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Giant Deadly Asian Hornets Spotted in the United States

Asian giant hornets are known for being the largest hornets and have been spotted for the first time in the United States.

Amanda Perez, Staff Writer

May 9, 2020

Spotted this past December in Blaine, WA were two "unusual" hornets. These huge insects were spotted late 2019, and with more investigation, it was declared that they were Asian giant hornets. Hornets are large members of the wasp family and Asian giant hornets are the biggest hornets in the world. They ...

Meat Shortages Predicted Due to Covid-19

Meat shortages are predicted to occur due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

As South Dakota and other major meat-producing states struggle to combat Coronavirus, their factories are being forced to shut down due to the high infection rate amongst its workers. This closing has and will create a food shortage of unknown size, euthanize a large amount of livestock and potentially...

One Direction’s 10th Anniversary Suggests Possible Reunion

Former boyband One Direction is rumored to be planning a reunion for their 10th anniversary.

Annabella Rivera, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

Ever since pop boyband One Direction's break up in 2016, heartbroken fans have long waited for the day they reunite. With July 2020 being the time in which One Direction hits its 10 year anniversary, it has been assumed that a big celebration is in the works. With the help of fans putting together clues...

Stimulus Checks Sent Out to Relieve COVID-19 Pressures

The decline in employment and increasing struggles of businesses during quarantine has forced the U.S. government to take action. Stimulus checks have been sent to citizens as a means of aiding them economically.

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

To slow the spread of COVID-19, many workers have been sent home and businesses have been shut down. Unfortunately, these precautions have resulted in many workers forced to stay home struggling to cover the costs of living without a job. As a response to the needs of the public, the United States government...

Did Ezra Miller Cross A Line?

Ezra Miller at the 2017 Comi-Con discussion panel.

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

April 11, 2020

On April 5, a video of Ezra Miller choking a fan and pinning them to the ground surfaced on Twitter. The incident occurred in Iceland at bar called Prikio Kaffihus that Miller frequently attends. Many were confused as to why Miller acted aggressively. Many sides of the stories have come up since the inc...

Nightmare on Wall Street-Stocks Fall as Cases Rise

A rough week in the United States was felt throughout the investment world.

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

April 8, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the United States, the almost complete closure of businesses has caused the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) to experience its single greatest point loss in history. Other companies in categories such as airliners and restaurant chains suffered heavily, l...

The One Where They Finally Reunited

The Friends cast each posted this flashback on Instagram to announce the upcoming reunion.

Melanie Ozuna, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

'Friends' fans have long been teased with rumors of a reunion. The Central Perk gang is no longer "on a break." After 15 years and innumerable fan requests, HBO Max has decided to launch a reunion in May 2020. The Emmy-winning sitcom, which ran from 1994 to 2004 on NBC, will air on the original soundsta...

Pandemic of the Decade: Coronavirus

Sophomore Abigail Colodner was required to wear a mask in the airport during her flight to New York this past month.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

As statements about the Coronavirus, COVID -19, rapidly spread through the media, many concerned people have taken extreme measures to ensure that their health is not jeopardized. According to scientific research, the virus is highly contagious only needing a minimal amount of exposure to contract ...

The Oscars: A Night of Awards

The Oscars: A Night of Awards

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

On Sunday, Feb.9, the 92nd Oscar Awards were held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The night consisted of nominated movies and actors winning a variety of awards from 20 categories, including Best Supporting Actress, Sound Editing and Original Screenplay. Taking advantage of the large audience, a few ...

Australian Fires: What Is Happening?

About 12 million acres of land has burned due to the fires.

Emma Garcia, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

In September 2019, Australia experienced a set of deadly fires in New South Wales and Queensland, which soon began to spread all throughout the continent and continue to do so.  These tragic fires have caused the death of 480 million animals, the death of 25 people, burned over 2,000 homes and damaged 12 million acres of land. To make matters worse, the quality of air is very poor due to the smoke and fire. ...

Florida Minimum Wage Set to Increase for Third Consecutive year

The increase in minimum wage will affect high schoolers who work to help their families afford the high cost of living in Miami.

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

On Jan. 1, 2020, the minimum wage in Florida is set to increase again. This is the third consecutive year that growth has been experienced, and it may continue as a proposal to increase the minimum wage to fifteen dollars by 2026 to be voted upon next year. An increase in wages is often a heavily...

Chaos in Colombia and How It Is Affecting Students and Their Families

After ongoing political issues , CavsConnect gives insight on the Colombian student body and how the conflict are affecting them and their families.

Maria Puyana, Staff Writer

December 15, 2019

After the presidential election on May 27, 2018, President Iván Duque Márquez has been attempting to apply laws that violate the human rights of Colombian citizens, inciting protests that have become increasingly violent and dangerous. For decades, Colombian citizens have been struggling with a lac...

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