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Loco for cocoa: Chocolate supply dwindling

Hannah Alexander, Staff writer

December 2, 2014

Recently, there has been more reported incidents of chocolate shortages. The world’s population has had a recent increase in chocolate consumption. There is not enough cocoa production to fill the demand. Large chocolate producing companies, such as Mars Inc., and Barry Callebaut, have reported that,...

Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai awarded for bravery

Miranda Edwards, Editor

November 18, 2014

Malala Yousafzai, 17, is a Pakistani activist for female education. She is mainly known for her human rights advocacy especially for women. The Taliban banned female education in Pakistan, Malala’s home country. Her battle for equal rights has now become a worldwide movement. Malala was not shy...

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo explodes

Hannah Alexander, staff writer

November 17, 2014

On Friday, Oct. 31, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo exploded, killing pilot Michael Tyner Alsbury and injuring pilot Peter Siebold. At the time of the explosion, the ship was about 45,000 feet in the air and about 20 miles northeast away from Mojave, California. The debris spread within a 5 mile area. The...

Clown sightings cause for concern

Hannah Alexander, staff writer

October 21, 2014

Recently, there have been many sightings of clowns in California. These clowns have been terrorizing the people of Bakersfield and Wasco. Some of these clowns have had weapons and have chased people around. One reported case was a clown holding a knife, running up to people’s houses. The poli...

Arkansas State lifts ban on player’s helmet crosses

Hannah Irelan, staff writer

October 9, 2014

Late last week, Arkansas State University (ASU) lifted the ban on their team’s helmet crosses; however, the players had to foot the bill for decals. The crosses were used to symbolize two fallen teammates, former player Markel Owens, and former equipment manager, Barry Weyer. ASU had been ordered by...

Scotland stays with the U.K.

Hannah Alexander, staff writer

October 9, 2014

After a tense voting campaign, the question on everyone’s mind has been answered. Would Scotland separate from the United Kingdom? The answer is no. On Sept. 18, Scotland, and other designated areas, voted against making Scotland a separate country from the United Kingdom with over 50% in favor of...

Superintendent Ritz visits DCSC

Ariel Wolfe, staff writer

October 6, 2014

Just recently, our school had a visitor of great importance to Indiana’s education. Indiana’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, Glenda Ritz, came to Delphi and toured all three of our schools. Glenda Ritz is Indiana’s 43rd Superintendent. She is an educational administrator and was elected...

ISIS brutality sends shock-waves around the globe

Miranda Edwards, Editor

September 26, 2014

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have emerged as the most terrifying and vicious groups of the extreme jihadists, collaboratively known as IS. The IS is not just a terrorist group; it is a revolutionary movement, one that seeks  to overthrow...

Brain eating amoeba, rare but serious

Hannah Alexander, Staff Writer

September 23, 2014

Summer is considered a happy time to hang out with friends and enjoy the sun, but it can also potentially be a time of concern. When water becomes stagnate, and is in the sun for too long, it can become a home for bacteria and parasites. Among this bacteria and parasites is the brain-eating amoeba known...

New cell phone policy installed at DCHS

New cell phone policy installed at DCHS

Ariel Wolfe, staff writer

September 10, 2014

This year, our school’s administration has made a change in our student handbook. The policy of teachers having a say about when students may use cellular devices in the classroom has been removed. We all now follow a general policy that says: “Personal electronic devices may be used only during...