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Where the Lions stand after trading Quandre Diggs

Where the Lions stand after trading Quandre Diggs

Garrison Ritts, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

News broke on Tuesday, Oct. 22, when the Detroit Lions traded starting safety Quandre Diggs (along with a 2021 seventh round draft pick) to the Seattle Seahawks for a 2020 fifth round pick. Detroit just defeated the New York Giants with a score of 31-26, making their record 3-3-1 and placing them third in the N.F.C. North. Quandre Diggs was a trade deadline casualty because of the deadline being Oct. 29. Diggs was drafted by the Lions in the sixth round (200th overall) of the 2015 N.F.L. draft and has been a starter on the defense since 2017. This comes as a surprise becaus...

Making a difference: 8,000 miles away

Making a difference: 8,000 miles away

Miranda Bolinger, Copy Editor

April 26, 2019

My adventure to Africa started in the summer of 2017. On July 27, I was on a plane heading across the world on a missions trip with 11 other people. A mission trip is where a church gathers people up and we spread our love and the word of god. The overall cost of the trip was $3,600. It took a lot of fundraising but I made it. Over the course of 12 days, we did various things, including volunteering at a soup kitchen, children's and women's ministries, and a youth soccer club. After almost 20 hours of traveling, my team and I arrived in Cape Town, South Africa. We had...

Team Lebron takes the win at the 2019 NBA All Stars

Team Lebron takes the win at the 2019 NBA All Stars

February 18, 2019

   On Feb. 17, 2019, in Charlotte, North Carolina, Lebron James from the Los Angeles Lakers and Giannis Antetokounmpo from the Milwaukee Bucks faced each other as team captains for the 2019 NBA All Star game. The rosters from both teams consisted of the best players in the NBA, chosen in a draft pick from the captains themselves previously. James’ starters consisted of the following: Golden State Warrior’s Kevin Durant, Toronto Raptor’s Kawhi Leonard, Houston Rocket’s James Harden, and Boston Celtic’s Kyrie Irving. His reserves were Anthony Davis, K...

Congress is finally talking about DACA

Congress is finally talking about DACA

March 2, 2018

For the past couple of months the DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, act has been a controversial issue Donald Trump has been trying to figure out with Congress. It deals with immigrants that were first children when they came over to the United States. Recently, Congress has finally started talking about what they are going to do about the act and the DREAMers, the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors, are eagerly awaiting the decision. Trump has set a deadline of March 5 that will get rid of DACA and the date is looming around the corner....

Black History Month

Black History Month

February 20, 2018

Every February, we come together to celebrate the culture, history, and unique background that is African American. In 1926, Historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the study of Negro Life and History, declared the second week of  February to be “Negro History Week”. It was not until 1976, that Black History Month (BHM) was finalized and recognized by the government as a month long celebration. Woodson was one of the first scholars to study African American history and is also a founder of The Journal of Negro History.   When people think of BHM, the first people ...

President Donald Trump’s first  year in office was not very shocking

President Donald Trump’s first year in office was not very shocking

February 12, 2018

President Trump’s first year in the office has been a rollercoaster ride for not only just Americans, but other countries as well. When taking the office, President Trump promised to “Make America Great Again,” but has failed to yet do that. He is leading a country that is more divided than ever. Ever since he took the office; he has banned immigrants from 6 Muslim majority countries from entering the U.S, pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement, caused issues with other countries such as the U.K,- where he asked the Prime Minister, Theresa May, to give him a “warm...

NFL players were awarded for their hard work and dedication

Madison White, Copy Editor

February 6, 2018

NFL players were awarded for their hard work and dedication Now that the NFL season is completed for the year, the best of the best have been awarded at the seventh annual NFL Honors award ceremony, which was hosted by Rob Riggle on Sat, Feb. 3. Since there’s always two sides to the game, the AP (associated press) Defensive player of the year was awarded to Los Angeles Ram’s Defensive Tackle, Aaron Donald. The AP Offensive player of the year went to the Ram’s Running Back Todd Gurley. The AP comeback player of the year was Los Angeles Chargers’ Wide Receiver Keenan Allen. Allen had come back from a torn ACL injury this season to play in all 16 games. The Rams dominated receiving a majority of the awards. AP coach of the year was given to the Ram’s coach Sean McVay. The NFL offe...

Immigrants are worried for future of DACA

Immigrants are worried for future of DACA

Emily Soehren, Business Manager

November 1, 2017

President Donald Trump is trying to take away an act that affects immigrants. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, allows individuals who entered the country illegally as minors to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and to be eligible for a work permit. It helps remove immigration enforcement attention away from individuals with good behavior. The people protected under DACA are called DREAMers. It stands for Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors. Trump announced last year, while he was still runnin...

President Donald Trump first 100 days

President Donald Trump first 100 days

Destiny Stewart, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2017

  With President Donald Trump reaching his first hundred days in office, he seems to have a lot planned. “Whether it’s producing steel, building cars, or curing a disease, I want the next generation of production and innovation to happen right here, in our great homeland : America--creating wealth and jobs for American workers,” Trump said in a two minute video statement. Trump plans to dismantle ObamaCare for Trump Care. In the video, he informed viewers that the ObamaCare will explode, and that he is open to the Democrats getting together with him...

TV fanatics say goodbye to their favorite shows

TV fanatics say goodbye to their favorite shows

April 26, 2017

  After the chaotic year 2016, some might think 2017 will be a better year. But, for some, it might not be when their favorite’s shows are ending. That's right! The Vampire Diaries which airs on CW50 ends after eight seasons, Pretty Little Liars which airs on Freeform (ABC family) ends after seven seasons, Bones which airs on Fox ends after 12 seasons, Teen Wolf which airs on MTV ends after six seasons, and Switched at Birth which also airs on Freeform, ends after five seasons. The Vampire Diaries is about a girl who falls in love with two vampire brothers and d...

Augmented reality is the next technological breakthrough

Augmented reality is the next technological breakthrough

April 24, 2017

  Throughout our lives, we have witnessed first hand the constant evolution of technology. Whether it be for entertainment, sustenance, or passion, we have an extreme craving for new information, and to push the boundaries using new technology. Way back then, it was a caveman with fire and a wheel. These days, it is new smartphones that can connect to satellites in space, and headsets that put you into a virtual world. In recent years, technology began leaping extreme bounds with all new smartphones, tablets, drones, and robots. So many amazing things have been...

Beauty and the Beast 2017 review

Beauty and the Beast 2017 review

Jasmine Zarves, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2017

                       Beauty and the Beast was originally made in 1991 as an animated feature film. An arrogant young prince (Robby Benson) and his castle's servants fell into a spell casted by a wicked enchantress, turning him into a beast and his servants into objects until the beast learns to love and be loved in return. A beautiful village girl, Belle (Paige O'Hara), enters the beast's castle after he takes and imprisons her father. She takes her life for her father's and he is sent free. With the help of the servants she soon falls in love with the b...

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