The Better Side of the Coronavirus

The Better Side of the Coronavirus

Ally Perkins, Author

April 16, 2020

The Coronavirus has taken the world by storm, upturning lives and shutting down entire countries. The devastation of the pandemic has spanned across nations and boundaries, killing thousands of people, and these numbers rise everyday. High School State tournaments were cancelled, schools were closed,...

5 Easy Ways To Support Environmental Change

5 Easy Ways To Support Environmental Change

Ally Perkins, Author

March 27, 2020

Everyone is aware of the many environmental issues that we face today. Most people are also aware of the many changes we can adopt into our daily routine to help out. However, cutting out plastics, starting a compost pile, and walking to work simply are not options for a majority of the population. And...

A New Epidemic

Karisa Bowers, Author

February 12, 2020

On Tuesday, December 31st we saw the first glimpse at what could possibly be a deadly disease that will claim the lives of people all over the world. This disease is called the COVID-19, more commonly known as the Coronavirus. It made its first appearance in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, but China didn't con...

A Royal Surprise

Karisa Bowers, Author

January 31, 2020

On January 8th, 2020 Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex announced that they would be stepping back from their senior royal status. Then on January 18th, they announced that they would be giving up their royal titles. Harry addressed the United Kingdom on Sunday. "I want you to hear ...

Iran and American Tensions Rising

Karisa Bowers, Author

January 16, 2020

The new year is already off to a rocky start. On Tuesday January 7th, 2020, or early Wednesday morning in Iraq, Iran fired 15 missiles at two military bases in Iraq that are currently housing United States troops. Ten of them hit the Al Asad air base about 100 miles west of Baghdad and one hit the E...

Lancaster Ohio Soldier Killed in Combat

April 25, 2019

  Home life Joseph Collette, known as "Joey" graduated from Lancaster High School in 2007, and he served in the US Army for eight years and four months. Back home, Collette had a wife, two children and two step children. He and his wife were  married soon before he was deployed, and were supposed...

The First Captured Black Hole

Jayni Lamb, Author

April 15, 2019

What Is A Black Hole And Who Discovered it? A black hole is "a region of space having a gravitational field so intense that no matter or radiation can escape," including light. Scientists have researched and theorized about black holes for over one hundred years. The theory of a black hole was firs...

Should She Stay Or Should She Go

Should She Stay Or Should She Go

Milton Clagg, Author

February 19, 2019

One of the biggest issues in America's past was the Manson murders. Charles Manson and his followers murdered several people in an attempt to start a race war.  A new problem is whether Leslie Van Houten, one of the members of the Manson Family, should be given parole after her 40+ years of incarceratio...

Tragic Fires

Carrie Shaffer, Author

February 8, 2019

During the last week of January of 2019, the city of New Lexington faced two mobile home fires. Just after midnight on Monday January 28, the fire department visited a mobile home engulfed in flames at the 300 block on North State Street. It is factual that the fire started in the kitchen next to ...

Should Assisted Suicide Be Legal?

Should Assisted Suicide Be Legal?

Brooklyn Jennings, Author

February 4, 2019

Assisted suicide is legal in 8 states including Oregon, Montana, District of Columbia, Vermont, Hawaii, California, Colorado, and Washington. When patients with life threatening illnesses are pronounced terminal, they have the option to make a " formal oral request" to their doctor. Advocacy groups...

The 2nd Amendment, A Newly Infringed Right

The 2nd Amendment, A Newly Infringed Right

Will Glorioso, Author

January 28, 2019

The second amendment has been around for as long as the United States has been a country. Now, all of a sudden, people are starting to question it. Democrats and even just some people in the left wing think there should be no "assault rifles." There is a secret to that argument: There is no such thing as an "assa...

Veteran’s Day Tribute Story

Veteran's Day Tribute Story

Sydney Amore, Author

November 9, 2018

I have always had an appreciation for our military and those who serve. Meeting with a veteran at Sheridan high school last week and learning about his story has only strengthened that appreciation. To be deployed and away from your family is a sacrifice in my eyes, one that I don’t believe I could ...

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