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Man Who Killed Seven Girls in 1997 Released From Prison Life Sentence

Abby Seeber, Opinion Editor

March 21

Filed under News, World

Ahmed Daqamseh has been released from prison after shooting and killing seven eighth graders in 1997 in Amman, Jordan. His twenty year sentence has been served and Daqamseh has been released from imprisonment. In 1997, Daqam...

China reverses one child only policy; incentivizes second child

Lyndsey Case, Social Media Manager

March 7

Filed under All, News, World

For nearly four decades, China implemented a One Child Policy that only allowed Chinese families to have one child. This policy, which ended in 2015, was pushed harshly and strictly by the Chinese Government but did result in sl...

Tragedy in Dreamworld: 4 dead after accident on a theme park ride

Demi Jensen, Staff Writer

October 28

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A tragic and fatal accident occurred this Tuesday, October 25th, at Dreamworld amusement park in Queensland, Australia. After the raft on Thunder River Rapids flipped and came into contact with another raft, six people were thrown onto the conveyer belt, and four o...

Mission to Mars

Mission to Mars

October 28

This Week in History

Manny Tsang, Journalism 1 Staff

October 5

Filed under News, World

With the big PN-PC game this Friday, this has been a big week for Northern students, but it is, more importantly, also an anniversary for many events. For example, Edgar Allen Poe was found delirious in a gutter in 1849, Iraq gaine...

Terror in France

Terror in France

December 9

Child Stars Then and Now: What Happened?

Hannah Winegar, Feature Editor

October 2

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Sweet, innocent and “Smiley” Miley Cyrus won her way into the hearts of now teenage girls in the 2006 premier of her television show Hannah Montana. Just seven years later, she is now setting those teenage girls’ teeth ...

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