastime. Instead of utilizing vaping mechan...

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