Russian Law Denies Basic Human Rights

Rebekah Bryant, News Editor

September 23, 2013

Filed under US / World News

June 30th, 2013, it became illegal in Russia to display “propaganda of untraditional sexual relations to minors.” This means a ban on LGBT rallies, organizations, protests made on media like the internet, and has even led...

Minimum Wage Issues Hit US

Allie Cobb, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

Filed under Student News, US / World News

The federal minimum wage in America is $7.25 an hour. In recent months, workers have been on strike, demanding a raise of this amount. Most workers are aiming for $10 an hour, but certain states like California already have a...

Texas Giant Accident

Addison Brewer, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013

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Friday July 19th, Rosy Esparza was killed when she was ejected from her third row seat on the Six Flahs roller coaster Texas Giant. Esparza, 52, died at the scene due to numerous severe injuries especially to that of her torso....

Baby Watch Over!

Mary Catherine Gillespie, Photography Assistant

September 18, 2013

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If you stayed awake at 3 am Central Time in April of 2011 to watch the Royal Wedding, you've probably been on "Royal Baby Watch" ever since. For those of you who don't know, the Prince and Princess of Cambridge, William and Kate...

Rare Amoeba on the Attack

Madison Neely, Business Manager

September 18, 2013

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A brain eating amoeba has infected two children this past summer. Kali Hardig, 12, and Zachary Reyna, 12, have both contracted this rare disease. It is believed that Hardig caught the parasite from a water park she visited sho...

Issues in Egypt

Haley George, Staff Writer

September 10, 2013

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The U.S. government has been debating whether or not to fund weapon sales for military aid in Egypt. This decision has to be finalized by September 30, 2013. Junior Adam Massery said, “ If we go to war we can not go all out...

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