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#FreeBritney
Sierra Weaver, Editor-in-Chief • February 26, 2021

Over the past few years, Britney Spears fans have become increasingly concerned about her position in her conservatorship, starting the #FreeBritney movement as a way to bring awareness to the situation.  In 2008, following her “breakdown” in...

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Ted Cruz’s Impromptu Vacation in the Midst of a Texan Crisis
Anna Schrader, Reporter / Photographer • February 26, 2021

As we all know, a historic winter storm has brought snow and single-digit temperatures to Texas, causing the state to remain mired in crisis. After the Texas power grid failed under the harsh winter conditions, more than 500,000 homes and businesses were...

Future of US-Russia Relations
Future of US-Russia Relations
Nika Anderson, Reporter • February 23, 2021

Of President Joseph R. Biden Jr.'s many promises, he has pledged to counter authoritarianism during his term. During his first phone call with Russian premier Vladimir Putin, Biden noted that America would not tolerate cyber-espionage and interference...

Esports Arena Open for Play
Esports Arena Open for Play
Hannah Connell, Co-Editor in Chief • February 16, 2021

The highly-anticipated Bendix E-Sports Arena is now open in downtown South Bend. Located within the Century Center’s Bendix theater, the new esports Arena boasts 36 gaming PC stations, XBOX and Nintendo consoles, and a 600-seat theater. Bendix E-Sports...

Two FBI Agents Killed
Two FBI Agents Killed
Naomi Presler, Reporter • February 16, 2021

On February 2, 2021, two FBI agents were killed while trying to complete a search warrant on an apartment in South Florida, outside of Fort Lauderdale. This is a very rare occurrence.  The two FBI agents involved in the case were Special Agent Daniel...

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Dion Payne-Miller
Hannah Connell, Co-Editor-in-Chief • February 26, 2021

Dion Payne-Miller is a current senior at John Adams who is a leader at school and in the community. The young man is dedicated to being a force for good which he demonstrates in his many involvements at school. During his time at Adams, Dion has been involved in Brothers, a group that builds leadership skills, volunteers in the community, and prepares students for college. Dion was co-president of...

Diego Cardenas
Diego Cardenas
Pike Temple, Reporter

Diego Cardenas is a graduating Senior at John Adams High School. Diego’s cheerful demeanor shines in and out of the classroom. He helps out...

Samuel Villagara-Stanton
Samuel Villagara-Stanton
Oriane Dancler, Reporter

Samuel Villagara-Stanton, is an exceptional senior graduating from Adams. Sam is involved in newspaper, cross country, track, he is the president...

Lynn King
Lynn King
Oriane Dancler, Reporter

Lynn King is a great student-athlete at adams. Lynn participates in the Brothers group, travel team, and is also on the undefeated basketball...

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The Justice League Snyder Cut
The Justice League Snyder Cut
Charlie Barron, Reporter • February 26, 2021

What would happen if a blockbuster movie, that a majority of the population believes is a messy cash-grab, was given a chance at redemption?...

Black Excellence in Movies
Black Excellence in Movies
Oriane Dancler, Reporter • February 24, 2021
The Future of Broadway
The Future of Broadway
Eden Blakemore, Reporter • February 1, 2021
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Eco-Friendly Fashion 2021
Anna Schrader, Reporter / Photographer • January 28, 2021
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