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Richard III’s Body Found

Richard III’s Body Found

“A good lord” is what historian John Rous called him during his reign. “The wretched, bloody and usurping boar” is what Shakespeare called him years after his death. The medieval King Richard III has been one of the most controversial […]

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Issue 4 Corrections

Issue 4 Corrections

In the article “Man of the Knight” in the Feb. 8 issue, we mistakenly reported the proceeds of Mr. McCallum will go towards Grad Night. The proceeds will actually go towards senior prom and senior scholarships.  We regret this mistake.

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Humboldt Squid

Humboldt Squid

It happens every few years. Scientists haven’t figured out why the Humboldt squid invade the west coast every once in a while. The best observation is they may be chasing krill. The squid themselves are carnivorous invertebrates that live at […]

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Iran sends monkey to space

Iran sends monkey to space

Iranian state television said Monday, Jan. 28, that the country’s scientists succeeded to send a monkey into space.  While it is being celebrated in Iran, the United States has speculations as to whether or not this monkey business actually happened. […]

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Theater performs Harlequinade with guest director

Theater performs Harlequinade with guest director

  With a guest director leading the way, the theater presented “Harlequinade,” its second production of the year in the black box theater. The one-act play featured the story of a professional theater company presenting “Romeo and Julliet” and the […]

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Golden Globes

Golden Globes

  “Argo” won Best Motion Picture for Drama on Sunday night’s Golden Globes awards. “Argo” had been nominated in other categories, such as Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for Alan Arkin, Best […]

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The Shield online: Issue 3

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The Book of Lost Things Review

The Book of Lost Things Review

The power of stories is something that every reader recognizes. There’s just something about the tales we gather and gobble up that speaks to us, that even has a hold over us. What we read is a reflection of the […]

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Mac Band receives sweepstakes at UIL

After months of hard work and preparation, the marching band received all ones at the UIL contest Oct. 23, the band’s last competition of the season. “[The contest] is really a culmination of the entire marching season,” director Carol Nelson […]

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Peachy Delight

Peachy Delight

For this review, I have the special treat of critiquing  an Oolong tea. I love Oolong, white, and black teas. However, Oolong and white tend to be pretty expensive, especially white, so I don’t get to enjoy them that often. […]

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