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News Brief (11/5 to 11/12)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday, 11/5 -Facebook stopped the Trump campaign from running an anti-immigration commercial as an ad on the site for violating their advertising policy against sensational content. The decision was made shortly after NBC and Fox News said they would stop airing the ad across their networks. -Th...

Midterm Elections 2018: A wrap-up of wins and losses

Midterm Elections 2018: A wrap-up of wins and losses

Lauren Duhon, Adviser

November 7, 2018


Filed under Local news, News

The 2018 Midterm Elections were nothing shy of historic. Across the nation, states saw record-breaking voter turnout, including in Texas. The Lone Star State typically falls behind the rest of the nation in voter turnout, but this election season Texas had more voters turn out to the polls than the...

News Brief (10/29 to 11/4)

Laura Perich, Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday, 10/29: The name of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims were released as the community mourns. Lion Air jet crashed with 189 on board. Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil presidency English soccer team's billionaire owner among 5 killed in helicopter crash. The Boston...

News Brief (10/23 to 10/29)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Local news, News

Tuesday, 10/23: Early voting numbers from several key battleground states now show Republican voters turning out in far greater numbers than Democratic ones, signaling an initial GOP surge that may dull the prospects of a so-called "blue wave" on Nov. 6. Morton Ranch High School band was awarded...

News Brief (10/15 to 10/22)

Alex Badillo, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday (10/15) Death of Microsoft Co-Founder, Paul Allen - Billionaire and Co-Founder of Microsoft Paul Allen passed away on Monday, Oct.15, after leaving a profound mark on the world. He will be dearly missed, especially by his closest friend Bill Gates, the Founder of Microsoft. Meghan Markle and Princ...

News Brief (10/1 to 10/6)

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

10/1 FAFSA opened for seniors to apply for federal aid. Scholarships, grants, loans and more are available to students seeking higher education and to those who qualify. 10/2 An international trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada was reached but still has some time before ...

Voting 101

Voting 101

Katherine Nolasco, Reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News

Voting Registration 101 The deadline to register to vote is quickly approaching on Oct. 9, and many seniors are legally eligible to vote in the upcoming Nov. 6 midterm election. Texas, the state with the second largest population in the nation, ranks dead last in voter turnout across the board...

News Brief (9/24 to 9/29)

Jerica Paglinawan, Online Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News

9/24 The first ever bullet train from Hong-Kong to China opened up on Monday, Sept. 24, which cut a 2-hour travel time to approximately 47 minutes A new law passed in California regulating plastic straws. It’s outcome or even potential impact to the environment and people who reside in the stat...

News Brief (9/11 to 9/17)

Laura Perich, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

9/11 U.S. residents honored the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, as well as the Flight 93 plane crash. Hurricane Florence prompts evacuations in Virginia and the Carolinas. 9/12 The Carolinas and other Southeastern areas prepared for Hurrica...

100 Years of Katy ISD

100 Years of Katy ISD

Lauren Duhon, Adviser

September 14, 2018


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News

The legacy of Katy ISD stems from the 100-year history of the school district and the traditions of the community itself, and 2019 marks that centennial anniversary. Schools have been in the area since the 1800s, but the school district that we all know today began with a vote in 1918, and then on...

Reflecting On Harvey: One Year Later

Reflecting On Harvey: One Year Later

Kayley Swedlund and Gracie Hernandez, Reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Local news, News

Just more than one year ago, Houston experienced one of the most catastrophic hurricanes recorded in U.S. history. We received approximately 52 inches of rain within two weeks, and Houston and surrounding areas lost more than 100,000 homes with a total of 13 million people affected. It is estimated...

News Brief (8/26 to 9/4)

Alex Badillo, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Local news, News

News Brief (8/26 to 9/4) Sunday (8/26) A mass shooting at a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., ended with the death of three participants, including the gunman. Participants were competing in Madden, a popular football video game. Thursday (8/30) The effects of Hurricane Maria linger...

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