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Still No Justice for Breonna Taylor
Sierra Weaver, Editor-in-Chief • November 12, 2020

Almost eight months after her death, there has still been no justice for Breonna Taylor.  To recap the events of March 13th: three police officers, Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison, and Myles Cosgrove arrived at Breonna Taylor’s apartment after...

Adams Receives the Purple Star Award
Adams Receives the Purple Star Award
Sierra Weaver, Editor-in-Chief • November 12, 2020

In August, Adams was named as one of the schools to receive the Purple Star Award and was congratulated by the Indiana Department of Education. The Purple Star Award honors schools that show commitment to military families.   On average, a child...

Judy Bradford registering people to vote and giving out voting information.
The General Election in South Bend
Nika Anderson, Reporter • November 12, 2020

The 2020 presidential election was undeniably one of the most controversial elections in American history, especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic. With an overwhelming quantity of absentee ballots in St. Joseph County, it is no surprise that complications...

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris during historic victory speech
Kamala Harris: Vice President-elect
Hannah Connell, Co-Editor-in-Chief • November 12, 2020

On Saturday, November 7, 2020, Kamala Harris walked onto a stage in Wilmington, Delaware to address the nation for the first time as Vice President-elect. She ushers in a new chapter in women’s equality, rising to the highest position of leadership...

Elections in Indiana
Elections in Indiana
Naomi Presler, Reporter • November 12, 2020

This year's elections in our community and state are as important as ever with tight races for Indiana Governor, Indiana Attorney General, and Indiana second US House District. Also, School District 3 representative in South Bend, School District 4 representative,...

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Will Neubauer
Will Neubauer
Oriane Dancler, Reporter • November 13, 2020

Will Neubauer is a senior at John Adams High School. Will is on the Varsity Cross Country team as well as the track and field team. In track he runs 1600m, 32000m, 800m, 4x400m. He has been doing track and field since 5th grade. He also participates in Java, Quiz Bowl, and NHS. Will Has made many accomplishments at Adams. His most notable is being a back to back city champion and being a 3x MVP for...

Jordan Mihut
Jordan Mihut
Pike Temple, Reporter

Jordan Mihut is a senior at John Adams High School. She is a proud member of the Adams girls soccer team, National Honor Society, the Quiz Bowl...

Anna Guzik
Anna Guzik
Naomi Presler, Reporter

Anna Guzik will be graduating this year and is an amazing inspiration and leader to her golf team. She is a senior and has participated in many...

Monica Caponigro
Monica Caponigro
Hannah Connell, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Monica Caponigro: If I could use only one word to describe Monica Caponigro it would be resilient, but anyone who knows Monica knows she is not...

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Chloe Duke, better known as @mac.clout on Instagram, has been protesting both online and on the streets.
How BLM Is Influencing Artists
Anna Schrader, Reporter / Photographer • November 12, 2020

After the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was murdered by officers while in police custody, protestors and outraged citizens...

Positions by Ariana Grande
Positions by Ariana Grande
Elizabeth Graff, Reporter • November 12, 2020
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