Donald Trump and the Death of an Iranian General

By: Eja Fromm The world wonders if another World War is at stake as Iran and the U.S. engage in concerning conflicts.       On January 3rd, top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was killed in a drone strike orchestrated by the United States government.      Trump had ordered for the death of Soleimani

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Future School Schedule Changes

By: Grace Schultz More sleep or more hastel      As of recently, in early October, a bill was passed in California to push back school start times in middle schools and high schools to no earlier than 8:30 am. Of course, immediate opposition and support rang out from people of all

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MrBeast has come to the rescue

By: Abby Burnam How Influencers are doing their part for the environment      YouTube star MrBeast has teamed up with the foundation called Team Trees, a nonprofit organization funded by fans and other people who want to help out. The organization is to plant trees around the world.       Many other influencers

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The Amazon Still Sits Ablaze

By: Jaden Muller Despite its media coverage, the Earth’s lungs continue to fill with smoke…      Flames envelope the once lush greenery of the largest rainforest in the world. The root of this problem stems from those who need it the most: people.      The Amazon rainforest accounts for approximately 21% of

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More Than a Dream

By: Elia Turner The untold stories of Black History Month. https://www.history.com/news/same-date-8-years-apart-from-emmett-till-to-i-have-a-dream-in-photos [Emmett Till on the left, Martin Luther King Jr. on the right]     Ingrained in the history of the United States of America is racism.     Black History Month, started by Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of

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State of Disunion

By: Keemia Beizai After a 35-day government shutdown, President Trump finally delivered his second State of the Union address to a divided Congress.     With the eyes of millions of Americans on him, President Trump stood in front of Congress on Tuesday, February 5th, to begin his long-awaited State of the

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Effects of the Tax Cut and How It Affects You

By: Breanna Huynh Effects of the tax cut, affecting the economy, businesses, and you.  On December 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Even though it is now 2019, many businesses and households in America are still affected.     This act cuts individual’s tax rate, doubles

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The Ban On Straws

By: Jennalee Stack Due to recent concerns on the state of the environment, banning straws has been put into place to encourage people to understand the global plastic pollution problem. To those who currently reside in California, your days of sipping from a straw are coming to an end. California

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LAUSD School Strike

By: Jessie Karn History was made on January 14th, 2019 in Downtown L.A. on Grand Park, people walked for a change in an unfair system.        The walkout had a lot of light shined on the situation and issues with their educational programs and system in Los Angeles. Many may think

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White Rhino Wipeout

By: Giselle Hernandez Unnoticed, the animal kingdom is slowly decaying under our noses, the beautifully bold square lipped rhino has met its decimation.       Rhinos, a species that dates back further than a millenium, have been endangered since the 20th century due to poaching.     Poaching is the illegal act of

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