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Former Cuban dictator, Fidel Castro, dies at 90

Kaitlyn Steinhiser, Editor

December 13, 2016

On November 25, 2016, former Cuban dictator, Fidel Castro, died at 90-years-old for unannounced reasons. Despite his passion for spreading communism throughout Cuba, his efforts came to a sharp halt in 2006 when he became seriously...

It’s Time to Lose Your Chill

Kaitlyn Steinhiser, Editor

December 13, 2016

With memes and slang constantly developing and the current, controversial world we live in, I was not surprised to see my peers quickly deeming those who speak their minds and seek change to be people with “no chill.” This...

Two dead from New Zealand earthquakes

Kaitlyn Steinhiser, Editor

November 28, 2016

Monday, November 5 2016 brought massive earthquakes across the southern island of New Zealand resulting in powerful tsunamis and two dead. The first earthquake struck a few minutes past midnight, and it registered at a 7.8...

Trump takes the nation by surprise due to false polls

Kaitlyn Steinhiser, Editor

November 28, 2016

Despite the overwhelming number of predictive polls stating that democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, would win the electoral vote, this was not the case. Polls on reliable media platforms such as the New York Times, Washington...

The ballot has more than one page

Kaitlyn Steinhiser, Editor

October 24, 2016

With all of these nonpartisan (or, in some cases, very partisan) “get out and vote” campaigns flooding people’s Facebook news feeds and televisions, it is important for Hoosiers to realize that the ballot consists of mor...

False death of Great Barrier Reef causes social media outrage

Kaitlyn Steinhiser, Editor

October 24, 2016

Thanks to an online article published by Outside Magazine titled “Obituary: Great Barrier Reef (25 million BC-2016),” over 1.41 million people believed that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is dead when it is still very m...

Trump and Peña Nieto discuss U.S.’s relationship with Mexico

Kaitlyn Steinhiser, Editor

October 4, 2016

Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, did not have to worry about getting past a wall quite yet when venturing across the Mexican/American border to meet with the president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto about the shared...

A look back to the 2016 presidential candidates on 9/11

Kaitlyn Steinhiser, Editor

October 4, 2016

Each individual American experienced the tragedy of 9/11 in their own way; some watched it on television, some listened to radio reports, and others, particularly the 2016 presidential candidates, were interviewed about it. At...

2016-2017 Spell Bowl list released

Kaitlyn Steinhiser, News Reporter

May 31, 2016

The 2016-2017 spell bowl list was recently released, and teams are beginning to prepare for next year's season. This year's list has 3,281 words, and it can be found at the following link: http://www.iasp.org/pdf/spellsrwordlist.pdf

Burnett takes the stage at the Chicago Theatre

Kaitlyn Steinhiser, News Reporter

May 31, 2016

On May 20, 2016, legendary actress, musician, and feminist,  Carol Burnett, came to the Chicago Theatre to put on a performance of her question and answer show, “An Evening of Laughter and Reflection: Where the Audience Asks the Qu...

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