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Alicia Keys finally announces a World Tour

Alicia Keys finally announces a World Tour

Jenna Q. and Payton D.

January 24, 2020

Alicia Keys has just promised fans a new album and her first world tour since 2013. According to USAToday “the pop star’s four-month transatlantic tour is scheduled to kick off in Ireland in June.” Tickets go on sale on Monday. Her highly anticipated album, ALICIA, is expected to be released on March 20. The award-win...

A Loving Mother

A Loving Mother

Payton D., Writer

January 22, 2020

Linda Herring, a 75-year-old woman who lives in Johnson Country, Iowa, has fostered over 600 kids since the 1970s. She has provided these kids with food, clothes, medical care, and lots of love for over five decades. According to CNN, “Herring and her husband, Bob, began fostering in Oxford, Iowa.” Herring wanted to be with little kids, so she talked to the Dep...

James Bond: Man or Woman?

James Bond: Man or Woman?

Payton D., Writer

January 21, 2020

James Bond, agent OO7, is one of the biggest and most famous fictional characters of all time. Bond was created by British novelist Ian Fleming. The fictional character was introduced in the 1953 thriller Casino Royale. Ever since 1953, James Bond became extremely popular. Many actors have played James B...

Trump’s Articles of Impeachment Moves to the Senate

Trump’s Articles of Impeachment Moves to the Senate

Payton D., Writer

January 16, 2020

On Wednesday evening, January 15th, the House of Representatives voted to send the articles of impeachment to the Senate. House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, chose the impeachment managers to deliver the two articles of impeachment to the Senate. According to the NY Times, the Senate sets the stage of the ...

A Krispy Kreme Delivery!

A Krispy Kreme Delivery!

Payton D., Writer

December 16, 2019

Aww Krispy Kreme. Isn’t it delicious? Jayson Gonzalez and his customers sure think so.  College student Jayson Gonzalez, also known as “The Donut Guy” would travel 270 miles, from Minnesota to Iowa, to get 100 boxes of 12 dozen donuts because the local Krispy Kreme had closed down 11 years ago. H...

A White House Christmas

A White House Christmas

Payton D., Writer

December 5, 2019

On early Monday morning, photographers walked into a Winter Wonderland. Melania Trump, the First Lady, went all out with Christmas decorations for the White House. Mrs. Trump put up a traditional green Christmas tree, covered in red ornaments, blue bows, and flower arrangements. In addition, the staff added a ...

Discovering Ancient Egyptian Coffins

Discovering Ancient Egyptian Coffins

Payton D., Writer

October 30, 2019

Archaeologists just discovered twenty sealed coffins in Egypt. The government is going nuts about their discovery. The coffins were found in Assasif, on the west bank of the Nile River.  According to the Washington Post, this is “one of the largest and most important” discoveries in recent history. On Tuesday, Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry tweeted photos of the tombs. Egypt has no...

Impeaching the President?

Impeaching the President?

Payton D., Writer

October 15, 2019

On November 8th, 2016, Donald John Trump was elected president of the United States of America. But now, the Democrats are trying to impeach the president and they are not backing down.  Many people want Trump out of office. A poll took place and surveyed 1,003 people between October 6 and Octobe...

Last Friday’s Climate Strike was one of the largest climate rallies yet

Last Friday’s Climate Strike was one of the largest climate rallies yet

Payton D., Writer

October 2, 2019

On Friday, September 20th a climate strike took place. Young people and adults led the strike. They striked to take demand action to address the climate change that is happening on our planet. Millions of people took part in the climate strike. The crowds were huge! Estimates of the crowd are still...

Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian

Payton D., Writer

September 13, 2019

Hurricane Dorian causes absolute destruction in the Bahamas. It wreaked havoc for 48 hours. It left at least 30 dead in the Bahamas. But that number is expected to rise. Massive rescue teams are moving to the northern Bahamas to help with the devastating events. Now, Hurricane Dorian is a category 1, with wi...

T.V show “Friends” leaving Netflix

T.V show “Friends” leaving Netflix

Payton D., Writer

September 3, 2019

Netflix announced on Tuesday that the show “Friends” is going to be no longer available to watch, beginning of 2020. Many fans, including myself, did not take the news so well.  Friends is one of the most popular shows on that platform. "We're sorry to see Friends go," the company said,” B...

Amazon Rainforest on Fire!

Amazon Rainforest on Fire!

Payton D., Writer

August 29, 2019

For the last three weeks, the Amazon has been on fire. This year, the number of fires in Brazil is the highest record since 2013. “The country’s space research center has already detected more than 80,000 fires this year.” stated, Fox News. Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s president, declared that the rainforest's fires were caus...

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