Flooding in Louisiana Areas Causes Unrest Among Residents

Eliana A., Current News

May 10, 2012

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Intense rain from the heavens sent flash flooding crashing into Louisiana, keeping residents boxed up in their homes and stranding many others. Southern Louisiana was hit with about fifteen inches of rain in six hours (National...

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates Diamond Jubilee

Hannah W., Global News

April 24, 2012

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What is the one thing that World War II, Helen Mirren, and diamonds all have in common? That’s right, Queen Elizabeth II of England, who is celebrating her Diamond Jubilee this year. So far, she has lived up to the vow she...

Do Self-Defense Laws Lead to Violence?

Michael T., Global News Writer

April 20, 2012

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  Possibly one of the biggest events of the past couple of months was the tragic death of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old Florida high school student. He was shot and killed while walking home by George Zimmerman, a 28-year-old...

Rachel’s Challenge

Maddie F., National News

April 2, 2012

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Rachel’s Challenge   On Tuesday April 20th, 1999 a school shooting, mass murder, and attempted bombing occurred at Columbine High School in Columbine, Colorado. Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold arrived at Columbine...

Kony 2012

Hannah W., Global News

March 30, 2012

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Kony 2012. It’s been in your morning paper, your evening news, and your Facebook wall. What you’re probably wondering now is, “What is it?” To put it simply, Kony 2012 is a project and an idea. The project is to make...

Shootout in Ohio School Brings Chaos and Death

Eliana Adise, Current News

March 7, 2012

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Tragedy broke out as shots echoed through the air in this small town or Chardon, Ohio. Children sat eating breakfast Monday at Chardon High School, when teenager T.J. Lane stood up on one of the tables and began firing at four...