LAST POST OF 2016-2017

Max X^u, Researcher/Reporter

May 2, 2017

Filed under Academics, Book Reviews, Book Reviews, Caption this..., Clubs, Current Events, Entertainment, Our Community, Our School, Politics, Showcase, T-bird Athletics, Technology, Thunderbird Events, Uncategorized

This is the last post of this year, until at least next school year. Anyway, all of the media club members thank you for all of the support from all of the viewers out there who read our stories. Also, we hope that all of you...

The French Elections

Ryan M.

May 2, 2017

Filed under Current Events

The French Presidential Election, a turning point in the fate of the European Union. The first round of elections took place on April 23, 2017. The top two candidates move onto the next round. Then they face off in a second...

Brazil is Having a Crazy Yellow Fever Outbreak

Thomas Rose

May 2, 2017

Filed under Current Events

In the past few weeks, Brazil has been having a crazy outbreak of yellow fever in the area around  Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo has authorities scrambling to issue a vaccine for the area. Locals say that local monkeys are to...

The Blue Whale Virus Warning

Angie Reyes

May 2, 2017

Filed under Current Events

A recent online danger has been spreading through rumors in Russia, and there is now concern of it becoming world wide. Taking the form of a simple social media game, kids between 10 and 14 have supposedly been asked to join groups...

United Airlines Fails Once Again

April 11, 2017

Filed under Current Events

On the Sunday of April 9th,  United Airlines took another damaging blow. After videos of an elderly man being dragged off of a United Airlines plane surfaced on social media, there was immediate outrage. The video shows three...

Amazon Launches New Cash-Pay Service

Thomas Rose

April 4, 2017

Filed under Current Events

Today, Amazon announced that they will be launching a service that allows people to shop with cash, and not their debit or credit card. The service, dubbed "Amazon Cash", involves a person going to certain stores so that clerks...

Donald Trump Talks About Anti-Semitism and Racism

Thomas Rose

April 4, 2017

Filed under Current Events, Politics

Donald Trump appeared Tuesday at the African-American History Museum and made a short speech about the hate crimes occurring across the nation. He said that "Anti-Semitism (Anti-Judaism) is horrible, it has to stop and it's...

JCPenney Plans to close 140 stores due to Competition from Amazon

Vaani Bansal, Writer

March 19, 2017

Filed under Current Events

Yoga pants, Prom dresses, and Christmas sweaters are just a few of the things JCPenney has to offer. But, in the upcoming months, they plan to close up to 140 stores and two distribution centers. The closures will leave 6,000...

Donald Trump Working Towards Immigration Compromise

Ryan M.

February 28, 2017

Filed under Current Events, Politics

President Donald Trump is looking towards the future of immigration in The United States. On Tuesday, Mr. Trump stated that under his vision, illegal immigrants could remain in the country, pay taxes, and have a job, as long as...

Trump to Release a Replacement Plan for Obamacare

January 17, 2017

Filed under Current Events

This weekend in an interview, Trump said that his replacement plan for Obamacare is coming close to being finished and will provide "insurance for everybody." His insurance plan will be more affordable and will provide more coverage...

Nigerian Jet Accidentally Strikes Aid Workers and Refugees

January 17, 2017

Filed under Current Events, Uncategorized

January 17 2017, a Nigerian military operation went seriously wrong. A fighter jet was apparently targeting Boko Haram when it hit a refugee center where refugees and aid workers were stationed. An aid organization stated that...

Bridge Collapses in Colombia

Arisha Vishnani

January 10, 2017

Filed under Current Events

A wooden foot bridge in Colombia collapsed very recently which killed over seven people and injured at least fifteen. Monday being a national holiday for Colombia, tourists flooded the El Carmen preserve. There were about twenty...

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