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Toddler murdered by impatient driver

Toddler murdered by impatient driver

Julianna Ciccarelli, Guest Writer
December 21, 2016
Filed under Beyond MHS, National

Three-year-old Acen King was tragically shot and killed in Little Rock, Arkansas by a nearby short-tempered driver. The child and his grandmother, Kim King-Macon, were on their way to JC Penney for a shopping trip, but a driver behind them at a stop-sign impatiently honked, likely to express his dissatisfaction...

Clinton directed towards White House

Clinton directed towards White House

Jared Serre, Chief Editor
October 2, 2016
Filed under Beyond MHS, National

Now that the first presidential debate is in the books, we as Americans are on the verge of having a new president. Come this November, it seems as if one of Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be elected to lead our country for the next four years. If the first party versus party debate is any pre...

Mosquitoes with Zikavirus reported to reach U.S. soon

Mosquitoes with Zikavirus reported to reach U.S. soon

Danniele Patterson, Guest Writer
May 24, 2016
Filed under Beyond MHS, National

The Zikavirus, a mosquito-borne virus known to be mainly in Latin America, could spread to the United States in the next month or so. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said on ABC News that more than 500 Americans already have the Zikavirus. Dr. Fau...

Flashes of Hope making a difference for children with cancer

Flashes of Hope making a difference for children with cancer

Rachel Aranowitz, Guest Writer
May 23, 2016
Filed under National, Showcase

Flashes of Hope is a non-profit organization that has raised millions of dollars for childhood cancer research for over 15 years.  But they are known for the most unique aspect of their business – taking portraits of children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Flashes of Hope has...

SeaWorld to end killer whale captivity

SeaWorld to end killer whale captivity

Danniele Patterson, Staff Writer
May 4, 2016
Filed under Beyond MHS, National

SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment Inc. has announced that they will end killer whale captivity, granting a reasonable wish critics and animal rights activists have had for years. After years of their reputation dwindling because of their horrible treatment of orcas, SeaWorld has finally agreed to end...

Los Angeles City Schools closed due to terrorist threat

Los Angeles City Schools closed due to terrorist threat

Sarah Teckmyer, Guest Writer
December 20, 2015
Filed under Beyond MHS, National, Opinion

Terrorist threats are becoming alarmingly common across the nation, and it’s extremely unsettling. On Dec. 15, 2015 at approximately 11am, Los Angeles police chief Charlie Beck reported a threat that was specific to the Los Angeles Unified School District. He has been receiving much backlash for...

OPINION: Sanders the best candidate for young people

OPINION: Sanders the best candidate for young people

Jared Serre, Assistant Editor
December 10, 2015
Filed under National, Opinion, Showcase

Adviser's note: Congratulations to Jared on having this story nationally published on Best Of SNO! Vermont senator and grandfather to seven, 74 year old Bernie Sanders is not one who you would consider to be heading the list of candidates for the 2016 presidential election. However, his rally a...

Report: Apple wants electric car by 2019

Report: Apple wants electric car by 2019

Matt O'Brien, San Jose Mercury News
September 23, 2015
Filed under Beyond MHS, National

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Apple has set a 2019 target date to unveil an electric car, according to a report Monday. The Wall Street Journal cited unidentified sources in reporting that Apple is committed to building an electric car and plans to triple its 600-person team working on the project. Apple declined...

White House launches new online tool to help families make informed decisions on college

White House launches new online tool to help families make informed decisions on college

Larry Gordon, Los Angeles Times
September 23, 2015
Filed under Beyond MHS, National, Showcase

The Obama administration on Saturday unveiled a new online search tool that is aimed at helping potential college students and their families learn much more about schools, including the financial aid they offer and how much their graduates earn later in life. Although the new "College Scorecard"...

Democrats fear Bush or Kasich the most as 2016 opponent

Democrats fear Bush or Kasich the most as 2016 opponent

David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau
August 30, 2015
Filed under Beyond MHS, National

MINNEAPOLIS _ The Republican that Democrats fear most isn't Donald Trump. It's Jeb Bush, with John Kasich coming on fast. Ask members of the Democratic National Committee whom they least want to face in the 2016 presidential election, and they often joke how they hope Trump stays hot. "We are all...

‘Straight Outta Compton’ wins top spot again; ‘War Room’ exceeds expectations

‘Straight Outta Compton’ wins top spot again; ‘War Room’ exceeds expectations

Saba Hamedy, Los Angeles Times
August 30, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, National

LOS ANGELES - "Straight Outta Compton" continued its streak at No. 1, but it was the faith-based family drama "War Room" that shook up the box office by debuting at No. 2. "War Room," from Sony Pictures Entertainment's TriStar label, had been expected to open at $4 million to $5 million. Instead, it...

Nepal struggling since earthquake

Nepal struggling since earthquake

KEVIN FARRAGHER, Guest Contributor
June 5, 2015
Filed under Beyond MHS, National

Ever since the April 26th earthquake, Nepal has been in a hardship. The earthquake hasn’t been given enough attention from countries around the world, and more has to be done in order for the country to recover. According to the Humanitarian Data Exchange, as of May 25, the earthquake has killed...

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