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Benefitting the Bank and the Body

Yasmine Zadeh and Raayed Saeed get ready to head to class together

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

  Having extra cash is always desired. How are young kids without a high school diploma supposed to do that? Lifetime Fitness may be the answer they´re looking for. Rochester Hills and Troy Lifetime Fitness are hubs of employment for Adams students. Almost a dozen students from Adams alone work part...

Battling Business: DECA States Recap

Andrew Jankowski stands with Ethan Mckenna who was a state champ.

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

  The state’s best competitors battled it out in Detroit at the beginning of March. This year’s state competition for DECA, Distributive Education Clubs of America, was held at the TCF center (formerly known as the Cobo center). DECA is a business organization where students either prepare business plans and present them or respond to business scenarios in front of a judge. After months of preparations Adams DECA students stayed in the Westin Book Cadillac hotel for a luxury experience. The hotel features a pool and gym, so guests could unwind between sessions. Students left immediately after school Wednesday Ma...

PETA Lashes Out Against Super Bowl Halftime Show

PETA’s tweet
Tweet from PETA displaying Jennifer Lopez wearing a feather flag and birds in a slaughterhouse.

Chase Montour, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

  The LIV Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show featured super star pop singers Jennifer Lopez and Shakira. Most people just saw the performance as another Super Bowl halftime show, but PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, saw the halftime show as offensive to their cause. Jennifer Lope...

A New Way to Fight Wildfires

Australia’s wildfires have become a major threat to the country.

Alyssa Cassell, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

With the tremendous amount of media coverage that the Australian wildfires have gotten, it’s impossible to still be in the dark about the increased natural disasters happening worldwide. Being one of many, the fires in Australia have been burning for two months, destroying over 12 million acres of land ...

Iowa Caucus Meltdown

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders speaking at his  
New Hampshire primary win in 2016.

Will Bass, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

The Iowa Caucuses are commonly seen as the first contest of the US presidential primary season, so when just a simple app caused the whole event to crumble, it shocked the political atmosphere in the US. Monday night’s Iowa Caucuses were supposed to offer a first look at the democratic frontrunners...

Yeezy Outdoes Nike Brand Once Again

Yeezy “Sherpa” trucks rolling into the city of Chicago.

 Zach Liem, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

Over basketball’s biggest weekend, the NBA All Star Weekend, In Chicago, Illinois, Kanye West and Adidas teased the potential release of the infamous and never-before-seen Yeezy Quantum basketball shoe. Unlike conventional marketing tactics like online advertisements, billboards, and teaser videos us...

Rochester Adams Kilt Cast Episode 5

Rochester Adams Kilt Cast Episode 5

Rob Gurzick and Caden Ebinger

March 11, 2020

On this week of the Kilt Cast, we discussed the Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury fight, then transitioned to the Rochester United (RU) playoff run. Additional statistics and information are provided below. Fury Dominates On February 22nd, Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder met in Las Vegas for the WBA heavyweight ...

Americans Are Now Affected By Coronavirus

The Diamond Princess cruise ship being docked in Japan.

Ava Bondra, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

  Many Americans are affected by the new deadly virus spreading across the world. The Coronavirus is a deadly outbreak of a respiratory illness. It first originated in China, and has now spread to the United States as fear grows that it will affect the country.  On January 31st, the pr...

Super Bowl LIV

NFL Super Bowl ad.

Mitchell Bowery, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

For those who have been living under a rock, taking place this Sunday is the largest game in American sports being played between the winners of the American Football Conference (AFC) and National Football Conference (NFC). This year, the two teams competing for Super Bowl glory are the Kansas City Chiefs...

Student Spotlight: Izzy Davies

Davies works on an acrylic pour art piece using all different colors.

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

  Art is something many students at Adams can use an outlet for self expression.  The variety of art classes offered to all grade levels are a great way to provide students relief in their stress-filled, academic school days. Izzy Davies, senior, visits the art room for her AP art class. A...

Soleimani, So Long

Qasem Soleimani, Iran’s second in command

Rob Gurzick, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

  The United States took out one of Iran’s top leading generals. Now, the question many Americans are wondering is whether or not the US is headed to war?  Qasem Soleimani is the head of the Revolutionary Guards Quds Force, an elite unit that handles Iran’s overseas operations. Soleimani had also supposedly plann...

Antarctica: Your New Vacation Spot?

Emperor Penguins are native to Antarctica

Jarek Schmanski, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

  Terra Australis Incognita: the barren, frozen, and uninhabited land mass at the South Pole. For centuries, this unknown land was a fascination amongst navigators. The first sighting of this legendary continent (later receiving the name Antarctica) was during an 1820 Russian expedition t...

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