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Record-Breaking Pregnant Python Killed

Record-Breaking Pregnant Python Killed

Samantha Crowson, Cougar Tales and Feature Editor

April 11, 2019


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When you think of giant snakes, usually the Amazon or Malaysia are places that come to mind were you might find one, but little did we know, the biggest one would be found right here in the  United States. In the Florida Everglades, scientists studying the wildlife in the Big Cypress National Preserve,...

8-Year-Old’s Amazing Chess Story

8-Year-Old’s Amazing Chess Story

Denise Najera, Sports Recorder

April 11, 2019


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An eight-year-old little boy has won it all. Tanitoluwa Adewumi, a Nigerian refugee, is this year's New York State Chess Championship winner, but that's just half of what makes his story truly amazing. Adewumi currently lives in a homeless shelter in Manhattan.  Tani’s family fled northern Ni...

Brian Michael Rini Fakes Being Missing Boy to FBI

Brian Michael Rini Fakes Being Missing Boy to FBI

Caleb Pendleton, Op-Ed Editor

April 11, 2019


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Ohio man, Brian Michael Rini, age 23, was charged with a federal crime after his claim of being Timmothy Pitzen, a boy missing since 2011, proved to be false.  Rini was DNA tested on April 4th, later to be found guilty about claiming he was the 2011 missing Timmothy Pitzen, who disappeared when he was...

Family Of Eight “Murder Suicide”

Family Of Eight “Murder Suicide”

Jamie Beck, Fine Arts/Slideshow editor

April 11, 2019


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A tragic "murder suicide" of a family of eight was committed on March 26th, 2019. The family consisted of a female couple and six adopted children ranging in age from 12 to 19. Before the suicide, investigators found that the couple had been accused of child abuse multiple times. Sarah Hart, one of t...

Tired of Horrible News? Read On For Some “Feel-Good” Stories

Tired of Horrible News? Read On For Some “Feel-Good” Stories

Emma Walrath, Headline News Editor

April 11, 2019


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It seems like news today is only focused on the negative things in the world, it can put people in a really bad mood. There has to be good things going on in the world, right? Well, there are and the stories are here in small digestible bites to layer in between all the horrible things going on. A w...

3 Foods That Kill

3 Foods That Kill

Jordan Myers, Entertainment Editor

April 11, 2019


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On July 9th, 1850, Zachary Taylor, the 12th president of The United States died unexpectedly, four days after consuming cherries and milk. The president died of gastroenteritis caused by the highly acidic cherries combined with fresh milk. This probably isn't a snack/meal you have thought about preparing....

Whoopi Goldberg Launches Line of Marijuana Products for Period Pain

Whoopi Goldberg Launches Line of Marijuana Products for Period Pain

Azalia Munoz, Senior Spotlight Editor

April 11, 2019


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Iconic Actress Whoopi Goldberg has created 'Whoopi & Maya' - a marijuana-infused company that helps with menstrual pain along with other pain related symptoms. She teamed up with California-based marijuana expert Maya Elisabeth. Since marijuana is only fully legal in a few states both for medicinal + recreational use, this means that the products are only ava...

Weekly Announcements for April 8th – April 12th

Weekly Announcements for April 8th – April 12th

Caleb Pendleton, Op-Ed Editor

April 8, 2019


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Positive quote of the day: “What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.” Chuck Grassley Cougar Flash Hello Cougars- We are winding down our Spring Sports Season.  Come out to some games and cheer on...

Warming Mount Everest Uncovers Frozen Bodies

Warming Mount Everest Uncovers Frozen Bodies

Nathalia Valdez, Social Media & Communications

April 4, 2019


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There have been 5,000 successful climbs to the top of Mount Everest, unfortunately over 300 people have died in the attempt of reaching the top or going back down. Most of these bodies are never found due to intense weather, leaving the bodies lost under all the snow. Most of the dead bodies are turning up at the Khumbu Icefall, one of the ...

Mueller Report Complete

Mueller Report Complete

Emma Walrath, Headline News Editor

April 4, 2019


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After 22 months of investigation by independent counsel Robert Mueller III has been investigating the possible role of Russian interference on the 2016 presidential election. Trump has been consistently preaching, “NO COLLUSION,” and he was correct. The report was released to the Attorney Gene...

New Zealand Fights Back Against Mass Shooting

New Zealand Fights Back Against Mass Shooting

Samantha Crowson, Cougar Tales and Feature Editor

April 4, 2019


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The world suffered another great tragedy due to 2 consecutive mass shooting in New Zealand on March 15th (Al Noor Mosque in Riccarton at 1:40 pm, and at the Linwood Islamic Centre at 1:55 pm). 50 people were killed and over 50 reported injured from this attack. The man responsible was reportedly a part...

ISIS Defeated, Declaring Total Victory in Syria

ISIS Defeated, Declaring Total Victory in Syria

Jocelyn Reeder, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2019


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The U.S, Kurdish, and Arab soldiers in Syria declared victory over Islamic State on Saturday, March 16th. "Syrian Democratic Forces declare total elimination of so-called caliphate and 100% territorial defeat of ISIS. On this unique day, we commemorate thousands of martyrs whose efforts made the victo...

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