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The Solar Eclipse Leaves the Nation in Awe

The Solar Eclipse Leaves the Nation in Awe

Leah Frain, Writer

September 19, 2017


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On August 21, 2017, Americans all around the country experienced a rare phenomenon: a total solar eclipse. A solar eclipse is when the moon crosses between the sun and earth, producing a shadow on certain parts of the world. Eclipses that reach totality are among the rarest kind and produce excitement...

Hurricane Irma: The Aftermath

Hurricane Irma: The Aftermath

Bridget Kane, Features/Humans of SJV Editor, Writer

September 19, 2017


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If you have not been keeping up with the news over the past two weeks, one of the strongest hurricanes in history ripped through the Atlantic Ocean over the course of ten days. Her name is Irma, and she has already broken multiple records, including wind speed records and the number of days a storm ...

Historic Last Dive at SeaWorld San Diego

Historic Last Dive at SeaWorld San Diego

Alexis Santoro, Writer

January 20, 2017


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On Jan. 8, Seaworld San Diego had it’s final killer whale show. Seaworld’s shows that highlight killer whales have struck controversy over the past few years, forcing them to make drastic changes to the structure of the show. However, Seaworld plans to replace the show with a more “natural” experience...

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lights Up New York

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lights Up New York

Stephanie Fragoulias, Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Current News, Features

The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is a major symbol of the Christmas season in New York City. Each year, the tree lighting is viewed by millions on television, as well as thousands who attend in person. This year’s tree lighting took place on Nov. 30. The tree is located in Rockefeller Plaza, between...

Hurricane Otto: The Aftermath

Hurricane Otto: The Aftermath

Alexis Santoro, Writer

December 8, 2016


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Costa Rica and Nicaragua are in the midst of trying to recover from Hurricane Otto and an earthquake that swept through the area on Nov. 24. Both countries declared a state of emergency to brace for the hurricane barreling towards them. Officials in Costa Rica and Nicaragua issued evacuations, with over...

World’s Oldest Person Turns 117!

World’s Oldest Person Turns 117!

Bridget Kane, Writer

December 7, 2016


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“I have two eggs a day, and that’s it. And cookies. But I don’t eat much because I have no teeth,” says Emma Morano, who recently turned 117 years old. Morano is from Italy, and this year, she just outlived the now previous oldest living person who died at age of 116. Morano is one of the only...

The Unresolved Death of Elisa Lam

The Unresolved Death of Elisa Lam

Ashlyn Cooper, Writer

November 14, 2016


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On Feb. 13, 2013, an employee at the Cecil Hotel in LA was sent to the roof of the building to investigate guests’ complaints of the hotel’s black water supply. When he opened the lid to one of the water tanks, the employee was faced with the decaying body of Elisa Lam. To this day, it is unclear...

The iPhone’s Touch Disease

The iPhone’s Touch Disease

Sara Beitler, Writer

October 20, 2016


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Within the last few weeks, lawsuits have been filed in both the United States and Canada against Apple because of the unresponsive touch screens on the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, and iPhone 6s Plus. This issue has been called the “touch disease,” a term coined by the hardware repair company,...

More Than A Protest

More Than A Protest

Paul Coburn, Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Current News, Sports, Trending Now

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has made himself known after refusing to stand for the national anthem in an attempt to bring attention to the mistreatment of African Americans in the United States. What was expected to be a harmless protest has quickly turned into a nation-wide contr...

Nicholas Caracappa

Nicholas Caracappa

September 22, 2016


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Hi, my name is Nicholas Caracappa. I'm 17 years old and I am a senior at Saint John Vianney High School. I wrestle all year round, and I plan on attending Rider University in the fall to continue my wrestling career. Furthermore, I in...

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