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Banned for Life

Banned for Life

Connor Nguyen, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Fortnite is one of the most popular video games out right now, with more than 250 million players.  Fortnite is a free-to-play battle royale game where players try to reach first place out of one hundred real world gamers. What makes the game unique is the game’s building concept: players can ...

Detroit F.C.

Detroit F.C.

Will Bass

January 29, 2020

Detroit introduced its first professional soccer team, Detroit FC, to play at a national level of competition. This will be the first team to be accepted on this level of play in nearly 40 years.  On December 11th, the fan-favorite Detroit FC was approved by U.S. Soccer to play in the National Inde...

Which House Should you Choose in Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Which House Should you Choose in Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Luke Mcqueen and Teagan Burns

January 15, 2020

“*Yawn* My my, how did you end up here?” These are the first words spoken to the player by the mysterious deity Sothis in Fire Emblem Three Houses.  After waking up from a strange dream, the player character, Byleth, finds themself a teaching position at Garreg Mach Monastery. This development comes with an important choice to ma...

Pedaling to Success

Pedaling to Success

Brian Zhang, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

Looking for a fun tour of Rochester given by a teacher? Rochester Pedal Ride is for you! It is commonly known around Rochester Adams High School that the “bike” of Downtown Rochester, formally the Rochester Pedal Ride, is owned by Social Studies teacher Bryan Lindstrom. Lindstrom employs local t...

Here4U Hits Rochester Community Schools

Here4U Hits Rochester Community Schools

Joey Shallow, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

In this day and age, mental health is a growing problem: According to the CDC, 1 in 10 adults in the U.S. suffers from depression and anxiety.  Here4U is a project for students to become peer educators who are involved in developing a campaign for the year. Each year, Here4U takes students from Rocheste...

What Really Happened at the Area 51 Raid

What Really Happened at the Area 51 Raid

Alyssa Cassell, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

The idea of stealing aliens and exploring the secretive Area 51 to prove popular conspiracy theories took the internet by storm when, on June 27, 2019, an ordinary man named Matty Roberts, created an event on Facebook. The event, called “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All Of Us,” was intended t...

Troy, Michigan Ranked #6 City in the Country for Retired People to Live in

Troy, Michigan Ranked #6 City in the Country for Retired People to Live in

Zach Liem, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

According to the Chamber of Commerce, Troy, Michigan was ranked number six in the country for retired people to live.  Troy is known for being a large suburb outside of the city of Detroit, and a humble place to live that's away from the city of Detroit. Troy residents tally up to a total of 84,2...

Rochester Adams First Flag Football Tournament

Rochester Adams First Flag Football Tournament

Mitchell Bowery, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

The debate between which class is more superior has been an argument at Rochester Adams High School and every high school since the beginning of time. Homecoming 2019, which took place the week of September 23-27th, is in the past and was a success. It was filled with many of the traditional Highlander activities...

Patriots Defense Shines as Offense Underwhelms

Patriots Defense Shines as Offense Underwhelms

Brian Zhang, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

The Patriots are on the road to getting back-to-back Super Bowl rings, powered by the outstanding performance from their defense. The New England Patriots have gotten off to a hot start this year, which is little surprise to any NFL fan. With a win over the Washington Redskins last Sunday (10/07), ...

Fantasy Football Analysis

Fantasy Football Analysis

Jake Brown, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

Sometimes you can draft the perfect team and still go 2-11. But fantasy is more than just the draft, it's about who you can aquire along your way to the championship. This list will help you determine what moves you should make to help improve your team. Players to pick up:  Kyler Murray - The ...

California Bill Promotes Student Athlete Endorsement Rights

California Bill Promotes Student Athlete Endorsement Rights

Owen McKenna, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Should college athletes be compensated for the revenue they draw in for their respective schools? Does their participation in athletics deserve both a free ride and a paycheck? Some college students have petitioned for their rights to getting endorsements and advertisements. They realize that their un...

Ni Ko Kuni Returns to the Spotlight

Ni Ko Kuni Returns to the Spotlight

Teagan Burns, Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

After 8 long years in the waiting, Studio Ghibli's Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch makes its way back to the limelight in it’s port to the Nintendo Switch, PS4, and PC. Ever since its initial release on the PS3, Ni No Kuni has been a standout in the Japanese role playing genre (JRPG), and w...

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