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...

Rodeo Season Is Here

Rodeo Season Is Here

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

February 22, 2019

For many Houstonians, March is a favorite time of year. It is when rodeo season starts, and Rodeo Houston is huge in Space City. Rodeo Houston has everything for all ages: shops on top of shops for those country and rustic buyers and a carnival with arcade games that anyone can enjoy. The rodeo itself...

News Brief (2/12 to 2/19)

Alex Badillo, Reporter

February 20, 2019

Tuesday (2/12) Notorious drug kingpin, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, is found guilty for running a criminal enterprise and the Sinaloa drug cartel, a large cartel that brought large amounts of drugs into the US. The drug kingpin was found guilty for a total of 10 counts and is sentenced to life...

News Brief (Feb. 5 to Feb. 11)

Haley Brenk, Reporter

February 11, 2019

Tuesday, Feb. 5 Modern Family is ending after season 11. Trump's inaugural committee ordered to hand over documents to federal investigators. Wednesday, Feb. 6 Earth experienced one of the warmest years on record in 2018. Women sent a political message by wearing white to Trump's State o...

State of the Union Address

State of the Union Address

Alex Badillo, Reporter

February 7, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, President Trump finally gave his State of the Union Address, after the speech was delayed for two weeks due to the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. Hours before the speech, much speculation occurred over what topics and issues the president would address in his speech...

News Brief (1/28-2/4)

Desiree Lopez, Reporter

February 5, 2019

Monday, Jan.28 The man accused of killing five people in weekend shootings in Louisiana was arrested. Tensions remain high after the government reopens for the first time in several weeks. Services will be funded until Feb. 15. Tuesday, Jan. 29 MRHS Boys Basketball defeated Cinco Ran...

The Shutdown: The government reopens, but what’s next?

The Shutdown: The government reopens, but what’s next?

Alex Badillo, Reporter

February 1, 2019

As of Monday, Jan. 25, the government finally reopened after going through the longest government shutdown in our nation’s history. Throughout the government shutdown there seemed to be no end in sight as the Democrats of the House and the Republicans of the Senate were unable to reach a compromise...

The Shutdown: Breaking down the longest government shutdown in U.S. history

The Shutdown: Breaking down the longest government shutdown in U.S. history

Alex Badillo, Reporter

January 17, 2019

Today marks the twenty-sixth day of the government shutdown. The partial government shutdown began on Saturday, Dec. 22, after representatives in Congress and the president were unable to come to a resolution over the funding of President Donald Trump’s southern border wall. President Trump had...

News Brief (Winter Break Wrap-Up)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

January 14, 2019

Saturday, December 22 -Government shut down for the third time in a year. Sunday, December 23 -New Jersey wrestling referee banned from officiating district matches after forcing high school athlete to cut dreadlocks. -More than 42 killed when tsunami hit beaches in Indonesia. Tuesday,...

The Cost of Christmas: The environmental impact of the holiday season

The Cost of Christmas: The environmental impact of the holiday season

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

December 11, 2018

The holiday season fills our hearts with joy, but it also fills the world with waste. Christmas is the most wasteful time of year. While we are wrapping our gifts in gorgeous paper and continuing traditions with our decorated trees, the population is hurting the environment; one ornament at time. The...

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