OK, Boomer! A joke or a rallying cry?

by Abby Clack “OK, Boomer!” is a new phrase Gen-Z and Millennials are saying towards Baby Boomers, or Boomers for short.  “‘Ok boomer’ has become Generation Z’s endlessly repeated retort to the problem of older people who just don’t get it, a rallying cry for millions of fed up kids. Teenagers use it to reply to cringey YouTube videos, Donald Trump tweets, and basically any … Continue reading OK, Boomer! A joke or a rallying cry?

New Vaping Research Shows Harm

by Abby Clack In Illinois and Washington State, new research has come about about what products are more harmful than most. “Dank Vapes (a brand of e-juice) appears to be the most prominent in a class of largely counterfeit brands, with common packaging that is easily available online and that is used by distributors to market THC-containing cartridges with no obvious centralized production or distribution,” said … Continue reading New Vaping Research Shows Harm

Election 2019 Results are IN: Some New, Some Old

By: Josh Hypes On November 5, Bellbrook and Sugarcreek Township voters went to the polls to vote on key community issues such as the School Board, Bellbrook City Council, and two renewal levies. The Results:Bellbrook Sugarcreek Board of Education: Karen Long – 1,798 Votes | 24% * David Carpenter i – 1,769 Votes | 24% * Kevin Price – 1,585 Votes | 21% Elizabeth Betz … Continue reading Election 2019 Results are IN: Some New, Some Old

Securing the Cyber-Realm

by Kai Delsing “There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those that will be.” – Robert Mueller By 2020, the number of devices connected to the internet is projected to be 75 billion, as stated by SafeAtLast. In order to stay safe in this threatening cyber-realm, we need to be cyber-secure. We all boast that we will never be … Continue reading Securing the Cyber-Realm

New Law Allows College Athletes To Make Bank

by Cambree Bernkopf A new law in California passed by Gov. Gavin Newsom allows student-athletes in NCAA to make money and hire agents. The new law is supposed to take effect in 2023. Under the California measure, thousands of student-athletes in America’s most populous state will be allowed to promote products and companies. This could bring great things to certain people, but it goes against … Continue reading New Law Allows College Athletes To Make Bank

Journeying to the Stars: Musk Unveils Newest Spacecraft

By Kyle Van Pelt On the evening of September 28, owner of SpaceX, Elon Musk, unveiled what is by far the largest, longest-ranged spacecraft ever constructed. The 50 meter tall Starship mk 1 will be placed atop the 67 meter Falcon Super Heavy to create the entire launch vehicle collectively called Starship. The Starship prototype has a cargo bay capacity of slightly over one hundred … Continue reading Journeying to the Stars: Musk Unveils Newest Spacecraft

Wait! What’s on My Ballot this Year?

by Josh Hypes In about a month, voters will be headed out to the polls once again to determine who they want in a variety of elected positions. Here are the many stances and views of the several candidates running for elected office. This year’s election is a non-partisan election, meaning that there will be no parties are attached to this ballot. School Board (Bellbrook … Continue reading Wait! What’s on My Ballot this Year?

Withdrawing from the Front Line

By Kyle Van Pelt On Sunday, October 6, Donald Trump made the pivotal decision to order withdraw from northern Syria, initiating a cascade of events hurling lives into peril. All American soldiers in the region will move to safer areas in Syria, leaving behind their mission of maintaining peace between Kurdish fighters and Turkish soldiers. With the absence of American special forces, Turkey has already … Continue reading Withdrawing from the Front Line

Is War on the Horizon?

By Kyle Van Pelt On September 14, United States ally Saudi Arabia was attacked by drones launched from within Iran’s borders, temporarily hindering the Saudi’s crucial oil production ability. While Saudi Arabia and the United States have yet to publicly confirm Iran’s responsibility, the CIA already believes that the Iranian military was responsible for at least production and supply of the weapons used. Between the … Continue reading Is War on the Horizon?

The Lungs Of the Earth Ablaze

By Kyle Van Pelt Within the last weeks of August and at the beginning weeks of September, wildfires in the Amazon Basin have burned nearly 7,000 square miles of Brazilian rainforest, igniting tense international debate about Brazilian sovereignty, international aid, and how humanity should interact with the Amazon rainforest. All the while, creatures of the world’s most biodiverse ecosystem, many Indigenous peoples, and Brazil’s everyday … Continue reading The Lungs Of the Earth Ablaze