Breaking Blue

Walking in the doors of the new IMC.

New Chapter At MHS

Becca Clark and Leah Fraser, Writer February 25, 2019

Every page in a book has to end, just like a book has an end. But, the end of a page starts a new chapter, and the end of a book is the start of a new series. Libraries are changing, and right in the...

Nursing student Makayla Findley gets #StayInMyLane written on her hand.

Shots Fired

Alice Pickering and Rebecca Clark February 25, 2019

The NRA's recent statement for doctors has raised concern across the country. In their recent Twitter post, the NRA stated that "Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane....

Pope Francis and Cardinal George Pell meeting in 2013. Photo by: The Australian

A Worldwide Scandal

Savannah Baugh, Writer February 7, 2019

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...

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory

Ellie Beers, Writer, Print Editor January 29, 2019
These extreme temperatures bring up the concern of catching hypothermia or frostbite.
Courtesy of Kenneth Lane

Communities Work Together to Help Grieving Family

Alexa Shrake , Writer January 18, 2019

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....

Road sign featuring Martinsville.

Danger Ahead

Becca Clark and Sophia Jackson, Writer January 11, 2019

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...

Wellbee was a common poster advertising the newly created Polio vaccine in the 1960's.

A Deadly Re-Emergence

Becca Clark, Writer January 11, 2019

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...

Scientists believe that Indiana will become hot and humid, making it a perfect breeding ground for insects and parasites.

The World Is Changing

Becca Clark, Writer January 11, 2019

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...

New states and countries have recently legalized the famous green plant for medicinal purposes.

Legalizing Weed in New Places

Hannah Johnson, Writer January 11, 2019

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,...

Joe Donnelly gives a concession speech after losing a highly contested Senate race.

Midterm Madness

Savannah Baugh, Writer January 11, 2019

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...

The Stan (The Man) Lee Marvel Value Stamp, one of many stamps running from 1974-1976, was one of the Series B stamps.

The Fall of a Hero

Becca Clark, Writer January 11, 2019

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...

Containing fires in California.

Flickering Flames of California

Makayla Capilla, Writer December 21, 2018

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...

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