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Shark Attack? Or Human Attack?

Shark Attack? Or Human Attack?

A.M Gilbert, Journalist

September 9, 2019

Many people believe that sharks are vicious predators that eat people at random and are a real threat we should be scared of every time we swim in the ocean. Rumours have been spread about how sharks kill hundreds of people each year. No matter how you look at it, sharks seem to be held as evil creatures ...

A Solution Beyond Boundaries

A Solution Beyond Boundaries

Daniel Hancock, Guest Writer

September 9, 2019

Mohammed Hakmi is excited. He recently landed a job as a web developer with Canadian high-term firm Bonfire Interactive in Kitchener, Ontario. Previously, he worked illegally as a web developer to support his parents, three sisters and brother. As a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon, his talents were...

The Dangers of Social Media

The Dangers of Social Media

Tanner Hoyal, Guest Writer

September 9, 2019

Students at Williamsburg are no stranger to social media. Sites and apps such as Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, and Twitter dominate our daily lives. As of March 2019, there are over 1.5 billion daily Facebook users. That’s a huge percentage of the entire world population. With so many people on Facebook...

Our Shot at Society

Our Shot at Society

Joshua Christensen, Journalist

March 25, 2019

In 1972, a scientist with the National Institute of Mental Health named John C. Calhoun conducted an experiment called Universe 25. The purpose of the experiment was to discover what would happen to mice in an overpopulated environment. The findings were disturbing. To conduct the experiment, Mr....

Mob Mentality and Black Friday

Mob Mentality and Black Friday

Tanner Hoyal, Journalist

February 11, 2019

On the day after Thanksgiving, crowds of people waited outside Wal-Mart. Even though it was as early as 3:30 a.m. shoppers still lined the sidewalks and filled the parking lot. The local police even had to come in an attempt to control the crowd. After waiting for hours, the crowd became restless. At...

Animals are People Too

Animals are People Too

Dana Wickstrum, Journalist

February 4, 2019

Every day there are animals across the country who are being abused, neglected, and mistreated. The stories we read or hear about are often reported on because they are cases of horrific abuse or terrible hoarding situations. The majority of stories are hidden in the dark and nobody knows about them,...

Why Your Vote Matters

Why Your Vote Matters

Joshua Christensen, Editor In Chief

November 19, 2018

Twenty-four years ago in the Wyoming House of Representatives election, Republican Randall Luthi and Independent Larry Call both finished the race with exactly 1,941 votes. After a recount that came up with the same number, the governor decided to break the tie in a rather unusual way. Pursuant to obscure...

Quantity Conquers Quality: How Endorsements Impact SBP Elections

Quantity Conquers Quality: How Endorsements Impact SBP Elections

Korbin Peterson, Editing/Publishing Team Leader

November 19, 2018

But, unlike the memes, the consequences of these endorsements are far from laughable. In fact, endorsements threaten the integrity of our elections.

Solving Poverty Around the World With a Dream

Solving Poverty Around the World With a Dream

Megan Hall, Journalist

October 1, 2018

What if, in a single night, all the homeless had a home, every girl involved in sex trafficking was saved, every foster child found a home, and every drug addict and alcoholic decided to get help? Those goals are exactly what the Dream Center Network is working towards. Founded in 1994 by Pastor Tommy...

Solutions Journalism: A Solution for Journalism?

Solutions Journalism: A Solution for Journalism?

Korbin Peterson, Editing/Publishing Team Leader

October 1, 2018

You pick up a copy of your newspaper. The headline reads: A 10-Minute Trial, a Death Sentence: Iraqi Justice for ISIS Suspects. This depressing article outlines the injustice of the Iraqi Justice system, through heart wrenching stories of mothers and children who are given two minutes to explain why they...

How to Get Rid of Graffiti? Erase It Quickly

How to Get Rid of Graffiti? Erase It Quickly

Camden Hatch, Journalist

October 1, 2018

While visiting any large city one will smell some smells, hear some sounds, and see some sights - often not welcome ones. One of the not-so-welcome sights is graffiti. Its unsightly lettering litters the otherwise welcome sight of walls, bathroom stalls, mirrors, fences, bridges, train cars, busses,...

Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies

Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies

Melissa Fales, Journalist

September 17, 2018

There are over 150,000 free-roaming dogs in Turkey according to a CNN estimation (Sidner and Tuyaux, 1). A numerous amount of those homeless animals are golden retrievers. Golden retrievers are usually taken in when they are puppies, but they are turned out into the streets later in their lives. It is...

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