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Cancer is still wreaking havoc on society

Cancer is still wreaking havoc on society

Yuliana Sanchez, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under World

Cancer is the disease caused by uncontrolled division of abnormal (cells that don't look normal) cells in any part of the body. Cancer can can kill the population fast and unexpectedly. Approximately 1,500 people and 564,800 people annually suffer and/or die from the horrible disease says a report on ...

911 has left us with indelible images in our heads

Xavier Gomez, Staff Writer

January 28, 2017


Filed under World, World

  It's a day that nobody will ever forget. On Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked four planes that hit the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and tried to hit the White House, but failed. Nearly 2,996 died on September 11th and about 254 people were killed on the planes. Also, the Twin Towe...

I am grateful for my traditional Polynesian upbringing

Jadynne Tuileta, Staff Writer

January 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, World, World

The Polynesian culture is an interesting culture. They have many different languages and traditions. They are mostly located on islands such as Hawaii, Samoa, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, and other various islands. Polynesia is very different from any other culture. They don’t do things like how most...

Poverty numbers are alarming

Connie Burgett, Editor-in-Chief

January 28, 2017


Filed under News, World

Poverty, not the everyday sensitive topic for some, but for most, it is an everyday endeavor. Granite Park Junior High is filled with students whose parents are severely impoverished, with around 90% of our school qualifying for free or reduced lunch. Nearly every student here at Granite Park has a ...

Bees are dying, and we can’t live without them

Bees are dying, and we can’t live without them

Malcolm Beverly, Staff Writer

January 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, World

Try to imagine what you think is the most important animal on Earth. This may be surprising, but bees are pretty important to our survival. This is because they pollinate plants, which give us oxygen and more fruits and vegetables. But, bee population is on the decline. The population has gone d...

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