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Green Initiatives Across the World
Green Initiatives Across the World
Marcelina Kukawska, Photographer/Reporter • October 8, 2021

Companies and businesses across the world have taken steps toward a green future by promoting sustainability and eco-consciousness with their new ecological initiatives. Here are some businesses with the most impactful green environmental goals that will...

To Test or Not To test?
To Test or Not To test?
Naomi Presler, Reporter • September 27, 2021

College admissions are coming up for the class of 2022 and the only things on the minds of these seniors are transcripts, college essays, and SAT scores. However, some stress might be relieved for some of these students graduating this year and beyond. It...

Newsom Recall Chaos
Newsom Recall Chaos
Nika Anderson, Reporter • September 27, 2021

When President Joe Biden said, "the eyes of the nation are on California," his words could not be any more true. California governor Gavin Newsom (D) won the recall election on Sept. 14. Newsom has been governor since 2019; this election came amid a recall...

2021 Student Government Results
2021 Student Government Results
Oriane Dancler, Reporter • September 13, 2021

2020 was a year of hard triumphs and tribulations. Due to Covid-19, students lost many aspects of a “normal” year; this year is going to be a change because the student government is back in full force. The student government gives the students a...

9/11 and Afghanistan Withdrawal
9/11 and Afghanistan Withdrawal
Nika Anderson, Reporter • September 13, 2021

With the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedy approaching us, President Biden's complete withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan is showing notable parallels. The Taliban and Al Qaeda are deeply interwoven since Taliban-controlled Afghanistan...

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Betsy Leija
Betsy Leija
Lizzie Graff, Reporter • October 8, 2021

Betsy Leija, a flourishing senior at John Adams High School, has accomplished much over the last four years. Through her rigorous courses and avid participation in the track and cross country teams, Betsy proves that she will leave Adams high school with a positive message. She would describe herself as kind and understanding, as well as open to talk to anyone about any topic of discussion. Her...

Kylie Freymuth
Kylie Freymuth
Julia Maina, Reporter

Kylie Freymuth is a driven and passionate student at John Adams. Over the course of three years, Kylie has participated in many different clubs...

Hephzibah Brown
Hephzibah Brown
Marcelina Kukawska, Photographer/Reporter

Hephzibah Brown, known as Martha by most, moved to South Bend when she was thirteen years old. Before moving to the United States, Hephzibah...

Martin Stoner out playing on the tennis court.
Martin Stoner
Anna Schrader, Reporter / Photographer

Martin Stoner is an academic and extremely well versed student at John Adams. During his time in school, Martin has taken six IB classes, including...

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A&E
Top 10 Halloween Movies
Top 10 Halloween Movies
Oriane Dancler, Reporter • October 8, 2021

Spooky season is finally here, which means it's time for the Halloween binge-watching to begin. There are so many different movies to watch during...

Going Vegan 101
Going Vegan 101
Marcelina Kukawska, Photographer/Reporter • September 27, 2021
Fits of the Month
Fits of the Month
Lizzie Graff, Reporter • September 27, 2021
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