The OHS Press

High school student wins GOP primary

Zeke Polken, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2014

Filed under Outlook

On May 13, Saira Blair, a 17-year-old West Virginia resident, won a Republican primary election for the state’s House of Representatives. According to National Public Radio, Blair beat Larry Kump, who is 50 years older than...

Minnesota teen plotted Columbine style attack

Nick Merrill

May 4, 2014

Filed under Outlook

Waseca High School student John David LaDue had a secret. The police say that he planned to commit a Columbine-like attack on 20 April to “commemorate the Columbine shootings” according to CNN. As the Columbine anniversary...

The situation in Ukraine continues to intensify

Ania Piecuch, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2014

Filed under Outlook

There have been many recent updates to the situation in Ukraine. Recently, in Donetsk, pro-Russian separatists seized government buildings and were called to lay down their arms, but refused to comply. The group declared themselves...

Questions remained unanswered involving Malaysian Airlines flight MH370

Nick Merrill, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2014

Filed under Outlook

On March 8, Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 disappeared over the South China Sea. Two hours into the flight, the plane disappeared off radar. Even more puzzling is the fact that nobody received distress calls from the pilots. Normal...

Protests, homicides rising in Venezuela

Jason Greene, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2014

Filed under Outlook

According to NBC News, one person in Venezuela is murdered every 21 minutes. That is 69 homicides per day. Venezuelan imports have been shrunk and the government has inflated prices to all time highs at 56 per cent, the highes...

Former Ukrainian President seeks ally in Russia

Ania Piecuch, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2014

Filed under Outlook

In November of last year, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was supposed to sign an association agreement between Ukraine and the European Union; the President decided instead to start talking with Russia. Since the governmen...

Nestlé recalls two Hot Pocket flavors

Zeke Polken, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2014

Filed under Outlook

On Tuesday, Feb. 21, Nestlé voluntarily recalled an unspecified amount of two of its Hot Pockets products. Different sizes of the “Philly Steak” and “Croissant Crust Philly Steak and Cheese” foods were promptly recalled and...

Pakistani boy saves school from suicide bomber

Joey Lancour, Associate Editor

January 14, 2014

Filed under Outlook

On Mon, Jan. 6, Aitzaz Hasan made a decision few of us will ever have to make. He chose to sacrifice himself in order to save other members of his school from a suicide bomber, and in the process, lost his own life. The 15 year old Has...

New dinosaur discovered that rivals the T-Rex

Parker Owen, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2013

Filed under Outlook

At the Cedar Mountain Formation in Utah, a discovery was made that helps further complete scientists’ knowledge of the North American ecosystem nearly 80 million years ago. A new species of dinosaur was discovered. In Nov. 2008, Utah ...

Congress pours money into enforcing “Bed Mandate”

Audrey Matusz, Photo Editor

November 7, 2013

Filed under Outlook

Since 2007, Congress has been spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund a controversial policy commonly referred to as the “bed mandate”. The mandate currently requires Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to det...

Government’s failure to agree on budget causes government shut down

Jacob Meschke, Copy Editor

October 3, 2013

Filed under Outlook

At midnight Sept. 30 the federal government shut down. The new fiscal year for the congressional budget began Oct. 1 and both houses needed to agree on a budget for the federal government by that time. They did not reach an a...

Iran possibly turning a political corner

Joey Lancour, Associate Editor

October 2, 2013

Filed under Outlook

Recent elections in Iran have instituted a new President, Hassan Rouhani, and despite having been in power since Aug. 4, he has already created a contrast between himself and his predecessors, both within and outside Iran. Durin...

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