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Scientists continue presentations at District Science Fair

Scientists continue presentations at District Science Fair

Harsimran Makkad, Web Editor-in-Chief
March 17, 2017
Filed under News

13 students participated in the UC Science and Engineering Expo on March 11. Eight students were from the high school. These students had all received superiors at high school Science Fair, which was held on January 28. The fair at UC was the next level. At UC, students received award money and ...

Causes of Climate Change

Causes of Climate Change

Adhiti Chundur, Print Editor-in-Chief
March 17, 2017
Filed under Infographics, News

Historically good time

Historically good time

Jenna Bao, Creative Projects Director
March 17, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Spring break is quickly approaching, but for a few juniors, there is one more big event to get through prior to relaxation. The regional round of National History Day (NHD) will take place on March 18, the Saturday after the last day of third quarter, at the University of Cincinnati. The national...

Child neglect becomes serious issue

Child neglect becomes serious issue

Maddi Saunders, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

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Easy as π

Easy as π

Sydney Evans, Print Editor-in-Chief
March 14, 2017
Filed under News, Photo of the Day, Wild Art

BC Calculus students celebrate math through a love of π...

Refuge for refugees

Refuge for refugees

Adhiti Chundur and Yasmine Guedira
March 11, 2017
Filed under News

The term “sanctuary city” refers to a city that shields undocumented or illegal immigrants from deportation forces. Typically, the city limits local law enforcement’s cooperation with federal immigration officers and does not allow inquiries into an individual’s immigration status. “I am...

Cincinnati declares status as Sanctuary City

Cincinnati declares status as Sanctuary City

Natalie Brinkman, Print Editor-In-Chief
March 6, 2017
Filed under News

There have been recent reports of turning Cincinnati into a “Sanctuary City,” where people of all backgrounds, documented or not, will be protected. “The term ‘sanctuary city’ is a broad term that describes up to 300 communities that have policies protecting the nation’s 11 million undo...

FIRST Lego League team continues to nationals

FIRST Lego League team continues to nationals

Eshika Kohli, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The OmegaBots have been invited to join various teams from across Mexico, Canada, and the US to compete at the Legoland North American Open in Carlsbad, California on May 19-21. Tanay Kothari from E.H. Greene Intermediate, Nikhil Kohli, from Sycamore Junior High, Eshika Kohli, 10, from SHS, Pratt...

Hailing storm causes hectic

Hailing storm causes hectic

Hannah Lee, Feature Chief
March 2, 2017
Filed under News

March 1st, Wednesday morning around 7, the Sycamore area was hit by a sudden rain-and-hailstorm. The time coincided with the time when most students arrive at the high school causing many to be stuck in their cars or school busses. Many who decided to run through the storm and head inside came in the...

‘Moonlight’ makes mark in Oscar history

‘Moonlight’ makes mark in Oscar history

Amy Deng, Managing Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under News

Hollywood is known for its glamorous events and ceremonies. In particular, the spotlight shines the brightest during awards season. The 2017 Oscars were held on February 26 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The crowd favorite film “La La Land” entered the event with 14 nominatio...

Pipeline protesters prepare departure

Pipeline protesters prepare departure

Max Torem, News Chief
February 28, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has been one of the most controversial topics in the United States over the past year. The oil pipeline, to be built in North Dakota, would cut right through a reservation of the Standing Rock Sioux Native American Tribe. Should the 3.7 billion dollar pipeline be constructed, it wou...

Bridge brings far-stretching problems

Bridge brings far-stretching problems

Natalie Brinkman, Print Editor-in-Chief
February 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The Brent Spence Bridge that links downtown Cincinnati to Kentucky has shown issues in the past; but as the times keep rolling, the troubles keep growing. “On top of the traffic issues, the most recent inspection reports show rust, cracks, and decay worsening on the span that carries nearly 186,000...

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