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Two School Attacks in Texas

Two School Attacks in Texas

Jacob Hernandez, Reporter
May 2, 2017
Filed under Last Week Today, News

This weekend there have been two fatal attacks in two different Texas schools. The first attack was Monday afternoon at the University of Texas in Austin. One person was killed and three others were injured in a knife attack. The suspect in custody is Kendrex J. White, who appears to be a student...

First NWFD Drowning of 2017

First NWFD Drowning of 2017

Samantha Valdez, Reporter
May 2, 2017
Filed under Last Week Today, News

On April 26th, a two year old girl was found dead in a pool on the Northwest side of town. According to reports,, the girl's mother called 911 just before 7 p.m. and said her child was not breathing. She had found her daughter floating in the pool and tried to revive her with CPR. When paramedics arrived...

Pakistani Citizens Are in Uproar Over Blasphemy Laws

Pakistani Citizens Are in Uproar Over Blasphemy Laws

Yusuf Rahman, News Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under News

On April 13, 2017, Mashal Khan was publicly lynched by a mob in Mardan, Pakistan. Khan was known for his outspokenness about controversial matters, as well as his criticism of his university. Pakistan has incredibly strict speech laws in Pakistan, many people hated his speech, and as a result, those...

Monitor Can Pick Up Pain in Baby’s Brain

Monitor Can Pick Up Pain in Baby’s Brain

Haydee Pedersoli, Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under News

Researchers have found a way to figure out if an infant is in pain. An electrode (conductor through which electricity enters or leaves an object) that is placed on the soft part of a baby's head can measure a baby's pain. Understanding pain is very important in babies since they can not talk, which makes...

Asian American Students in TUSD Get Recognized

Asian American Students in TUSD Get Recognized

Yusuf Rahman, News Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under News

On Monday night, April 24, Asian Pacific Americans Student Services hosted a ceremony recognizing Asian students for their academics, attendance, fine arts, and sports. The program took place at the Catalina High School Auditorium, and the awards were given to students of various schools throughout...

Suffer From Headaches? Here’s Why

Suffer From Headaches? Here’s Why

Yusuf Rahman, News Editor
April 26, 2017
Filed under News

Ever wake up in the morning with a terrible headache? For most, this may be a rare occurrence, but for some, this may be a very common one. Around 37 million, or 13 percent of adults in the U.S. population have migraines, and of those people, 2-3 million have chronic migraines. Many people find headaches...

The Death of the Great Barrier Reef is Upon Us

The Death of the Great Barrier Reef is Upon Us

Autumn Fatovich, News Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under News

The Great Barrier Reef in Australia has begun breaking down and continues to die. It is known that the alarming rate of decline in the habitat and coral reef has been happening for the past 27 years. In 2016 half of the Barrier Reef was dead or dying due to bleaching of the coral. Now more than two thirds...

Pueblo + Xanax

Pueblo + Xanax

Lily Merritt, Opinion Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under News

Nearly two weeks ago, seven students were taken to the hospital from the Pueblo High School campus after each taking Xanax. Xanax is a prescription medication for those who suffer with chemical imbalances leading to anxiety. It is also one of the most addictive drugs in the prescription medication industry,...

2016 in Arizona Marked 20 Year High in Pedestrian Death Rates.

2016 in Arizona Marked 20 Year High in Pedestrian Death Rates.

Samantha Crowson, reporter
April 19, 2017
Filed under News

Total traffic fatalities in the US fell by nearly 18 percent from 2006 to 2015, pedestrian fatalities rose by 12 percent during the same ten year period, and in Arizona its worse. "From January through June 2016, there were 2,600 pedestrian fatalities" in Arizona, a vast increase compared to almost...

Shooting at La Encantada Leaves 2 Dead and 1 Wounded

Shooting at La Encantada Leaves 2 Dead and 1 Wounded

Lily Merritt
April 19, 2017
Filed under Last Week Today, News

Friday night, April 14, sixty-year-old Tucson Fire Captain, Frederick Bair, walked into the Firebirds Wood Fire Grill with a loaded gun and shot Eliot Cobb, just before shooting himself. The attack wasn't made at random, Cobb, 65, was a friend of his Bair's ex-wife, Mary Jo, whom he had suspected she...

Sahuaro’s Theatre Puts On Final Performance Of The Year

Sahuaro’s Theatre Puts On Final Performance Of The Year

Nora Thompson, Cougart Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On April 20th-22nd, Sahuaro's drama department will be putting on their third and final show of the school year - "The Unusual Suspects" which is essentially Mission Impossible meets the Breakfast Club. It follows four students on their quest to take down their evil principal, it also involves vicious...

World News: Egypt’s State of Emergency

World News: Egypt’s State of Emergency

Mekayla Phan, Features Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under News

After the Palm Sunday terrorist attacks on Coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria, Egypt has declared itself in a state of emergency. The two separate suicide bombings, which the Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for, killed 49 people and injured over 100 churchgoers. This event has been one...

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