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Navy veteran makes MLB debut

Navy veteran makes MLB debut

Linden Moore, Managing Editor

May 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

It is not uncommon for United States veterans to come back stateside and find a job after deployment; however, for former United States Navy Lieutenant officer Mitchell Harris, his job consisted of returning to Major League baseball to pitch for the St. Louis Cardinals. The twenty eight year old pitcher...

New Star Wars Teaser Released

New Star Wars Teaser Released

Jacob Baer, Staff Writer

May 9, 2015


Filed under Pop Culture

The widely popular “Star Wars” movie series from the 70’s to the early 2000’s is now back! In October 2012, Disney bought out the company Lucasfilm, and announced that they would be making a “Star Wars: Episode VII” in the near future. According to USAToday, “The buyout is Disney...

Grey’s Anatomy death leaves audiences heartbroken

Grey’s Anatomy death leaves audiences heartbroken

Natalia Rehman, Staff Writer

May 8, 2015


Filed under Pop Culture

It was the most shocking moment in Grey's history. It left millions of fans in utter disbelief. It was the death of Dr. Derek Shepherd also known as "McDreamy"; he was a main character. He passed, in the episode titled "How to save a life?" released April 23rd. The character was hit in a car crash ...

NCAA Tournament Recap

NCAA Tournament Recap

Zach Stubbs, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015


Filed under News, Sports

This years NCAA Tournament provided fans with excitement, intensity, controversy and fun, all culminating in a wild Championship Game and finish to America’s most beloved Tournament.  The Regular Season also provided us with much entertainment and anticipation, leading up to the NCAA Tournament, or...

Silent Spotify- Why can’t students access the app on campus?

Silent Spotify- Why can’t students access the app on campus?

Hannah Scarborough, Online Editor, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015


Filed under News

After Spotify sent messages telling classroom printers all over campus to print this week, it has been blocked from Amador’s wifi. The frequent, unnecessary printing was wasting significant amounts of paper and ink. Vice Principal Sebastian Bull said that “We blocked Spotify to stop this from...

Fueling Passion- A Rise in Student Activism

Hannah Scarborough, Online Editor, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

As adolescents, we are passionate people. We are constantly learning, constantly changing, constantly becoming different. We are sponges of ideas and knowledge. But all this passion and inspiration must go somewhere. How should high-school students, no matter how old or how high one’s SAT score is,...

Emily Parks, Staff Writer

March 15, 2015


Filed under News

Science is constantly changing and advancing. Scientists have been experimenting with using artificial insemination, using sperm that was frozen then thawed, to develop animals. One of the recent results of artificial insemination is a penguin at Sea World. Dr. O’Brien, the Sea World Reproductive...

PSAT- Worth the wait?

Hannah Scarborough, Online Editor

January 27, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

Students swarmed into the large gym on Thursday,  December 18th in order to retrieve their PSAT scores. The PSAT was taken on October 15th and was available to all grades, but sophomores and juniors were the main participants. Extensive lines kept some students waiting for the entire lunch period. Junior...

Solidarity for France: “We are all Charlie”

Solidarity for France: “We are all Charlie”

Megan Martin, Staff Writer

January 7, 2015


Filed under News

French police officials identified three men as suspects in the deadly attack against the headquarters of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper offices in Paris that shook the nation yesterday, Wednesday, January 7th. This recent attack has resulted in the deaths of 12 people with many more injured. The author...

Grass Stains, Not Blood

Grass Stains, Not Blood

Megan Martin, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014


Filed under News

For the first time, FIFA has plans to allow artificial turf to be used in one of its premiere tournaments, the Women’s World Cup, taking place in Canada next year. Many of the star athletes supposed to take part in that tournament call it discrimination. In the past week, a lawyer representing several...

European Union moving towards sanctions on Israel

European Union moving towards sanctions on Israel

Megan Martin, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014


Filed under News

The European Union is contemplating a variety of measures that would punish Israel for its occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem, according to an internal European Union (EU) document obtained by an Israeli newspaper. Among the measures proposed in the document are sanctions against European...

Ebola in CA- How prepared are we?

Ebola in CA- How prepared are we?

Hannah Scarborough, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014


Filed under News

While the Ebola epidemic seems to be putting the nation in a frenzy, hospitals close to home are preparing for the possible spread of the disease to California. This past month, 2 California residents were tested for Ebola after showing similar symptoms to the deadly disease. The patients tested negative...

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