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Innocent girl assaulted by peers

Innocent girl assaulted by peers

Mikiah Lunt, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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A video was posted on Facebook showing that boys were watching a teen beat up another girl. The video has been shared at least eleven thousand times and has about 2,000 comments. As of 9 am, there was no active case, but several agencies throughout the valley were investigating, according to Salt Lake polic...

17 die in brutal high school massacre

17 die in brutal high school massacre

McKenzie Hancock

February 15, 2018


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Yesterday, on valentines day, a heavily armed man broke into his former high school of Parkland, Florida, injuring and killing 17 administrators, teachers, and mortified students. The gunman, armed with a semiautomatic AR-15 opened fire on students and teachers inside and outside the campus of Douglas...

Social media can make some anti-social

Social media can make some anti-social

Monserrat Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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Social Media is a big thing, we use social media all the time. It can be a good thing and a bad thing. Social Media is where people can interact with others, and post pictures, and statements, 94 percent of teens who go online using a mobile device do so daily. Teens use multiple social platforms. Face...

Is your music giving you a hearing condition?

Is your music giving you a hearing condition?

Kaydence Mallon, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


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If you can hear a ring or buzz in your ear you may have condition called tinnitus. This condition is caused by listening to music at a high or intense volume. Research states that 30% of teens have this condition, and the percentage is rising. If you have ever shot a gun without ear protection and hear...

Toys R Us closing stores due to bankruptcy

Toys R Us closing stores due to bankruptcy

Mikiah Lunt, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


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Toys R Us are going out of business. This will happen Tuesday. They're closing this many because of bankruptcy. Despite the large amount of Toys R Us going out of business, this is only about 20 percent of the whole company. Two of them are in Salt Lake City UT.  This will not affect Toys R Us the...

A cloudy start for 2018

A cloudy start for 2018

Anahy Sanchez, Staff Writer

January 8, 2018


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With 2017 finally over I’m sure we’re all ready to leave 2017 behind and start 2018 with an open mind, but the one thing I know 2018 will bring is Congress' opinion on what to do now that DACA is over. Donald Trump has given Congress until March 5, 2018 to decide what to do. Considering that most of...

Trump aggravated by fire at Trump Towers

Trump aggravated by fire at Trump Towers

Mikiah Lunt, Staff Writer

January 8, 2018


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On January 8, 2018, Trump Tower was set on fire. The police got a call at 7 AM saying that Trump Tower was set on fire. There have been no injuries or evacuations.  President Trump was not at Trump Tower. The fire was on top of the roof, on the heating and cooling unit. At about 7:28 AM, two injuries happened, one...

Trump reduces Bears Ears

Trump reduces Bears Ears

Galilea Brewer, Staff Writer

January 3, 2018


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Bears Ears was 1.35 million acres, and now it is only 201,876 acres. Grand Staircase Escalante was 1.86 million acres, however it is now 1 million acres. President Trump removed 85% of Bears Ears and almost 46% of Grand Staircase Escalante. Also, no president has ever tried to reduce a monument crea...

Wealthy to receive an early Christmas gift in Trump’s historic tax bill

Wealthy to receive an early Christmas gift in Trump’s historic tax bill

Samantha Morales, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


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According to NBC News and Ali Vitali, “Trump said the “Historic” bill would be an “incredible Christmas gift for hard working Americans” and touted the lower corporate rate that he says will keep businesses in the country.” Trump promises to gift all American people a “Giant tax cut”...

Is depression getting in the way of your happiness?

Is depression getting in the way of your happiness?

Katie Legg, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


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Depression is not wanting to do anything or it can even make you sad. It can ruin your happiness in the day, afternoon, or at night. It makes you feel hopeless, worthless and helpless. You feel like you don’t belong here. You feel like you should be gone. You feel so empty. You have a hard time foc...

Teenagers entranced by middle school dating

Teenagers entranced by middle school dating

Monserrat Hernandez and Kaydence Mallon

December 4, 2017


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Granite Park Romance.  We interviewed two boys and two girls from both 7th and 8th grade to get their opinion about dating in Jr. High. We also got opinions from some teachers and the principal of Granite Park Jr. High. Relationships have different meanings, it could mean friendships, dating, or bonds....

DREAMers have officially gotten a “Wake up” call

DREAMers have officially gotten a “Wake up” call

Samantha Morales, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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Donald Trump has “No second thoughts about ending DACA,”according to Adam Kelsey... this is a big problem to all citizens. DACA is based on undocumented children, who came to the U.S when they are very young, and if they're under the age of 16 and they go to school, and have a high school diploma ...

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