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Sinaloa Cartel Blocks Roads and Holds Airports Hostage

Sinaloa Cartel Blocks Roads and Holds Airports Hostage

Ariani R., Arts and Entertainment Editor February 3, 2023

On January 5, 2023, the capital of Sinaloa, Culiacan, was met with violence as a confrontation between security forces and cartel members broke out following the arrest of Ovidio Guzman. Guzman, the son...

The Joys of a Good Podcast

The Joys of a Good Podcast

Juju G, Advertising Creator February 3, 2023

Disclaimer: The following is an Opinion Piece from The Echo's Editorial Section. An opinion piece is one in which a writer expresses a firmly developed opinion that is supported by study, reasoning, and...

Intro to: Seattle Kraken

Intro to: Seattle Kraken

Mira S., Podcast Editor February 3, 2023

Intro: The Seattle Kraken, the 32nd team of the National Hockey League (NHL), had their debut season in the 2021-2022 hockey season after the longest gap in Seattle hockey for almost a century following...

Opinion | Greta Takes Down Andrew Tate

Opinion | Greta Takes Down Andrew Tate

Bella M, Jr. Editorial Editor January 31, 2023

Disclaimer: The following is an Opinion Piece from The Echo's Editorial Section. An opinion piece is one in which a writer expresses a firmly developed opinion that is supported by study, reasoning, and...

A Groundbreaking, World-Saving Discovery: Scientists Successfully Conduct a Nuclear Fusion Reaction

A Groundbreaking, World-Saving Discovery: Scientists Successfully Conduct a Nuclear Fusion Reaction

Mac M., Co-Current Events Editor January 27, 2023

What is Nuclear Fusion? What Makes it so Remarkable? To put it as simply as possible, nuclear fusion transpires when two atoms combine to make one larger atom. What makes this concept so remarkable...

Credits to: Joint Base Andrews (JBA)

Is MLK’s Legacy being Whitewashed?

Bryanna C., Fun & Games Editor January 27, 2023

Disclaimer: The following is an Opinion Piece from The Echo's Editorial Section. An opinion piece is one in which a writer expresses a firmly developed opinion that is supported by study, reasoning, and...

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Fun Nintendo Switch Games

Leilani L, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

Do you have a Nintendo Switch? Are you thinking of getting one? Well if you are, then this is the perfect article for you. Today I am going to tell you about some fun games for the Nintendo Switch that...

TWICE for the Cosmopolitan Magazine. (Courtesy of Cosmopolitan Magazine)

One in a million: This is TWICE!

Kelsey P, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

TWICE is a South Korean pop group formed by JYP Entertainment. This girl group is composed of 9 members: Naeyon, Jeongyoung, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu. The group was constructed...

members from right to left: Theo, Jongseob, Intak, Jiung, Soul, Keeho

Sounding the Sirens for P1Harmony: An introduction to P1Harmony!

Jade M., Photographer January 27, 2023

P1Harmony (also known as P1H or Piwon), is a six-member group under FNC Entertainment. The group debuted on October 28, 2020, with their album Disharmony: Stand Out, the title track being “Siren.”...

Emerald Necklace Forest to Ocean Expanded Vision Plan

Amigos de los Ríos, the Emerald Necklace

Lorie Aaronson, Co-Current Events Editor January 27, 2023

No! It's not what you're thinking! It's not something you can wear. In fact, it is not even a necklace. In 2005, Amigos de los Ríos introduced the initial Emerald Necklace Vision Plan, marking a...

Mechanical Keyboards

Mechanical Keyboards

Alia B., Jr. Copy Editor January 25, 2023

Over winter break, I built a keyboard for a little over $100. That probably seems like an unreasonable price for something you can get at Target for $20. The difference between my keyboard and the Target...

How To Crochet A Blanket

How To Crochet A Blanket

Daisy P., Jr. Learn Something Editor January 25, 2023

Disclaimer: People with no crocheting experience might not understand specific terms used in this article. Crocheting is an incredible way to keep your hands busy. Not only does it cure boredom, but...

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