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Mystery killer causes fish to spin themselves to death

Sophia Maynard, WriterPOSTED May 2, 2024

Hundreds of incidents of fish violently thrashing and spinning themselves to death have been reported all over Florida and the Gulf Coast. Usually, when fish act bizarre, it’s because of various reasons,...

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The small things add up

Sophia Maynard, WriterPOSTED January 3, 2024

  In today’s world, threats like a warming planet and the mass pollution of land, sea, and air, many people are happily stepping up to combat these problems. However, how effective and efficient...

Baby born with 3 different DNA

Brady Ellis, JournalistPOSTED May 24, 2023

Recently, the first baby with three different DNAs has been born in the UK.    This may seem bizarre, perhaps even impossible.  However, in 2015, the UK became the first country to adopt a...

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How not to “Feel the Burn”

Sophia Maynard, WriterPOSTED May 18, 2023

  Wearing sunscreen daily is an effective and easy way to protect your skin from the sun.   How can sunburn be bad for you? When your skin gets exposed to UV light, also known as...

The Dangers of Fentanyl

The Dangers of Fentanyl

Landri Vander Velde, AuthorPOSTED March 6, 2023

What is it/why does it exist?:  Fentanyl is the most common drug involved in drug overdoses. As reported by CDC in 2022, around 107,375 people in the United States died due to drug overdoses and drug...

Vaccinations: The Truth of a Shot

Vaccinations: The Truth of a Shot

Sadie Grau, AuthorPOSTED February 14, 2023

  Vaccinations have been an extremely effective way to reduce the spread of different viruses around the world and help prevent disease. Many people and medical experts believe that vaccines are...

The Importance of Drinking Water Quality

The Importance of Drinking Water Quality

Cecelia Hillyer, WriterPOSTED February 13, 2023

Humans have basic needs. Human needs shouldn’t be confused with human rights. Needs are biological and rights are social. Human needs are what a human must have to survive. This consists of water, food,...

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What is the most effective way to lose weight?

Brody Bohnet, AuthorPOSTED February 9, 2023

Did you know that 41.9 percent of all adults in the United States are obese? According to the CDC, "From 1999 –2000 through 2017 –March 2020, US obesity prevalence increased from 30.5% to 41.9%. During...

Investigating Conspiracy Theories

Investigating Conspiracy Theories

Sophia PritchardPOSTED November 18, 2022

The definition of “Conspiracy Theory” according to the Oxford dictionary, is “a belief that some covert but influential organization is responsible for a circumstance or event”. Unlike the name...

How to stay active during Fall/Winter

How to stay active during Fall/Winter

Matthew Buckmaster, WriterPOSTED October 27, 2022

 Fall and Winter can be restless, busy, and stressful times for some people. With temperatures dropping and illnesses  rising. Here are some popular ways to stay in shape and to be active during the...

The History of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The History of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sadie Grau, AuthorPOSTED October 25, 2022

As most of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This month is known for celebrating those who have survived breast cancer and remembering those who didn’t. People also spend this month...

Regarding Roe v. Wade

Regarding Roe v. Wade

Sophia Pritchard, WriterPOSTED September 22, 2022

The court case Roe v. Wade dominated the news, both politically and socially in recent months. But what exactly is Roe v. Wade? What did the court case protect? How does it affect South Dakota?  Roe...

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