Category Archives: The World

Cynthia Brown Clemency

Cyntoia Brown was sentenced to life in prison after she killed a man who had bought her for sex when she was only 16 years old. Following this week however, according to Tennessee governor’s office she has been granted clemency from governor Bill Haslam.  Brown who is now 30 years old, served 15 years in prison will be released to parole supervision on August 7 which is exactly 15 years later from the date she was first arrested. She will be held on parole supervision for 10 years if she does not violate any laws and maintains a job while participating in regular court sessions.

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China Makes Touchdown on the Dark Side of the Moon

On July 20th 1969 the U.S. made history when the Apollo 11 made touchdown on the moon, officially winning the space race against the Soviet Union and opening a new door for science and space exploration; Now China has made a new revolutionary accomplishment, their spacecraft made it to the dark side of the moon.

This is the first time landing on the “dark side” of the moon has been attempted or achieved, and it means big things for the scientific community.

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Charges Filed Against the Fiance of Missing Colorado Women

Colorado woman; Kelsey Berreth has been missing for over a month and hasn’t been seen or heard from by any friends or relatives. She is a 29 year old flight instructor and mother to a 1 year old girl. But nearly a month after her going missing, Berreth’s parents and prosecuters have decided to file a wrongful death suit at Colorado’s federal district court against her fiance, Patrick Frazee. Even thought her remains have not yet been discovered.

Kelsey Berreth

As of last Monday the law suite for the formal criminal charges against him are in motion for allegedly killing the mother of there child. He faces two counts of murder  and 3 counts of solicitation to committee a murder. He has two murder counts because there are two theories about how the killing has taken place. Ether he had murdered her on his own with no help, or he had someone else with him to rob Berreth before the murder took place. Continue reading Charges Filed Against the Fiance of Missing Colorado Women

Cuba’s Lung Cancer Vaccine

Federal law prohibits Americans from going to Cuba for any kind of health care. Especially now with President Trumps tightening on restriction to travel to Cuba its making it very difficult. There is a new, better vaccination called Vaxira and patients say they’d rather have to break the law and live than use what they have in America and die. None of the people traveling for the treatment give a real r Continue reading Cuba’s Lung Cancer Vaccine

Is Juuling/Vaping Any Better Than Smoking?

Eight out of 100 (7.6%) high school students in the United States smoke regularly. And while that is a decrease since 2011 with a drop of 8.2 %, the majority of youth have flocked to the new trends, Juuling and vaping. 21 out of every 100 students (20.8%) actively use electronic cigarettes, which is a 6% increase since 2011 (CDC). It makes sense, right? The rush received from nicotine without the cancer, respiratory, and cardiovascular disease, is easily attainable and easy to hide! They even smell good and have tasty flavorings. What’s not to love? A lot actually.

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Club of the Week

If you have any interest in the arts, or bettering yourself with achievements then West Clermont encourages you to check out the after school school art club. The art club works as a creative space where students can work with any medium in an open studio while meeting peers that share interests and learning more about the chosen craft. Art club has a diverse set of hard working students coming from all varieties of artistic backgrounds, with a wide range of interests in attendance. Art club offers students an opportunity not only to create, but to also provide for the school and the community. Just last year WCHS’ was able to march with lanterns they designed themselves in the parade for  the light show, Blink, downtown. The immaculate decorations seen at homecoming this year were created by the dedicated members who put in hours to make sure their best efforts were put forth to be on display.

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