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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...

Brexit Tensions Increase as October Deadline Nears

Brexit Tensions Increase as October Deadline Nears

Gabe Wong, Web Editor

September 30, 2019

The United Kingdom (UK) is scheduled to leave the European Union (EU) at 23:00 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) on October 31.  The UK decided to leave the EU in 2016 after the June 23 leave-remain referendum. The British exit (Brexit) is currently being pursued by Boris Johnson who replaced Theresa May as...

Whistleblower Exposes Trumps Intentions with Ukraine

Whistleblower Exposes Trumps Intentions with Ukraine

London Venz, Journalism Staff

September 26, 2019

Last week reports were released which found evidence of Trump working alongside Ukraine. On July 25, President Trump made a call to Ukrainian officials. The phone call discussed President Trump's opponent for the upcoming elections, Joe Biden. Trump wanted Ukraine to investigate Biden's son, Hunter Biden,...

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh Accused of Sexual Misconduct Again

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh Accused of Sexual Misconduct Again

Samara Jackson, News Editor

September 26, 2019

On September 14,  The New York Times published an article describing further sexual misconduct against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanugh. The article was written by Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly, both are well renowned New York Times reporters. The article titled, Brett Kavanaugh Fit In With Th...

Sandy Hook’s Tear Jerking PSA Video

Sandy Hook’s Tear Jerking PSA Video

Paige Upwall, Journalism Staff

September 20, 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

September 9, 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”

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...