7 Reasons To Join The Science Club

Chelsea Chartrau, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

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Carterville High School has a great number of clubs. Even outsiders looking in would be impressed. After hearing that, the first extracurricular that comes to mind probably isn’t the science club. But with a little digging and r...

Fast Food and Overeating in the U.S.

Taylor Craig, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

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There are over 50,000 fast food restaurants in the United States and 20% of all American meals are eaten in the car. On average, 12% of an American child’s diet consists of fast food. In an average month, an American will consume...

How America’s Economy is Affecting Teenagers

Lydia Nelson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

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America’s teens are taking the world by storm. They are quickly becoming individuals that are changing the ways in which we not only act, but how we see each other as well. New technologies, such as iPhones and gaming systems, ...

2020 Census Citizenship Question Sparks Controversy

Haley Mickey, News Editor

April 19, 2018

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For the first time in over fifty years, the United States Census will ask every American household a question regarding citizenship.  The Department of Justice requested this addition as a way to collect data about voting ag...

The Meeting of the Century

Braden Rice, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

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One of the most anticipated meetings of the year is going to take place in May, when Donald Trump will meet Kim Jong Un to negotiate peace and the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. A source for the New York Times revealed...

World Hunger: The Survival of a Lifetime

Lydia Nelson, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

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Today, there is a war unlike any other happening within our world. It has been going for decades, and millions of people are dying. The battle is harsh and unyielding in its strategies, and it leaves only destruction and chaos in i...

Record Breaking Departures from the White House

Haley Mickey, News Editor

March 7, 2018

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Every presidential administration experiences their share of staff turnover at the start of a new term.  “Staff turnover” refers to the firings, resignations, departures, and promotions that open up a position in the White...

Compassion International

Kelsie Jennings, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

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Compassion means: “concern for the sufferings of others”.  Compassion International is a child-advocacy ministry that pairs compassionate people with those who are suffering from poverty. The ministry releases children from...

The Flu and You

The Flu and You

February 12, 2018

The Battle for Internet Freedom: Who Will Win?

Lydia Nelson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

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This year, people across the country are fighting for their right to surf the web as the government is pressing down on the loss of net neutrality. Net neutrality is the right to search the internet freely, without major web compa...

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