Legalization of Marijuana. Should Christians Smoke Pot or Not?

Jessica Gushue, Staff Writer/Copy Editor
March 31, 2014

January 1, 2014 marked not only a new year, but also a new freedom in drugs. Colorado and Washington passed state laws legalizing the use of recreational marijuana [Pot, Canabis, Weed], and sales in Colorado began on New Year’s Day. Sales in Washington will begin in the spring, but Colorado’s pot... Read more »

Thousands Bid Farewell to Pompano Beach Fireman, Bill Elliott, at a Tearful Memorial

Heather Wroth, Staff Writer/Photo Editor
April 2, 2012

On January 6, 2012, the Pompano Beach Fire Department lost one of their men. During a routine training exercise, William “Bill” Elliott, 49, fell from a 100ft ladder, becoming the first Pompano Beach firefighter to die in the line of duty. The following Friday, January 12, at a very special memorial... 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 »

A Cinderella Story

Danielle Germaine
May 21, 2009

How can a school cafeteria be turned into a ballroom, an ordinary lunch table be the prime location for high tea, and a foster girl be transformed into a princess? All of this and more came true on Saturday May16 when many CCA high-school girls from the National Honor Society came to take part in the... Read more »

Teens Come to the Rescue of Children in Crisis

Ashley Williams
May 14, 2009

On April 25, a revolution was ignited as thousands of youth around the world united for one common purpose—to make the world aware that children are still being abducted in northern Uganda by rebel LRA leader, Joseph Kony.     The organization Invisible Children (I.C.) organized the event in an effort... Read more »

Swine Flu: Pestilence that Stalks in the Darkness

Rebecca Urrutia
May 14, 2009

When Swine Flu first emerged in early April, many people disregarded it as a problem belonging to Mexico. But as more and more confirmed cases began showing up all over the globe, panic and anxiety hit almost every city on the planet. Facemasks became a necessity all over Mexico, as fear grew in the... Read more »

The Pro-life Revolution

Jessica Matthews
May 14, 2009

  “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you.”  God knows us before we even exist in the womb, and forms us with a unique purpose in mind—every life is a work of art designed by the Creator. And yet, abortion continues to threaten the sanctity of life within the womb. According to the... Read more »

A Cultural Blast for a Spanish Class

Rebecca Urrutia
May 6, 2009

“That was amazing!” exclaimed Junior Tina Carberry after seeing the Flamenco dance performance. Last Tuesday, Spanish classes I, II, and III had the opportunity to experience Hispanic culture at its best. As they traveled down to Little Havana, in Miami, the students got a taste of the Latin flavor.... Read more »

To Twitter or Not to Twitter… That is the Question!

Avery Reeder
April 30, 2009

Arriving home after school, you drop your backpack, kick of your shoes, and head straight for your room. Then what? Homework or computer? Procrastinators like myself turn to the computer to update statuses, check endless notifications, receive emails, and catch up with friends that you saw just a couple... Read more »

Major: Technology “Bytes”!

Joe Rogers
March 12, 2009

Technology is, in the very least, amazing. Wi-Fi access transforms a normal Starbucks into a global hub, and macchiatos everywhere taste a bit sweeter while opening a MacBook. As the generational heirs to this progressing hi-tech legacy, high school students across the country are breaking down PCs and... Read more »