News Brief (Aug. 26 to Sept. 3)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

September 5, 2019

Monday, Aug. 26  -Disney released new footage from “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”, which is set to be released in December.  -This day is recognized as Women’s Equality Day. -Actor Leonardo DiCaprio pledged $5 million to fight Amazon fires. -President Donald Trump suggested 'nuking hurricanes...

News Brief (4/29 to 5/6)

Stephen Heller, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2019

Monday, April 29 -John Singleton, “Boyz n the Hood” director, passed away at 51. Tuesday, April 30 -A shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte left two dead, more injured. Wednesday, May 1 -Millions of bees died after bee hives were set on fire by arsonist. Thursda...

News Brief (4/22 to 4/28)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

April 29, 2019

Monday, April 22 Easter Sunday explosions at multiple churches and hotels rocked Sri Lanka, and the death toll continues to rise. Earth Day is observed on April 22. Tuesday, April 23 Coachella puppy dumpster dumper arrested and charged with animal cruelty. World Book Day is observed April 23. ...

News Brief (4/15 to 4/21)

Desiree Lopez, Reporter

April 22, 2019

Monday, 4/15 The famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris caught on fire. Bill Weld officially announced he is challenging Trump for the GOP nomination in 2020. Tuesday, 4/16 Notre Dame’s golden altar cross was seen glowing as images emerged from inside showing the fire-ravaged cathedral...

Hopes for Houston Sports

Hopes for Houston Sports

Jesse Puente, Reporter

April 15, 2019

Almost two years have passed since Houston faced the excitement of winning a championship, and we are itching for more. Houston sport teams are dreadfully known for doing really good in the regular season but falling short in the playoffs. The teams either suffer from season ending injuries or just...

News Brief (4/2 to 4/8)

Alex Badillo, Reporter

April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 2 Chicago made history as it elected its first black female and first openly gay person as mayor. Former federal prosecutor Lori Lightfoot defeated Toni Preckwinkle in a runoff for Chicago mayor; with over 91 percent of precincts in, Lightfoot led Preckwinkle 73.7 percent to 26.3...

The Internet vs. PETA

April 1, 2019

Google gave tribute to the late “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin on February 22, his 57th birthday, with a Google Doodle that honored him and his legacy as an educator and wildlife advocate. The search engine often honors celebrities by redesigning their logo with a 'doodle' reflecting their work....

News Brief (3/19 to 3/25)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

March 25, 2019

Tuesday, March 19 -A homeless boy won the New York chess championship. -Kentucky preschoolers sang ‘Jesus Loves Me’ as a tornado ripped off the school’s roof. Wednesday, March 20 -Wednesday, March 20, marked the International Day of Happiness, as well as the first day of Spring. -F...

News Brief (3/11 to 3/18)

Haley Brenk, Reporter

March 18, 2019

Monday, March 11 The 11th marked National Napping Day. MRHS students in Orchestra and Choir kicked off their Spring Break in Disney World and New York City, respectively. Tuesday, March 12 Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin and others were indicted in a college admissions bribery case. Th...

News Brief (2/25 to 3/5)

Nina Martinez, Reporter

March 5, 2019

Monday, Feb. 25 The White House is planning to create a working group comprised of specific federal scientists to reconsider the determination that the burning of fossil fuels is bad for the planet, The Washington Post reported. R. Kelly pleads not guilty to all counts of sexual assault. O...

The President’s National Emergency: The government’s response to the declaration

Alex Badillo, Reporter

March 4, 2019

The Democratic House of Representatives, led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, passed a resolution to block President Trump’s executive order on Tuesday, Feb. 26.  The resolution passed by a vote of 245 to 182, with 13 Republicans joining the Democrats to oppose the president. This comes after President...

2020 Presidential Election Expectations

2020 Presidential Election Expectations

Alex Badillo, Reporter

February 28, 2019

As 2020 draws closer, many have already declared their bid to run in the 2020 Presidential Election. Democrats already have a lineup of candidates in the running for the Democratic presidential nominee. As of now, Democrats currently have 14 candidates in the running and on the Republican side only...

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