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Australia Fires are Becoming Worse, but Crisis Pulls Community Together

Alyssa Chang and Lauren Guss

January 24, 2020

   In mid December of 2019, ravaging bushfires began to blaze all over Australia. New South Wales has been hit the worst so far. 4.9 million hectares have burned throughout this province, a size larger than the area of Denmark. In total, approximately 15 million acres have burned across Australia, w...

U.S. airstrike killed Iran general at Baghdad International Airport

U.S. airstrike killed Iran general at Baghdad International Airport

Reya Mehta, Staff Writer

January 17, 2020

   On Jan. 3, the U.S. killed General Qassem Soleimani at Baghdad International Airport by drone strike. Soleimani was a commander of Iran's military in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and the Middle East.    The deputy of the Popular Mobilization Units militia, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, was killed along wi...

Greta Thunberg: The Voice of a Generation

Greta Thunberg: The Voice of a Generation

Quynn Lubs, Editorials Editor

December 16, 2019

   “Skolstrejk fӧr Klimatet:” climate strike.    A simple message on a cardboard sign, and Greta Thunberg was able to alter the course of our planet.    As a Swedish climate activist who has addressed the United States Congress and the United Nations and has inspired the largest glo...

Russia Banned From International Sports for Four Years

Russia Banned From International Sports for Four Years

Reya Mehta, Staff Writer

December 14, 2019

   On Monday, Dec. 2, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) unanimously made a decision to ban Russia from international sports for four years. This ban includes the 2020 Olympics and 2022 World Cup.     According to the New York Times, RUSADA, Russia’s Anti-Doping Agency, was declared non-co...

Lunch Bunch rewards students and shows their teachers’ appreciation

Lunch Bunch rewards students and shows their teachers’ appreciation

Ricky Rojas and Jessica Son

December 13, 2019

   On Dec. 3 and 4, ASB hosted Lunch Bunch in the library as an event to honor and reward students who stood out from others. Their positive attitude and hard work are recognized through this amazing opportunity.     The library was decorated with holiday decor galore, complete with a Chris...

The Global Climate Strike

The Global Climate Strike

Chika Winston, Website Design Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2019

   On Nov. 29, 2019, Fridays for Future called on everyone to join the global climate strike at the Los Angeles City Hall.

Shooting at Pearl Harbor leaves three dead – including the suspect – and one injured

Shooting at Pearl Harbor leaves three dead – including the suspect – and one injured

Reya Mehta and Minjun Kim

December 7, 2019

   On Wednesday, Dec. 4, a 22-year-old US Navy sailor named Gabriel Romero shot and killed two civilian shipyard workers at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. He injured a third worker before killing himself. The first shots were reported to have been heard at around 2:30 PM. It has shocked many people ...

US removes troops from Syria while Turkey seizes chance to attack the Kurds

Minjun Kim, Cynthia Rahman, and Alexa Empleo

December 6, 2019

   It was Oct. 9, after U.S. President Donald Trump decided to remove troops from Northern Syria, when Turkey decided to launch a military offensive against Kurdish forces. Before diving deeper into what’s happening between Syria and Turkey, it’s essential to break down what has already been happ...

Angels in Cages: The Evils of the K-Pop Industry

Angels in Cages: The Evils of the K-Pop Industry

Jaeeun Park, Minjun Kim, and Emily Yoon

December 5, 2019

Trigger Warning: Mentions of depression/suicide.            “I experienced a lot of things that typical teenagers aren't able to experience,” ex K-pop idol Kyla Massie admits. “I moved to South Korea alone when I was thirteen years old to continue training, ...

Wildcats Break the Internet: Students Show Off Social Media Skills in Internet-Themed Rally

Wildcats Break the Internet: Students Show Off Social Media Skills in Internet-Themed Rally

Alexa Empleo, News Editor

December 4, 2019

On Nov. 8, the student body crowded the gym and was met by Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Tik Tok-themed decorations for November’s social media-themed rally.  The event was hosted by Brandon Arana, Zach Van Bennekum, Arianna Romagnano, Kati Pak and Chase Eisenberg. Spirits were high as they pum...

Black Friday

Alyssa Chang and Lauren Guss

December 3, 2019

   Black Friday is a great way to get a head start on your holiday shopping. The Friday after Thanksgiving is when sales are at their best for shoppers, both in-store and online. This year, Black Friday fell on November 29. Business owners and companies lowered their prices in order to create more ...

We Are #SaugusStrong

We Are #SaugusStrong

Alexa Empleo, News Editor

December 2, 2019

On the morning of Nov. 14, a 16-year-old male student opened fire at 7:38 a.m. on Saugus High School’s campus. Three students were wounded and two were fatally shot. This includes the gunman, who later died from a self-inflicted gunshot injury. Two victims, Dominic Blackwell and Gracie Anne Muehlberger, pa...

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