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Nashville Nightmare

Nashville Nightmare

Emily Fleming, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Halloween, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Haunted houses, corn mazes, and pumpkin patches are all part of the Halloween Spirit. They are a lot of fun and a good way to spend time with friends and family.   “When October rolls around, one of my favorite things to do is visit haunted houses. I love everything about them, I even waite...

The Kavanaugh Controversy

The Kavanaugh Controversy

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

My name is Ashlyn Athey, and I explored Brashier's opinions over the controversy of the recent confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. Click here for the link to my video. Hear from:  Nurse Kim Gassner on why this situation was more of a political play rather than women seeking justice. Seni...

Nike Swoops in with Kaepernick

Nike Swoops in with Kaepernick

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories

On Labor day, Nike announced it’s advertisement with Colin Kaepernick, former quarterback for the 49ers, known for kneeling during the national anthem. This makes Kaepernick the face of Nike for the brand’s 30th year anniversary. Nike will be releasing Kaepernick-inspired apparel, including a shirt and ...

“Off the Chain,” or Off the Hook?

“Off the Chain,” or Off the Hook?

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

On August 31, 2018, 45 year old rapper, Eminem, released his tenth studio album entitled “Kamikaze.” The surprise album features thirteen songs; throughout the 13 tracks, Eminem bashes a total of 28 of his fellow popular artists. However, famous musicians are not the only people who  were referenced in the album. On his song “The Ringer,” he mentions a serial k...

Boy Stabs “Friend” in the Back

Boy Stabs “Friend” in the Back

Ethan Lamont, Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Reviews - Opinions, Top Stories

On August 16, Luther High School in Oklahoma welcomed students back with a back-to-school assembly. Amongst the crowd, there was an unnamed 14-year-old girl sitting, unaware of what was about to occur. A boy of the same age shocked everyone when he quietly approached the girl and proceeded to stab her ...

Justice Delayed or Denied?

Justice Delayed or Denied?

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

On Tuesday, August 21st, the last known Nazi collaborator residing within the United States was deported to Germany by air ambulance. Jakiw Palij, now 95 years old, was born in Poland and joined the Nazis as a camp guard when he was 18. After World War II ended, Palij lied on his visa application to the United States...

Bittersweet Reunions for Korean Families

Bittersweet Reunions for Korean Families

Emily Fleming, Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories

Although they did not lose their lives like many had, the families in Korea during the Korean War did lose something just as important. They were stripped of each other almost 70 years ago and were unable to reconnect because of the strict rules about communication across the border. Recently, that fact...

Abusing Their Power

Abusing Their Power

Allie Weber, Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories

On August 14th, over 1000 reports of sexual abuse by priests and bishops were released in Pennsylvania, some dating back to over 70 years ago. The Catholic faith is known for its leaders practicing celibacy, which is the state of abstaining from marriage and sexual relations; so how, might one wo...

Where Were You?

Where Were You?

Jasmyne Michaels, Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Today is the seventeenth anniversary of the event we know as 9/11. It is an event that shook the entire country, rippling from New York City, where the World Trade Center was hit, not once, but twice by two planes, as a planned attack. America stood still in shock and fear, as the realization washed...

Gunn Feels Kickback From Offensive Tweets

Gunn Feels Kickback From Offensive Tweets

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories

As of July 20th, Director James Gunn was fired from the upcoming installment of the movie Guardians of the Galaxy because of his obscene tweets. These 10-year-old tweets, made light of rape, pedophilia, AIDS, the Holocaust, and the event of 9/11. They were discovered by conspiracy theorist Mike Cernovich. ...

Crazy Poor Asian Representation

Crazy Poor Asian Representation

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

May 25, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, News

In today’s film industry, it can be difficult to identify mainstream movies that have a good number of Asian actors in their cast. On the rare occasions they are present, they are often portrayed as nerdy mathletes or masters of martial arts. The movie Crazy Rich Asians, however, may change these no...

Democracy in Nicaragua: The Fifth Time’s the Charm!

Democracy in Nicaragua: The Fifth Time’s the Charm!

Ethan Lamont, Reporter

May 21, 2018


Filed under News, Recent Stories

The Republic of Nicaragua is the largest country on the Central American Isthmus and is the second poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. This is partially because of the poor state of their politics. During the 1930s, a dictatorship was established by General Luis Somoza. Years later, during lat...

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