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  • The ghosts of sports’ past

    The ghosts of sports’ past

    Evan Houze, Sports Editor

    December 7, 2016

      American sports generate the most revenue and gain more exposure because of their players than any other country in the world. In every major sport, individual players and teams have identities that separate them from others. These different factors have enabled teams to become feared by players an... READ MORE »»

    Resting during a practice, Babe Ruth, Bob Shawkey, and Lou Gehrig are known as some of the greatest in Yankee history. Ruth and Gehrig together brought four World Series trophies to New York during the 20’s and 30’s.

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  • Critic’s Corner: Living Kitchen

    Critic’s Corner: Living Kitchen

    Emily Ficker, Section Editor

    December 6, 2016

    Despite the mockery of vegans on social media, businesses are beginning to respond to the increasing consumer demand for vegan establishments. In the past year or so, veganism has expanded its community from a small group of activists to a niche market for health-nuts and dieters. As a result, the... READ MORE »»

    Served in a contemporary, zero-waste bottle, Living Kitchen’s cold-pressed juices are a top item on the vegan restaurant’s menu. Living Kitchen uses fresh, locally-sourced, and organic ingredients in all of their dishes.

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  • Hockey is Coming to Vegas

    Hockey is Coming to Vegas

    Robbie Cicciari, Staff Reporter

    December 2, 2016

     On June 22, the NHL commissioner, Gary Bettman, announced that the NHL was headed to Las Vegas. Bill Foley, the brand new owner of the NHL’s 31st expansion team, was then left with the task of naming the new team. At first there were many different rumors of possible names, from the Aces all the w... READ MORE »»

    In 2017-2018, the Golden Knights will have their inaugural season in the NHL. Owner Bill Foley welcomes the Golden Knights to fabulous Las Vegas.

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  • The Mandela Effect: your mind may not be playing tricks on you

    The Mandela Effect: your mind may not be playing tricks on you

    Emma McDonald, Staff Reporter

    December 2, 2016

      We all wish we could escape from reality once in awhile, but what if we have? The idea of an alternate universe, or reality, is known as the Mandela Effect. Named after the South African president Nelson Mandela, the phenomenon started when many people claimed that Mandela died in prison in the the earl... READ MORE »»

    Known all around the world, Pikachu is depicted with a solid color tail. Shown as an example of the Mandela Effect, many viewers claim to remember Pikachu’s tail having a black tip.

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  • Is it goodbye, or good riddance?

    Is it goodbye, or good riddance?

    Jessica Urbanski, Editor-In-Chief

    December 1, 2016

     On Friday, November 25, former president and revolutionary icon of Cuba, Fidel Castro, passed away at the age of 90. Throughout his lifetime, Castro survived over 600 assassination attempts, lived through 11 U.S. presidencies, and began an intense political revolution before passing away. It had be... READ MORE »»

    At the age of 90, former president of Cuba, Fidel Castro, died on November 25, 2016. Some people are mourning his death, while others are celebrating the idea of possible freedom from communism in Cuba.

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News

Catching deals on Cyber Monday

Catching deals on Cyber Monday

Kayla Mercer, Section Editor

 Tomorrow, the majority of online stores will have their annual deals for their top products and new releases. Following one of the biggest shopping days of the year, Cyb...  Read More »

Nov 27 • No Comments

History of the Cat Talk

History of the Cat Talk

November 23, 2016

 Millbrook High School’s Cat Talk is one of the school’s oldest traditions, the name originating in 1970. Mitra Norowzi and Kiley Burns held the previous position as Editor-In-Chief. Both of these past editors are currently students at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In their studie...  Read More »

New teacher joins the Millbrook team

New teacher joins the Millbrook team

November 22, 2016

Recently, a new teacher, Laura Kost, joined the Millbrook staff. The students and faculty welcome Ms. Kost, who started teaching at the beginning of second quarter. “I’m very excited to be starting here at Millbrook,” Ms. Kost said. “Everybody has been welcoming, and they made a transition tha...  Read More »

Protests At Standing Rock Turn Violent

Protests At Standing Rock Turn Violent

November 19, 2016

Standing Rock is part of a sacred Native American reservation in North Dakota. The Sioux tribe was granted this land for their reservation by the Treaty of Fort Laramie back in 1868. However, over the years Congress has decided to slowly take away more and more land from the reservation. Aside from the...  Read More »

Wildcats, Be Aware!

Wildcats, Be Aware!

November 13, 2016

  There are a lot of reasons why many teenagers do not get enough sleep every night. The distraction of technology, part-time jobs, sports, after school activities, and homework are all factors that affect how much sleep high schoolers get. Adolescents should be getting at least nine and a half hours...  Read More »

Political Junkie

Political Junkie

November 11, 2016

 On Tuesday, November 8th, voters headed out to the polls in order to pick the new leaders of our country. With one of the most controversial presidential elections in United States history, many people were not so eager to cast their votes. In fact, voter turnout was the lowest it has been in a de...  Read More »

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Features

Christmas Trees: History in the making

Christmas Trees: History in the making

Emily Willis, Staff Reporter

Many people believe that Christmas trees have always been associated with Christianity, when in actuality, Christianity was one of the last religions to jump on the bandw...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

The Tempest

The Tempest

November 28, 2016

Ultimate 2016 holiday gift guide

Ultimate 2016 holiday gift guide

November 25, 2016

How To

How To

November 23, 2016

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Entertainment

What disappointing gift will you receive this Holiday season?

Dec 5 • No Comments

Gilmore Girls revival comes to Netflix

Gilmore Girls revival comes to Netflix

December 1, 2016

The Sign’s Holiday Wishlist

The Sign’s Holiday Wishlist

November 29, 2016

Top 10 Black Friday Shopping Guidelines

Top 10 Black Friday Shopping Guidelines

November 23, 2016

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Editorials

Poverty will end when gender equality begins

Poverty will end when gender equality begins

Mikayla Davis, Staff Reporter

 A great number of Americans today believe that those living in poverty got themselves into that position due to laziness. Many people fail to see the unavoidable conditi...  Read More »

Nov 15 • No Comments

Sound Opinions

Sound Opinions

November 12, 2016

Waging against the wage

Waging against the wage

November 7, 2016

Battling American Rape Culture

Battling American Rape Culture

October 19, 2016

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