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Troops to Middle East

May 19, 2019 7:57pm | Rawad Khawam

United States review plan of sending upwards of 120,000 troops to the Middle East to insure that Iran does not attempt to strike the United the States. The United States hopes that pushing these troops there it would stop their development of nuclear weapons. Trump […]

YouTuber James Charles Sister Scandal

May 19, 2019 7:56pm | Aiden Kelley

Hi Sisters! James Charles has lost over 3 million subscribers after a video by YouTube Beauty Guru Tati (Tati Westbrook) surfaced Friday, May 10. The video, spreading like a wildfire, goes into detail about Westbrook’s previous relationship with Charles. Westbrook goes on to talk about […]

Current State of Our World

May 19, 2019 7:54pm | Maizy Cunningham

One of the biggest issues occurring present day, is what is going on with our planet. The way our countries are taking “care” of the Earth is terrible. We have created problems that would make our children not even be able to experience a full […]

Radioactive Contamination in a Ohio School

May 19, 2019 7:45pm | Maddi Tobey

Piketon is an Ohio city located a few miles away from a defunct nuclear plant. The nuclear plant, Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, has caused a Piketon middle school to close for the remaining school year for contamination. Zahn’s Corner Middle School had radioactive material, which is used in […]

Portland Trail Blazers Close Out Series Against Denver Nuggets

May 19, 2019 7:40pm | Jayden Reyes

The third seed Portland Trail Blazers defeated the second seed Denver Nuggets on May 12th to close out the Western Conference Semi-Finals. The final score was 100-96. The win sends Portland to their first Western Conference Finals since 2000. They will face the defending champions, […]

Upcoming Summer Events

May 19, 2019 7:11pm | Laila Awad

A bunch of schools  will be let out for summer vacation in a few weeks. Everyone is exited for the warm weather to begin and enjoy being outside. Families will not be bored when they find out whats coming up this summer. It’s all about […]

Air Pollution From Every Factory Can Be Tracked

May 19, 2019 6:39pm | Shane Rakes

On Tuesday a mind-blowing announcement was made in the world of power plants and pollution.  A nonprofit artificial intelligence firm called WattTime is going to use satellite imagery to track air pollution and carbon emissions coming out of every single power plant in the world. […]

Top Fashion Houses Ban Under Age Models

May 19, 2019 6:36pm | Faith Patton

High-end clothing brands such as Gucci, Saint Laurent, and Alexander McQueen have all announced that they will no longer be hiring models who are underage. They have pledged to only be working with models who are 18 and over. The new rules apply to both […]

Big Cyber Crime Bust!

May 19, 2019 6:34pm | James Morrissey

Have you ever heard of GozNym? Probably not, it is a hybrid of two pieces of malware, Nymaim, and Gozi. When used together, The Nymaim software is designed to sneak The Gozi malware onto a device and install it. Gozi malware has been around since […]

Alabama signs bill banning abortion

May 19, 2019 6:23pm | Riley Geyer

Wednesday morning, Alabama’s Senate passed a bill banning access to abortion. They voted in 25-6, allowing exceptions only “to avoid a serious health risk to the unborn child’s mother,” or if  “the unborn child has a lethal anomaly.” Alabama Democrats introduced an amendment allowing for […]

Millions Face Hunger in Gaza After US Cut to Palestine Aid

May 19, 2019 6:20pm | Madyson Layelle Al-Aseili

Over millions in Gaza, Palestine could face a crisis in the next month unless international donors fill a $60 million funding black hole largely created by cuts to Palestinian refugee aid by the Trump administration, a UN agency has said. The United Nations Relief and Works […]

Sweet Melissa is Closing

May 16, 2019 6:13pm | McKenzie Lane

Located in Rocky River, across from Beachcliff Market Square, on Detroit Avenue is the restaurant Sweet Melissa. Sweet Melissa has wide variety with a unique menu suitable to everyone. The menu includes: Coffee Comfort food Happy hour food Healthy options Kids’ menu Quick bite Small […]


May 16, 2019 4:15pm | Max Boland

Chances are if you own a smartphone, you’ve seen or heard something about the NXIVM “self-help” program. Many are calling NXIVM a cult, as their leader Keith Raniere stands trial for sex trafficking and conspiracy, among other charges. But, what really makes a cult? By […]

Colorado School Shooting

May 13, 2019 4:15pm | Madeline Zingale

On Tuesday, May 7th, a little before 2 pm shots fired at a STEM charter school with more than 1,850 students kindergarten through 12th grade in a suburb of Highlands Ranch, Colorado. When the police call came in, and they arrived at the school, shots […]

Movie Producers Refuse to Film in Georgia

May 13, 2019 4:12pm | Kaitlyn Rosa

Georgia is at risk over another filming debate. On Tuesday, the state’s Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed a piece of legislation that’s been dubbed the “heartbeat bill” that bans abortions after a fetal heart beat can be detected. This heartbeat can be detected as early […]

Harlem Apartment Fire

May 13, 2019 4:11pm | Shane Rakes

In New York City flames shot out of the windows of the Frederick E. Samuel Houses in Harlem last night. Today, on the building’s fifth floor, six-room apartment has been gutted and six people were dead,  and four of them were children, all of them were […]

Brian Sims Harasses Elderly Woman

May 13, 2019 4:11pm | Makenzy Ohmer

Pennsylvania State Representative Brian Sims was caught harassing an elderly woman who was praying in front of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Philadelphia. Every day, intellectual minorities on campus face attacks like the one outside Planned Parenthood in Philly. Those who dare to step outside […]

Colorado School Shootings

May 13, 2019 4:02pm | Angela Lewis

Throughout history there have been several school shootings. One of the worst being in 1999 at Columbine High School. Another tragedy happened, just yesterday, at STEM School. Two male students walked deep into STEM school and fired openly, injuring many and killing one. STEM is a […]

Intense Rain Strands Students at School in Texas Overnight

May 13, 2019 4:01pm | Will Hyatt

60 students stranded at a Texas elementary school overnight after heavy rain and flooding. A downpour of rain kept buses and parents of the road in Cleveland, Texas that caused South Side Elementary school to keep the student there. ”  I can only imagine how […]

New Royal Baby

May 13, 2019 3:49pm | Semra Dervisevic

Parents Meghan Markle and Prince Harry welcomed their little bundle of joy on Monday May 6th. The Duke and Dutchess of Sussex made their public debut and introduced their first-born during a photo call at Windsor Castle on Wednesday, May 8th. The couple announced the […]

What Moms Really Want for Mothers Day

May 9, 2019 5:02pm | Faith Patton

Mother’s Day is this weekend, landing on Sunday, May 12. (This week also happens to be teacher appreciation week.) Mother’s Day is really the day to go out-of-the-way and show appreciation for moms, pampering them and buying them bouquets of flowers and maybe taking them […]

47 Year old Murder Case Solved

May 9, 2019 5:01pm | Molly Roche

On September 15th of 1972, Indiana State student Pamela Milam disappeared after leaving a sorority event. Milam lived at home and commuted to school, so when she did not return home, her father and sister searched the campus and eventually found her car. They discovered […]

The New 9/11 Memorial

May 9, 2019 5:00pm | Shane Rakes

Behind the fences, just a few steps from the World Trade Center reflecting pools where the fallen names are engraved, teams of workers assemble a new memorial. It’s going to be called the 9/11 Memorial Glade and it’s being created to honor a new round […]

House panel holds Barr in contempt of congress

May 9, 2019 4:56pm | Riley Geyer

On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee voted on whether or not to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to release the full, unredacted version of the Mueller Report. Barr denied the request even after a court-ordered subpoena required him to […]

Fortnite Season 9

May 9, 2019 4:54pm | Seth Andregg

Fortnite: all the rage in today’s video game world. The game was originally released back in 2017. The online video game was designed and developed by Epic Games. In just over two years, Fortnite is about to enter its ninth season on May 9th; each […]

Ramadan 2019

May 9, 2019 4:52pm | Madyson Layelle Al-Aseili

The blessed month of Ramadan is finally here – A time for reflection, spiritual discipline and celebration. Ramadan is celebrated by Muslims for a month worldwide. Ramadan is the ninth month of the Muslim calendar and the holy month of fasting from sunrise till sunset, […]

Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Business Struggling in Many Ways

May 9, 2019 4:30pm | Samuel Stone

Since 2016, medical marijuana has been legal in the state of Ohio. 21 different diseases can be treated, diseases that initially had 3.5 million people of Ohio to qualify for a cannabis prescription. The most popular prognosis is chronic pain. The business is far from […]

Moldovan man accused of faking his own death for $2M insurance payout

May 9, 2019 1:09pm | Aidan Sterling

A Moldovan national was accused of faking his death eight years ago in Eastern Europe in order to split a $2 million life insurance policy with his ex-wife and son pleaded guilty Friday in a Minneapolis federal court.  According to Fox news, Vorotinov took out […]

2019 Met Gala

May 9, 2019 1:08pm | Jillian Moorman

On May 6th, the annual Met Gala took place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. This gala is an annual fundraiser for the Costume Institute in the museum; it typically is the “grand opening” of the fashion reveal. Every year the gala […]

Bubonic Plague still at it!

May 8, 2019 6:13pm | James Morrissey

The Bubonic Plague in its hey-day formally known as the Black Death killed an estimated 50 million people across three continents in the 1300s. The medieval plague is still making headlines in 2019. On May 1st, a couple died in Mongolia hunting marmots. Marmots are […]

Lakewood Nurse Charged with Felonies

May 8, 2019 5:49pm | Maddi Tobey

A nurse from Lakewood has been charged with multiple felonies. Forty-three-year-old, Michelle Brown, is accused of stealing liquid medicine from Crestmont North Nursing Home. Brown took morphine and hydromorphone from the nursing home and refilled the bottles with water. She left behind the diluted medicine, […]

New Report on Climate Change

May 8, 2019 5:48pm | Lalia Riseng

Recently, the media world has been particularly focused on exposing the effects and reality of climate change. Perhaps it is because we are finally starting to feel the effects of damaging the environment for so long; the existence of strange and extreme weather cannot be […]

Cruise Ship Quarantined over Measles Concerns

May 8, 2019 5:46pm | Jordan Esposito

A cruise ship owned by the Church of Scientology reportedly has a female crew member with measles. When the ship arrived at the Caribbean island of St. Lucia, no one was allowed to disembark the vessel over the concern of everyone on board being infected […]

Mongolian Couple die of bubonic plague after eating marmot, triggering quarantine

May 8, 2019 5:40pm | Mya Amato

After eating a raw marmot, a couple had been reported dead of the Bubonic Plague. They were under six days of quarantine that left a significant amount of tourists stranded in the region. The couple had wanted to try some raw meat and kidney of the […]

Ohio’s District Map is Ruled Unconstitutional

May 7, 2019 5:09pm | Nina Zanghi

On Friday, May 3rd, a three judge panel ruled that Ohio’s congressional district map is unconstitutional. The map was made in 2012 and supposed to last until 2020. Ohio will have to make a new map by June 14th for the 2020 election. The ruling […]

The legal limit to buy Tobacco has changed

May 7, 2019 4:47pm | Samuel Csora

Child Victims in Syria Brought to the US for a Second Chance

May 7, 2019 4:46pm | Makenzy Ohmer

15-year-old Hamama was once playing in the mountains with her animals in her poor family’s remote farm in the Homs countryside. In the next moment all of her family, much of her memory, and almost her entire face was gone. Because of the U.S advocacy […]

Biggest drug bust in Florida county history

May 7, 2019 4:45pm | James Morrissey

Police in Florida issued arrest warrants for over 100 members of a suspected drug gang on Wednesday. They seized enough fentanyl to wipe out the entirety of Brevard County, population of 543,376. Brevard County is located on Florida’s east-central coast and is the 10th most populated county […]

Amber alert for 5 year-year-old kidnapped by 3 men

May 7, 2019 4:41pm | Blanca Montes

An Amber alert was issued on Sunday morning in Houston, Texas after a 5-year-old girl, Maleah Davis was allegedly abducted by three men. Her stepfather explained to police that they were driving George Bush Intercontinental Airport to pick up Maleah’s mother. He had to pull over […]

Scientist Simulate Asteroid Strikes

May 7, 2019 4:30pm | Jonah Spachtholz

Scientist are now simulating asteroid strikes in case of a path heading towards earth and ways to defend the earth. In a recent simulation, an asteroid heading towards Denver Colorado, a trio of spacecrafts managed to knock the asteroid off course. Celebration was short-lived because […]

U.S. Sends Air Craft Carrier And Bomber Task Force To Iran

May 7, 2019 4:27pm | Shane Rakes

The US said it is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East in response to what it called “a credible threat” by Iranian regime forces. The deployment of the forces was first announced by the national security adviser, John […]

New Zealand Shooting

May 7, 2019 4:24pm | Angela Lewis

On Friday, March 15, 2019, a mass shooting at Christchurch Mosque in Wellington, New Zealand. This deadly terrorist attack cost fifty-one citizens their lives, men, women and children. Several people were left hospitalized. The shooting took place at Christchurch Mosque. His attacks were toward a […]

Jason Kipnis is Back on the Right Track

May 7, 2019 4:20pm | Sabrina Hamdan

Jason Kipnis was an emotional rollercoaster on Monday that ended in a 9-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox and included his first multi-hit game since April 21. It also featured a pregame encounter with local law enforcement as Kipnis was pulled over in his […]

Epidemic of Tobacco Products

May 7, 2019 4:14pm | Cassidy Baldridge

The new trend these day is vaping– juuls, dabs, and e-cigarettes. Our wholes lives we were told to stay clear from cigarettes. They taught us in a way in which it scared us into not doing it. The new technology of vaping devices has  not […]

Friday May 3, 2019

May 3, 2019 5:29pm | Staff

Barnstormers Drama Club and the Performing Arts Department is performing MAMMA MIA. There are only two performances left, tonight and tomorrow night.  All performances begin at 7:30pm in the Civic Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door for $10.00.   Members of the French Honor Society […]

San Diego Synagogue Shooting

May 3, 2019 12:07pm | Madeline Cummings

On April 27, 2019, a local synagogue was attacked by a gunman on the last day of Passover, one of the holiest days of the year. With one dead and three injured, including the Rabbi, the community and the nation are left with grief and […]

Cleveland Man Shot in Head

May 2, 2019 5:56pm | Maddi Tobey

A twenty-two-year-old man was left in critical condition after suffering a bullet wound to the head.  On Tuesday, April 30th, the man was shot outside an apartment building in Cleveland’s North Shore-Collinwood neighborhood. A witness told authorities that she saw two groups arguing, which escalated into two […]

Attorney General, William Barr, Lies Under Oath

May 2, 2019 5:50pm | Riley Geyer

After William Barr’s “book report” summarizing the Mueller report was released, he was asked if Robert Mueller disagreed with his report. Barr responded saying he didn’t know if Mueller believed his 4-page summary was an accurate representation of the 400-page report that Mueller released. This […]

The Horrible India Cyclone

May 2, 2019 5:49pm | Shane Rakes

India has began the evacuation of  the 800,000 people in idia and deployed emergency personnel as the country’s east coast braces for a severe cyclonic storm. Tropical Cyclone Fani, which is located in the Bay of Bengal and packing wind speeds up to 127 miles […]

Two Teens Charged for Attempted Carjacking

May 2, 2019 5:49pm | Maddi Tobey

Two Cleveland teenagers attempted to carjack a woman outside of a Walgreens in the Clark-Fulton neighborhood. They threw the woman out of her car and stole her keys. The teens were 17-year-old males, who have had several charges placed against them. Both teens were charged […]