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Geologically Rich Land Found by NASA’s Perseverance Rover

On the red planet, Mars, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Perseverance rover finds land to potentially be geologically rich. Which means Mars has potential valuable minerals. This also means that there is a chance that Mars can support life.  Launching in 2020, on July 30, the Perseverance rover … Continue reading Geologically Rich Land Found by NASA’s Perseverance Rover

Monkeypox

Monkeypox is a virus that comes in the form of pox, but it is not a form of chickenpox. The first case of Monkeypox was recorded in 1970 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Most Monkeypox cases in 2022 are in central and western African countries. In July of 2022, … Continue reading Monkeypox

The Amazing Axolotl

Axolotls, also known as the Mexican walking fish, have cylindrical bodies, relatively long tails, short legs, and feathery textured external gills. The axolotl has five toes on its back feet, four on its front feet, as well as moveable eyelids. The body of an Axolotl is super unique because it can … Continue reading The Amazing Axolotl

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to be investigated for sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

(Featured Image provided by Luis Santana/AP) Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is being investigated for his connections to an incident that happened last Wednesday, September 14, 2022, involving 50 migrants from Venezuela. These migrants were initially staying at a shelter in San Antonio, Texas, when they were approached by a woman … Continue reading Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to be investigated for sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard

Members of the armed move the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, adorned with a Royal Standard and the Imperial State Crown, during a procession from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Hall in London, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. The Queen will lie in state in Westminster Hall for four full days before her funeral on Monday Sept. 19. (Cameron Eden/Ministry of Defense via AP)

Anti-Royalist arrests spark protest over Free Speech

Two men were recently arrested in Scotland during separate processions for the coffin containing the now-deceased Queen Elizabeth II and during her son’s ascension to the throne, King Charles III. King Charles was leading the procession for his mother’s coffin through Edinburgh, Scotland when mid-procession, one Anti-Royalist protester was spotted … Continue reading Anti-Royalist arrests spark protest over Free Speech

Ukraine Begins Southern Offensive around Kherson

Recently, the government of Ukraine under President Vlodymr Zelensky announced that their long-anticipated Southern Counter Offensive against Russian forces around the Kherson area had “begun in full force.’ Ukrainian forces were reportedly shelling Russian positions around Kherson and Chernihiv early yesterday morning, as they attempted to soften up Russian defensives … Continue reading Ukraine Begins Southern Offensive around Kherson

“Man of the Hole” dies, completing a decades-long genocide

  Recently, a native man indigenous to the Brazilian Amazon was found dead by the Fundação Nacional do Índio (Funai), a Brazilian indigenous conservation agency. He had no known name and was simply referred to as Índio do Buraco, or “Man of the Hole” since he had been observed to … Continue reading “Man of the Hole” dies, completing a decades-long genocide

Former Prime Minister of Australia Investigated by Government

The Prime Minister of Australia, recently elected Anthony Albanese, has opened an investigation into former government ministers who were present under the last Australian administration, which was led by Scott Morrison. Former PM Morrison had recently given himself several administrative positions within the Australian government between 2020-2021, without the knowledge … Continue reading Former Prime Minister of Australia Investigated by Government

Girls Flag Football

In Key West, there are six girls Flag Football teams: Sugarloaf, Sugarloaf juniors, Marathon, Marathon juniors, HOB, and HOB juniors. Flag Football is just like normal football but instead of tackling, you have flags to pull. The flags are on a belt you have to put around your waist. On … Continue reading Girls Flag Football

Japan’s PM Fumio Kishida shakes up cabinet following controversial political ties

After recent controversy surrounding potential ties to the Unification Church, the Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, has decided to shuffle up his cabinet, a government body of highly elected officials that advise the Prime Minister. It all started about a month ago after the assassination of former Prime Minister … Continue reading Japan’s PM Fumio Kishida shakes up cabinet following controversial political ties

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Zoos and Aquariums: Harmful or Helpful?

In recent years, there has been a major pushback on zoos in America. Many pro-animal organizations such as People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) have written articles showing the ways animals are being treated in zoos. There have also been opposing groups, saying that the animals are treated … Continue reading Zoos and Aquariums: Harmful or Helpful?

Climate change is affecting sea turtles in more way than one

There are six and a half million sea turtles in the world. The sea turtle population has had extremely low demographic rates these past couple years, causing many species to become endangered.  In Florida, just-hatched sea turtles are surprising scientists. No male sea turtles are being born in Florida, only … Continue reading Climate change is affecting sea turtles in more way than one

Pollution

By: Vivienne Wellet   Pollution is an everyday problem in the world. There are many different types of pollution, for example, air pollution is caused by vehicles, fuel oils, and other natural gasses, plastic pollution which is causing many different problems like killing species.    Thermal pollution is caused by industries and … Continue reading Pollution

   How do you make the best out of a bad situation? Making the best out of a bad situation is definitely something that can be hard. Some situations are easier than others. A lot of people often make the situation worse by their actions or mood, but here are some … Continue reading

Ted Bundy

Born on November 24, 1946, Theodore Robert Bundy, also known as Ted Bundy, was an American serial killer who mainly targeted young girls during the 1970s. Ted Bundy abused, murdered, kidnapped 30 young women throughout his killing spree. He was suspected of 36+ crimes against young girls, and he admitted … Continue reading Ted Bundy

Florida Keys Living

   The Florida Keys consists of many wildlife, tourism, fishing, water and much more. Why live here? Living in the keys is definitely a certain type of lifestyle that is not meant for everyone. While living here and enjoying boating, eating, swimming, relaxing, which is all nice and enjoyable, but there … Continue reading Florida Keys Living

Inda’s Heat Wave

By: Vivienne Wellet India is one of the most populated countries in the world, with a population of over 1.38 billion people which can cause heat from all the pollution that there is. New Delhi, the capital of India, is having a major heat wave with scorching temperatures all the … Continue reading Inda’s Heat Wave

An aerial view taken on April 12, 2022, shows the city of Mariupol, during Russia’s military invasion launched on Ukraine. – Russian troops on April 12 intensified their campaign to take the port city of Mariupol, part of an anticipated massive onslaught across eastern Ukraine, as the Russian president made a defiant case for the war on Russia’s neighbour. (Photo by Andrey BORODULIN / AFP) (Photo by ANDREY BORODULIN/AFP via Getty Images)

Azov Battalion surrenders in Mariupol

Recently, the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces stated that the besieged city of Mariupol, specifically the Azov Battalion inside of the bunkers under the Azovstal Steel Plant, surrendered to Russian forces, and evacuated the nuclear bunkers underneath the Azovstal plant. Ukrainian forces had been trapped inside of the … Continue reading Azov Battalion surrenders in Mariupol

First time ine 50 years! congress held hearing about UFO’s

On Tuesday, the U.S. House Intelligence Subcommittee held the first-ever congressional hearing in 50 years related to Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs).  Evidence of unknown objects in the air raised some serious questions without any concrete answers.  House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, Democrat from California, said, “There is a lot … Continue reading First time ine 50 years! congress held hearing about UFO’s

Colombia Legalized Abortions for the First 24 Weeks of Pregnancy

By: Tricia Desroches Columbia has legalized abortions for up to 24 weeks. They were legalized on February 21, 2022. Columbia used to be a very conservative country with a majority of the country having strong Catholic beliefs. Before 2006 abortions were completely banned. Since abortions were illegal, women found hazardous … Continue reading Colombia Legalized Abortions for the First 24 Weeks of Pregnancy

Habits

Fast food is one of the most questioned aspects of the American diet. Most kids eat it at an early age and develop the habit of eating greasy fried foods in their everyday food, but, why is this bad? Well, the ingredients in the food items are honestly almost unexplainable. … Continue reading Habits

New Avatar Movie

The highest-grossing film in history is finally getting a sequel after thirteen years. Avatar (2009) earned $2,847,379,794 over the past thirteen years. The movie is debated as one of the best movies of all time due to the CGI (Computer Generated Imagery) of its time. The official trailer of Avatar: … Continue reading New Avatar Movie

Save the manatee’s

By: Summer Livengood In Florida, one of our favorite wildlife creatures ismanatees, or as some call sea cows. In Florida, these manatees are protected but not enough. Sadly these creatures are slowly becoming extinct due to the human population. There are less than 4,000 manatees this year when in the … Continue reading Save the manatee’s

Leaked Supreme Court Draft reveals decision to overrule abortion rights

(Featured photo provided by Alex Brandon/AP) On Monday, Politico obtained and leaked an initial majority draft opinion written by Supreme Court Of The United States (SCOTUS) Justice Samuel Alito. In the 98-page draft, which was originally circulated throughout the court back in February, it’s evident that the Supreme Court has … Continue reading Leaked Supreme Court Draft reveals decision to overrule abortion rights

How we use maggots to heal?

Maggot debridement therapy is the intentional application of live, “medical-grade” fly larvae to wounds in order to effect debridement, disinfection, and ultimately wound healing. Controlled studies demonstrate the efficacy and safety of maggot therapy. In the 21st century, eighty years after William Baer presented his groundbreaking work treating bone and … Continue reading How we use maggots to heal?

Macron Reelected in 2022 French Elections- brings fears of Far-Right surge

Recently, France held their annual 5-year presidential elections. The victor in the elections was Emmanuel Macron, the Incumbent French President, who defeated his far-right opponent of the Republique Nationale party, Marine Le Pen. Le Pen had run three times before this election for president, and had slowly increased in popularity … Continue reading Macron Reelected in 2022 French Elections- brings fears of Far-Right surge

Hall Takes It All!

Getting the perfect shot with a camera can have the same exciting rush as flying down to the ground on a rollercoaster. Key West High School’s (KWHS) very own, Ella Hall, felt this same rush time and time again as she refined her skills with the camera. Her hard work … Continue reading Hall Takes It All!

Caylee Anthony

On August 9, 2005, a healthy baby girl was brought into the world. This baby girl was named Caylee Marie Anthony. Caylee lived in Orlando, Florida, with her mother, Casey Anthony, and her grandparents, George and Cindy Anythony on 4937 Hopespring drive.  Caylee’s father is an unsolved mystery that Casey … Continue reading Caylee Anthony

Social media

   Is social media a good thing or a bad thing? The short answer is neither. Meanwhile, teens are the number one social media users. This is affecting mental health and creating standards and other things that should not be taken seriously. Jealousy, bullying and negative comments all have negative effects … Continue reading Social media

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs new Election Fraud Bill

(Featured image provided by John Raoux/AP) On Monday, April 25th, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a new bill into law intending to establish an election “police force.” Formally known as Senate Bill 524, it was first proposed by Desantis himself to the Florida Legislature, to which Republican lawmakers took the … Continue reading Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signs new Election Fraud Bill

Fashion trends

Fashion from the olden days are now making their way back! Some of the hottest most popular fashion trends at the moment are actually trends from a little while ago. Why do fashion trends come back? trends repeat every 20-30 years because of “generational changes as well as designers taking … Continue reading Fashion trends

O.J Simpson

O.J Simpson, a former college and professional football star accused of killing his wife and her close friend. O.J Simpson was born on July 9, 1947, he was an actor, spokesman, star running back, and broadcaster. He was married to Nicole Brown Simpson and had five children. Her parents are … Continue reading O.J Simpson

Florida bans 41% of submitted textbooks, cites Critical Race Theory

(Featured photo provided by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Last Friday, April 15th, Florida’s Commissioner of Education, Richard Corcoran, approved the adoption of mathematical instructional materials to be put onto the state’s list that adhered to Florida’s Benchmarks for Excellent Student Thinking (B.E.S.T.) standards. However, out of the 132 … Continue reading Florida bans 41% of submitted textbooks, cites Critical Race Theory

Porpoises and Dolphins

Porpoises are a fully aquatic marine mammal group similar in appearance to dolphins whom they are commonly confused with, even though they are more closely related to narwhals and beluga whales than dolphins. The differences between a dolphin and a porpoise are that dolphins have longer snouts, more curved dorsal … Continue reading Porpoises and Dolphins

DISNEY CHANNEL PRESENTS THE 2017 RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS – Entertainment’s brightest young stars turned out for the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMA), music’s biggest event for families, at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 29. “Disney Channel Presents the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards” airs Sunday, April 30 (7:00 p.m. EDT). (Image Group LA/Disney Channel via Getty Images) BRITNEY SPEARS

Britney Spears is Pregnant

American singer, songwriter, and dancer, Britney Spears is pregnant with her third child. She is expecting her child with her fiance Sam Asghari. She announced her pregnancy on Instagram with a post saying, “So I got a pregnancy test … and uhhhhh well … I am having a baby.” She … Continue reading Britney Spears is Pregnant

Seized firearms sit on a table for a photo opportunity following a press conference at the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Chesapeake, Va. on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 on efforts by the FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Norfolk Police Department and Hampton Police Department to combat illegal uses of firearms in Hampton Roads.

ATF Busts major gun smuggling ring in Philadelphia

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) recently seized over 400 firearms from an apartment in Philadelphia after a two-year investigation, revealing a large gun-smuggling ring operating out of the city. ATF officials stated that they had been investigating the case since 2020, and had been tracking illegal … Continue reading ATF Busts major gun smuggling ring in Philadelphia

Apollo 13

Apollo 13 was the seventh crewed mission in the Apollo space program and the third meant to land on the moon. The craft was launched from Kennedy Space Center on April 11, 1970 but, the lunar landing was aborted after an oxygen tank in the service module (SM) failed two … Continue reading Apollo 13

Mcdonalds Reconsidered

One of the world’s most famous restaurants. The fast, easy, cheap… and unhealthy Mcdonald’s. Over 65 million people around the world eat at Mcdonald’s every day. Which is approximately 1% of the population. McDonald’s promotes their food as ‘nutritious’, but the reality is that it is processed junk food – … Continue reading Mcdonalds Reconsidered

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs two new bills to help Florida families

On Monday, Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a new bill focused on addressing what House speaker Chris Sprowls calls a “fatherhood crisis” that the state is currently dealing with. The bill, formally known as HB 7065, showed support from Republicans and Democrats, and it unanimously passed Florida’s House and … Continue reading Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signs two new bills to help Florida families

Gun violence

By:Summer Livengood Gun violence has affected over 1 million people in just the United States. Whenever you read or watch the news most of the time you will always see a shooting or killing by deadly weapon such as a gun. Today in this age there have been serious injuries … Continue reading Gun violence

Missing Notebooks of Charles Darwin returned to Cambridge after two decades

In November of 2000, two notebooks that initially belonged to the famous naturalist Charles Darwin were taken out of storage at Cambridge University in England to be photographed. It was completed in the same month. However, it was discovered during a routine check made in January of the following year … Continue reading Missing Notebooks of Charles Darwin returned to Cambridge after two decades

Butterflies

There are over 17,500 species around the world, and each of them has its own unique features.  They have bright colors and can commonly be found near flowers, making them pretty familiar to humans. The butterfly wings are very majestic and beautiful, but they are not only there for decoration, … Continue reading Butterflies

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