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My experience as an exchange student so far

Marcel Horstkamp

December 15, 2017


Filed under Local, Uncategorized

    Right after I arrived in Denver I missed my connection flight but that also gave me a good first impression that Americans are super easy and chill. I missed my connection flight in Denver and the people at the airport were super chill about it helped me and my host family too. That was prett...

Redesigning Kansas Schools

Redesigning Kansas Schools

Virgil Lyon

December 8, 2017


Filed under Local, Miscellaneous, News, Showcase, Student Life

There has been talks of the school redesigning as of late. United School District 418 has been selected along with six other Kansas school districts to test a redesign program. Schools were selected back on August 8th, but we still do not know much about the redesign process. According to the Kansas Dept. o...

10,000th Care Package

10,000th Care Package

Adriana Garcia

December 4, 2017


Filed under National/Global, News

Soldiers in the military may receive care packages from their loved ones back home.  These packages may contain Visa, Mastercard, or American Express gift cards, letters from their loved ones, food, and many other assortments of items.  However, not all soldiers get these packages.  One military ...

Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality

Cat Palacios

December 1, 2017


Filed under Local, National/Global, News, Uncategorized

Net Neutrality What’s That? Now you might be asking, what is Net Neutrality? Honestly I didn’t know until I looked into it. Here is what I got. Net Neutrality is the basic, elementary principal that all internet providers like Verizon, AT&T, and Comcast treat all data the same. Basically...

The Recovery of Puerto Rico

The Recovery of Puerto Rico

Faith Lininger, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under National/Global, News

“Make no mistake - this is a humanitarian disaster involving 3.4 million US citizens,” Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said the monday after Hurricane Maria hit. All of the United States, and the majority of the world, know of the two recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico. Hurricane Irma,...

Thanksgiving Bite

Thanksgiving Bite

Trinity Schultheiss

November 30, 2017


Filed under National/Global, News

Trinity Schultheiss Thanksgiving’s Bite Each year in America while bundling your stomach full of warm, tasty goods made by either yourself, fellow relatives, or innocent community event cooks during Thanksgiving dinner, you might be oblivious to what could be stuffed within the feast plopped ...

Charles Manson Dead at 83

Charles Manson Dead at 83

Adriana Garcia

November 29, 2017


Filed under National/Global, News

Charles Manson’s death has been rising over the media recently.  The infamous cult leader and murderer died in prison on November 19, 2017, due to natural causes.  He was 83 at the time of his death.   Due to his death, as can be imagined, people all around are practically forced to recall hi...

Thanksgiving For Those In Need

Hannah Butler

November 27, 2017


Filed under News, Worldwide

     Many of us get the joy of celebrating Thanksgiving. Whether it’s relaxing and watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade or spending all day to cook that delicious Thanksgiving meal. We have everything we could ever want to have, yet there are still some who aren’t as fortunate. Some fam...

Lifted Ban on “Trophy” Elephants

Lifted Ban on “Trophy” Elephants

Cat Palacios

November 21, 2017


Filed under Local, National/Global, News

On November 16th, 2017 the U.S Fish and Wildlife Services lifted a ban on “trophy” elephants from Zimbabwe and Zambia.   We still have not gotten all the facts of why they decided to lift the ban, but the Fish and Wildlife Service said that allowing the sport of hunting elephants would help ...

High School Governor

Yahaira Banuelos

November 17, 2017


Filed under Local, News

High School Governor On October 17 of 2017 in Wichita, Kansas four high school students applied to run for Kansas Governor.  It seems crazy that kids so young are interested in taking part of a big role for our state. Usually in this day and age people wouldn’t think of putting a highschool student i...

Emotional Support Squirrel?

Emotional Support Squirrel?

Adriana Garcia

November 17, 2017


Filed under National/Global, News

It’s not uncommon to hear of an emotional support animal.  These helpful little creatures come in all sorts of shapes, sizes, and species.  Whether it’s the common dog or the occasional cat, these animals are truly supportive for many people with many different situations.  In most cases, the a...

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