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Ukraine Recap

Ukraine Recap

Sophia Orphanakis-Ward and Theadora Soter

October 19, 2019

On July 25 of this past summer, the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, made a very controversial phone call to the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelesky. In this “congratulatory” phone call to the foreign President, Trump says the instantly infamous line,“I would like you to do...

Sandy Hook’s Tear Jerking PSA Video

Sandy Hook’s Tear Jerking PSA Video

Paige Upwall, Journalism Staff

October 7, 2019

On December 14, 2002, a school shooting occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Twenty year old Adam Lanza shot and killed twenty eight people that day. Including twenty children who were  between the ages of six and seven, as well as six adult staff members. Adam then shot himself and shot his mother...

Justin Trudeau Under Fire After Racist Photos Resurface

Justin Trudeau Under Fire After Racist Photos Resurface

Lily Rutherford, Journalism Staff

October 7, 2019

Images of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have recently resurfaced, showing multiple incidences of the Prime Minister wearing blackface and brownface makeup. In a photo from 2001, he is seen in brownface at an “Arabian Nights” themed party at a private school he taught at. Since then, two m...

“Apocalyptic-like Meteor Explosion over Earth’s Atmosphere”

“Apocalyptic-like Meteor Explosion over Earth’s Atmosphere”

Max Plumb, Journalism 1 Staff

April 25, 2019

On December 18, 2018 NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) witnessed a huge fireball explosion in Earth’s atmosphere and later announced it on March, 18. According to NASA, “the blast was only compared to the explosion over Chelyabinsk in Russia six years ago.” They also claim t...

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Poses In Blackface And KKK Photo

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam Poses In Blackface And KKK Photo

Samara Jackson, Horizon Staff

April 25, 2019

Democratic Virginia Governor Ralph Northam posed in a photo beside one person in blackface and another in a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) robe. The photo appeared in the 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook.    According to an article by Caroline Kelly at CNN, Northam admitted he was in the photo...

Marvel-Netflix Shows Cancelled, Making Room for a Brand New Streaming Service

Marvel-Netflix Shows Cancelled, Making Room for a Brand New Streaming Service

Audrey Hall, Horizon Staff

April 25, 2019

On the week of February 18, 2019, it was announced that the Marvel TV show released by Netflix, Jessica Jones, would release season 3 in late 2019. However, they also stated that it would be the show’s last season. Jessica Jones isn’t the only show that was cancelled  that week, The Punisher was al...

Businesses Help Federal Employees During the Government Shutdown

Businesses Help Federal Employees During the Government Shutdown

Maddie Moulton, Journalism 1 Staff

April 25, 2019

During the government shutdown that lasted from December 22, 2018 to January 25, 2019, nearly 800,000 federal employees went without a paycheck. Since most of these people depend on a monthly paycheck to sustain themselves, many companies stepped up to provide help for the government workers. As t...

Salt Lake City’s Homeless Shelter Crisis

Salt Lake City’s Homeless Shelter Crisis

Samantha Cazares, Journalism 1 Staff

April 25, 2019

The Utah State  government wants to shutdown a large portion of the downtown shelter by July 1. The idea is to reduce the sizes of the road homes, as right now there are about 1,110 beds. When they close part of that road home the new shelter will only have about 700 beds. The homeless are in ne...

NASA Says Goodbye to its Beloved Rover, Opportunity

NASA Says Goodbye to its Beloved Rover, Opportunity

Maddie Moulton, Journalism 1 Staff

March 28, 2019

On February 13, 2019, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) gave its Mars rover, Opportunity, a final farewell. Due to an extremely large and violent dust storm in June 2018, the rover’s solar panels were left covered and unable to power the robot. NASA, after not hearing from Op...

Sandy City Water Crisis

Sandy City Water Crisis

Audrey Miller, Journalism 1 Staff

March 21, 2019

The massive snow storm on February 6 caused more problems than a valley-wide snow day and bad roads. The storm caused a power outage in Sandy City. This power outage caused a fluoride pump, at the Sandy City well near the intersection 1700 East and Dimple Dell Lane, to malfunction. The pipe malfuncti...

Utah Teens Rallied To Show Their Enthusiasm For Voting

Utah Teens Rallied To Show Their Enthusiasm For Voting

Abby Hansen, Journalism 2 Staff

January 17, 2019

On November 5, teenagers rallied on the steps of Utah's state Capital in an effort to spark excitement for voting in the 2018 midterm election. This event was sponsored by the March For Our Lives organization and was put together by their board of youth activists. Although the weather was bitter and less tha...

Highlighting High School Safety Procedures

Highlighting High School Safety Procedures

Crystal Eldredge, Co Editor-in-Chief

January 15, 2019

In light of recent events in Pittsburgh, Florida, and the University of Utah, high school safety should be highlighted and known to all. Skyline has safety procedures in place in case of an active or distant shooter situation that jeopardizes the safety of Skyline students. It is important to know these p...