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Justice for Jussie?

Justice for Jussie?

Safia Khan, Photojournalist

April 9, 2019

Empire star Jussie Smollett had a bright future ahead of him until January of 2019. When Smollett posted about a letter consisting of death threats and homophobic comments towards him, people were outraged. A week later, Smollett filed a police report after being attacked by two men wearing “Make America...

Now That Florida has Given Felons their Right to Vote, GOP Wants to Take it Back

Now That Florida has Given Felons their Right to Vote, GOP Wants to Take it Back

Kathleen Toblesky, Photojournalist

April 9, 2019

There has been a long-standing debate over whether or not felons should be allowed to vote. In the midst of this debacle, 65% of Floridians voted to approve Amendment 4 of the state’s constitution, which restored the voting rights to former felons (granted they have completed the terms of their se...

Boeing Plane Crashes

Boeing Plane Crashes

Salma Almoradi, Photojournalist

April 9, 2019

On the morning of March 10, 2019,  Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed killing all 157 people on board. The plane took off from Addis Ababa and was flying on its way to Nairobi, Kenya. Also, Lion Air Flight 610 crashed into the Java Sea in Indonesia almost a little less than half a year ago on Oc...

The Super Bloom Apocalypse

The Super Bloom Apocalypse

Delaney Pietsch, Photojournalist

April 9, 2019

Recently in Southern California there has been an outburst of beautiful flowers growing across the country. This is due to the recent rainfall and the flower seeds that have been waiting to be planted around California. The main flower drawing attention are the California Poppies. Thousand of these beau...

What’s Poppin’, California?

What’s Poppin’, California?

Caitlyn Truong, Editor

April 9, 2019

The hills are alive with the sight of millions of poppies and the sound of thousands of tourists. Late-March through April has always been prime poppy season, but for a California in the midst of one of its rainiest winters in history, poppy fields have experienced a super bloom. These vibrant, abundant ...

Micheal Cohen’s Search Warrants Released

Micheal Cohen’s Search Warrants Released

Salma Almoradi, Photojournalist

April 4, 2019

On Tuesday March 16, 2019, hundreds of pages of Michael Cohen’s search warrant documents were released. After seeing this evidence, it is proven that Cohen has been a target of Mueller ever since Trump’s campaign especially when investigators started searching through  everything from Cohen's email...

Who’s Blue? The Democrats Challenging Trump in 2020

Who’s Blue? The Democrats Challenging Trump in 2020

Safia Khan, Photojournalist

April 3, 2019

Even though 2019 has just begun, a few high profile Democrats have already started stepping forward to announce that they’re running for president. From businessmen to senators, below is the list of all the Democrats running in 2020.   Massachusetts senator and former Harvard Law School professor, E...

Depression and Anxiety are on the Rise

Depression and Anxiety are on the Rise

Sarah Lemos, Photojournalist

April 2, 2019

Recently, doctors have noticed a rise in depression and anxiety among the youth. These rises have started since 2011 when social media first began to boom. NBC News say people born after 1995 have been experiencing more mental health issues than any other age group. Anxiety is common among people with...

Scandal in the Church

Scandal in the Church

Sarah Lemos, Photojournalist

April 2, 2019

Recently, an abundance of people have came forward saying that there are people in charge of the Catholic church had sexually abused them. The Catholic church continues facing this growing problem. Most of the abuse cases are happening among the U.S. officials or high officials that run the church. ...

#TrashChallenge

#TrashChallenge

Tiffany Vo, Photojournalist

April 2, 2019

A new trend is circulating the Internet and has surfaced among teens and young adults. Known as the #TrashChallenge, it motivates individuals to clean up highly polluted areas. The volunteer would take a photo before and after the process to later post side-by-side in order to compare the drastic di...

Fake Athletes

Fake Athletes

Eunice Ahn, Photojournalist

April 2, 2019

Recently, a huge shock spread throughout the nation with the college scandals. Although people have mainly been focused on the celebrities paying for their children to get into college, there was also a college athletics scandal that happened around the same time.   To sum up what happened, when the recent col...

Two Parkland Shooting Survivors Commit Suicide in the Span of One Week

Two Parkland Shooting Survivors Commit Suicide in the Span of One Week

Emily Ito, Section Editor

April 2, 2019

On February 14, 2018, the world lost 17 individuals when a shooter entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and opened fire. The Parkland, Florida community was turned upside down as victims’ parents and family grieved for the loss of their loved ones and survivors dealt with the aftermath of wit...

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