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April Fools Day

April Fools Day

Ruth Martin, Reporter

March 28, 2018

April Fools' Day is an annual celebration celebrated on April 1 by playing jokes and pranking other people. This tradition started in the year, 1700 by English pranksters. Historians say that April Fools' Day dates back to 1582. Many countries celebrate this day in their own way, but the origin is the...

13 Things That Look Insane Under a Microscope (Part One)

13 Things That Look Insane Under a Microscope (Part One)

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

March 9, 2018

 

Why Do We Have Daylight Savings Time?

Why Do We Have Daylight Savings Time?

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

March 7, 2018

It's that time of the year again that everyone dreads: setting our clocks ahead an hour again. On March 11th, everyone will have to set their clocks ahead an hour, essentially losing sleep, and causing a gigantic headache. This annual "tradition" annoys most people, as it makes most confused with whats...

“Snow Day” in Austin

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

January 23, 2018

Austin experienced an icy and cold couple of days on MLK weekend. Things started innocently enough, with warm temperatures on Sunday and Monday. But as Monday night approached, the frigid temperatures started coming, and with that, many schools and businesses closed and warned workers to stay home....

Endangered Species

Endangered  Species

Sharanya Karanam, Reporter

December 20, 2017

In the past humans have done some terrible things to the environment like cutting down our trees and polluting the water. In my opinion, the worst thing that humans have done is the extinction of innocent animals. We as humans have caused many animals to become endangered and even extinct. Although we...

Winter Olympics Facts You May Not Know

Winter Olympics Facts You May Not Know

Sharanya Karanam, Reporter

December 20, 2017

 In 1976 Denver won the winter Olympics but declined the offer. Figure skating and ice hockey were originally part of the Summer Olympics. The Lack of Snow in some areas caused military intervention. In 1948 two men's hockey teams went to the Winter Olympics. Only one person won a gold medal in bo...

Tigers: An Endangered Species

Tigers: An Endangered Species

Margaux Deveze, Reporter

December 15, 2017

Today it is estimated that only 3890 wild tigers are left worldwide. It will take 12 years for tigers to finally be extinct. What is a tiger? Tigers "panthera tigris" is the largest of Asian cat species. It weighs about 220-660 pounds and is 6-10 feets long. Why are tigers an endangered specie...

Five Things You Should Know Before Visiting France

Five Things You Should Know Before Visiting France

Margaux Deveze, Reporter

December 15, 2017

Have you ever been on a vacation and had a bad surprise about something? This article will help you to enjoy your vacation with no unfortunate incidents. One of the thing in France that is known for is food but be careful about where you go to eat. The food, in general, is pretty good but it usually...

Blanketed in Snow

Bright lights

Keana Saberi, Reporter

December 12, 2017

Eruptions of Mount Agung

Eruptions of Mount Agung

Amber Xiao, Reporter

December 5, 2017

Mount Agung in Indonesia hasn't erupted for more than 50 years. However, over the past week, it has spewed ash for more than five miles in the air. On Monday, Indonesia’s National Board for Disaster Management raised its alert for the volcano to the highest level possible, the "red" warning, and...