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Senator Dick Durbin “dreams” of change

Senator Dick Durbin “dreams” of change

May 22, 2018

Illinois Senator Dick Durbin visited NCHS on May 1 to answer student’s hard-pressing questions on cultural issues. Durbin was quick to recognize the polarization occurring in the government and the Unite...

Apple unveils new educational products, pricing

Apple unveils new educational products, pricing

March 28, 2018

Innovationation and excitement: two words that describe the 2018 Apple educational product launch held Tuesday at Chicago's Lane Tech High School.  “People with passion change the world,...

Mexico retracts aid for Harvey victims

Keyairah Sinclair, Associate Editor

October 3, 2017

Filed under Global, National, News

An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.1 tore through Mexico’s southern cities Oaxaca, Chiapas, and Tabasco claiming 95 lives and injuring 300, September 7. An estimated 1.5 million people were affected by the earthquake, with 41,000 homes damaged While still analyzing the damage from the quake, the country was struck by another natural disasters, Hurricane Katia, a Category 1 hurricane that made landfall north of Tecolutla,...

Microsoft’s gloomy decade: what Satya Nadella can do to help

Shubhang Desai, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2014

Filed under Global, News

Microsoft named Satya Nadella its new CEO on the 4th of February. Nadella joined Microsoft 22 years ago, and has taken the reigns after a gloomy decade for the company. Former CEO Steve Ballmer was able to steer the company out of the most upcoming and fastest growing tech markets, such as mobile and tablets, dropping its share prices from $60/share to only $20/share in 2002, just two years after taking up the position. Microsoft...

Mandela’s legacy In today’s America

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2014

Filed under Global, News

Former South African president Nelson Mandela passed away on December 5th in Johannesburg at the age of 95. Mandela was the first black president in the post- apartheid South Africa, and is considered the modern founding father of the nation. Countries all around the world mourn the loss and celebrate his legacy. But, despite his accomplishments in South Africa, his influence on life in America isn’t apparent. Several...

73 facts you didn’t know about Nelson Mandela

73 facts you didn’t know about Nelson Mandela

December 19, 2013

Nelson Mandela, one of the most influential freedom fighters of our generation, passed away on December 5th; and while the man has passed away, Mandala’s spirit and influence is alive and well throughout...

National/International Overview

Vamshi Krishna, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2013

Filed under Global, National, News

  California Murders Fuel Motive for Ex-Cop IRVINE, CA- An ex Los Angeles police officer, profiled Christopher Dorner, has been the suspect of a large manhunt along the southern parts of California, particularly the suburban city of Irvine. Dorner has been positively identified after he had allegedly slain a young couple on Sunday. Authorities claim his motive may include striking terror and targeting other officers...

What in the WORLD is going on?

Lindsay Page, News

February 8, 2013

Filed under Global, News

Attack on US Embassy in Turkey A suicide bomber of a banned leftist group in Turkey attacked the US embassy on Friday, killing one turkish security guard and himself.  Along with the death of a security officer, Güler also said that a Turkish journalist was seriously injured in the attack.The perpetrator's name was Ecevit Sanli, according to Interior Minister Muammer Güler. While no damage was actually done to the emba...

Russian Adoption Ban

Russian Adoption Ban

January 24, 2013

Russian president Vladimir Putin recently signed a law preventing American citizens from the adoption of Russian children. The law was suggested shortly after President Barack Obama signed a bill last...

What in the WORLD is going on?

Lindsay Page, News

January 18, 2013

Filed under Global, News

Conflict in Mali A group of al-Qaeda linked rebels have moved into Mali causing France to act by sending close to 1400 troops into the area to protect vital cities from the islamic extremists. Their main goal to retake a number of cities in Mali is being steadily accomplished as Islamist rebels flee from French air strikes and Mali’s military. Along with overtaking the cities, there have been a number of violent acco...

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