What happened at this year’s Democratic and Republican National Conventions?

Claire Moylan, News Editor

September 21, 2020

During every presidential race, the Democrat and Republican parties each hold conventions to select their party’s nominee for President of the United States. The Democratic National Convention (DNC) and Republican National C...

President Trump nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize

Claire Moylan, News Editor

September 21, 2020

After his recent peace dealings in the Middle East, President Trump has been nominated for two more Nobel Peace prizes: one for brokering peace between Israel and United Arab Emirates (UAE) and another for brokering peace bet...

The Chinese government is forcing Uighur Muslims into concentration camps

Brooke Saaty, Sports Editor

September 21, 2020

Recently, documents were leaked from the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) about the detention camps that many Uighur Muslim people are being forced into. Across China, databases are being used to collect information on Uighur Muslim Ch...

School officials have changed the distance learning schedule

Benedetta Daugereau, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

Since school started, the online schedule has undergone a couple of changes. Many teachers and students felt that a five minute break in between classes wasn’t enough to be able to get snacks, go to the bathroom and do whate...

Yemen faces a series of crises, including famine

Bella Sandoval, Chief of Staff & Features Editor

September 13, 2020

The crisis in Yemen has impacted civilians’ health, basic public services and their economy. Since 2014, the government has been in a humanitarian crisis. Over 24 million people are in need of humanitarian aid, including food, wat...

Mail-in voting raises concerns about fraud

Shayna Tilles, Arts & Reviews Editor

September 13, 2020

As the presidential election draws near, it seems unlikely that voting in person will be possible for this election cycle. Due to safety concerns, it is most probable that most voting will be done by mail in order to prevent a m...

Numerous wildfires are blazing across California

Irene Carrascoza, Staff Writer

September 13, 2020

California has had multiple fires since the beginning of the year. From January 1 to September 1, 2020, there have been 7,563 wildfires. As of the month of September, there are 22 major fires still burning, many being very close ...

Hurricane Laura leaves a path of destruction in the Southeast

Brooke Saaty, Sports Editor

September 13, 2020

Hurricane Laura hit the United States Thursday, August 27, 2020 as a Category Four hurricane with winds of 150 miles per hour (mph). The hurricane eventually downgraded to speeds of 40 mph when it was about 35 miles south of ...

Colleges finalize changes to admission’s requirements caused by COVID-19

Nicole Felici, Editor in Chief

September 4, 2020

The class of 2021 has had an unexpected wrench thrown into their college application plans. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to altered grades, canceled SATs and ACTs, a decline in volunteering and canceled sports seasons. With s...

China changes its COVID-19 statistics

Claire Moylan, News Editor

May 1, 2020

China has changed its coronavirus statistics as a result of the COVID-19 diagnostic criteria being refined and clarified. According to a Hong Kong study, which utilized data from the World Health Organization’s trip to Wuhan,...