Holiday Lighting Festival Tradition

Holiday Lighting Festival Tradition

Angelica Nina, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, World News

The holidays are approaching, an exciting time for all around the world. In Denton Texas, the newly planted Lee Walker tree will have its inaugural lighting ceremony. The Lee Walker tree is an important commorancy of all in the community of Denton and held an important significance to all. In recent...

Lighting the Menorah

Lighting the Menorah

Mya Stengel, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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Two thousand years ago in a land not yet separate from the Syrian-Greek empire, a small band of dedicated Jews led by Judah the Maccabee defeated one of the mightiest armies on earth. It was on that night that a miracle was created out of a single cruse of oil. The group had set out to light the menorah...

Ways to Save During the Holiday Season

Ways to Save During the Holiday Season

Luke Schwengel, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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The holidays are nearing and although you might want to please everybody by getting them the best gifts, it does not mean you need to go bankrupt while doing so. Gift giving is a big part of the holiday season, but it can get pricey. Here are several ways to keep money in the bank during the holiday...

Best Technology Of 2018

Best Technology Of 2018

Luke Schwengel, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under World News

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s a good time to look back on all the new technology and gadgets that 2018 has brought us.  So far, the year has brought us all sorts of cool new technology, like the newest iPhone and Samsung. One of the biggest releases of 2018 comes from Apple. On September...

Synagogue Shooting Brings Religious Issues To The Foreground

Synagogue Shooting Brings Religious Issues To The Foreground

Susannah Lehr, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, World News

How does it feel to be unable to practice your own religion for fear of being shot and killed in a holy place of worship? As a country, we must do something to discourage the numerous shootings that have broken out across the nation in recent years. The gunning down of innocent people at the Tree of...

Yes, Donald Trump Threatened the Migrant Caravan (and, Yes, He Lied About it)

Yes, Donald Trump Threatened the Migrant Caravan (and, Yes, He Lied About it)

Alec Faraday, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, World News

I briefly quarreled with my father the other day regarding the freedom-seeking migrant caravan on the southern border. He said I misrepresented a Trump quote. The debate was prompted after I read a headline that said something along the lines of “Trump Threatens to Shoot Migrants who Throw Rocks.”...

Colorado School Districts Introduce four-day Weeks

Colorado School Districts Introduce four-day Weeks

Angelica Nina, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under World News

Colorado recently announced a 4-day school week that has been in effect for the past month. They believe that the shortened week will cut costs by $1 million in the first year. Other states are starting to implement the same schedule as Wyoming, Florida, Montana, Oklahoma, and Oregon.   By not operating classes on Mondays, the school district will only have to pay for school bus services and substit...

US Embassy Moves to Tel Aviv

US Embassy Moves to Tel Aviv

Alexis Bjurling

June 12, 2018


Filed under World News

The movement of the U.S embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has sparked a lot of controversy over what this could mean for potential foreign relations.  What many people aren't clear on is exactly what the movement to Jerusalem in Israel means and how it is controversial.  Over 70 years of...

The 2018 Flu Epidemic: Your Guide to A Clean Bill of Health

Braden Hamelin, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


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You know what it is as soon as you feel the symptoms: stuffy nose, body aches, cough, and sore throat. It sucks, but you have the flu. This year there's been a huge outbreak of flu cases, with 42 states reporting high activity of the flu in these past few weeks alone. Flu season starts in October...

Super Bowl Sunday in Review

Super Bowl Sunday in Review

Jacob Guttman, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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As the diehard Eagles' fans n Philadelphia violently celebrated by setting the streets ablaze Sunday night, Tom Brady and the devastated Patriots cheerlessly flew back to Foxborough.  This isn't a first for Brady and his long-time head coach Bill Belichick: the duo has lost three Super Bowls...

2018: Less Basketball, More Fights

2018: Less Basketball, More Fights

Jacob Guttman, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, World News

Tensions have been high between NBA players as fists have been thrown, jerseys ripped, and suspensions given.  The ultimate relationship between refs and players is at an all-time low.  As star players have gotten in the mix, maybe it makes games more interesting.  Russell Westbrook vs. Kevin Durant is slowly developing...

Women’s March One Year Later

Women’s March One Year Later

Serena Roberts, Senior Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under World News

This past Saturday, January 20th 2018, hundreds of marches were held for gender equality and women's rights. A year ago, on January 21st 2017, the world marched together in protest of the new U.S. president with women from every single continent. This was a worldwide event and a very powerfu...

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