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History of Minecraft updates

Lily Jarosik, Features Editor March 19, 2021

Many people have heard of the extremely popular game “Minecraft”. Many teenagers today grew up playing the game, which originally came out in 2009. Since then, Minecraft has become one of the most...

History of St. Patrick’s Day

Lily Jarosik, Features Editor March 19, 2021

       Saint Patrick’s Day is the feast day of the patron Saint of Ireland celebrated on March 17th annually. The Holiday is filled with traditional Irish meals, exciting music and lots of green....

St. Patrick’s Day activities

Vasi Urs-Juffa, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

With St. Patty’s Day coming right around the corner here are 10 fun and safe things to do! Get a Shamrock shake - McDonald’s Make a classical Irish desert - Soda Bread Make an art craft ...

Black History Month: Toni Morrison

Black History Month: Toni Morrison

Sydney Zeglin, Editor-In-Chief February 25, 2021

Toni Morrison was an accomplished novelist that published a variety of well-known novels such as; “Sula”, “Beloved”, “The Bluest Eyes” and “Song of Solomon”. The works accomplished by this...

Black History Month: Muhammad Ali

Black History Month: Muhammad Ali

Sean Grant, Sports Editor February 25, 2021

Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., is widely considered one of the greatest boxers of all time, while also being one of the most celebrated figures of the 20th century.  Born and raised...

Black History Month: Barack Obama

Vasi Urs-Juffa, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Barack Obama was the first African American president of the United States. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1961 and served two terms from 2009 to 2017. He did many great things throughout his presidency...

Black History Month: Sojourner Truth

Maggie Duchnowski, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

During the month of February, the United States celebrates Black History Month to honor the black people who helped change history. One of the women that are honored this month is Sojourner Truth. Truth...

Black History Month: Maya Angelou

Zhanet Zografova, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

Marguerite Annie Johnson, commonly referred to as Maya Angelou, was an American author, actress, screenwriter, dancer, poet and civil rights activist. She is best known for her 1969 autobiography, “I...

Black History Month: Tommie Smith

Black History Month: Tommie Smith

Eli Morkert, Sports Editor February 19, 2021

Tommie Smith was born on Jun. 6, 1944, as one of 12 children from Clarksville Texas. Despite suffering from pneumonia, he was an amazing athlete. In high school, he set nearly every track record along...

Black History Month: Oprah Winfrey

Charlotte Peterson, Entertainment Editor February 19, 2021

Oprah Winfrey is a current-day famous talk show host, media executive, actress, philanthropist and personality. In 2003, Winfrey became the first black female billionaire. She is incredibly motivated,...

Black History Month: Jackie Robinson

Michael Serritella, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

Jackie Robinson was an inspiration to African Americans all throughout baseball. He showed players that not only white men can play baseball. He fought through the discrimination and ridicule from white...

Black History Month: Harriet Tubman

Black History Month: Harriet Tubman

Margaret Lennon, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

 Harriet Tubman was born into slavery and lived from an unknown date in 1820 to Mar. 10, 1913. She had eight siblings, and as she grew up her family was separated because many of her siblings were sold...

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