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Apple Battery Downfall

Apple Battery Downfall

Callie Musgrave, Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under News

Apple, one of the largest corporations in the world, is known for their phones and Macbook products alike. Their products are also known for their simple algorithm and easy to use servers. However, Apple is infamous for their short term batteries. Apple uses a lithium-ion battery that has a normal life ...

Black History Month

Black History Month

Kody Brandenburg, Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under News

Black History Month is a annual celebration of the achievements made by African Americans throughout the history of America. What originally started as Negro History Week, Black History Month was called for as a way to “recognize the central role of blacks in U.S. history.” Before Black History...

Indianapolis Colts’ player killed in drunk driving accident

Indianapolis Colts’ player killed in drunk driving accident

Josey Lynn, Yearbook Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under News

Early morning on Sunday, February 4th, illegal Guatemalan immigrant Manuel Orrego-Savala was under the influence of alcohol while driving, resulting in a fatal incident killing Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson along with his Uber driver, 54-year-old Jeffrey Monroe. Jackson and Monroe were...

Vermillion Teacher Arrested

Vermillion Teacher Arrested

Ellie Beers, Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under News

The Vermillion Parish School Board of Louisiana met on January 8, 2018 to approve of Superintendent Jerome Puyau’s new contract. With this new contract, Puyau would jump from making approximately $110,130 a year to $140,811 a year. However, not all were accepting of the School Board’s decision. ...

Catt Sadler Talks The Wage Gap

Catt Sadler Talks The Wage Gap

Destinee Clayton and Sophia Finney

February 14, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

"I had expected things to turn out differently."

The Golden Globes

The Golden Globes

Kody Brandenburg, Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under News

Thousands gathered at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California on January 7, 2018 to celebrate a year [2017] of progress in television and film. The ceremony, which first began in 1942, has honored thousands of actors and actresses over the years. This year, however, it wasn’t all about the...

Spirit Week and Other Upcoming Festivities

Destinee Clayton, Writer

December 15, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

This week, spirit days are being hosted by Key Club. The themes are as followed: Monday, 12/18: Red & Green Day, Tuesday, 12/19: Ugly Sweater Day, Wednesday, 12/20: Holiday Hat Day, and finally Thursday, 12/21: PJ Day. Key Club has also been collecting toys in a Toy Drive. Donations of new and unwrapp...

Net Neutrality in the United States

Net Neutrality in the United States

Delaney Nunn, Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

“Sorry…we cannot load this page for you. Upgrade your service plan now to view this content.” Although American citizens are unfamiliar with blockages and pop-ups with messages like these, this is exactly what an end on net neutrality would create. With the passing of this policy, carriers would...

The Stanford Rape Case

Callie Musgrave, Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under News

A night of dancing at a campus party quickly turned into a night of misfortune and misery for an unnamed rape victim. The 23-year-old expected to have a fun night of meeting new people and having new experiences. She had a new experience, but it is one that will forever be burned into her memory...

MHS Bed Bugs

Ellie Beers, Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On both November 30 and December 1, a suspected bed bug was found inside of MHS. One bug was presented to the clinic, on a student and another on a pillow from the IMC. “...Thursday we had a student come in who had one on him again and he had been in auditorium B. And then on Friday, we had a studen...

Carol Jenkins Memorial

Kody Brandenburg, Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under News

Carol Jenkins, an Indiana born African American, was brutally stabbed to death on September 16, 1968 at the age of 20. Jenkins was on her first day of her new job as an encyclopedia salesperson, when she and three other co-workers, were scheduled to sell in Martinsville, which at the time was ...

Goodbye Toys “R” Us

Goodbye Toys “R” Us

Alexa Shrake, Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under News

New trends in toys and children's interest in electronics lead Toys “R” Us towards bankruptcy. We have evolved as a society and children have strayed away from traditional toys and it is hurting Toys “R” Us. Currently Toys “R” Us prices have lowered drastically and they are preparing for bank...

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