Is Kombucha Beneficial?

Kombucha: the sparkling probiotic drink that has numerous health benefits. A variety of different flavors, brands, types are offered at grocery stores all over. Some are stronger-tasting than others. Kombucha contains probiotics, antioxidants, caffeine, and green tea. Advocates say it helps digestion. Kombucha is a fermented tea made from a buildup of different things to create the health aspect. Kombucha tea is made from tea, … Continue reading Is Kombucha Beneficial?

Top Three Games of the Week

Chargers @ Ravens: The Chargers and Ravens both are coming off of great and hard fought wins. The Chargers played the Cleveland Browns on Sunday afternoon beating them 47-42. Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert threw for almost 400 yards and he had 5 total touchdowns with one being on the ground. Lamar Jackson and the Ravens had a thriller on Monday Night Football winning against the … Continue reading Top Three Games of the Week

Colin Powell, former Secretary of State, dies at 84

Colin Luther Powell, the first African-American US Secretary of State, died at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at 84 years old due to complications related to his battle with blood cancer and COVID-19. Powell served under the Bush administration during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and also was serving in the Joint Chiefs of staff as the organization’s chairman before he became … Continue reading Colin Powell, former Secretary of State, dies at 84

Jon Gruden resigns as the head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders

By: Gus Wilson In 2018, Jon Gruden, who was one of the commentators for Monday Night Football, came out of retirement to sign a 10-year contract worth $100 million to become the new head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders. On Monday, October 11th, 2021, only three years into the monster deal, Gruden resigned as the head coach of Las Vegas. This resignation was not … Continue reading Jon Gruden resigns as the head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders

Shang-Chi Destroying Stereotypes

In September 2021, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) released its first movie about an Asian American superhero who was played by a Canadian actor who was born in Asia. When people think of Marvel movies, they think of Iron Man, Spiderman, Captain America, Black Widow, Thor, etc. However, the movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings cast was mostly Asian, including the director. … Continue reading Shang-Chi Destroying Stereotypes

Chinese murder suspect with lots of public sympathy dies after more than a week on the run

It all started on October 10th, when 55-year-old Ou Jinzhong allegedly killed two of his neighbors and wounded three others in China’s southern Fujian province. Police said that Ou killed a 78-year-old man, his daughter-in-law, and also injured his wife, 34-year-old grandson, and 9-year-old great-grandson over a land dispute. He supposedly fled to the hills where hundreds of police and search crew members have been … Continue reading Chinese murder suspect with lots of public sympathy dies after more than a week on the run

Kentucky LB born with 6 fingers on one hand

By: Gus Wilson The University of Kentucky is ranked 16 in the AP poll in college football, exceeding many experts’ expectations of the team. Some of the team’s success can be credited to their defense, including sophomore linebacker J.J. Weaver. Weaver has something about him that is unlike all of his Kentucky teammates; he has 6 fingers on his right hand. Weaver is polydactyly, meaning … Continue reading Kentucky LB born with 6 fingers on one hand

Future Monster Mixtape Review

One of the most underrated and influential mixtapes of the 2010s, Monster, by Future, opened the door for the future of trap music and changed rap to as we know it is today. With it being overlooked by the mainstream listeners of today, I’m gonna give my take on the 2014 mixtape.             Track one Radical wastes no time getting into the dark sound of the … Continue reading Future Monster Mixtape Review

Haiti Kidnapping Crisis Getting Worse Day by Day

By: Tricia Desroches In Haiti, the number of kidnappings is extremely high. Especially after the death of former President Jovnel Moise and the 7.2 level earthquakes. Experts are calling the situation in Haiti a kidnapping crisis. Recently the kidnappings have been worse than ever before. In the past years, it was bad but now it is even worse. There has been a recent kidnapping where … Continue reading Haiti Kidnapping Crisis Getting Worse Day by Day

Mental Health affecting KWHS Students

In a perfect world, a student’s well-being would come first, but in Key West, the Key West High School (KWHS) students feel differently about how our Monroe County school system prioritizes mental health.  In a recent anonymous survey across KWHS students, 82.1% of the students said that teachers should consider mental health when assigning work. Likewise, an anonymous KWHS student agreed with the statistic. “Sometimes … Continue reading Mental Health affecting KWHS Students