Texas schools allow corporal punishment

Mariah Haynes, Reporter

November 7, 2012

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According to Fox News, fifteen-year-old Texas teenager Taylor Santos was spanked by her male vice principal for allegedly getting caught letting another classmate copy her work. Vice Principal Kirt Shaw of Springtown, Texas, disciplined...

Varsity kicks up heat

Varsity kicks up heat

October 2, 2012

Suicide bomber attacks Afghanistan

Julia Wells, Reporter

May 29, 2012

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A suicide bomber from the Taliban attacked Afghanistan’s capital on Wednesday, May 2, shortly after President Obama left.  The housing compound was attacked via car bomb and assailants disguised as women.  The attack killed...

Obama announces return of soldiers

Jessie Lynch, Reporter

May 14, 2012

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At 7:30 p.m. on May 1, President Barack Obama addressed the nation from Afghanistan at the end of his surprise visit there. Whether it was intentional or not, his address fell on the anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death in...

Big brother strikes again

K'Leigh Carroll, Reporter

May 10, 2012

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Once again, the government has covertly proposed a new internet law that threatens our internet freedom and privacy. On Thursday, April 26, the House of Representatives passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CI...

Scandal in Secret Service made public

Jessie Lynch, Reporter

May 1, 2012

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The Secret Service is supposed to be, well, secret. But lately, it’s been anything but. After a scandal in Colombia, the Secret Service has encountered a loss of jobs and loss of credibility thanks to a few agents who made unprofessional...

Obama signs Indefinite Detention bill

K'Leigh Carroll, Reporter

January 23, 2012

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On New Year’s Eve, President Barack Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act. This bill states how the military is to be funded but also states various provisions on arresting and holding suspected terrorists under ...

Horses slaughtered for food

Ashleigh Jones, Reporter

January 4, 2012

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In the media, shows, and movies, horses are portrayed as best friends, transportation, and sometimes even saviors. Like in the movie Flicka, where the horse is not only her best friend and pet, she is also what saves her from...

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