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Self-driving car involved in fatality

Hailey Mears, Reporter

April 6, 2018

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A self driving Uber car killed a woman in the street in Arizona. Police said it appears to be the first reported fatal crash involving a self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian in the United States. Tempe police said the car wa...

UW Math Day Has A Positive Impact

Joe Hinshaw, reporter

April 6, 2018

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The 2018 Math Day Conference at the University of Washington campus unfolded on March 19. Students and mathematicians alike joined to learn more about the algorithms behind devices we use everyday. Among the over 1,000 attend...

Facebook in Hot Water

Zebiba Denning, reporter

April 6, 2018

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Facebook is now under investigation after a controversial story involving millions of users’ personal information was leaked. The scandal erupted in Marche weekend when The New York Times reported that Cambridge Analyti...

Spring Break can’t come too soon

Georgia Costa, Reporter

April 5, 2018

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Whether staying in Seattle or going to the tropics, a week full of relaxation and rejuvenation is upon us. In the midst of the excitement, Blanchet seniors have many impending tests and projects that are due the week before sp...

Starbucks Spends 10 Million on New Fully Recyclable Cups

Allie Boyle, Reporter

March 25, 2018

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With Starbucks being the largest coffee chain in the world, there is definitely a need for eco-friendly cups. Starbucks just recently announced their major 10 million dollar commitment to redesign their paper coffee cups so that...

Seattle Students Fight Back Against Gun Violence

Maddie Gudrian, reporter

March 20, 2018

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Just 2 weeks after the Parkland shooting, Seattle students are taking it upon themselves to take action. With multiple protests planned, both silence and peaceful, students feel that adults aren’t taking gun violence in sc...

Lets Scratch this Patch

Hailey Mears, Reporter

March 19, 2018

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  The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a trash vortex that is a collection of marine debris in the North Pacific Ocean. The patch consists of large amounts of plastic, chemical sludge, and other debris that is trapped ...

Using a Smartphone is Not So Smart

Hailey Mears, Reporter

March 19, 2018

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Smartphones are small handheld devices that allow you to text, call, email, surf the web, set reminders, check your calendar, and download many other applications that make life a lot easier. These inventions come with many upsid...

High School Journalists’ “Zombie Bill” Passes in Washington State

Joe Hinshaw, Reporter

March 6, 2018

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As of March 2, Washington’s House and Senate has passed the “New Voices Act”, adding to the other 13 state’s who've advocated for individuality in high school journalism. According to the Seattle Times, Senate Bill ...

Fox News Reporter Attacks the King of the NBA For Talking Politics.

Hunter Redmon, Reporter

March 5, 2018

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On her Fox News program, reporter Laura Ingraham responded to a recent interview on ESPN’s podcast, Uninterrupted, with NBA superstars LeBron James and Kevin Durant, belittling James while insisting that he stick to basketball and...

Denied Refugee Status in US, Iranians are Stuck in Limbo

Clara Costa, Editor

March 5, 2018

Filed under Focus, News, Uncategorized

With ongoing crisis occurring in Iran, many members of minority groups are being forced to flee their country, leaving all of their possessions and hoping for the best. Many Iranian citizens are now stranded in Vienna, due to the Uni...

Horrific Mass Shooting Kills 17 Kids and Ignites a Generation of Students.

Hunter Redmon, Reporter

March 1, 2018

Filed under News

Nineteen year old gunman Nikolas Cruz orchestrated a massacre at Marjory Stone and Douglas High School in South Florida, taking 17 lives and instilling fear in the hearts of students, faculty and parents alike. On February ...

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