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Reporting in From England, France, Germany (and, well, everyone else), Here’s Where You can Find Some Worldwide News Updates. Sometimes it’s Important to Expand Our Reach of Knowledge off Campus, You Know?

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Alexa McClain, Journalist April 27, 2023

April is the month that we dedicate to bringing awareness to autism. 1 in 100 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. That's more than 75,000,000 people in this world! As autism is being found more regularly, it's important we are able to...

Sustainable Fashion in an Unsustainable World

Sustainable Fashion in an Unsustainable World

Molly Bomar, Editor in Chief March 3, 2023

Since 2018, my sisters and I have been buying our clothes from thrift and second-hand stores. We began repurposing and upcycling items in innovative ways, like transforming a nylon mesh top into a reusable produce bag for grocery store runs. Although...

In My Not-So-Humble Opinion: Why the Winter Olympics are Better than the Summer Olympics

In My Not-So-Humble Opinion: Why the Winter Olympics are Better than the Summer Olympics

Remi McKim, Journalist February 4, 2022

The chill is left at the door, frost biting at the windows and doors, with a warm cup in hand you turn the tv on to watch the Winter Olympics…Or so it would be if we didn't live in Arizona. Still, the Winter Olympics’ impact can be felt.   Alpine...

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Foreign Films are Good, You Guys are Just Mean

Caitlin Bailey, Journalist January 24, 2022

"Once you overcome the 1-inch-tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films.”  –Bong Joon Ho   When Parasite gained traction in 2019, a plethora of foreign films were brought to light. Westerners were...

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Remembering Betty White (1922-2021)

Kimi Matibag, Journalist January 24, 2022

After a rough year, 2021 decided to hit the nail on the coffin (quite literally) with Betty White’s death. The beloved Golden Girls star, aged an incredible 99 years, passed away on December 31, 2021 in her Brentwood home in Los Angeles, California....

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Asians Take the Stage!

Kimi Matibag, Journalist January 14, 2022

3…2…1…Happy New Year! As the world welcomes in 2022, most people hope to start the new year with positivity and the desire to be kinder to others. Unfortunately for Korean-American NBC news anchor Michelle Li, the new page turn of the calendar greeted...

Kim Rodgers on Athletics and Mental Health

Kim Rodgers on Athletics and Mental Health

Caitlin Bailey, Journalist August 30, 2021

In the past few years, the conversation around mental health has been brought up more and more, but there’s still a huge stigma surrounding it. The Athletic Trainer here at Ridge, Kim Rodgers, feels that mental health should be discussed more, especially...

Crisis In Afghanistan

Crisis In Afghanistan

Isabella Montoya, Journalist August 26, 2021

For the last two decades, US troops have been deployed in Afghanistan, working to provide better safety for the people, and helping with women and children’s rights. Recently, President Biden decided to remove troops from Afghanistan, because he believed...

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Asian Racism and Recent Attacks

Kimi Matibag, Columnist April 8, 2021

“Ching chong” “Can you even see with those eyes?” “Don’t eat my dog-” “Your food looks and smells disgusting- who eats that stuff?” “You’re the reason for this virus.”   Look at these words. These are real...

‘It could have been me’

‘It could have been me’

Devyn Marie, Lead Editor April 1, 2021

A feminist power movement has gone global in light of the murder of Sarah Everard. Due to the pandemic, authorities encouraged residents of Brixton, London not to use public transport and to opt for walking or driving, and that’s exactly what she did....

The Daft Punk Duo

Daft Punk splits up

February 25, 2021

The French music duo Daft Punk broke up after spending 28 years making music together. The duo had hits such as “Get Lucky” and “I Feel It Coming.” They were also known for their disinterest in fame, wearing helmets as a way to remain anonymous.    The...

A rioter in Spain

Riots Across Spain

February 19, 2021

On Tuesday, riots broke out across Spain due to the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel. Hasel was charged with glorifying terrorism and slandering of the crown, and will be serving a nine-month sentence.   As a result of the rapper’s arrest, the...

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