Rise of China: Can American Teenagers Compete?


Rachel Toalson, Staff Writer
November 3, 2011

“It is hard  not to notice the strength of China, and the status they are rapidly gaining as a world power,” said geography teacher, Ms. Laura Torres. “But China, as a government, is much more different than what they say they are.” For years, the country of China has been rising to power, expanding... Read more »

The New Greatest Generation: How Young War Veterans are Refining Leadership at Home


Gabe Tchividjian, Staff Writer
September 19, 2011

In the United States of America, everyone has the power to make a difference in how their community and country thrive. War veterans are those people who have refined leadership in our country, even though many of them have not been equally treated on their return home. While World War 2 (WWII) veterans... Read more »

Living with 9/11 Ten Years Later

Rachel Toalson, Staff Writer
September 9, 2011

It was a crisp Tuesday morning on September 11, 2001. The sun was shining and the sky was blue in New York City. People went about their usual business: students, like us, went to school, while workers got busy at work in the early hours of the morning. But as it turned out, September 11, was not to... Read more »

Hurricane Season Keeps U.S. on Alert

Sara Kelliher, Staff Writer
September 6, 2011

What is the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the word hurricane? The answer will depend on whether you are a parent or a teen, of course. If you are a parent: safety may be your keyword.  If you are a teen, instead of a word, you may have a question of your own: is school closing? But... Read more »

Devastation in Japan

Karly Palmar
July 14, 2011

First was the earthquake, and then came the tsunami. Unfortunately, this scene may seem too familiar to many of us. In 2004, Indonesia had an earthquake and a tsunami, killing 230,000 people in fourteen countries, and inundating coastal communities with waves up to 30 meters (100 feet) high. Similarly,... Read more »

Downing a Dictator

Nick Kumar
July 14, 2011

Libya is a North African country that borders the Mediterranean Sea to the North, Egypt to the West, and Tunisia and Algeria to the East. Libya is a tribal society, where most of the population lives along the Mediterranean Sea. The leader of Libya is Muammar Qaddafi, a revolutionist who has led Libya... Read more »

Scientifically Speaking: Defining Race in True Colors

Joe Rogers
April 22, 2010

Even a colorblind world sees in black and white. Despite the political correctness of the world today, race defines much of who someone is. Black, white, yellow, and red all have a unique culture attached to the skin color, and nothing has divided or united like ethnicity—until the Human Genome Project. The... Read more »

The “We Generation”: Finding Who “We” Are

Joe Rogers
March 14, 2010

Glenn Beck, political commentator for Fox News, broadcasts Monday through Friday at 5pm. Known for his brazen conservatism, Beck normally takes his viewers on a factual and emotional rollercoaster, but March 5, Beck’s message took an exceptional twist. “If we lose this generation, if we don’t teach... Read more »

Obama Threatening Press Freedom?

Darlene Rodick
February 4, 2010

“I am the President, and I will carry out my duties as I think are appropriate,” stated President Obama during a CNN interview last August, which did much to bring into focus his bias with certain media outlets. It’s a well-known fact that since he entered the White House, President Obama has been... Read more »

The Progress of the AIDS Vaccine

Michie Alvaro
October 16, 2009

After decades of research and planning, scientists have finally discovered the initial taste of victory in finding the cure for HIV and AIDS. After many experiments and a large amount of research, scientists around the world have discovered the plausible cure in healing and preventing HIV and AIDS. But... Read more »

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