Canyon Echoes

Details on Hurricane Harvey

Details on Hurricane Harvey

Nathan Pooler, Producer

September 12, 2017

FEMA is Running Out of Money

FEMA is Running Out of Money

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

September 8, 2017

With the recent Hurricane hitting Texas, there are already recovery actions taking place. Many volunteers are helping rebuild Houston, Corpus Christi, and more. People are banding together, trying to get things back to normal. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (or FEMA,) is the group that is trying to ...

Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey

Erith Won, Reporter

September 6, 2017

Tropical cyclones form over the warm waters near the equator. Depending on where they are formed, they are called differently, like if it is made in the Atlantic or east Pacific Ocean, then it is referred to as a hurricane. Tropical cyclones need warm and moist air to be kept alive, and Texas is per...

Persevering Pets

Persevering Pets

Keana Saberi, Reporter

September 5, 2017

 What started out as a group of a few kind people from neighboring cities to rescue pets after the stir of the storm has now turned into a large organization to shelter and nurse any animal caught in the midst of chaos. In the wake Hurricane Harvey, Austin Pets Alive! has recruited and is still  re...

The Dangers of Deforestation

The Dangers of Deforestation

Srilekha Cherukuvada

April 24, 2017

It’s official. Humans have ruined planet Earth. Each day, 2.47 million trees are cut down. This equals to about 900 million trees being cut down each year. They are torn down for making paper, cereal boxes, magazines, newspapers and other miscellaneous everyday items. This makes the environment degrading...

How to Reduce Water Pollution

How to Reduce Water Pollution

Rohan Dange, Reporter

April 24, 2017

Water is essential to life, yet people and animals are getting sick by drinking it. Why? Pollution. We are the cause of hundreds of thousands of animals dying each year because we can’t take the take to properly dispose of things or throw our trash in a trash can. We need to stop the pollution and if...

Types of Renewable Energy

Types of Renewable Energy

Joshua Louie

April 24, 2017

Conserving or even finding a better way to use energy has been a big problem that has plagued us for many years. We humans always want to use more and save more. Renewable energy is a good idea to allow for better usage. “Renewable energy is important because we can have power and electricity all th...

Earth Day

Earth Day

Amber Sheu

April 24, 2017

April 22 is Earth Day, a holiday recognized every year that is focused on being green and showing awareness for our planet. On this day, millions of people hold rallies and take time to learn about our planet, and how to care for it.Americans in the 1960’s were being familiarized with the conc...

Penguins Facing Extinction

Penguins Facing Extinction

Victoria Chandler

April 24, 2017

Approximately 150,000 penguins have disappeared in Antarctica after a huge iceberg cut off their access to food in the ocean. Eastern Antarctica used to be home to thousands and thousands of Adelie penguins, since it was a place where they could easily hunt for fish and thrive. Now, with a hum...

Back In Season: Bluebonnets

Back In Season: Bluebonnets

Riddhi Jakkal, Editor

April 24, 2017

The blue waves that line the highways and parks in Texas are nothing but special. They add beauty and color to the dull grass which allures both animals and people from far away to see their elegance. What is this magnificent entity? Bluebonnets; the state flower of the Lone Star State.These blue...

Climate Change

Climate Change

Joshua Louie

April 24, 2017

Climate change is an effect that has puzzled people all over the world, from scientists to normal civilians. It has been affecting the planet for many years, and some of the severe effects are global warming, an increase in carbon dioxide in the air, and less ice at the poles.Rising Sea Levels...

Why Water?

Why Water?

Riddhi Jakkal, Editor

April 24, 2017

Ever since humans had lived on this planet we have relied only on two things--food and water. We need these things for our survival, because these things have the nutrition we need. Right? Well, it is our power source, but water, the most vital thing for mankind, has no nutritional value at all....