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Native American student Alliance club brings awareness to diversity

Joanna Tom and sophomore participant Will  Raymond making Earth day posters, and Native American Student Alliance posters on April 24. These posters are put up in the cafeteria.

Sierra Hippel, Distribution Reporter

May 3, 2019

"It's to bring students together with a commonality and connection to being Native students, to bring them together socially, emotionally and to connect with their culture," school phycologist Jennifer Kern said. The Native American Student Alliance club is a fairly new club to the school. The club ...

Green New Deal is vital to the country’s reputation as a respectable nation

Green New Deal is vital to the country's reputation as a respectable nation

Grace Wirkkala, Online Editor

February 11, 2019

Something must be done about climate change. It is understandable to hear of worry among younger generations when reputable sources like the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) report that carbon dioxide levels are “at their highest in 650,000 years” and that in 2012, “Arctic ...

Youtube, educational ally in classrooms

A student's search for chemistry help guides them to a Youtube account. The search features one of the most popular educational Youtube accounts, Crash Course.

Paige Speedling, Distribtion Reporter

November 12, 2018

All over the United States Youtube has been an educational ally. Youtube lets people upload entertaining, educational, informative, or just really interesting videos. A large number of videos on Youtube are for educational purposes. Students and staff should be able to access Youtube in and out of sc...

‘Hidden figures’ brings untold true story to life

'Hidden figures' brings untold true story to life

Maya Aflakpi, Copy Editor

February 14, 2017

The movie Hidden Figures is a truly inspiring story for people of all ages. It is directed by Theodore Melfi and was at the top of the box office for two weeks. Hidden Figures was released on Dec. 25 and was a big hit. It is an untold true story, that took place in the 1960s, about three African America...

Hillary Clinton could expand space potential

Infographic by Megan Ramberg

Megan Ramberg, Online Editor

November 5, 2016

America has been one of the top countries in the world when it comes to sending astronomers into space and collecting information. The argument of space, with intersections of climate change has been an issue for countless years. In early 2015, former Republican candidate Ted Cruz proposed that c...

New zodiac sign leaves astrology followers confused

What your new zodiac sign would be.

Ava De Jonge, In Studio Photo Editor

October 13, 2016

Sorry to all of the Scorpios who have persistent passion for what they believe in, the headstrong Aries or the stubborn Leo's who will not believe that there might be a new zodiac sign. NASA released a statement at the beginning of the year saying that 3,000 years ago, the Babylonians creat...

NASA develops new space suit design

Natalie Gjermo

May 22, 2014

NASA has developed three new space suit designs to replace the current one which is starting to become outdated. The three new designs are named “Biomimicry,” “Technology” and “Trends in Society.”  All of the designs are functionally similar, but are different in what they look like.  The f...

NASA grossly underfunded

Graphic by Clara Illka

Chase Lau

February 28, 2014

“To be sure, we are behind, and will be behind for some time in manned flight. But we do not intend to stay behind, and in this decade, we shall make up and move ahead.” On Sept. 12, 1962, president John F. Kennedy presented his famous speech encouraging America to reach for new heights. Over the next decade, the National Aeronautics and Space...

Voyager 1 soars through the solar system

Katie Beedle

October 16, 2013

The Voyager Spacecraft program, initially launched in Sept. 1977, recently left the solar system. This is the first human made product ever to leave the heliosphere. The Voyager 1 of NASA’s Voyager Spacecraft program was recorded to have left our solar system as of Thursday, Sept. 12. It is recorded...

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