By Heillie Santana, 11th Grade Though he may be only 34 years old, Congressman George Santos has already made a name for himself with his many incredible achievements. Coming from a family of Brazilian immigrants, Santos graduated from Baruch College and soon after worked for firms like Goldman Sachs and Citigroup. Eventually, he became a successful financier who started an animal rescue charity. Santos’ biography … Continue reading Congressman George Santos: Too Good To Be True?
By Jongyeop Jeong, 12th Grade On February 1st, a 60-meter-tall white entity was detected in the sky of Montana. This mysterious object was later revealed to be a solar-powered balloon equipped with high-resolution cameras and sent by the Chinese government for an unknown purpose. The U.S. Air Force shot down the balloon with an F-22 after it passed through South Carolina and was heading towards … Continue reading Mysterious White Balloon Shot Down Over U.S. Territorial Waters
By Heillie Santana, 11th Grade Known worldwide as the candy that melts in your mouth and not your hand, M&Ms has a long history of being most people’s favorite candy. First created in 1940 for the US Army, M&M became a popular candy even in the post-war years. However, this popularity didn’t last for long, and in the mid-1990s M&Ms were just another candy. This … Continue reading Goodbye M&Ms!
By Ana Perez, 10th Grade The Canadian actor Percy Hynes White, who portrays Xander in the hit Netflix show Wednesday finds himself facing sexual assault allegation; multiple women have accused White of assaulting them while they were too drunk or high to be able to consent. One of the claims comes from a lengthy Twitter thread, which alleges that White assaulted a girl when she … Continue reading Wednesday Actor Percy Hynes is Facing Sexual Assault Allegations
By Camille Garcia, 10th Grade Over the years we have witnessed several versions of that iconic show that we all know: “The Addams Family.” Especially various remakes of the Wednesday character. Right now, the one we recognize the most is Jenna Ortega with her role in Netflix’s “Wednesday”. But, if we go all the way back to the original cast of The Addams Family, we … Continue reading The Original Wednesday Addams Passed Away
By Ana Perez, 10th Grade Iran has been under the international spotlight these past few weeks due to the rampant protests over the death of an Iranian woman, Mahsa Amani, at the hands of Iran’s corrupt morality police for not complying with the country’s veiling laws. Because of these protests, many Iranian civilians are being imprisoned in the horrific prison system of Iran, where torture, … Continue reading How Prisoners Are Treated in Iran
By Daniela Morales, 10th Grade Imagine you were visiting a well-known tourist attraction and suddenly your life was put at risk. This is exactly what happened to those who were at the Morbi bridge on October 30 in Morbi, Gujarat, India. When the bridge, which was reopened on October 26 after undergoing renovations, collapsed, it plunged visitors into a 45 ft drop to the Machchu … Continue reading The Morbi Bridge Disaster
By Ana Perez, 10th Grade In 2016, Twitch streamer Amouranth was asked by the company to join as a content creator. As of October 2022, she has 5.89 million subscribers and became popular due to her dancing, ASMR, and hot tub streaming content. A businesswoman, Aramounth owns a character company for children’s entertainment, a gas station, an inflatable pool company, and a company that matches … Continue reading The Situation With Amouranth and Domestic Violence
By Sydney Joa, 12th Grade Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, passed away this past Thursday afternoon at Balmoral Castle, her estate in the Scottish Highlands. With 70 years on the throne, having celebrated her Platinum Jubilee earlier this year, she was the only British monarch most people have ever seen reign in their whole lives. Since assuming the crown in 1952, … Continue reading The Death of Queen Elizabeth II: What’s Next?
By Ana Perez, 9th Grade As one of the most isolated countries in the world, North Korea was relatively safe during the first wave of COVID in 2020, reporting zero cases. Now, the country is facing at least a million cases – an average of one case per 25 people. State media reported their first COVID-related death over the weekend. But North Korea is severely … Continue reading North Korea Caught COVID