Cameroon Kidnapping

Tyler, staff

November 14, 2018


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On November 5, 2018, 82 people  were kidnapped from a school in a Western Cameroon school, including school children, the principal, and a teacher. Separatists are suggesting curfews and school closings in protest against President Paul Biya’s French-speaking government. Several people have fled Bamenda...

Alabama’s Second Tornado Season

Claire, Staff

November 14, 2018


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Our home state of Alabama isn't particularly known for much (besides football), but our number of tornadoes/severe weather instances earn us the respect of weathermen everywhere. Not many areas worldwide can say that they have to go through two tornado seasons annually. The primary season takes place...

The Jungle 10/31

October 31, 2018


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Hurricane Michael

Alexis, staff

October 31, 2018


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As many of you may have heard at the beginning of October there was a vicious hurricane named Michael that took Florida by a storm (pun not intended). This hurricane was first off the coast of Mexico and Cuba rising towards the panhandle of Florida, South Alabama, and Georgia then taking a sharp turn...

Seismologists Shaken up by Crazy Earthquake

Sarah M., Staff

October 31, 2018


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Earthquakes are formed when the tectonic plates in the earth shift around. But what happens when one splits in half? On September 7, 2017, a magnitude 8.2 earthquake in Mexico is believed to have split the Cocos slab in two. The Cocos slab is about 37 miles long and one of the hottest plates. What is...

The Jungle 10/17

October 23, 2018


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Pasta Day???

Alexis, staff

October 22, 2018


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As you may know just about every day of the year there is a national holiday like National Crush Day, National Chocolate Day, National Coffee Day, and many, many more. Well, have you heard of National Pasta Day!? That's right, on October 17th in the U.S. National Pasta Day is a thing...I'm sure the Italians...

Springville High School’s Homecoming Olympics

Springville High School’s Homecoming Olympics

John Morgan, staff

October 17, 2018


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On Thursday September 26th, Springville High School hosted its very own Homecoming Olympic Games. Students participated in events like land swimming, tug-of-war, hula-hooping, and even a dance off. For all the students in the crowd, the games were nail-bitting competitions. At the start of the games,...

Ellon Park Assault

Skylar, Staff

October 3, 2018


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In Ellon Park, Scotland, an assault took place involving five men ages 21, 25, 25, 43, 15. The man who was assaulted is in the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and currently recovering. The men who did the assault are due to go to court on a later date. And the 15-year-old will report to the youth justice management...

Beta Club Tapping

Beta Club Tapping

Gaines, staff

September 26, 2018


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This past September 13th, the Beta Club had their annual induction of new members through a traditional ceremony where the oldest members tap the newest members on the shoulder, formally enlisting them into the prestige organization. Beta Club was founded in 1939 on the idea of helping and bettering...

The Jungle 9/26/18

September 26, 2018


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Hurricane Florence

Lexi, Staff

September 26, 2018


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On September 14, 2018, Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina.  The hurricane had reached category 4 status, but had been downgraded to category 1 by the time it reached land. From the hurricane, at least 44 people died and 200,000 people were left without power. The hurricane caused widespread...

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