Nigerian Army Saves Hundreds

by Sarah Rovinsky On Tuesday, April 27, the Nigerian army announced that it had rescued hundreds of kidnapped women and children. In the same region of northern Nigeria, where the abducted were retrieved, new evidence came to light of a mass killing committed by Boko Haram, a notorious terrorist organization in the area. Later that day the army tweeted that 200 girls and 93 women were … Continue reading Nigerian Army Saves Hundreds

Justin Bieber Crashes Prom

By: Allison Petkoff Justin Bieber crashed prom last Saturday at one of Los Angeles Unified School District’s schools. Students were thrilled to have Bieber show up unannounced to their prom. The students posted photos and videos all over social media thanking the pop star after the event. The district, however, was not so pleased. Ellen T. Morgan, a representative from the district said, “The school was … Continue reading Justin Bieber Crashes Prom

“Anything Goes” a Bonding Experience for Cast Members

By C.J. Destefani Bellbrook High School’s performance of Anything Goes, directed by Ms. Grace Brown, was a great success April 22-26. The audiences from all showings were very complimentary of the show and the talented direction of Ms. Brown. This was Ms. Brown’s first time directing a musical. The cast had a great time with the shows, and the seniors say they will miss the program next … Continue reading “Anything Goes” a Bonding Experience for Cast Members

2015 American Country Awards

By: Allison Petkoff The 2015 American Country Awards were held in Arlington, Texas, on April 19. Miranda Lambert took home more awards than any other artist this year. Lambert achieved Female Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year. Lambert had four total awards. Entertainer of the year, the highest achievement at the American Country Awards, was given to Luke Bryan . In addition to … Continue reading 2015 American Country Awards

Easy 10 Step Guide: How to Be Productively Lazy

By Maria Gerbic 1. Weigh the options of whether you would rather spend time (1) with others getting things done and improving your social skills or (2) with yourself, food and the TV. This requires the power of introspection and analytical skills. Choosing between the two will greatly improve your problem-solving strategies! 2. Choose the second option. 3. Take a shower. That is one of … Continue reading Easy 10 Step Guide: How to Be Productively Lazy

Nepal Earthquake Kills Thousands

By: Maria Gerbic An earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, April 25, measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale and killing 4,000. The earthquake is the country’s worst natural disaster in more than 80 years.  The damage spread across the country, with most of it centering around the capital city of Kathmandu, where about 3 million people reside. The country is now the target of massive relief efforts … Continue reading Nepal Earthquake Kills Thousands

Aaron Hernandez: Verdict is Out

By: Harmony Takhar Aaron Hernandez, previous New England Patriots player, was sentenced to natural life in prison without the possibility of parole on a count of first-degree murder of his former friend, Odin Lloyd. He was also guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm. This trial has been ongoing since 2013 and a verdict was finally reached on April 15, 2015. He had pleaded not … Continue reading Aaron Hernandez: Verdict is Out

J.K. Rowling’s Most Recent Novel Adapted to Miniseries

by Emily Engle J.K. Rowling, best known as the author of the wildly-popular fantasy series Harry Potter, wrote in 2012 a new novel, The Casual Vacancy.  Now, it’s being adapted by HBO into a mini-series set to premiere in the U.S. on April 29. The three-hour adaptation is being produced by Rowling herself, will star The King’s Speech‘s Michael Gambon, and will premiere in two … Continue reading J.K. Rowling’s Most Recent Novel Adapted to Miniseries

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

By: Henry Wong “Chewie…we’re home,” says Harrison Ford as Han Solo thus ending the newest trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens, the latest installment in the saga. Ford is back playing Han Solo along with Carrie Fisher as Leia Organa and Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker. It seemed the series had come to an end with the release of Revenge of the … Continue reading Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens