Day: May 21, 2013

Oklahoma Tornado Tragedy

  A tornado touched down near Oklahoma City today, leaving causing terrible damage. The tornado was 2 miles wide, and is said to have killed at 51 people, and damaged houses, businesses, and even schools.   The tornado left a…

David Beckham Retires From Soccer

With two decades of playing the most beautiful game in the world, David Beckham announces his retirement from soccer today. After playing with many of the world’s largest clubs, like Manchester United, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Paris St Germain, and…

UHS Wins National Award!

Urbana High School received an award for its effort to help students with their future. Urbana was awarded from the Illinois State Board of Education with an College and Career Transition Award. Urbana also had outstanding ACT scores and a…

Omaha Killings Spark Questions

Citizens of an Omaha, Nebraska community were shocked Tuesday when Roger and Mary Brumback, pathology professors at Creighton University Medical School, were found dead in their home. According to police, a piano mover who arrived at the Brumback’s house on…

Changes to American Airlines Cause a Stir

Traveling lightly now means you get earlier boarding if you travel with American Airlines. On Thursday the airline announced those who only have small carry-ons that can be stowed under the seat will be allowed priority boarding.   Those with…

Human Cloning

Since the early 1960’s, human cloning has been a much talked about topic among the scientists, and average people of the world. The identical copying of genes belonging to a person to customize another person has become a highly controversial…

Advanced Composition (AC)

Advanced Composition (AC) is somewhat of a mystery at Urbana High School. The class is unweighted but no one seems to know why. “I think it’s not weighted partially because former administration was concerned it would draw number from AP…