Breaking Blue

A Worldwide Scandal

A Worldwide Scandal

Savannah Baugh, Writer

February 7, 2019


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Over the past several years, many members of the Catholic Church have been caught up in sexual abuse scandals causing the Pope to be under fire for negligence. The Pope has recently taken measures to show the world that he is taking these accusations very seriously. As of December 12, 2018, two cardinals...

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory

Ellie Beers, Writer, Print Editor

January 29, 2019


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These extreme temperatures bring up the concern of catching hypothermia or frostbite.

Communities Work Together to Help Grieving Family

Communities Work Together to Help Grieving Family

Alexa Shrake, Writer

January 18, 2019


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On Sunday, January 6, 2019, a violent house fire in Bloomington took the life of a 2-year-old boy. Despite the tragic death of such a young life, two adults and four children were able to escape the fire. The start of the fire was unintentional, but the family was unaware of the situation due to ...

Danger Ahead

Danger Ahead

Becca Clark and Sophia Jackson, Writer

January 11, 2019


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It's nearly three in the morning, and you're on your way to work. It's early, and despite being used to this, you're still groggily sipping your Starbucks as you move down State Road 37 when you hear a loud noise screeching against your eardrums. This is unlike any noise you've ever heard, and looking ...

A Deadly Re-Emergence

A Deadly Re-Emergence

Becca Clark, Writer

January 11, 2019


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Before vaccines, there was one virus in the US that Americans truly feared. This virus was highly contagious, it was deadly, and it caused paralysis. With the introduction of vaccines, the United States was able to get rid of this terrible virus -- until now. This virus was poliomyelitis, commonly kno...

The World Is Changing

The World Is Changing

Becca Clark, Writer

January 11, 2019


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Imagine: Walking through lush forests, buzzing with mosquitoes the size of beetles and flies as big as bees. The plants have grown large and heavy, much like the images of dense rain forests you see in school. Only, these aren’t those images. This is the same old Indiana you’ve always known. ...

Legalizing Weed in New Places

Legalizing Weed in New Places

Hannah Johnson, Writer

January 11, 2019


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Over the course of about a month, the controversial drug, marijuana, has found legalization for medical purposes in a few more US states and the UK. Medicinal marijuana was legalized in Missouri, Michigan, and Utah in the recent midterm elections, and the UK passed the law on November first. Canada also...

Midterm Madness

Midterm Madness

Savannah Baugh, Writer

January 11, 2019


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November 6th, the midterm elections unfolded in the U.S., creating excitement for new leadership across the nation. Voter turnout for these races hit a 50 year high, surpassing recent midterm elections by a landslide. In some areas of the country, more people voted early than the number of people who v...

The Fall of a Hero

The Fall of a Hero

Becca Clark, Writer

January 11, 2019


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On Monday, November 12th, Marvel lost one of their most iconic employees: Stan Lee. Lee was the co-creator for many of Marvel’s best-known heroes, including Iron Man, Thor, Spider-Man, The X-Men, and The Fantastic Four. In 1939, a 17-year-old Lee took up the job of being an assistant at Timely Comics, w...

Flickering Flames of California

Flickering Flames of California

Makayla Capilla, Writer

December 21, 2018


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In November 2018, multiple wildfires rapidly spread across the state of California. These fires forced thousands to evacuate their homes and leave their normal lives behind. The fires had hit the Sierra Nevada foothills and the shoreline near Los Angeles. At least 88 people have been found dead with hundr...

KKK Kookout

KKK Kookout

Delaney Collier, Writer

October 31, 2018


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An organization called the Ku Klux Klan (the KKK) has cast a menacing shadow over the United States since December of 1854. The forming of the group was stimulated by the loss of the Civil War the South suffered. It was created by six Confederate veterans from Pulaski, Tennessee. Following the Ci...

Leaving a Legacy

Leaving a Legacy

Delaney Collier, Macie Crawmer, Writers

October 30, 2018


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Those who knew Mr. Hawkins remember him as a man who always wore a smile, was patient, understanding, and inclusive of all people.

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