Take the Goodreads Book Survey

By: Kayla Stephensen Let’s see how many of these great books (according to Goodreads) you have read! Make a copy of the attached document (click on the picture), and place one number per row. 5=I read the book for my own reading pleasure. 4=I read the book for school. 3=It’s on my to-read next list or my bookshelf. 2=I have not read the book. 1=I … Continue reading Take the Goodreads Book Survey

After the Midterms: What’s Next

by Emily Lewis Simmering in the aftermath of one of the most eruptive Midterm elections in America history, there is one big question to ask ourselves: what’s next? Not long after the midterm―or in some cases, before―candidates are beginning to surface, as the two dominant parties already start to rally their troops for the 2020 Presidential election. Republicans managed to keep the Senate, but the … Continue reading After the Midterms: What’s Next

Apple Crisp to Remember this Thanksgiving

By: Emily Bevelhymer Thanksgiving occurs on November 22, 2018, which means the holiday is fast approaching. With the holiday creeping upon us, there is plenty of time for family dinners and lots of good food. What better way to show off to the family you have not seen for a year than to bake a delicious dessert? Apple crisp with its delicious crumble topping is … Continue reading Apple Crisp to Remember this Thanksgiving

Remembering the Lives Lost in Tree of Life Synagogue

by Drew Ward The United States has seen an unprecedented amount of mass shootings this year at 297. The latest mass shooting occurred last week, October 27, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It occurred at a Jewish synagogue during a Shabbat service.  The shooter entered the synagogue and opened fire, resulting in 11 deaths. The shooter said that he targeted the synagogue because he hates Jews.  The … Continue reading Remembering the Lives Lost in Tree of Life Synagogue

The U.S. Women’s Team Qualifies for the 2019 World Cup

By: Jade Edwards On October 17, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team qualified for the 2019 World Cup with a 2-0 win against Canada. They kicked off the qualifiers on October 4 in a match against Mexico. A result of 6-0 was just the beginning of a five game winning streak of shutouts in which they also played the other Group A candidates at the … Continue reading The U.S. Women’s Team Qualifies for the 2019 World Cup

Death of Turkish Journalist Creates Uncertainty

by Drew Ward Jamal Bin Ahmad Khashoggi was an American journalist who lived in Turkey. This past month, his story has brought a huge wake of political distress and division. Turkey believes that the Saudi Arabian government is responsible for the murder of Khashoggi. An investigation has started but there is not anything concrete yet. Khashoggi went to Turkey to pursue his career as a … Continue reading Death of Turkish Journalist Creates Uncertainty

The Hate U Give Teaches Audience Important Lessons

By: Kayla Stephensen Starr Carter, portrayed by Amandla Stenberg, lives a double life and has to learn to adjust to her predominantly black neighborhood where she grew up and her predominantly white high school. After her childhood best friend is shot and killed by a white police officer, she has to find a way to break the wall she placed between her separate lives. She … Continue reading The Hate U Give Teaches Audience Important Lessons