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Black Licorice

Janae Rose, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, News

On October 31, 2017 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that there was an increase of danger in consumption of black licorice. Many should know the effects of black licorice on many young adults, adults, and senior citizens....

JFK’s Unreleased Documents

Arrie Mann, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

Filed under News

Conspiracies surrounding the JFK assassination in 1963 seem to be more prominent now since President Trump released 3,100 documents on October 26th that had been previously withheld from the public. The release of these documents...

NFL New Celebration Rules

Justin Sexton, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

In the 2017-2018 season both Roger Goodell, commissioner of the NFL, and the NFL itself have implemented a new celebration rule to give players more freedom to create unique celebrations after scoring a touchdown during games....

Take A Knee

Isaac Denna, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

Last year, Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the 49ers during the 2016-2017 season, started a controversial protest by taking the knee during the National Anthem during the opening of each football game he was present. Kaepernick’s...

World Cup Devestation

Megan Becker, Op-Ed Editor

October 27, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

This year, the United States Men’s National Soccer Team failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup that will be held in Russia. They lost the qualifying game to Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday, October 10th. This loss came...

Catalonia’s Independence is Illegal

Laila Maxwell, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

Filed under News

Catalonia is located in the northeastern part of Spain. Catalonia, in itself, has a population of 7.5 million people, and has its own language created out of vulgar Latin spoken by the Romans and is economically dynamic. Catalonia...

Las Vegas Shooting

Megan Becker, Op-Ed Editor

October 19, 2017

Filed under News

On October 1st, sixty-four year old Stephen Paddock, opened fire on a crowd of twenty-two thousand people enjoying an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas. The shots started at 10:05 PM and lasted for ten minutes....

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Janae Rose, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

Filed under News

October is National Breast Cancer Awarness Month. The NBCAM is all about raising money and campaigning throughout the world. This health campaign is organized by many charities to help increase awareness of the disease and...

Mexican Earthquake

Laila Maxwell, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

Filed under News

On September 19th, 2017, an earthquake struck Mexico, toppling buildings and schools killing hundreds. Rescuers frantically dug out people who were trapped under rubble and debris. The earthquake struck around 1 pm, about...

Toys “R” Bankrupt

William Meikle, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

Filed under News

Spending money can be such a satisfying feeling, especially when you’re young. Gathering all of your money to blow it all on toys were great times, and because of this, Toys “R” Us made for a really nostalgic store....

SPEAK Up

Justin Sexton, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

Filed under Around the Bend, News

Riverbend High School has implemented a new program this year called SPEAK. SPEAK stands for speed, projection, eye contact, articulation, and kinetics. This program will help students work on their speaking skills. Students...