AROUND THE BEND

The Future Of Amazon

Megan Becker, Op- Ed Editor

February 16, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, News

Amazon, one of the world’s largest and most influential technological companies, continues to grow. Founder, Jeff Bezos, created the company in 1994, with the headquarters of this thriving company standing in Seattle, Washington....

North & South Korea Discuss Conflicts

Laila Maxwell, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

Filed under News

On January 1st, 2018, North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un used his annual New Year’s Day message to suggest that his officials could meet their South Korean counterparts to discuss sending athletes from North Korea to South...

Deadly Mudslides

Megan Becker, Op-Ed Editor

January 24, 2018

Filed under News

Southern California started off the new year with disaster as mudslides invaded multiple counties. These natural disasters, otherwise known as debris flows, are usually subsequent events to some sort of natural disaster, like...

H & M Controversy

Hayleigh Pickett, News Editor

January 24, 2018

Filed under News

On January 8th, an exceedingly large number of shoppers came upon a new children's line posted on the company's website. Many who purchase items from the company include not only parents of young children and teens, but also celebrities....

Trump Declares Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Arrie Mann, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

Filed under News

Going into this new year, The United States is going to see some significant changes happening. One of these changes is leading us straight into different parts of the world, potentially shifting into something huge. This may...

Thursday Night Football

Isaiah Byrd, Sports Editor

January 24, 2018

Filed under News

Thursday Night Football, a staple in the National Football League, recently has been getting a great deal of criticism over these past twelve years. TNF started November 23, 2006 putting the Kansas City Chiefs Vs the Denver Broncos...

Sutherland Spring Shooting

Megan Becker, Op- Ed Editor

January 16, 2018

Filed under News

On Sunday, November 5th, a mass shooting occurred about 30 miles east of San Antonio, Texas in the small town of Sutherland Springs. This shooting took place at the First Baptist Church. The shooter, 26-year-old Devin Patrick...

2017 Virginia Election

Arrie Mann, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018

Filed under News

Virginia elected Ralph Northam (Democratic) Nominee on November 7. As governor, Northam beat Ed Gillespie the Republican Nominee. With 54 percent to 45 percent. Virginia has also elected Democrat Mark Herring for attorney governor...

Google Pixel 2

Isaiah Byrd, Sports Editor

January 16, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, News

Everyone knows about the two powerhouses when it comes to smartphones. Samsung and Apple. However, Google has presented itself as a legit competitor in the last few years, coming out with its own smartphone, the Google Pixel....

Falsely Accused and Decades in Prison

Laila Maxwell, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

Filed under News

In West Memphis, Arkansas on May 5th 1993, three men were accused of murdering three eight year old boys. The accused were Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley Jr. According to a report filed with the court,...

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...