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A comparison of images. The top image is from a BLM rally in Long Beach. The bottom image is from the insurrection against the Capitol.
The Treatment of Capitol Insurrectionists vs The Treatment of BLM Protesters
Elizabeth Graff, Reporter • January 15, 2021

On January 6, 2021, a frightening attack on America’s democracy took place. During the weeks before the insurrection at the Capitol, President Trump encouraged his supporters to gather at the Capitol and other areas around Washington D.C. On January...

Insurrection at the United States Capitol
Insurrection at the United States Capitol
Sierra Weaver, Editor-in-Chief • January 15, 2021

Following Donald Trump’s speech on January 6th, the United States Capitol faced an insurrection led by “Trump-supporting extremists.” Close to noon, Trump delivered a speech to a group of his supporters, in which he continued to push the idea...

Clockwise from top left: Frankfurter Allgemeine, Germany; Clarín, Argentina; La Repubblica, Italy; The Chosun Ilbo, Korea; Adresseavisen, Norway; Dainik Bhaskar, India.
World Leaders React to Insurrection at U.S. Capitol
Hannah Connell, Co-Editor in Chief • January 15, 2021

An assault on American democracy sparks outrage from world leaders and undermines our nation’s image as a beacon for democracy. On January 6, 2021, scenes of domestic terrorists storming the Capitol were televised around the world. Americans and citizens...

The Biden-Harris Administration Outlook
The Biden-Harris Administration Outlook
Nika Anderson, reporter • January 15, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden, along with vice president-elect Kamala Harris, have decided what they want to accomplish before and after inauguration day. Biden has announced his cabinet nominees and has been working with them to build his administration....

Trump
Trump's Post Presidency
Fernando Sanchez, Reporter • January 15, 2021

Donald Trump has been one of the most polarizing figures in the nation's history and is set to leave office on January 20, 2021. Although Trump may be leaving office, he will not leave the political scene any time soon. Trump has suggested that he intends...

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Alexandria Crayton
Alexandria Crayton
Oriane Dancler, Reporter • December 18, 2020

Alexandria Crayton, known by her friends as Dria, is a phenomenal senior at John Adams. She is on the science olympiad team, Marching band, JAVA, and NHS. In the marching band, she plays the alto saxophone and is co-section leader. Alexandria’s most outstanding accomplishment is that she was awarded the Lilly Endowment Scholarship, a four year full-tuition scholarship to any Indiana public or private...

Secilia Scheffler
Secilia Scheffler
Elizabeth Graff, Reporter

Secilia Scheffler, a senior at Adams High School has accomplished many things throughout her four years at Adams. Secilia is a captain and middle...

Anastazja Krostenko
Anastazja Krostenko
Naomi Presler, Reporter

Anastazja Krostenko, a senior at John Adams High school, is a well accomplished athlete and student. She is a part of the student government,...

Zuzanna Kukawska
Zuzanna Kukawska
Anna Schrader, Photographer/Reporter

Zuzanna Kukawska, a graduating senior at John Adams, will be leaving a lasting impact on the school through her artistic abilities and academic...

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10 International Movies and TV Shows to get your Mind off of America
10 International Movies and TV Shows to get your Mind off of America
Eden Blakemore, Reporter • January 15, 2021

If you haven't been living under a rock for the past four years, but more specifically the last week, then you'll know that America is really...

Best Quarantine Flix
Best Quarantine Flix
Oriane Dancler, Reporter • January 15, 2021
Guide to an Entertaining Lockdown
Guide to an Entertaining Lockdown
Elizabeth Graff, Reporter • December 7, 2020
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