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SpaceX Inspiration4: Changing the Game
Avery Werne, Writer • January 19, 2022
Activists at a conversion therapy protest in London.
The UK's Plan to Ban Conversion Therapy
Drew Nesbit, Writer • January 5, 2022
Oxford School Shooting
Oxford School Shooting
Steven Johnson, Writer • January 5, 2022
Christy Giles and Hilda Marcela Cabrales-Arzola out partying.
LA Models Drugged and Dumped
Ava Hess, Writer • January 5, 2022
Fueled By Fentanyl: Overdose Deaths Reach All-Time High
Fueled By Fentanyl: Overdose Deaths Reach All-Time High
Madelyn Stantz, Writer • December 10, 2021
Beto ORourkes entry into the Texas Governor race could signal big changes in Texas
Beto O'Rourke Adds His Name to the 2022 Texas Governor Race
Eli Wyer, Writer • December 9, 2021
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A New Beginning
A New Beginning
Steven Johnson, Writer • January 5, 2022

Being new can go a few ways, whether it's just laying low and staying out of sight for a while, or applying for student body president during your first week. What really...

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Rating Celebrity Halloween Costumes
Hayley Jeffries, Writer • December 3, 2021

I’m Hayley Jeffries and I consider myself a fashion enthusiast. This past Halloween we saw some fascinating and interesting Halloween costumes. The celebrities always bring...

Should Students Be Held Accountable For Their Social Media Posts?
Should Students Be Held Accountable For Their Social Media Posts?
Drew Nesbit, Writer • November 18, 2021

Before reading, note that this story is my own opinion.  Some high school students would argue that their constitutional rights are ignored as soon as they start school....

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Mr. Lund lounges in the hallway on the last day of school.
Lund's Last Lecture: The Backstory of Mr. Lund
Maggie Coffey and Reilly Gaunt May 27, 2021

After thirty-five years at MHS, Mr. Eric Lund is, unfortunately, retiring this year. With thousands of students taught, Mr. Lund certainly has...

The pileup at the start of the 1958 Indy 500. Image courtesy of Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Tragedy at the Start: The Story of the 1958 Indy 500
Elijah Roberson, Writer • May 21, 2021
“We were both concerned about Elisian and the rest of the front row. Pat told me ‘The only thing I’m worried about is getting through the first lap without a spin.’”
Sprint cars in action at Jungle Park. Image courtesy of the IndyStar
Ghost Towns and Abandoned Attractions of Indiana: Pt. 2
Elijah Roberson, Writer • May 21, 2021

In our last part of the Abandoned Ghost Towns and Attractions in Indiana, we took a look at a couple of ghost towns that can still be visited...

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2021 World Series: Braves VS Astros
Charity Shepherd, Writer • January 11, 2022

The Atlanta Braves defeated the Houston Astros in the 6th and final game of the 2021 World Series. Winning their first title since 1995, the Braves had an amazing offense and an even better defense, ending...

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The three cast members take a photo at the short-film premiere.
Remembering it "All Too Well"
Hayley Jeffries January 7, 2022

On November 12, 2021, Taylor Swift released her rerecording of her version of Red. Along with the album, she released the “All Too Well (10...

The Astrofest Tragedy
The Astrofest Tragedy
Drew Nesbit & Ava Hess, Writer • December 8, 2021

On November 5th, around 50,000 Travis Scott fans attended the Astroworld festival in Houston, Texas in hopes to enjoy their night seeing their...

Lil Nas Xs three outfits at the 2021 Met Gala.
Rating Met Gala Outfits
Vincentia Thatcher, Writer • October 18, 2021

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted the annual Met Gala on September 13, 2021. One of the most highly-anticipated fashion events of...


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