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News Brief (3/11 to 3/18)

Haley Brenk, Reporter

March 18, 2019


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

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...

To Do Something or Nothing: The decisions we face in a state of climate change

Jesse Puente, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under News, The World at Large

Animals are going extinct due to humans. We are in the midst of the sixth mass extinction wave in the past 65 billion years. When we think of climate change, we imagine the concept as too large of an issue for us to waste our time dealing with. The reality is a lot of the decisions made daily by...

News Brief (2/25 to 3/5)

Nina Martinez, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

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...

Far Out: New space discoveries unravel the vast unknown

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under News, The World at Large

As we continue to move forward in technology, we continue to move forward in exploring what the universe has to offer. It is true to say we have discovered a very, very, I mean, really very small fraction of the endless universe. The percentage is unknown, but all the stars, planets and galaxies that...

2020 Presidential Election Expectations

2020 Presidential Election Expectations

Alex Badillo, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

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...

The Oscars: A wrap-up of the winners of 2019

The Oscars: A wrap-up of the winners of 2019

Jesse Puente, Reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, The World at Large

The Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars, have come and gone, and the thrill of guessing who’s going to win is also over. The evening started with a brilliant opening performance by Queen and Adam Lambert, performing the songs “We Will Rock You” and “We Are The Champions”. After...

Nayib Bukele: Salvadorans weigh in on the new President

Nayib Bukele: Salvadorans weigh in on the new President

Diego Hernandez, Reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, The World at Large

When the common person thinks of El Salvador, they think of pupusas, the colorful and beautiful culture of its people or the infamous history. However, the image of this country has the potential to be revamped a bit, given the latest result of the Central American country’s presidential election. Nayib...

News Brief (2/12 to 2/19)

Alex Badillo, Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

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 (1/28-2/4)

Desiree Lopez, Reporter

February 5, 2019


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

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...

Freedom Through Violence: Maduro’s Venezuela

Freedom Through Violence: Maduro’s Venezuela

Diego Hernandez, Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under News, The World at Large

As of January 23, 2019, the U.S. President Donald Trump officially recognized Juan Guaido as the interim president of the Republic of Venezuela. Following this, mass protests sprouted throughout Venezuela in support of Guaido. The U.S. recognized this decision, giving way to the possible removal of...

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

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

Alex Badillo, Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

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...

News Brief (Winter Break Wrap-Up)

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

January 14, 2019


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

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,...

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