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Deadly Las Vegas Shooting

Deadly Las Vegas Shooting

Sydney Hofstetter, Copy Editor

Tragedy struck Las Vegas when a lone gunman began a rapid-fire barrage from his hotel room overlooking a Jason Aldean concert. The gunman took the lives of 58 people and injured 527. Because the death toll has risen over the last few days, it is now the deadliest mass shooting in American history. Many deaths occurred because the venue was packed with 22,000 people, creating a dangerous stampede after the gunfire...

Apple Sets a New Standard

Apple Sets a New Standard

Caitlin Fleming, Layout Editor

On September 12, Apple released information for the first time ever at the new Steve Jobs Theater. At the Apple Special Event they released the Apple Watch Series 3, watchOS 4, Apple TV 4K, IOS 11, iPhone 8 and the much anticipated iPhone X.

Taking a Stand by Taking a Knee

Taking a Stand by Taking a Knee

Brooke Wood, Staff Writer

The NFL had an eventful opening to its season, as players from multiple teams have chosen to kneel or sit as a sign of protest during the National Anthem. The players’ actions resulted in a great amount of backlash, but have also gained a tremendous amount of support. All those against the kneeling are claiming that it is disrespectful, but when has kneeling become a sign of disrespect? When a player is injured during a game, other players kneel to show...

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Sydney Hofstetter
Sydney Hofstetter

Copy Editor/Staff Writer

Sydney Hofstetter is a senior at St. Dominic High School. She is involved in CRU, Pro-life Club and is the treasurer of French Club. She is always out on the golf course, but also finds time for her favorite action movies and loves to hang out with family and friends. Some of her accomplishments include watching her mom skydive...

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60-Second-Spotlight

60-Second-Spotlight

Rose Stout, Staff Writer

"Week Without You" Miley Cyrus surprised her fans with a new breakup song. The big change? Miley has gone back to her country roots. Cyrus has not completely sprung back to folk, but her new song has a classic country twang. In the song "Week Without You," Cyrus expresses how happy she would be with just a w...

October 5, 2017

Riverdale: Not Just Another Teen Drama

Riverdale: Not Just Another Teen Drama

Rose Stout, Staff Writer

Riverdale stole the hearts of many drama-hungry teens when it debuted in January 2017. The thirteen episode season ended in the blink of an eye, leaving many fans wanting more. Betty and Veronica fans alike are waiting in agony for the next season, airing October 11 on the CW. Warning: spoilers ahead. The series b...

October 5, 2017

Is Friday the 13th Really Unlucky?

Is Friday the 13th Really Unlucky?

Alexandra Slaid, Staff Writer

If you ever feel the need to terrorize people on a specific day for the rest of eternity, simply associate random bad-luck and mediocre horror films with the date of your choice. Take it easy ladies and gentlemen; it seems like Friday the 13th may not be so unlucky after all. In order to survive this dreaded...

October 5, 2017

Five Must-See Fall Flicks

Five Must-See Fall Flicks

Connor Sinnard, Staff Writer

With fall approaching, there is a lot to be excited for: Halloween, chilly weather and new movies. With hundreds of movies set to release in the coming months, here are five promising fall flicks that can’t be missed! Happy Death-Day Horror fans have been heavily anticipating this spine-chilling thril...

October 5, 2017

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