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Smuckers’ Stock Plummets

Smuckers’ Stock Plummets

C.J. Burrous, Senior Writer

August 29, 2019

Share prices of The J.M. Smucker Company dropped well over 10 percent this week as sales and profits did not meet their hopes and predictions. The price per share fell from $112 to $103 in overnight trading.  The American manufacturing company blamed the drop on a 6 percent decline in quarterly net sales ...

“Hard Times” for Paramore Fans

“Hard Times” for Paramore Fans

C.J. Burrous, Senior Writer

August 21, 2019

Paramore fans everywhere were disappointed this week when co-creator and lead singer Haley Williams announced that the group doesn’t currently have plans to release new music. In an Entertainment Tonight interview, Williams was asked about the current state and future of the iconic band. Much to the dismay of Par...

Chandler Bings’ Tragic Downward Spiral

Chandler Bings’ Tragic Downward Spiral

C.J. Burrous, Senior Writer

August 21, 2019

In September, the iconic television show Friends will celebrate its 25th anniversary. The show starred six friends trying to make it in New York City, one of which was the witty and sarcastic Chandler Bing. The memorable character was played by actor Matthew Perry, who rose to stardom during the shows ten-s...

Steak N’ Shakes Financial Problems Continue

Steak N’ Shakes Financial Problems Continue

C.J. Burrous, Senior Writer

August 15, 2019

  Recently, I noticed that the Steak N’ Shake in Kokomo had closed down and was for sale. The sign on the window notifies passerby that the total investment to become a Steak N’ Shake franchisee is $10,000. As someone who is interested in becoming a restaurant owner in the future, seeing thi...

The Met Gala

The Met Gala

Kelsey Wise, Senior Writer

May 13, 2019

The Met Gala is a enormous, extravagant event in which celebrities dress authentically as well as exceptionally.I write this article due to the personal interest that I have as to why celebrities spend thousands of dollars on this event. The looks of the celebrities vary from exquisit to questionable i...

“Walk a Mile in My Shoes”

Katelyn Schreckenghaust, Junior Writer

February 25, 2019

The annual event “Walk a Mile In My Shoes” allows participants to help the homeless families in Kokomo. The event raises funds for the Kokomo Rescue Mission’s Open Arms shelter to help with the housing and programs provided for the homeless. Kokomo Rescue Mission provides those in need with hou...

Sensory Friendly Films

Sensory Friendly Films

Katelyn Schreckenghaust, Junior Writer

February 7, 2019

A recent parent survey that was conducted by the National Center for Health Statistics reveals that 1 in 45 children that are 3 years old and older have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Families of these children have an important role in helping their children interact and learn in the best ...

IU Kokomo Observatory Open House

IU Kokomo Observatory Open House

Katelyn Schreckenghaust, Junior Writer

January 17, 2019

The Indiana University Kokomo Observatory has held many open houses in the past few years that have allowed visitors to observe different and special astronomical views. Some of the open houses in 2018 allowed visitors to view the crescent moon, some of the planets, and lunar eclipses.  An open house...

Indiana Primary Election Results

Indiana Primary Election Results

Kaleb Lewellen, Sophomore Writer

May 16, 2018

Last Tuesday, the Indiana State primary elections were held. I ran the polls for Bryan Alexander, winner of the Republican candidate for Howard County Council. After spending the day learning about politics, meeting some new politicians, and pretending that I wouldn’t get burnt in the scorching heat...

Lewis Cass 2018 Awards

Megan Dishon, Junior Writer

May 8, 2018

The following students were the recipients of the Lewis Cass Award, the Tom Simpson Award, “Set a Good Example” Award, and the inductees of the Lewis Cass Athletic Hall of Fame. These kids worked hard into all of their achievements and all of Lewis Cass are proud!   Tom Simpson Award: Female Winner- Lexi J...

An Understanding of School Shootings

An Understanding of School Shootings

Kelsey Wise, Junior Writer

March 15, 2018

To know the difference between a school shooting and a shooting is important in our world today. Mr. Bonnel, the principal at Lewis Cass High School, mentioned that we need to distinguish the difference of what is actually a school shooting and what is not. I sat down to interview Mr. Bonnell March ...

Beware of the Flu

Beware of the Flu

Megan Dishon, Junior Writer

January 25, 2018

As the cold January weather is taking a toll of schools, work, and main roads, the frigid cold is also taking another turn for something big: death. This is the time of year where everyone gets sick and then spreads the virus or minor sickness to the person next to them or the person miles away. This ...

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