Coronavirus: The Facts

Coronavirus: The Facts

Sara Bialkowski  , Entertainment editor

January 30, 2020

       The Coronavirus has been a popular topic of media outlets and social platforms for the past couple of weeks, with users expressing commons levels of concern: will the virus become a worldwide pandemic, and will it become the cause of the zombie apocalypse? The public’s intense degree of ...

New York Representative Steals Spotlight During Impeachment Hearings

New York Representative Steals Spotlight During Impeachment Hearings

Abbey Black, Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2019

Amidst a whirlwind of allegations regarding the actions of United States President Donald Trump and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky, an unexpected individual has gained attention from her current role in the impeachment hearings. Representative Elise Stefanik, a Republican congresswoman from N...

Later Start Time For High School Students

Later Start Time For High School Students

Caitlin Summers, staff reporter

November 15, 2019

There has been a debate about whether or not high school should start as early as it does.  Many citizens think that teenagers will benefit more from a later start to the school day. Students come to school early in the morning without eating breakfast or being fully awake.   The benefits of a...

The PACT Act: The House passes a bill that makes animal cruelty a felony

The PACT Act: The House passes a bill that makes animal cruelty a felony

Chloe Ippolito, Staff reporter

November 15, 2019

The Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act (PACT Act) was approved by the house on October 22. This makes heinous acts of cruelty such as crushing, drowning, suffocating, impaling, burning, and sexually abusing animals a federal offense.  This bill was proposed by Florida congressmen Ted Deutch and Ver...

Donald Trump Gets Booed During Game 5 of the World Series

Donald Trump Gets Booed During Game 5 of the World Series

Fiona Gibson, Staff reporter

November 15, 2019

Other information from Politifact:  https://www.politifact.com/facebook-fact-checks/statements/2019/oct/28/facebook-posts/trump-did-not-threaten-rename-white-house-astros-a/ President Donald Trump was booed during Game 5 of the World Series between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros at Nationals Park in Washington, DC that took place on Sunday, October 27.  At the end of the third inning, the Ju...

Lynne Dixon on Her Campaigning and the Upcoming Election for Erie County Executive

Lynne Dixon on Her Campaigning and the Upcoming Election for Erie County Executive

Jake Morris, Staff reporter

October 25, 2019

Lynne Dixon is hoping to shock Erie County and upset eight-year incumbent Marc Poloncarz as Erie County Executive this November. After a few debates, tons of fundraisers, and many public appearances, her whole campaign comes to one moment, Election Night-the night where citizens of the United States t...

Andrew Yang Proposes Universal Basic Income in America

Andrew Yang Proposes Universal Basic Income in America
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Abbey Black, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2019

 As the 2020 presidential election nears, Democrats seeking to acquire their party’s nomination have vehemently spoken on a variety of subjects ranging from climate change and healthcare to gun control and illegal immigration. One individual, however, has chosen to use his platform to bring attention...

Journey to Endgame

Journey to Endgame

April 24, 2019

By the time tomorrow ends we will officially be living in a changed world. There won't be a need for any more theories, any more speculation, any more endless debate. Because by the time tomorrow ends we will be living in a post-endgame world. It's going to get a lot harder to avoid spoilers because...

Special Olympics Survives Threats From State and Federal Levels

Special Olympics Survives Threats From State and Federal Levels

Abbey Black, News and Opinion editor

April 18, 2019

People who have been impacted by the Special Olympics were devastated when news broke that the Trump Administration would be slashing the programs federal funding. For those unfamiliar with the charity, the Special Olympics allows kids and young adults with disabilities to compete in a variety of spo...

Journey to Endgame

Journey to Endgame

Em Rush, Managing Editor, Marvel Expert, All Around Fun Kid

April 2, 2019

  The internet, if you haven't noticed, is a big crazy place where people can pretty much say anything to anyone anytime. So, be safe out there kids. More to the point, people want answers to their biggest questions, and today I'm going to be answering some big Endgame questions that I found ...

Justice League: Find Your Lane

Justice League: Find Your Lane

Em Rush, Managing Editor. Film Fiend. All Around Cool Kid.

March 22, 2019

Last night, I was bored. I was sitting on my couch, scrolling through the near-endless program options on demand, and nothing was calling out to me. But then I saw it: Justice League. The name is inspiring, I'll give it that-so inspiring that I decided to press play and lock in for what the media ha...

“Bee” mindful of the importance of our butterflies and other insects

“Bee” mindful of the importance of our butterflies and other insects

Katherine Merkel, News and opinion editor

March 14, 2019

After a long Buffalo winter, spring is finally coming, bringing warmer temperatures and new life to our frigid town. Everyone is ready to welcome the sunshine, the flowers, the birds, and the bunnies that always come with the springtime. However, when it comes to caring for or even knowing about the...

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