Month: April 2013

USAV Club Volleyball Junior Nationals

  With the 2012-2013 high school season of club volleyball winding down, preparation for the 34th annual USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships held this year in Dallas is in full force. Prime Time Volleyball Club, which operates primarily out…

The LeBron James Legacy

From kid LeBron to King James, LeBron James has become one of the NBA’s most dominant and skilled players. His hometown team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, drafted the highly anticipated teen prodigy at the age of 18 years old. While questions…

UHS Students compete at State today!

Didn’t think journalism could be a competition, well it is! Grace and Fiona who are journalists for the Urbana High School newspaper The Echo qualified for state in their events. Grace who is a Junior at UHS evented in Yearbook…

The Demise of Kobe Bryant

The “Black Mamba” Kobe Bryant tore his Achilles tendon against the Golden State Warriors; he is expected to miss 6 to 9 months. The Lakers will have to make do without their star player. The question now is: How far…

French Convict Jailbreak

On April 13, French gangster escaped from the Lille-Sequedin prison in northern France. Faid, about to enter the visitor’s room to speak with his brother, produced a pistol and took four prison guards. He used explosives to destroy five gates and…

“Drop the I-Word”

“Drop the I-Word” is a campaign that was founded by Rinku Sen in 2010. The campaign is designed to stop people from using the term “illegal.” It targets broadcasting and online media. The campaign proves that using the word “illegal”…

Depression in High School

  Depression is a problem that is rapidly growing to be a problem in the age of high schoolers. Schools have figured out ways to help students deal with depression, how classmates and teachers should handle a depressed student, and…

Of Mice and Men Frontman Arrested

April fool’s Day is a day many celebrities like to fool the public with fake rumors about themselves. But on this particular day, one celebrity didn’t have a prank for his fans. On March 30th, at approximately 2:00 AM, Austin…