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‘Warm Fuzzies’ Spread Respect at Palo

‘Warm Fuzzies’ Spread Respect at Palo

by Vanessa Abbitt and Hope Freeland

October 8, 2016


Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Even though the weather is cooling off, warm fuzzies are spreading like disease. The idea behind them was to get students to give more compliments, be more courteous to one another and spread kindness as part of Respect Week. The warm fuzzies are necklaces made of yarn with a yarn puff at the end of...

Summerlin Shooter Kills One and Stands Off Police

Summerlin Shooter Kills One and Stands Off Police

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

At 5:00 P.M., a call was received by the Las Vegas Metro of gunshots and a dead woman at 2100 Henniker Way. The often peaceful neighborhood became the hot spot of choppers, cruisers, SWAT cars and fire engines as a night of suspense unraveled. It started with a call from someone who has yet to give their ...

Every 15 minutes simulation shocks students on the reality of drinking and driving

Every 15 minutes simulation shocks students on the reality of drinking and driving

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Thurs., Sept. 15, Palo Verde students were exposed to the death of three teens and the incarceration of one as the Metropolitan Police performed a drunk driving simulation. "Every 15 minutes is a two day DUI program put on by the Metropolitan Police based on a statistic in the 80s in which every...

Reorganization of CCSD to take place in August 2017

Reorganization of CCSD to take place in August 2017

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor

September 14, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Ever since the month of July, lawmakers and CCSD trustees have started to work out a 24 paged plan that will break down CCSD through reorganizing districts. As of Sept.9, twelve state lawmakers have unanimously approved the proposed regulations. Reorganization offers plans to make the 350 and growing schools ...

Facebook hit with allegations of filtering out conservative news

Facebook hit with allegations of filtering out conservative news

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor

May 14, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

After technology blog Gizmodo accused Facebook of favoring liberal news, Mark Zuckerberg has issued an investigation and agreed to meet with conservative leaders in order to address problems. Facebook is allegedly “injecting” liberal news into the trending topics section of the site even when th...

Gov. Pat McCrory of North Carolina faces the deadline on the LGBT law

Gov. Pat McCrory of North Carolina faces the deadline on the LGBT law

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, continues to show no sign of backing down in regards to his stance on the LGBT law, which basically states that one must use the gendered bathroom specified by their gender at birth. With the federal government insisting that it violates the civil rights protections...

United States proposes 9/11 bill; tensions with Saudi Arabia emerge

United States proposes 9/11 bill; tensions with Saudi Arabia emerge

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor

May 5, 2016


Filed under NEWS

Saudi Arabia has threatened the United States economically after the 9/11 bill was proposed which would allow families affected by the terrorist act to sue foreign countries. According to the New York Times, Adel al- Jubier, the foreign minister of Saudi,  proposed to sell $750 billion worth of U....

Georgia Governor to veto religious liberty bill

Georgia Governor to veto religious liberty bill

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor

April 8, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

 Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has announced on March 28 that he will veto bill HB757. HB757, named the “religious freedom” bill, would allow religious clergy to decline services, such as allowing same-sex marriage, that would interfere with their faith. Religious groups would also be able to ...

Death toll rises to 35 from Brussel bombings

Death toll rises to 35 from Brussel bombings

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor

March 31, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Amidst March 22’s bombings, the government of Brussels has stated that 35 people have been killed and that 300 are injured. The three joint bombings that occurred at the Zaventem airport and the Maalbeek metro station, a proclaimed attack by ISIS, caused 15 and 13 deaths respectively. The death toll h...

Apple vs. FBI

Apple vs. FBI

by Sumner Serrano and Denzel Reyes

March 19, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Dec. 2, 2015, a mass shooting occurred in San Bernardino, resulting in the death of 14 including the shooters. Now, the FBI is trying to get more information by looking through the suspect's phone. They enlisted the help of Apple, but conflict soon arose about people's privacy and it spiraled from th...

NFL admits the link between football and brain disease exists

NFL admits the link between football and brain disease exists

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor

March 16, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, sports news

On Monday, March 14, top NFL officials admitted for the first time the link between the sport of football and a degenerative brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. The decision is a change from the league’s previous stance that the answer was inconclusive. They now look to A...

California’s end-of-life option goes into effect June 9

California’s end-of-life option goes into effect June 9

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor

March 11, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Oct. 5, 2015, California gov. Jerry Brown has signed the right-to-die bill that allows for patients under certain conditions to partake in assisted suicide. During a session on Thursday, it has been declared that the End of Life Option Act will take effect on June 9. During his signing statement, Brown stated th...

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