More than half of Earth’s wildlife to be gone by 2020

More than half of Earth’s wildlife to be gone by 2020

Carol Johnson, staff writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Earth is entering the sixth mass extinction and scientists fully believe that it is because of humans. According to World Wildlife Fund (WWF), two-thirds of the Earth’s wildlife will be gone by the end of this decade and they urge countries all over the world to take action immediately. The WWF...

Twitter killed the Vine star

Hannah Alexander, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016


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Vine is dead. Due to a lack of funding, Twitter, which bought Vine for $30 million in 2012,  has decided to shut Vine down. Vine was introduced in 2012 as a way for users to showcase their everyday lives. It wasn’t meant to be its own social media website, and it became popular almost by accide...

Metropolitan Opera cancelled after security scare

Metropolitan Opera cancelled after security scare

Bella McGill, Editor

November 7, 2016


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On Saturday, Oct. 29, the afternoon performance of Guillaume Tell at the Metropolitan Opera House was cancelled when a man sprinkled a mysterious gray substance into the orchestra pit during the second intermission. The performance for later that night was also cancelled, but the Met reopened Monday, ...

Hurricane Matthew hurts Caribbean and United States

Hurricane Matthew hurts Caribbean and United States

Carol Johnson, staff writer

October 14, 2016


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Hurricane Matthew, a category five hurricane, first hit land on Oct. 4. Haiti and Cuba were the first victims of the storm. The winds were not the main cause of death and damages. Severe flooding has left Haiti in a state of emergency with over 1,000 reported deaths and over a million people in need....

Clinton’s pneumonia a non-issue

Hannah Alexander, staff writer

September 23, 2016


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Everybody gets sick. It is just a fact of life. So, why is it such a big deal when Hillary Clinton gets sick? Recently, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had pneumonia. This diagnosis has led to a huge debate over Clinton’s physical health and even her ability to be president. Here are the ...

JonBenet Ramsey: 20 years and no justice

JonBenet Ramsey: 20 years and no justice

Bella McGill, Editor

September 20, 2016


Filed under Feature, News

JonBenet Ramsey. The name is most likely not familiar to the students of Delphi Community High School. We weren’t born when she was brutally murdered on Christmas and found hanging in her basement the next day. We weren’t alive to watch the news as the nation lamented the loss of the adorable little...

Brock Turner released from prison three months ahead of schedule

Bella McGill, Editor

September 20, 2016


Filed under News

Brock Turner, the then-nineteen-year old male who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman, was released from the Santa Clara County Jail on Sept. 2, 2016 after only three months in prison. His original sentence, just six months, had already received much attention, but now that his sentence has been...

Delphi hosts third annual Bacon Fest

Olivia Livingston, staff writer

September 20, 2016


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The third year of Delphi’s Bacon Fest was another success. Each summer since 2013, local restaurants have provided delicious food and talented singers have belted out their tunes as thousands of people flock to Delphi to take part in the festivities. According to Julia Leahy, Executive Directo...

Khan Academy provides SAT prep

Khan Academy provides SAT prep

Emily Hudson, staff writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under News, Student Life

As the upperclassmen look toward applying for college and the requirements it takes, the SAT generally shows itself fairly quickly. Khan Academy and College Board have teamed up to provide an entire series of videos, lessons, and practices dedicated to test prep for the SAT and other college level te...

2016 Election overview

Carol Johnson, staff writer

September 13, 2016


Filed under News

The 2016 presidential election has been a hot topic since 2015. It has been a long, bumpy, controversial road and in the final stretch, decisions need to be made. The United States kicked off election season with 23 candidates, 17 republicans and 6 democrats. From the get-go, Donald Trump stole the sho...

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