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President of South Korea Impeached

President of South Korea Impeached

Chloe Shin, Staff Writer
March 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, World News

On March 10, South Korean President Park Geun Hye was impeached after judges voted to follow through with Parliament’s decision, making her the first president to be impeached in South Korea. Elected on Feb. 25, 2013, Hye became the 11th president and first female president of South Korea. She had...

Pollinating bees replaced by drones

Pollinating bees replaced by drones

Jamie Ma, Staff Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, World News

The Los Angeles Times recently published an article on how scientists plan to tackle the decreasing bee population through robots. In October, yellow-faced bees were placed on the Endangered Species List for the first time (see the article ‘Bees officially labeled "endangered species"’). A...

Students respond to Netflix tax

Students respond to Netflix tax

Allison Park, A&E Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under News, School News, World News

Fullerton students express their discontent and confusion with the highly discussed “Netflix Tax,” which over 45 California cities are considering passing. This 9.4 % video streaming tax would make Netflix membership prices increase from $9.99 to $10.93—nearing an additional dollar a month. P...

Scarves across the cities

Scarves across the cities

Allison Park, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, World News

As the holiday season lurks around the corner and the temperatures are dropping, churches and charity groups across the United States are tying scarves to trees for the homeless in a project called “Scarves Across the Cities”. Along with a warm scarf, members of the Beta Sigma Phi sorority attach ...

Castro dead at age 90

Castro dead at age 90

Jamie Ma, Staff Writer
December 6, 2016
Filed under News, World News

In 1959, Fidel Castro became the military dictator of Cuba, transforming the island into the first communist country in Latin America. On Nov. 26, many Cuban citizens rejoiced in his announced death at age 90. Cuba just concluded a nine day mourning period under Castro’s brother Raul, Cuba’s cur...

Great Barrier Reef is dying

Great Barrier Reef is dying

Noe Pineda, Staff Writer
November 3, 2016
Filed under News, World News

The Great Barrier Reef suffers from coral bleaching due to declining health as a result of global warming according to scientists. “The Great Barrier Reef of Australia passed away in 2016 after a long illness. It was 25 million years old,” Outside Magazine said in an obituary of the reef. The...

Czech Republic changes name

Czech Republic changes name

Anna Sanchez, Lifestyle Editor
November 1, 2016
Filed under News, World News

Unknown to most, as of last April the Czech Republic has requested to be called “Czechia”. It is now the official short name of the country in English-speaking languages. The foreign minister Lubomír Zaorálek claimed the country kept it under covers and wanted the name to catch on by itsel...

Thailand experiencing shortage of black dye for dead king

Thailand experiencing shortage of black dye for dead king

Anna Sanchez, Lifestyle Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under News, World News

After Thailand’s king, Bhumibol Adulyadej, passed on October 13 at the age 88, retailers have been selling out of black clothing across the country. The beloved king had ruled for 7 decades, taking the throne shortly after World War II, making him one of the longest reigning monarchs. During ...

Clown sightings spread across the nation

Clown sightings spread across the nation

Madison Velez, Staff Writer
October 6, 2016
Filed under News, World News

"Creepy Clown" sightings have been reported across the United States. Some sighting locations include Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Washington state. The sightings were first reported in North Carolina.  The communities were on edge after at least a ha...

Bees officially labeled ‘endangered species’

Bees officially labeled ‘endangered species’

Emily Brezarich, News Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under News, World News

Since 2006 beekeepers have been reporting an increasingly rapid decrease in colony population. This has been due to a number of factors, including weather anomalies, habitat loss and pesticide use. After years of research, the US Fish and Wildlife Service added the threatened yellow-faced bee spe...

Italy’s plan to launch “Fertility Day” cancelled

Italy’s plan to launch “Fertility Day” cancelled

Meghan Taylor, Copy Editor
September 20, 2016
Filed under News, World News

On Aug. 31 the Italian ministry of health launched a new campaign for a nation wide “Fertility Day” to encourage young women to get pregnant. Fertility Day was set to be Sept. 22 but, due to reactions marking the campaign offensive, it was retracted. Alongside the campaign, several ads were rel...

Minnesota mall attack linked to ISIS

Jensine Kraus, Staff Writer
September 20, 2016
Filed under News, World News

An ISIS-related terrorist attack left 10 wounded at Crossroads Mall in St. Cloud, Minnesota on Sept. 17, FBI says. “All of a sudden chaos just broke out,”  said Ashley Bane, a J.C. Penney employee at Crossroads mall. “There was a bunch of people running into the J.C. Penney mall entrance, and ...