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How Animals Can Predict Earthquakes

| May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
How Animals Can Predict Earthquakes

Have you ever wondered how people could predict earthquakes? How we can prevent lives from being lost? Although we don’t have exact ways to predict earthquakes, there have been many ideas. One widely accepted and proven theory is that animals may show insight in doing so. “I was always scared that scientists couldn’t accurately predict […]

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North Hollywood’s Success with Cyber Security

| May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
North Hollywood’s Success with Cyber Security

“I am pleased to announce the national champions in the open division… I would like to welcome back to the stage North Hollywood High School Team Togo!” This year, three teams from North Hollywood were among the 12 finalist teams in the Open Division of Cyberpatriots IX. One of the teams from North Hollywood, Team […]

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World Water Day: Did You Know?

| May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
World Water Day: Did You Know?

Water is one of the most important factors of our lives. Activities such as washing, gardening, and swimming would not be available if there is no water; Life without water cannot be imagined. In industrialized countries, industries consume more than half of the water supplies for human use. For example, Belgium uses 80% of the […]

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Overuse of Antibiotics Causes Backfire

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Overuse of Antibiotics Causes Backfire

The invention of antibiotics was a major breakthrough. It allowed for the vaccination for protection against otherwise fatal disease, and it saved millions of lives while preventing and eradicating diseases. But is it really 100% beneficial? Recent studies argue not. As the world became increasingly dependent on antibiotics, the resistance that humans have gained towards […]

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CRISPR Research Returns Promising Results but Remains Controversial

CRISPR Research Returns Promising Results but Remains Controversial

After several years of diligent research on a prospective field of bio-engineering, scientists have discovered an entity that might render human genetic modifications safer in the future. Researchers at the University of California in San Francisco have reinvigorated the prospect of genetic inquest by unveiling a protein segment that can activate or deactivate the CRISPR […]

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Lack of Sleep Causes Stress for CV Students

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Lack of Sleep Causes Stress for CV Students

Improper sleep patterns have been affecting most students at Crescenta Valley High School. Having sports practice, doing homework, studying for tests, procrastinating, even going on social media or Netflix, all can hinder a student from getting enough sleep. Furthermore, April is the busiest time of the year for highschool students because it is the student’s […]

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The Need for Technology in Schools

| April 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Need for Technology in Schools

With technology advancing at a rapid rate, our everyday lives have adapted to implement many new innovations. In response to this, many schools have been able to use technology to their full advantage, such as using Chromebooks and tablets on a daily basis. However, many schools are hesitant to add technology to their education system, […]

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What is ‘The Hum’?

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
What is ‘The Hum’?

At its prime in the darkest, quietest nights, it creeps in and stays there, making a permanent home inside your mind. Known as ‘The Hum,’ this phenomenon has stirred people all around the world. As strange as it may sound, ‘The Hum’ is a widely-experienced phenomenon involving reports of a low hum that is heard […]

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FBLA Moving on to Nationals

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments
FBLA Moving on to Nationals

Just this past weekend, FBLA’s (Future Business Leaders of America) state tournament took place with various counties sending their winners to compete for the title of state champion. With the tournament concluded, students of Centennial HIgh School are looking forward to the national competition, which is taking place this summer. With their club being bigger […]

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Driving Animals to Their Deaths

| April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Driving Animals to Their Deaths

According to a study conducted by Culture Change, a total of more than 400 million innocent street animals are killed by motorists annually in the U.S., while each day, approximately 190 million motor vehicles are on the road and more than 1 million animals are hit by these vehicles.Although the victims vary from mammals to […]

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