Dangerous Wildfires in Seven States

Staff Writer: Yareli Del Valle Thousands have been forced to leave their homes prior to the wildfires in seven western states. The areas the wildfires are taking place in are California, Nevada, Oregon, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana. These states are currently under air quality alerts due to thick smoke covering communities. The smoke is […]

Africa Has Less Covid-19 Deaths than Other Countries; How Come?

Staff Writer: Victoria Carter Compared to the rest of the world, Sub-Saharan Africa has seemingly been less affected the pandemic than other countries. Why is that? Even though northern Africa has seen a major growth in the pandemic over time, the people are still wondering why southern Africa seems to have less of a distress […]

Faze Clan Involved in Crypto Currency Scam

Staff Writer: Roman Vahle  Famous organization Faze Clan is represented by multiple members: Frazier Khattri (Faze Kay), Jakob (Faze Teeqo), Nikan Nadim (Faze Nikan), and Jarvis Khattri (Faze Jarvis). They are currently in an alleged crypto scam in. The allegations state they were involved in and supported an up-and-coming crypto currency. Fans were encouraged to invest only to be shocked that few hours upon release owners pulled all funds, which left fans outraged!  […]

The Hidden War of Nagorno-Karabakh

Staff Writer: Mitchell Dokos  Hidden, brutal, and savage conflicts have been plaguing the state of Armenia and Azerbaijan for years. Recently a war broke out, but many have not heard about it. When questioned many gave the answer that they did not know anything about the war.   When asked what he thought about the conflict, Woodstock High School senior Angelo Colon-Moreno had this to say: “I do not know anything other than […]

Afghanistan History Repeating Itself

Staff Writer: Molly McWethy  It has been almost exactly 20 years since the attack on the World Trade Center terrorized the United States. On April 14, 2021, President Biden announced that all U.S. troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan beginning May 1 and all troops would be out by Sept. 11 ending America’s longest war. […]

Ruth Bader Ginsberg: A Justice Not Forgotten

Staff Writer: Grace Cohen Ruth Bader Ginsberg served as a Supreme Court Justice for 26 years following her nomination from Bill Clinton in 1993. In those two and a half decades, she worked to fight gender inequality and provide her opinion on the multitudes of cases that were viewed by the Supreme Court. Ginsberg faced many health […]

Drowning in the Gulf Coast

Staff Writer: Maddie Williams Hurricane Sally wreaked havoc on the Alabama Gulf Coast on Sept. 16. Unfortunately for the residents of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach who were not given a mandatory evacuation order, they were unprepared for the devastation that happened. My uncle, Brandon Harris, lives on Marina Road in Orange Beach. He had […]

Social Justice: What Impact Does Sports Have?

Staff Writer: Kevin Mitchell To many, athletes have a certain obligation that goes along with them being athletes. They have a platform and it’s their job to use that platform to speak out for change and to speak out for a better way of living.  Athletes are more than just players in a game, they […]

Life on Venus? Maybe.

Staff Writer: Owen Wenzel According to livescience.com, scientists at NASA used telescopes to detect phosphine, a toxic gas long proposed as a possible sign of alien microbial life, in the upper part of the planet’s thick atmosphere. The detection was a landmark in the long hunt for life elsewhere in the solar system, which has […]

Earth Benefiting from Corona Virus

Staff Writer: Calvin Tressler  Ever since the discovery and spread of covid-19 our world has changed drastically. Traveling was shut down along with restaurants, bars, sporting events. We were ordered to quarantine. Too many it was hell on Earth and very frightening, but behind the scenes while people were urged to stay at home, our air and water became […]