New Tunes for April

by Maddie Levans As the year goes on, more and more artist are releasing chart-topping singles and cohesive albums. At the end of March, Canadian rapper Drake debuted More Life, a 22-track long album featuring prominent artists such as Quavo, of Migos, Young Thug, and Kanye West. Various tracks off of the album, such as “Passionfruit” and “Gyalchester” have been topping charts since the album’s release on March 18. A myriad of artists, ranging across all genres, have been releasing singles left and right, leaving the music industry eager for new album releases. Harry Styles, former … [Read More...]

MTV eliminates gender categories for awards

by Drue Allison The long-time television and movie awards for MTV is fast approaching and set to air on May 7th. The event will be hosted by Adam Devine, who is known for his various roles in movies such as Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2 along … [Read More...]

Student Journalists Get Principal Fired

By Madeline Abel According to the New York Times, high school journalism students in Kansas managed to make their recently hired principal resign. On March 6, 2017, Pittsburgh Community School in Kansas introduced their new principal, Amy … [Read More...]

Boys bounce back into tennis season

by Madeline Abel The girls' tennis team had a great season in the fall, but now, it’s time for the boys to shine as their new season begins. Last year, the boys had a very good season and hope to continue their success into this year. On … [Read More...]

Deadly Bombing in Pakistan

by Sumahid Chowdhury This bombing in Parachinar, Pakistan, in the Kurram district left twenty-four people dead. Many among the injured are said to be in a critical state. Kurram is the only Shia Muslim region in a Sunni dominant country. Sunni … [Read More...]

Cosmetics industry gets a makeover

by Madeline Abel Recently, there have been many new makeup releases making their way online and onto shelves everywhere. A lot of these new releases are from makeup brands collaborating with Youtube stars to make unique and personalized products … [Read More...]

Trump continues to attempt to fulfill campaign promises

By Drue Allison The beginning of a presidential term is a time for change and, in some cases, confusion. So far, Trump has tried to reform health care, had his campaigners investigated wiretapping in Trump towers, and marking up the budget for the … [Read More...]

United Airlines Creates Passenger Disaster

by Sumahid Chowdhury On what could have been a normal procedure, one of the planes of United Airlines overbooked their seats, denying some passengers their flight. Auctions for giving up the seats were first set at four-hundred dollars, then eight-hundred, until United decided that a computer would randomly select individuals who would then be escorted off the plane. Three passengers left without incident, but one man, Dr. David Dao, refused to give up his seat, telling the staff that he had patients to look after. What resulted was a violent incapacitation of Dr. Dao as the three … [Read More...]

Don Rickles Dies at 90

by Drue Allison Comedic legend Don Rickles, better known by generation X in his role as Mr. Potato Head in the Toy Story trilogy, has died after kidney failure. Rickles has been a main member of the Rat Pack since Frank Sinatra introduced him to the group in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The Rat Pack was long described as the best show business circle and members were seen as some of the most successful people of the century. Though he is seen as one of the best insult comics of all time, Rickles did not really begin his career until 1965. Like many great comedians, he started off … [Read More...]

Honey bees dying at alarming rate

by Julia Chojnacki The recent media has drawn attention to the fact that honey bees are dying at a substantially fast rate. A lot of people do not find the species dying to be a threat, but little do they know that the human population relies heavily on honey bees. Most plants rely on bees and other pollinators to produce food. But pollinators, a diverse group that includes insects and animals such as birds and bats, are under threat because of widespread pesticide use, climate change, foreign pests, diseases and habitat loss. When a bee pollinates a plant sprayed with pesticides, the … [Read More...]

United Airlines Creates Passenger Disaster

by Sumahid Chowdhury On what could have been a normal procedure, one of the planes of United Airlines overbooked their seats, denying some passengers their flight. Auctions for giving up the seats were first set at four-hundred dollars, then … [Read More...]

Don Rickles Dies at 90

by Drue Allison Comedic legend Don Rickles, better known by generation X in his role as Mr. Potato Head in the Toy Story trilogy, has died after kidney failure. Rickles has been a main member of the Rat Pack since Frank Sinatra introduced him … [Read More...]

Honey bees dying at alarming rate

by Julia Chojnacki The recent media has drawn attention to the fact that honey bees are dying at a substantially fast rate. A lot of people do not find the species dying to be a threat, but little do they know that the human population relies … [Read More...]

Baseball boys make waves in new division

by Ty Avery Suburban boys’ baseball, accompanied by a new coaching staff, retake the field after a strenuous off-season preparing to take on the new competition in their new division. Suburban ended their final season in Division II last year … [Read More...]

Womens’ NHL protests pay discrepancy

by Maddie Levans On March 21, the United States Women’s Ice Hockey team was set to arrive in Plymouth, Michigan, for the IIHF World Championship; however, the team never showed up for their check-in. Out of protest, the players are boycotting … [Read More...]

Rabbit hole leads to Templar cave

by Sumahid Chowdhury In the Caynton Cave, near Shifnal, in Shropshire, a farmer found a rabbit hole which turned out to a sanctuary belonging to the Knights Templar. Inside lies a network of hallways, arches, and walkways. The grotto was described … [Read More...]