Year: 2019

Devastating volcanic eruption in New Zealand leads to deaths from all over the globe

OnDecember 9th, New Zealand was struck by a vicious natural disaster: a volcanic eruption. The eruption took place on Monday afternoon local time while tourists and tour guides were still touring the volcano, including many visitors from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship, the Ovation of the Seas. By Tuesday evening (local time), authorities had confirmed…

Drug Testing to Park on Campus ??

Severna Park, MD – 9 DEC – Severn School   Within the past year, many high schools have been creating news rules regarding parking. At most public high schools, only the seniors are permitted to park on campus because there are so many students in each class and not enough parking spaces. Because of the…

Syracuse University Racism Scandal

Syracuse University has been thrust into a scandal with the reports of recent racist activity on campus. An African-American woman who goes to Syracuse reported to the Chairman of the University, Kent Syverud, that she was “subjected to a verbal racial epithet from a group of students and visitors.” This is the 6th report of…

The Secrets of China

During my Thanksgiving break I spent a week in Shanghai, China and I enjoyed every minute of my time. My sister is currently studying abroad there for a semester. There are many interesting cultural differences between the United States and China. The city of Shanghai is one of the largest cities in the world and…

Opinion: Tesla’s Cybertruck

Recently Tesla unveiled its new Cybertruck on November 21st. The announcement event was not the best, it had its flaws, but we still got to see Tesla’s new Truck. I think that the Cybertruck is definitely an interesting concept. The truck has some very interesting characteristics that make it special. Its angular design and weird…