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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...

Texas
Texas' Controversial Abortion Bill
Fernando Sanchez, Reporter • September 10, 2021

Six weeks, that is the new cutoff for women who are seeking an abortion in the state of Texas. Senate Bill 8, which was later signed into law by Gov. Greg Abott, would limit the amount of time a woman has to get an abortion. This controversial law has...

US President Joe Biden speaks about his $2 trillion infrastructure plan during an event at Carpenters Pittsburgh Training Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 31, 2021
Biden's Infrastructure Plan
Nika Anderson, Reporter • September 10, 2021

The Biden Administration has proposed a two trillion dollar infrastructure plan that seeks to modernize aspects of America's economy. This bill, known as the American Jobs Plan, may likely be funded by corporate taxes, as Biden wants to increase the corporate...

Washington DC Statehood
Washington DC Statehood
Naomi Presler, Reporter • May 7, 2021

On April 22  2021, the House of Representatives was able to pass a bill that would grant Washington, DC to become a state. The party line vote was 216-208. The next step for the statehood bill, is to go to the Senate. However, since this is a democratic...

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Hephzibah Brown
Hephzibah Brown
Marcelina Kukawska, Photographer/Reporter • September 10, 2021

Hephzibah Brown, known as Martha by most, moved to South Bend when she was thirteen years old. Before moving to the United States, Hephzibah lived in Australia and England. Now, she is a senior at John Adams and a valuable and talented addition to our community.  Hephzibah is an artist who takes inspiration from her childhood. She is inspired by nostalgic items, such as traditional children's books...

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...

Bryce Martens
Bryce Martens
Pike Temple, Reporter

Bryce Martens is a senior at John Adams High School. As a freshman, Martens immediately got involved in the high school’s various athletic...

Homecoming court 2020
Dion Payne-Miller
Hannah Connell, Co-Editor-in-Chief

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...

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A&E
Donda
Donda
Lizzie Graff, Reporter • September 14, 2021

After a long wait, Kanye West, one of the world’s most popular musical artists, finally came out with his newest creation, Donda. Going around...

Let The Fun Fall Festivities Begin
Let The Fun Fall Festivities Begin
Julia Maina, Reporter • September 10, 2021
Fits of the Month: April
Fits of the Month: April
Elizabeth Graff, Reporter • May 13, 2021
WandaVision Review
WandaVision Review
Charlie Barron, Reporter • March 19, 2021
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