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Cases, Countries, and the Coronavirus: a situation summary by region

Cases, Countries, and the Coronavirus: a situation summary by region

Story by Sarah Alcantar and Ashlan Brooks

March 18, 2020

This is a map of all of the countries that have had confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Eternal Atake Lives Up to the Hype

Eternal Atake Lives Up to the Hype

Story by Ian Sullivan, Reporter

March 9, 2020

After 5 promotional singles, numerous release dates, and over 600 days, Philadelphia rapper Lil Uzi Vert has released his second studio album, Eternal Atake. Eternal Atake was released a week early unexpectedly on Friday, Mar. 6. This is Uzi’s first album release since his 2017 album, Luv Is Rage 2. ...

Ozzy Osbourne delivers new styles, while catering to old audience with “Ordinary Man”

Ozzy Osbourne delivers new styles, while catering to old audience with “Ordinary Man”

Story by Ian Sullivan, Reporter

March 2, 2020

On Feb 21, 2020, English singer, songwriter and rock-icon, Ozzy Osbourne, released his 12th solo album, Ordinary Man. Ordinary Man is Osbourne’s first solo release since his 2010 album, Scream.  Osbourne is the former front-man for English rock band, Black Sabbath. However, he is most notable for ...

Benson’s faith inspires him to lead by example

Benson’s faith inspires him to lead by example

Story by Braden Benson

February 26, 2020

Being a Christian isn’t exactly mainstream. Talking about it can be awkward or even uncomfortable. But by having the opportunity to write this very article, I have the chance to share my experience as a Christian in Pittsburg High School. To start off, a little background of what my experience of Chris...

Social media profits on everyday people

Social media profits on everyday people

Story by Keith Perkins, Reporter

February 25, 2020

As more young people join social media platforms, I believe that social media outlets are a serious detriment to the mental health of both teens and pre-teens, causing higher rates of depression among users.  Since 2016, Instagram has increased from approximately 600 million active monthly users to o...

Tame Impala Releases New Album

Tame Impala Releases New Album

Story by Ian Sullivan, Reporter

February 23, 2020

On Feb. 14, 2020, Australian psychedelic pop-rock project, Tame Impala, released their 4th album, The Slow Rush. Fans have highly anticipated this release since their 2015 Grammy-nominated album, Currents. Tame Impala is the brainchild of Australian multi-instrumentalist, Kevin Parker. While the group tou...

Finishing what you started: quitting is not the same as not returning

Finishing what you started: quitting is not the same as not returning

Story by Elle Burgess

February 11, 2020

I dedicated a lot of time and energy to the school’s dance team my freshman and sophomore years of high school. A couple weeks before auditions came around for my junior year, I began questioning if I wanted to join again.  After two weeks of lots of tears and debating, I finally arrived to a conclu...

Denzel Curry does not disappoint

Denzel Curry does not disappoint

Story by Ian Sullivan, Reporter

February 10, 2020

On Feb. 7, 2019, American rapper and songwriter, Denzel Curry, released his 3rd EP “UNLOCKED”. This EP marks Denzel’s first collaborative project with producer, Kenny Beats. It was announced on social media the day before the project was released. I have been a fan of Denzel Curry for many y...

Season 2 of You leaves all questions and no answers

Season 2 of You leaves all questions and no answers

Story by Hannah Gray

February 6, 2020

Last summer I watched the first season of YOU and loved it, so it was an obvious move to watch the second season when it premiered on Netflix after Christmas. But was it everything I expected it to be? I finished the whole thing and was left with many questions after the mindblowing season finale, 21 que...

Instagram model sells nude photos to save Australia: is she wrong?

Instagram model sells nude photos to save Australia: is she wrong?

Story by Ashlan Brooks, Assistant Online Co-Editor

January 11, 2020

In recent days, fires have ravaged parts of Australia, consuming more than 6,000 homes and claiming miles of land. In these times of destruction and heated turmoil, many people have stepped up with donations to fund the efforts to fight the fires and preserve wildlife. One of these instances has ...

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