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Raising Minimum Wage

Grace McKane, Staff Writer

In 2007, the federal minimum wage was raised to $7.25 an hour. However, many states started to raise their minimum wage in 2009.  Currently California and Massachusetts have the highest minimum wage with $10 dollars an hour.  Close behind is Alaska with $9.75 an hour, and Vermont, Connecticut, and Rhode Island with $9.60 an hour.  States like Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi,...  Read More »

May 16

Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal

Grace McKane, Staff Writer

Hillary Clinton has been all over politics for many years; she was the First Lady of Arkansas for 9 years and First Lady of the United States for 8.  After that, she was a U.S. Senator from New York and most recently, Secretary of State from 2009-2013. In early 2013, it came to the public's attention that Hillary Clinton had used the same email account for work and...  Read More »

Apr 23

Brussels Terror Attacks

Grace McKane, Staff Writer

On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, Brussels, Belgium had three bombings during the morning rush.  The first two bombs were at 8:00 a.m. local time (3:00 a.m. eastern time) in the Zaventem International Airport, killing 11, and another bomb an hour later at the Maelbeek metro station killing 21.  Overall over 300 people were wounded in the three blasts. The attacks followed...  Read More »

Apr 3

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Sports

LAX at RHS

Sultan Hameen, Staff Writer

Lacrosse season is almost finished and it’s leaving just as fast as it came. The JV team is off to a really slow start this season and seems to be struggling as off late....  Read More »

May 25, 2016

Dubs for Don

Christian Sherman, Guest Writer

Sitting at 15-1, the Riverbend girls softball team is poised to give the school golf team a run for its money as best squad in the school—and maybe even in a position to...  Read More »

May 23, 2016

Play Ball

May 23, 2016

Sitting at 13-2, the Riverbend Bears...  Read More »

Girls and Boys Soccer

May 23, 2016

Out of all of the sports that are prevalent...  Read More »

Girls and Boys Tennis

May 20, 2016

The Riverbend Tennis teams play with...  Read More »

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Senioritis

Bethany Sanders, Staff Writer

Every graduating student knows the feeling. Most underclassmen think they know it like seniors do; that’s simply not the case. For underclassmen, wanting to get out of school...  Read More »

May 24, 2016 • 0 comments

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Salt on the Street- Hoco date or NahIN

Sultan Hameen, Staff writer

In this edition of Salt on the Street, I asked students if they prefer having a date to homecoming or just going solo and these are their responses. Erik Idrizi (12th):...  Read More »

September 23, 2016

Dear Mrs. Schickel

Hailey Matthews, Rachel McKane, Bethany Sanders, Grayson Fusaro, Joshua Mann, and Dayn Roberts

Dear Mrs. Schickel,   Journalism was something I never thought I’d enjoy, but four years later, here I am as a journalism four student and page editor. I can n...  Read More »

May 26, 2016

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