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Recap: February 8 – 14

Recap: February 8 – 14

Sophie Feinberg, Editor

February 14, 2016

International Affairs Hong Kong police fire warning shots during Mong Kok fishball 'riot' "A government crackdown on illegal street food vendors turned violent in Hong Kong in the early hours of Tuesday morning, as riot police clashed with protesters in the shopping district of Mong Kok. The di...

Cavs Fly Past Falcons

Cavs Fly Past Falcons

Cavan Wilson, Sports Editor

December 10, 2015

On Wednesday, Dec. 2, the Cavalier boys' basketball teams both swept by the Ferguson Falcons. The JV and varsity basketball teams faced off at our very own basketball court at 6 p.m. The JV team played first and won their game 60-50. Afterwards, the varsity team also played and added another 'W' to...

Recap: April 27-May 3

Recap: April 27-May 3

Daniela Quijano, Editor

May 2, 2015

International Affairs Eight drug smugglers executed in Indonesia Eight drug smugglers were executed in Indonesia this past week. Although nine people were to be executed, one of them was spared. The eight people were given a 72 hour warning before they were to be executed by a firing squad. ...

Softball Flies by Ferguson

Softball Flies by Ferguson

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer, Cameryn Padron, Photographer

March 16, 2015

The Cavaliers hit it out of the park the other day when they played against Ferguson in a sweeping game, which ended with a win of 17-3. "We definitely should have been more mentally aware of what was going, on but in the end we pulled through and came out with another district win," senior...

Recap: March 9 – March 15

Recap: March 9 – March 15

Daniela Quijano, Editor

March 14, 2015

International Affairs Mexican tour boat hits whale, leaving Canadian woman dead An inflatable boat hit a whale off the coast of San Lucas killing a 35-year-old Canadian tourist. Two other tourists were also injured. 10 dead in reality TV disaster Ten people died when two helicopters crashed in Ar...

“I Have a Dream.” But Did it Come True?

“I Have a Dream.” But Did it Come True?

Robert DeDonatis, Staff Writer

January 28, 2015

On Jan. 15, 1929, a new era in United States history began; on that day, Martin Luther King Jr. was brought into the world. Throughout his entire life, King fought for equal rights for black Americans. From his "I have a dream speech" to the "March on Washington," his life's work helped ignite...

Was the Case of Michael Brown Racially Motivated?

Was the Case of Michael Brown Racially Motivated?

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer

December 12, 2014

On November 24, 2014 St. Louis officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed 18-year old Michael Brown, was acquitted from his crime. Weeks before this trial, protests raged throughout the streets of St. Louis, Missouri against the police force, claiming that the shooting of Michael Brown was unnecessary...

What Was Gained and Lost In Ferguson, Missouri

What Was Gained and Lost In Ferguson, Missouri

Aliyah Symes, Staff Writer

September 1, 2014

Black and white are two shades in the same spectrum. They blend, like the way that ridiculous ombre hairstyle is supposed to be a gradual change from dark to light. What a spectrum means to me is that we’re all different shades of a single fragment of light, and that makes us equal. To other people,...

Ferguson: War Zone or US City?

Ferguson: War Zone or US City?

Hilda Delgado, Staff Writer

August 27, 2014

The police's militarization has come to a boiling point, and their abuse of power needs to be controlled. Earlier this month, a police officer from the Ferguson police department shot an unarmed, black teenager named Michael Brown. This occurrence sparked riots, violence and plain outrage. Local...

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