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2019 SENIOR SHOUTOUTS!!!!

2019 SENIOR SHOUTOUTS!!!!

May 15, 2019


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To: All my teachers and friends From: Dwayne Slavin Message: You guys are my family because even though we didn't know each other, we are not just classmates, we are family, go Cougars! To: All the coaches From: Chris Lochhead Message: We love you and appreciate all that you do! CPOD! To: All...

Six Car Crane Crash

Six Car Crane Crash

Samantha Crowson, Cougar Tales and Feature Editor

May 2, 2019


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A story that sounds like an irrational fear hit the news on Saturday April 27th, when a crane fell and killed four people. During the construction of the new Google campus in Seattle, Washington, the crane began to lean  (as shown in a dash-cam video below) before it came tumbling down with two iron...

Is This Whale a Russian Spy?

Is This Whale a Russian Spy?

Azalia Munoz, Senior Spotlight Editor

May 1, 2019


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In Copenhagen, Denmark locals found a peculiar mammal with something interesting harnessed to him. A beluga whale that is  extremely tamed was wearing a harness, suggesting that it had connections to the Russian military. Locals were so enamored by the whale that they befriended the whale, playing ga...

Former VP Making A Play for President

Former VP Making A Play for President

Emma Walrath, Headline News Editor

May 1, 2019


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Former Obama era Vice President, Joe Biden, officially announced his 2020 presidential candidacy after months of anticipation on April 25th 2019. Although he had only hinted towards a run previously, he was the front runner for most democratic voters even though 22 democrats have announced before him. However he does stand out because just 24 hours after hi...

Woman Dies Protecting Rabbi During Synagogue Shooting

Woman Dies Protecting Rabbi During Synagogue Shooting

Ariela, Fresh Face Editor

May 1, 2019


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Another hate filled gunman open fired in a place of worship, this time at a synagogue in Poway, California. A 60-year-old woman died after she stepped between the gunman and the rabbi, saving his life. The victim, Lori Kaye, was at the synagogue to pray for her mother on the final day of Passover. The rab...

Columbine School Shooting Obsessed Teen Most Likely Committed Suicide

Columbine School Shooting Obsessed Teen Most Likely Committed Suicide

Nathalia Valdez, Social Media & Communications

April 29, 2019


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Sol Pais, an 18-year-old from Miami, Florida was "infatuated" with the Columbine School Shooting that occurred April, 20, 1999. The teen flew from Miami to Denver and purchased a gun. Sol's parents later informed police of her disappearance and about her Columbine obsession. Miami FBI agents call their...

Free Summer Gym Memberships for Teenagers

Free Summer Gym Memberships for Teenagers

Alyssa Urff, Sahuaro News Editor

April 29, 2019


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Planet Fitness is offering free gym memberships to all 15-18 year olds this summer in Tucson! From May 15th to September 1st, teens are invited to participate in their Summer Challenge. The "Teen Summer Challenge" is Planet Fitness's effort to try and encourage teens and youth to exercise and be active. They have five locations around ...

Is The Ice Age Coming Back??

Is The Ice Age Coming Back??

Caleb Pendleton, Op-Ed Editor

April 25, 2019


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Scientists are blown away by a jaw-dropping discovery in April of 2019. After sighting a Black Hole, landing a rover on Mars, along with a ton of other global accomplishments in 2019, a 40,000 year old Foul was found in the Permafrost in Siberia's Batagaika Crater also known as the "Door way to The Underworld"....

Tips You Haven’t Heard About Surviving School Shootings

Tips You Haven’t Heard About Surviving School Shootings

Emma Walrath, Headline News Editor

April 25, 2019


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Twenty years since the shocking Columbine shooting, school shootings have become a mundane part of the news in Americans' lives. There are safety steps that have become almost cliche like getting under your desk, turning off the lights, and locking the door. More than half of the time, school shooters...

First the Snap Map, Now the JUUL Map?

First the Snap Map, Now the JUUL Map?

Alyssa Urff, Sahuaro News Editor

April 25, 2019


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On popular social media apps, you can often see someone's location like on the snap map from Snapchat, but now it's getting taken further. No, there is not a literal map where someone can find you based on the last time you hit a JUUL, but there is now a system that tracks JUULs in hopes of catching underage users. JUUL labs ha...

New Ukrainian President is a Jewish Comedian

New Ukrainian President is a Jewish Comedian

Brandon Barr, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019


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The Ukraine has a new president, comedian Volodymyr Zelensky.  He won in a landslide victory. To make it even more interesting, he has no political experience. Zelensky won the election with a margin of 73.13% compared to the incumbents 24.5% of the vote. Zelensky will be the Ukraine's first Jewish lea...

Woman Wakes Up After 27 Years in a Coma

Woman Wakes Up After 27 Years in a Coma

Jocelyn Reeder, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2019


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Munira Abdulla, who was aged 32 at the time of her accident, suffered a severe brain injury after the car she was travelling in collided with a bus on the way home from picking up her son from school. Omar Webair, who was then just four years old, was sitting in the back of the vehicle with her, but w...

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