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Natural disaster shakes Philippines

Natural disaster shakes Philippines

Atiya Dosani
October 22, 2013
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Buildings toppled and people panicked on Oct. 15 when an earthquake hit Carmen, a small town on the island of Bohol. The high magnitude caused islands throughout the central Philippines to feel the effect. “A magnitude 7 earthquake has an energy equivalent to around 32 Hiroshima atomic bombs. This one had a magnitude of 7.2,” said R...

Day of the Dead spirit lives vivaciously

Day of the Dead spirit lives vivaciously

Emily Tyler
October 21, 2013
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   In early November, the graveyards of Mexico are blooming with yellow and orange marigolds, houses smell of spices and baking bread, and extravagant alters are in every home. Día de los Murtes, or Day of the Dead, is a two day Mexican holiday honoring family members who have passed away. ...

Signups close for South America spring break adventure

Jack Loon
October 18, 2013
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SHS is providing an opportunity for students to visit Peru and experience its rich culture spring break. Students will visit some of the most well-known sights of Peru, such as Plaza de Armas, Urubamba valley, and Machu Picchu. The signups are closed, and the traveling party consists of thirt...

Destructive typhoon Fitow hits China

Destructive typhoon Fitow hits China

Atiya Dosani
October 13, 2013
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A tropical cyclone moving over 94 mph landed in China on the morning of Oct. 7. The Xinhua News Agency reported that over 1,700 houses and almost 116,000 acres of crop land were destroyed. At least five people have died and several others are still reported to be missing. According to Xinhua, ...

Model UN disbands conference, negotiates terms for upcoming events

Model UN disbands conference, negotiates terms for upcoming events

Joseph Ahn
October 3, 2013
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With one practice conference at Mount Notre Dame High School (MND) out of the way, Model UN (MUN) is beginning to prepare for their two upcoming conferences. “We have a bunch of able and talented people this year. I was really impressed with what we were able to do at the MND conference, and ...

Get your scare on with seniors

Jordan Baker
September 20, 2013
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Senior Halloween is a tradition that has been at the High School for nearly 16 years.  It is a great opportunity for seniors to let loose and have a full day of fun. It’s also a day to see the effort that the seniors have put into their costumes.  They spend a lot time working on these cost...

Volley for the Cure 2012

Volley for the Cure 2012

Victoria Swart
May 18, 2013
Filed under Media, News, Waves

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