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>>  2016 Movies

By: Eric Clark


" If you have been to the theater at all this year, you know there are a variety of movies, good, bad, controversial, or just plain useless. Nobody really knows why this has happened but one thing is for sure: we need better films."

>> Apple in Dispute with FBI Over Terrorist's Phone:

By: Aaron Spitale


"A dispute between one of the biggest tech companies in the world, Apple, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, broke out in February of 2016. The dispute has to do with the iPhone 5C that is confirmed to have been owned by the now-deceased Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the primary terrorists responsible for the San Bernardino tragedy that unfolded last year."



 
 
 
 
 

>> Can the 1995-96 regular season record be broken?

By: Elizabeth Oyebade


"Over the past years, the NBA as have great teams and individual players, like the 1988 Slam Dunk Contest between Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins when Michael Jordan defeated Dominique Wilkins in an epic battle, but that is no compare to the record history the Chicago Bulls had in 1995-96."



 
 
 
 
 

>> The Last Game

By: Zachary Hinton


"You know something you're looking forward to is special because you get this feeling in your stomach that you only get on special occasions or a game or anything that makes you feel that certain way. Like when you got a big game on a Friday night and it's only Thursday and all you can do is think about it. "

 
 
 
 
 

>> Divergent

By: Kelsey Grijalva


"The Divergent series is a feature film series based on the Divergent Novels by the American author Veronica Roth. This novel is about a girl Tris known as (Shailene Woodley) who lives in a futuristic world in which society is divided into five factions. As each person enters adulthood, he or she must choose a faction and commit to it for life."

 
 
 
 
 

>> Who do you want to be the new leader?

By: Elizabeth Oyebade


"Election Day in the United States is the day set by law for the general elections of public officials. For federal offices (president, vice-president, and United States congress), Election Day occurs only in even numbered years. Presidential elections are held every four years, in years divisible by four, in which electors for president and vice-president are chosen according to the method determined by each state."



 
 
 
 
 

>> #IstandwithKesha

By: Victoria Pitts


"Nothing is worse than being chained, but I can’t imagine any pain greater than being chained to someone or something that has hurt you severely in the past. That is exactly what is happening right now to songwriter and pop star Ke$ha. A little while ago, the singer announced that she would be suing her producer Dr. Luke. "

 
 
 
 
 

>>  L A X

By: Madelyn Castellano


"This year I was going to try out for lacrosse but I didn’t because I didn’t get my physical I was going to Sunday the day before tryouts but I had church and that is all I have time for on Sundays now, if I ever want to get anything done on Sundays like, homework or errands it has to be before 2pm because that’s when we leave more church."

 
 
 
 
 

>>  North Korean Tensions Rise

By: Thomas Liles


"This past February the North Korea military conducted a satellite test and a nuclear in January are causing South Korea and the US to worry. The fears of a nuclear attack on the US are growing and North Korea has become more aggressive in the past few months."

 
 
 
 
 

>> President Obama Releases Plan to Close Guantanamo Bay:

By: Aaron Spitale


"In late February, President Barack Obama detailed a plan that he intends to send to Congress that, if successful, will close the detainment center located in Guantanamo, Cuba. “This closes a chapter in our history. It reflects the lessons of 9/11,” President Obama said of the plan."



 
 
 
 
 

>> Best Shoe Releases of Winter 2016

By: Byron Spence


"Despite the cold weather, there was nothing but heat coming out of the sneaker game over the winter season. With beginning of the year drops, All-Star weekend pickups, and just regular weekend drops, we count the top 6 pickups of Winter 2016 from brand like Nike, Jordan, Adidas and Reebok."

 
 
 
 
 

>> Spring Break

By: Victoria Pitts


"It seems like just yesterday we were getting back from winter break. Two months have passed since then and in just two short weeks we’ll be on our spring break! Time is truly flying by quickly this year and before we know it our seniors will be walking across the stage collecting their diplomas and starting a new chapter in their lives."

 
 
 
 
 

>> The Life of Pablo

By: Zachary Hinton


"The Life of Pablo by Kanye West is said to be one of his greatest albums yet. The beginning of The Life Of Pablo consist of gospel music and then as it goes it gets in to Kanye talking about himself and showing how famous he is through his music. He talks about the major events that happened when he had money and raps about them."

 
 
 
 
 

>> The Pope vs Donald Trump

By: Thomas Liles


"When Pope Francis was visiting Mexico this past month, he criticized Donald Trump’s idea of building a wall across the Mexican-American border. The Pope said that "A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian. This is not the gospel". The Pope called it a humanitarian crisis that the US has to help in."

 
 
 
 
 

>> The Travelling Virus

By: Logan Carter


"Ever since last year, a virus has been becoming the worry of scientists from all across the globe. The Zika virus has been found within humans starting in Brazil in 2015. This is not the first time the Zika virus has been discovered, however. It dates back as far as 1942, when scientists found it within a monkey."

 
 
 
 
 

>> Prom

By: Madelyn Castellano


"What is prom? On google prom is “a formal dance, especially one held by a class in high school or college at the end of a year.” Prom is coming up and I’m very excited for it, it was very fun last year."