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Seasonal Depression

Elijah Nichols, Reporter

November 21, 2019

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of melancholy related to changes in seasons — SAD begins and ends at about the same time every year. Most people with SAD have signs and symptoms that start in the fall and continue ...

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: controversy in Russia

Colton Mudloff, Reporter

November 20, 2019

In Call of Duty Modern Warfare, the highway of death was worked into the story as a sort of set piece, causing controversy. One of the many main characters, Alex, worked alongside their ally Farah in search of the fictional terr...

Computer Science Academy programming competitions

Emily Selgelid, reporter

November 12, 2019

The Computer Science Academy, directed by Andrew Meile and Tim Shipley, is one Olathe South’s three 21st Century programs. The idea of working with computers and figuring out programming seems daunting to most students, but...

K-pop Idol Sulli found dead in apartment

Gagani Liyanawaduge, Reporter-Artist

November 8, 2019

K-pop idol Sulli, real name Choi Jin-ri and a former member of the group f(x), was found dead in her home near Seoul on October 14th of 2019.  The K-pop industry is a big part of the Korean economy. Many K-pop idols do not ...

Here are the facts-get out of the vape cloud

Elijah Nichols, Reporter

November 7, 2019

Health officials are in alarm as the quickly rising death rates related to vaping cases keep coming in and at larger numbers each month. There has been many warnings that vaping is bad, like the one the Surgeon General sai...

The Effects of Global Warming on The Environmental Ecosystem

Elijah Nichols, Reporter

November 5, 2019

The crisis of global warming has become a well-conversed topic among scientists and researchers alike. We, as a society, are slowly harming and killing the planet with greenhouse gases and pollution methods like dumping waste...

Leader of ISIS killed in American military raid

Colton Mudloff, Reporter

October 31, 2019

Abu Bakr al-Bagdadi is believed to have been born in Iraq and raised in a very religious environment. Not a lot is known about al-Bagdadi’s early life but it is thought that his grandfather witnessed the US occupation of Iraq. His ...

New ACT rules affect the college admittance requirements

Wesley Coats, Reporter

October 29, 2019

The ACT for years has been the preferred test of most Midwest schools. Starting in September of 2020 ACT will make a drastic shift in the rules. Superscoringhas always been the choice of the college, but these new rules will make...

New Olathe Indian Creek Public Library takes libraries to new level

Megan Stoerman, Editor-In-Chief

October 23, 2019

After the Indian Creek branch of the Olathe Public Library closed down due to flooding from a water main break beneath the library, the mad dash began to open the new library to the public. The new branch of the Indian Creek ...

The new advancement in the da vinci medical robot

Elijah Nichols, Reporter

October 10, 2019

The use of robotic surgery has allowed surgeons to perform complex and often high-risk procedures with improved precision, flexibility, and control. Before robotic surgery, the surgeons would do what is typically known as open...

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