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  • How one image decapitated Kathy Griffin’s career

    How one image decapitated Kathy Griffin’s career

    Emma Mcdonald, Staff Reporter

    June 4, 2017

    There is no denying that hate and doubt have followed President Trump and his administration since he took the Oval Office. From attacking his family to wishing for impeachment, the White House has seen it all. Well, most. An image of stand-up comedian Kathy Griffin holding a decapitated head of President...

    In the peak of her comedian career, Kathy Griffin (left), enjoys the Hollywood attention and fame. Following a gruel image threatening President Trump, Griffin's career and publicity have taken a turn for the worst.

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  • Reminiscing on the beginnings

    Reminiscing on the beginnings

    Kayla Mercer, Section Editor

    May 25, 2017

    Today marks the anniversary of Madam C.J. Walker’s death, she was the first female American to become a self-made millionaire.  Walker left her footprint on the industry of hair, black hair specifically. Born on a Louisiana cotton plantation, Walker was born December 23, 1867. Her birth name was S...

    Making millions while advancing the culture of black hair, Madame CJ Walker left her footprint on the world. She became the first female self-made millionaire in America.

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  • CEOs: 347 to 1

    CEOs: 347 to 1

    Izzy Morgan, Staff Reporter

    May 24, 2017

    Over the years, there has been an increasingly large gap between the pay of CEOs and the typical employees with titles lower than CEO. In 2016,  CEOs of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 companies received on average 13.1 million dollars in total compensation. In contrast, typical everyday workers make ...

    Skyrocketing pay compensation has been awarded to CEOs for many years. The numbers continue to grow while average workers see little changes to their earnings.

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  • 19 killed and 50 injured at Ariana Grande concert in London

    19 killed and 50 injured at Ariana Grande concert in London

    Jessica Urbanski, Editor-In-Chief

    May 22, 2017

     According to the Greater Manchester Police, 2 explosions set off after pop singer Ariana Grande’s concert in London killed at least 19 people and injured 50. This incident is suspected of having terrorist involvement, though it is not confirmed yet. Videos surfaced on Twitter showing the afterma...

    As shown on Twitter, efforts to reconnect children and their parents after the explosion carry over to social media. Two explosions occurred Monday night at the Manchester Arena after one of Ariana Grande’s concerts.

  • Tom Brady’s Concussion?

    Tom Brady’s Concussion?

    Robbie Cicciari, Staff Reporter

    May 19, 2017

     Tuesday morning on a CBS talk show, Gisele Bundchen, the wife of the New England Patriots’ superstar quarterback Tom Brady, said that her husband suffered a concussion during the prior NFL season. This information seemed to be randomly released by Bundchen without a truly known reason. Due to B...

    Playing in a game, quarterback Tom Brady is leading his team like he often has since 2000. Brady has never missed a game in his career due to a concussion, but according to his wife, he should have last year.

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News

Back-to-back cup champs

Back-to-back cup champs

Robbie Cicciari, Staff Reporter

 Last night the Pittsburgh Penguins won the 2016-2017 Stanley Cup, making them the first team to win back-to-back championships since the Detroit Red Wings did so in 19...

June 12, 2017No Comments

Kennedy Award honors Obama’s commitment to public service

Kennedy Award honors Obama’s commitment to public service

May 25, 2017

Every year, the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum awards one public servant with the Profile in Courage Award. The accolade is a private award given to recognize displays of courage similar to those John F. Kennedy outlined in his book, Profiles in Courage. This honor is dedicated to individuals,...

Citizen University National Conference

Citizen University National Conference

May 22, 2017

Every year for the past eleven years, Citizen University has invited hundreds of people from all sides of aisle--change-makers, activists, and catalysts--to gather in Seattle and learn citizen power, deepen their networks, recharge their sense of purpose, and reckon and repair our frayed social fabric....

Wildcats, Be Aware!

Wildcats, Be Aware!

May 18, 2017

  In the summer, teenagers tend to focus more on having fun with friends and family and ignore opportunities they might have to prepare for the upcoming school year. Some high schoolers have homework to do over the summer, and many high school graduates need to prepare for college.   There are m...

IB Stressing

IB Stressing

May 18, 2017

Everyone has an opinion on the International Baccalaureate Programme, or IB, here at Millbrook High School. Some students believe completing the program will set them up well for future colleges, while some other students believe it makes no difference compared to AP. Regardless of what side of the fence...

Political Junkie

Political Junkie

May 18, 2017

Since the election back in November (and long before that), every major news source in America has been focused on one thing: President Trump. With the mass hysteria surrounding him, on both the Republican and the Democrat sides, other news stories have been set on the back burner for awhile now. So...

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Features

Preparing for Summer 2017 Beauty and Health Trends

Preparing for Summer 2017 Beauty and Health Trends

Jocelyn Marshall, Staff Reporter

  Beauty and health trends change quickly with fashion over time. However, there are always things that stay the same and remain popular over the years. This summer, pay at...

May 23, 2017No Comments

Critic’s Corner

Critic’s Corner

May 22, 2017

The New World Order

The New World Order

May 18, 2017

Police departments flipping the camera

Police departments flipping the camera

May 18, 2017

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Entertainment

Wiley the Wildcat

Wiley the Wildcat

Wendy breaks up with Wiley

May 24, 2017No Comments

Where will you end up this summer?

May 22, 2017

Music Now

Music Now

May 18, 2017

Turn up this summer

Turn up this summer

May 18, 2017

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Sports

Cats on the Prowl

Cats on the Prowl

Seraphin Kibonge, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2017No Comments

This Week in Sports

This Week in Sports

Robbie Cicciari, Staff Reporter

May 15, 1941  Joe Dimaggio, of the New York Yankees, hit a single in the bottom of the first inning; driving in the Yanks’ only run of the game against the Chicago Whi...

May 18, 2017No Comments

Sport of the Month

Sport of the Month

May 18, 2017

Millbrook baseball is in the midst of yet another solid season. At 12-7, the team finished second in...

Sprinting to the trophy

Sprinting to the trophy

May 18, 2017

  This year’s NBA season has been an incredible one. Some say there has never been a campaign as i...

Defending Stunt champions

Defending Stunt champions

May 8, 2017

 The Millbrook Stunt team won the first round of the conference playoffs on May 3 against Holly Springs...

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Editorials

Sound Opinions

Sound Opinions

Jessica Urbanski, Editor-In-Chief

 According to recent studies, the decline of the Amazon Rainforest begins with drought. Unfortunately, along with industrial deforestation, drought is plaguing areas of t...

May 22, 2017No Comments

Is three a crowd?

Is three a crowd?

May 18, 2017

The government is killing our dogs

The government is killing our dogs

May 18, 2017

Is originality dead?

Is originality dead?

May 18, 2017

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The student news site of Millbrook High School
The student news site of Millbrook High School