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Water Discovered on Mars

Water Discovered on Mars

Emily Ellis, Reporter
November 16, 2015
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Have you ever wondered what life would be like on Mars? Well, now you may be one step closer to finding out due to the strong evidence of liquid water on Mars. “I think [the discovery of water on Mars] will help us understand if Mars could have supported life in its distant past,” says Brashie...

Yemen, Or The American Imperfection Of Ignorance

Yemen, Or The American Imperfection Of Ignorance

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
November 12, 2015
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There are wars in the world everyday that we as a people are unaware of. One is happening in Yemen right now. We are finding out about it for only one reason: Americans. “The media doesn’t want to focus on things like that, it isn’t really relevant to our lives so they don’t want to scare u...

To Clone or Not to Clone

To Clone or Not to Clone

Emily Ellis, Reporter
November 10, 2015
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If you had the means to do so, would you clone your dog? There is a wide range of varying opinions on whether or not it is ethical to clone your dog. Some believe it is cruel and inhumane, while others think it is a worthy cause for the advancement of science and a great way to recreate their deceased fam...

South Carolina Not Out of the Woods Yet

South Carolina Not Out of the Woods Yet

Madison Gary, Reporter
October 26, 2015
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Recently, South Carolina and its surrounding cities have been drowned by a record-breaking flood. State records for both 24-hour and 5-day total rainfall records were broken, leaving the month of October as one of the wettest months the state has ever seen. Reaching a grand total of 17.37 inches, the last lar...

A Hard Rain Has A-Fallen

A Hard Rain Has A-Fallen

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
October 20, 2015
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Flood. Death. Devastation. Where did the storm come from? “It was record-breaking; there were evacuations and deaths. Lots of property damage,” says Chemistry and Physics Teacher Stephanie Maves. 19 have died since the first drop of rain, millions of dollars of damage has been caused, and i...

New and Improved?

New and Improved?

Madison Gary, Reporter
October 13, 2015
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Over the summer, some changes have been put in place for the start of the new year, and students have been having mixed feelings on the matter. Change isn't necessarily a bad thing; it just takes some time to readjust. A few of the biggest changes that have received the most attention are the change...

NASA Challenges Students

NASA Challenges Students

Madison Gary, Reporter
October 8, 2015
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Recently, NASA has encouraged students to send in their ideas for various challenges regarding essential space equipment. One of the challenges is called the Breakthrough, Innovative, and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge, which asks students to submit their ideas and inputs for an inflatable spacecraft heat shield that allows NASA to send tons of pounds to the surface o...

How A Dead Duke Lead The Fall Of Society

How A Dead Duke Lead The Fall Of Society

Graeme C. Hanson, Reporter
September 30, 2015
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November 22nd, 1963 The shot heard around the world. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. All the president’s men rushed him to Parkland Memorial Hospital, but it was already too late for Kennedy. He laid on the table when his surgeon, and mortician, Dr. James Duke, entered...

Rehabilitated Eagles Released After Road to Recovery

Rehabilitated Eagles Released After Road to Recovery

Emily Ellis, Reporter
September 28, 2015
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  Virginia’s eagle population is growing steadily. One reason for this increasing population is because the Wildlife Center of Virginia is open to helping any injured animal on their road to recovery. In 1997, Virginia reported having only about 50 bald eagle nests because of the use of pesticides, the p...

Brashier Raises Awareness for Project Pinwheel

Brashier Raises Awareness for Project Pinwheel

Jake Wild, Reporter
May 7, 2015
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April is child abuse prevention month.  Project Pinwheel is a local event started to educate families on how to keep their children safe and secure. It is promoted within the community with the national symbol for Child Abuse Prevention, blue pinwheels, which represent eternal hope and optimism. Volunteers put ...

Terrorists Massacre Students on Good Friday

Terrorists Massacre Students on Good Friday

Joseph Calamia, Reporter
April 30, 2015
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While many Christians celebrated Easter, as they normally do, tragedy struck in the days leading up to Good Friday in Kenya. According to CNN, four radical Islamists infiltrated Garissa University College in Kenya on Holy Thursday and abruptly disrupted students during an early morning prayer service, tak...

Students Have to Overcome Service Hour Deficits

Students Have to Overcome Service Hour Deficits

Lexi Lavoie, Reporter
April 21, 2015
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With the school year coming to an end, some students are beginning to worry about the service hours they have yet to acquire. Some students are having a hard time finding time to volunteer due to their busy schedule. “My service hour requirements are almost completed. I mostly need school service h...

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