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Prison Labor and Modern Legacy of Slavery

Byron S. Knight, Reporter March 8, 2024

   "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction."...

Everything You Need to Know About the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Everything You Need to Know About the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Maia O’Brien, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2024

   Whenever you open the news, it’s inevitable that you’ve seen something regarding the Israel-Palestine conflict. There are new stories and information coming out daily.     “I try to read...

Speaker article- Byron Seth Knight

Speak Now: A New Era for Speaker of the House

Byron S. Knight, Reporter November 16, 2023

   Since the beginning of the 118th United States Congress, who is to be Speaker of the House has been a question surrounded by buzz and controversy. The previous speaker Nancy Pelosi served in the position...

The Amazon River is Threatened by Deforestation and Global Warming

The Amazon River is Threatened by Deforestation and Global Warming

Chai Flores November 8, 2023

   Due to deforestation and global warming, the Amazon River, which is known as one of the most diverse places in the world, has been going through a drought. The river is at the lowest it has been in...

U.K. Charges Greta Thunberg

U.K. Charges Greta Thunberg

Ashley Torres, Spanish Editor November 6, 2023

   On Oct. 18, 2023, climate activist Greta Thunberg was detained and charged by British police after she and others were found protesting outside a London hotel where the Energy Intelligence Forum,...

Democracy Article- Byron Seth Knight

Thoughts on American Democracy from Newly Registered Voter

Byron S. Knight, Reporter October 30, 2023

    American democracy, once considered to be a shining beacon upon a hill, now lags behind the political systems found in much of the democratic west. From Canada to Sweden and from Sweden to Australia,...

Grounded Greenland Cruise Ship is Pulled Free

Grounded Greenland Cruise Ship is Pulled Free

Rhys Stephens, Reporter September 27, 2023

   It appears that Poseidon is angry, given the immense number of accidents at sea in recent months—first, OceanGate’s ill-fated submarine expedition, and now the MV Ocean Explorer Cruise Ship running...

Ukraine and Russia

Ukraine-Russia Crisis: What is Happening?

Ashley Torres, Mo Stephens, and Jenene Grover November 10, 2022

On February 24, just a mere four days after the 2022 Winter Olympics ended, Russia’s troops that had been gathering along the borders of Ukraine since October invaded Ukraine.  In December 2021,...

Think Safe, Work Safe, Be Safe.

Staying safe in college

Mo Stephens, Business Manager May 17, 2022

Often after graduation, students live outside their home for the first time.    With this rite of passage comes a new, often unknown area to navigate: personal safety. It is important to learn how...

Callie Wright, Kindergarten

From Sparks to Blaze

Maddy Williams, Editor in Chief April 29, 2021

Seadorf completing the wing challenge for the Titlewish book fundraiser.

I dare you to donate

Brenlee Goins, Reporter April 22, 2021

Do you want to see Brian Seadorf, BHS librarian, run drills with the softball team or hold a snake? If so, now is your opportunity.   Blackman librarians have set up a fundraiser for BHS, which essentially...

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