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News Flash

News Flash

Konnor Woodburn, Editor in Chief

October 13, 2017


Filed under News

The world is constantly changing, and new things are always happening. These next few events are some of the things you need to be aware of right now.

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Crime Rates During Halloween

Crime Rates During Halloween

Baylee Vogler, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

When you think of Halloween it probably brings back memories of costumes, games and your parents who suspiciously didn’t know where all of your candy went. However, Halloween is also gaining a reputation for raised crime rates during the holiday.

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Syria Crisis

Syria Crisis

Jessie Melton and Ana Ramos

May 17, 2017


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In recent years Syria has been in and out of the news constantly as refugees pour into Europe and the U.S by the thousands.

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Homeless Shelters

Homeless Shelters

Gracie Schoell, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


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Because of protests by the residents of Sugarhouse and Draper, city and government officials have agreed to change the location and number of homeless shelters being built.  

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Budget Cuts for the Art Department

Budget Cuts for the Art Department

Britney Chen, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under News

In President Trump’s first proposed budget, he called for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities and a one hundred percent cut for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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Trump Administration and Ties to Russia

Trump Administration and Ties to Russia

Jessie Melton, Online Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under News

The first months of the Trump Administration have been full of allegations that link Trump, his campaign, and now his administration to corruption linked to Russia. In December the CIA was able to draw conclusions about the hacking of GOP offices before the election and Democratic National Convention...

Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

Jessie Melton, Online Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under News

On the night of Tuesday, January 31 President Donald Trump announced his nomination pick for the late Justice Scalia’s vacant seat on the Supreme Court bench, Judge Neil Gorsuch.

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Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Effects of Sleep Deprivation

Gracie Schoell, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


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According to the National Sleep Foundation, 87 percent of high school students get less than eight hours of sleep per night.  The consequences of lacking sleep are severe: your chance of getting depression increases, you are more likely to suffer from anxiety, you are in more danger when you drive,...

Lunch Ladies

Abby Anderson

March 28, 2017


Filed under Features, News

Lunch would not be the same without our amazing Bingham High lunch ladies. sophomores all the way to seniors get to see these ladies in action every day while they get their school lunch. Being greeted with a smile and a warm plate of food is amazing while you are pushing through another day of school. Many...

Utah Weather

Utah Weather

Becky Weber, Artist

March 28, 2017


Filed under News

The Utah weather, notorious for granting its citizens a bite out of all four of the seasons, gave us a good whiplash between spring and winter. February gave us incredibly warm weather for still, technically, being winter. Utah was gifted with highs in the 60's, melting the snow off the ground and...

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