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Child wishes to receive Christmas cards from all over the World

Child wishes to receive Christmas cards from all over the World

Sydney Laidacker, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018

Filed under Features, Local News, National News, News, School News, Top Stories

At DuBois Area Middle School an 8th grader named Maddox Hyde was told he only has a few weeks to live and his wish is to receive Christmas Cards from all over the world.   Maddox has a very rare ca...

In Remembrance

In Remembrance

December 4, 2018

“I felt a call for action,” said global studies and European history teacher Mrs. Pellegrino helped students to create the vigil held in the commons area at GLSHS for the Tree of Life shooting victi...

Is Civility Dead? From false accusations to character attacks, will we ever regain decency?

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

November 27, 2018

Filed under Local News, National News, News, Opinions, School News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

With the midterms officially over and the House majority now held by the Democrats, it is important that our country begins to work together and listen to one another without shouting or engaging in name calling. Civilization requires civility. In an era where false accusations can destroy a person’s career, where a single tweet can cause the death of a depressed soul, where a malicious lie can destroy an entire family’...

Kobe Bryant’s Body Armour Investment

Kobe Bryant’s Body Armour Investment

October 15, 2018

Former NBA superstar,  Kobe Bryant, has grossed more money in his short retirement than on his 20 years playing for the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant, was always destined for greatness. His father, name...

September 11 Observance at Flight 93 Through the Eyes of a Student Reporter

September 11 Observance at Flight 93 Through the Eyes of a Student Reporter

October 3, 2018

On Tuesday, September 11, 2018, I was fortunate enough to go to Flight 93 with two of my colleagues, Cennedi Fry and Taylor Weaver, to attend a service at the memorial, marking 17 years since the Sept...

Rest in peace to a kid with a dream

Abby Shaffer, In-Depth Editor

September 30, 2018

Filed under Local News, National News, Top Stories

On September 7, a casual Friday night, I was getting ready for a high school football game just like many other teenagers. I was unaware that I would be spending the next few days listening to one artist’s music in tears. As my friend picked up her phone, she instantly viewed the devastation which was spread across social media platforms. My heart crumbled into a million pieces when she gasped across the room, “Mac...

Despite devastation Hurricane Florence brings people together

Despite devastation Hurricane Florence brings people together

September 30, 2018

Hurricane Florence hit the Carolina coast on August 31 to September 19 causing total devastation. It has affected land, property, and thousands of lives. With the death total at 43--and flood waters y...

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Effects of Plastic Straws

September 28, 2018

In 2015, a video went viral with over 32 million views of two researchers taking ten minutes to remove a plastic straw from a sea turtle’s nostril. Blood was oozing out of the turtle’s nose as it sa...

Remembering the Heroes of Flight 93, 17 Years Later

Remembering the Heroes of Flight 93, 17 Years Later

September 28, 2018

September 11, 2018, marked the seventeenth anniversary of the attacks. This years Remembrance Ceremony at the crash-site commemorated the final piece of the memorial, The Tower of Voices. The memorial t...

Vaping becomes common for teens across the country

Vaping becomes common for teens across the country

September 28, 2018

Streams of vapor with nicotine and cancer causing chemicals in the guise of sweet sounding flavors can be seen puffed into the air by teens in schools across the country. It seems students are taking pu...

They just did it: Nike enters political arena with Kaepernick as new spokesperson

They just did it: Nike enters political arena with Kaepernick as new spokesperson

September 11, 2018

  An advertisement released by Nike to air during the NFL’s season opener that exemplifies Colin Kaepernick’s protest of the National Anthem has caused hundreds of people to boycott Nike, and ...

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