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Alaska Airlines - Boeings Problems

Alaska Airlines – Boeing’s Problems

Emme Steinberg, Staff Writer January 31, 2024

On January 5, a tragic incident happened on Boeing flight 377 through Alaska Airlines from Portland International Airport heading for Ontario, California. The plane held 171 passengers, and also six crew...

Women and Politics

Women and Politics

Julianna Shackelford, Staff Writer January 31, 2024

Only 60 seats out of the 1,319 seats of the historic Senate have been filled by women. That is less than 1/20 of anyone who has ever held a seat in the Senate. Why is that? The scales are tipped and not...

Heart Disease and Stroke: A Silent Epidemic

Heart Disease and Stroke: A Silent Epidemic

Lucilla Trinchi, Writer January 24, 2024

Heart disease and stroke are two of the leading causes of death worldwide, and their impact on individuals and communities cannot be underestimated. These conditions, often referred to as cardiovascular...

New Treatment For Sickle-Cell Disease

New Treatment For Sickle-Cell Disease

Gavin Magnuson, Writer January 17, 2024

The Beginning of an Era For years, humans have possessed the power to edit genes. The power to change the fundamental nature of a living thing, by changing and splicing the very code that creates them....

How Did the Dinosaurs Really Die?

January 17, 2024

A New Understanding of How the Dinosaurs Died You may think the dinosaur extinction was a simple thing. Meteor goes boom, dinosaurs die. Simple as that. And yet, more complicated mechanisms were at work...

CIAC Class LL state football championship action between West Haven and Staples in New Britain, Conn., on Saturday December 9, 2023.

Staples High School Wins The State Championship!

Alex Sheefel January 17, 2024

For the first time in 18 years, Staples has climbed up the ranks in Connecticut and has been crowned as state champions! Staples was coming into the season after losing to Fairfield Prep by 1 point...

Nadal hitting a forehand against Dominic Theim.

Nadal Returns to the ATP Tour in Brisbane Australia!

Alex Sheefel January 17, 2024

Nadal's Return After a year of hard work and waiting, Nadal has finally returned to the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) tour in time for the Brisbane Open. Over the last year, his supporters...

The College Football Playoff.

The College Football Playoff.

Chanze Freemon, Sports Reporter January 3, 2024

The College Football Playoff with the best four teams in the country happened and here are the top headlines.   Michigan vs Alabama. We saw The Michigan Wolverines who were the number 1 seed...

Taylor Swift The Eras Tour

Taylor Swift The Eras Tour

Ella Turner January 3, 2024

After Taylor Swift's tenth studio album Midnights, she announced to her overjoyed fans that she would be traveling around the world with her Eras Tour concert. Although fans were high with anticipation...

Westport Community Gardens Destroyed?

Westport Community Gardens Destroyed?

Elena Frey, Author December 21, 2023

Have you heard of the Westport Community Gardens? You can get a small plot (a little like a row) to grow food in. Imagine fresh, healthy, and organic food that you grew yourself. That's pretty awesome! Unfortunately,...

NFL Update #3

NFL Update #3

Chanze Freemon, Sports Reporter December 20, 2023

We had a shocking week from the NFL. Here are some of the top stories. Cowboys are Shocked The Dallas Cowboys had been on a 5 game win streak-longest in the NFL and were looking like one the best...

Lab-Grown Food: The Future?

Lab-Grown Food: The Future?

Gavin Magnuson, Writer December 20, 2023

The Big Question In all likelihood you haven't thought much about where your meat comes from. Yes, you have a vague idea that it comes from some farm, somewhere off in the distance. But how often do...

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