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An Act For The Re-election

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On January 3, 2020 Qasem Soleimani Iranian major general in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and, commander of its Quds Force, was killed by a drone strike by the U.S. Following the attack the Department of Defense released a statement blaming the general for a prior rocket attack, stating that his forces were responsible for […]

The Heat isn’t the Only Thing That’s Rising in the Summer Season for Australia

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Because of the increasing fires, animals are losing their homes and suffering injures 


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The hot, dry weather in Australia makes it easier for forest fires to start and spread. About 25 people have died and more than 2000 homes burned this year due to rising temperatures and strong winds. But the main concern is the animals. Over half a billion animals have been affected; some of them including […]

Legends Are Never Forgotten

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The death in a helicopter crash of Los Angeles Lakers icon and five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant on Sunday in Calabasas, California leaves many in shock.  Forty-One-year old Kobe Bryant and 8 others were killed in this crash, including his 13- year-old daughter Gianna Bryant. Bryant was headed to Thousand Oaks to coach his daughter’s […]

War, Speculation, and What This Means for Us

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On January 2, 2020, United States President Donald J Trump instructed the assassination of Maj. Gen. Qasseem Soleimani, one of Iran’s top military leaders.  He was the head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps militia.  This death sent shock waves throughout both nations. When Iranians woke up to the news that one of their top leaders […]

Going Rogue: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

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Photo Caption: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after the celebration of their wedding.
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Megxit: Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle, to “quit” the duties they’ve been assigned as their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. In an Instagram post on Wednesday, the couple said that they will try to “become financially independent” as they balance their new lives between Britain and North America.   So how […]

Teen Advocate Leads Millions to Protest for a Global Change.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 15: A girl holds a sign as schoolchildren take part in a student climate protest on March 15, 2019 in London, England. Thousands of pupils from schools, colleges and universities across the UK will walk out today in the second major strike against climate change this year. Young people nationwide are calling on the Government to declare a climate emergency and take action. Similar strikes are taking place around the world today including in Japan and Australia, inspired by 16-year-old Greta Thunberg who criticised world leaders at a United Nations climate conference. (Photo by Jack Taylor/Getty Images)

Climate change has been quite an issue for some time now. We can see our ecosystem failing, with drastic heat in the summer and early winters. Even though the government says they will do something, not much change has occurred. Many people, such as Greta Thunberg, have been active and influenced others to join her […]

Impeachment at the Door: What’s Awaiting Trump?

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U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a joint news conference with Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

  Trump’s scandals finally catch up to him as the possibility of impeachment threaten his presidency. Although his scandals vary, the one that put him on the stand was the Ukraine call, commonly referred to as the “Ukraine gate Scandal” in reference to President Nixon’s Watergate scandal which led him to Impeachment and Resignation. The […]

New York Has Officially Banned Flavored Juul Pods

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  The smoke in the air lingered as it was being puffed by unknowing lips.  Something so amusing soon became lethal. Thousands of people have taken up juuling as an alternative to cigarettes or just for fun.  Little did they know that these Juuls would soon bring hundreds of deaths across the country. Within the […]

High Schools Are Failing to Prepare Students for College

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  By concentrating so heavily on graduation rates, school administrators are failing to acknowledge the danger signs that the amount of student preparedness for college may be declining.  Too many students are graduating high school without a real, clear path to success in college. Multiple students feel that they are being forced to complete a mandated […]

Entrepreneurship at Edison: A Waste of Time or Opportunities for a Lifetime?

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  Edison introduces an Entrepreneurship class where students tackle real-life problems through their business ideas.  This school year, Edison brought in a collection of new classes, entrepreneurship being one where students create their own business ideas to solve real-world problems. The class is currently only for senior students who are taking this as an elective.  […]