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Who’s Telling the Truth: Matt Lauer Scandal

Who’s Telling the Truth: Matt Lauer Scandal

Taylor Jackson, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Two years after “Today” show host Matt Lauer was fired for sexual assault claims against an anonymous coworker, Brooke Nevils reveals her struggles in Robin Farrow’s upcoming book, Catch and Kill.  Nevils was a producer for NBC and worked for the network around Lauer for several years. Farrow wor...

AHS Gets Creative with Creative Writing Project

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Writing is something crucial that needs to be brought outside the classroom.   After taking a creative writing class last year, junior, Claire Donohoe realized the lack of a platform for students who enjoy writing. Yes, there is one class, but is that enough to fill the thirst for such an art? W...

The Legend of Zelda Link’s Awakening Review

The Legend of Zelda  Link’s Awakening Review

Luke McQueen, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Link, the hero of legend, sets sail upon his raft in search of adventure. However, a storm soon envelopes him and his hardly sea-worthy vessel. It only takes one rough wave to destroy the craft, causing the hero to be knocked unconscious from the blow.  Luckily, Link finds himself on Koholint isla...

Student Spotlight: William Addison

Student Spotlight: William Addison

Katie Rath, editor

December 4, 2019

  The role of Senior Class President is a very coveted role at Rochester Adams High School. During the third week of school, Student Council held elections for the Senior Class President. By the end of the day, the votes had been tallied, and William Addison was declared the next Senior Class ...

Test Optional is the Way to go

Test Optional is the Way to go

Samantha Moilanen, Editor

December 4, 2019

Are standardized tests finally becoming a thing of the past? How long until they are gone forever? The SAT and ACT have discouraged many hard-working students during the application process because a large majority of high schoolers struggle to obtain high scores that will make them competitive for admission to desirable schools. Hampshire College recently decide...

History of the Common Application

History of the Common Application

Jarek Schmanski, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

If you are a senior like me, you are probably familiar with the Common Application. This college application service connects applicants with nearly 900 different institutions in one standard template.  Fellow senior, Ryan Fitzgerald, remarked that the Common App is “Long and boring, but it was w...

Things are Heating up

Things are Heating up

Josie Wenzell, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

October was a rough month for the state of California. Wildfires have been running rampant in the northern and southern parts of the state.  The Kincade fire in wine country north of San Francisco has burned through more than 76,000 acres and was 30 percent contained as of October 23 according t...

Where are the Stars?

Where are the Stars?

Lexi Borraccio, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

On cloudless nights, one may wonder where the stars are. The artificial light used to illuminate many cities and streets is polluting the sky. As populations increase, so does the need for light, as the world becomes 2% brighter each year. The unnecessary usage of artificial light is blocking the...

Artemis

Artemis

David Flowney, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

"Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed" on July 20, 1969, 9:56 PM Houston time, Neil Armstrong stepped off the lunar module and uttered the inspirational words, “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” The Apollo moon mission was one of the most ambitious...

Mystery Theme Park to Come in 2023

Mystery Theme Park to Come in 2023

Alyssa Cassell, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

For the first time since 2017, Universal Orlando has announced a new theme park in the making. However, there is one catch—the actual theme of the addition has not been announced. On August 1st, 2019, during a Comcast earnings call, Universal Orlando revealed its fourth central Florida park to be ...

Rochester Adams Fourth Quarter Comeback

Rochester Adams Fourth Quarter Comeback

Conner Nyguyen, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

The Rochester Adams boys football team made an amazing comeback against the Clarkston Wolves 28-27.  This was the last home game of the regular season for Rochester Adams High School, as they took on Clarkston. The Highlanders are currently 5-2 overall and third in the Oakland Athletics Association Red Le...

Beyond Juice-Grand Opening

Beyond Juice-Grand Opening

Tyler Borglin, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

From professionals and soccer moms to retirees, people take to heart the age-old adage, “You are what you eat”. Across the globe, health-conscious consumers are looking for convenient food and drink options that fit into their busy schedules. Beyond Juicery + Eatery is an ideal choice for a franc...

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