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MCHS puts on Once Upon a Mattress

MCHS puts on Once Upon a Mattress

Gavin Buchanan, News Reporter

January 10, 2017

Syrian civil war: more than what meets the eye

Megan Grams, Sports reporter

January 10, 2017

The Syrian civil war, harming children, adults, and leaving emotional scars for those harmed and unharmed has left  impressions on every country. Reading about civil wars have always been upsetting, but with modern weapons and...

Hawking gives humans 1,000 years

Erik Hultgren, News Reporter

December 13, 2016

Recently during one of his lectures at Oxford University, renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking came forward with an extremely bold prediction regarding the future of the human race. Hawking has predicted that, with...

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...

Polar bears: a vulnerable species

Erik Hultgren, News Reporter

December 13, 2016

The polar bear is undoubtedly one of the most popular and polarizing species of the animal kingdom, but its population is declining. They reside in the highest reaches of the northern hemisphere and are among the mightiest of...

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...

Power Struggle

Erik Hultgren, News Reporter

November 28, 2016

Since the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, there have been two power outages at Michigan City High School. One power outage was caused by a car accident on Pahs Rd, and the cause of the second outage is still unknown. Although...

Asian Invasion

Erik Hultgren, News Reporter

November 28, 2016

Stink bugs are small, shield-shaped bugs that are one to two centimeters long, brown in color, have two stink glands under their thorax, and are quickly becoming one of the largest invasive species in the USA. This past summer,...

Game 7 stunner: Cubs win World Series

Gavin Buchanan, News Reporter

November 28, 2016

After winning the World Series for for the first time in 108 years, the Chicago Cubs remain lovable, but they are no longer losers. The Chicago Cubs played the Cleveland Indians in the 2016 Major League Baseball (MLB) World ...

Vin Scully retires after 67 seaons

Gavin Buchanan, News Reporter

November 28, 2016

It was a sad moment for sport fans all over  when arguably one of the best announcers in baseball history finally put down the mic. Vincent Edward ¨Vin¨ Scully, recently stepped down from being the Los Angeles Dodgers ann...

Teachers Transpire Thanksgiving Traditions

Farrah Goodall, Feature Reporter

November 28, 2016

At MCHS there are several traditions that the school and teachers have for Thanksgiving. Generally, Thanksgiving is accepted as an important holiday because it gives families the opportunity to spend time together with a few...

Starbucks’ green election cups make consumers unhappy

Emily Gushrowski, Sports Reporter

November 22, 2016

As the holidays begin to roll in, many people look forward to their traditional red cup from Starbucks with their favorite seasonal drink inside.  During this time of year, the menu offers many limited time only drinks that c...

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