Friday 18 August, 2017
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Monthly Archives: August 2017
Annabelle: Creation is the scariest summer movie of 2017. [Featured image from]

As Americans, most of us are fascinated with haunted objects and the spirit world.  There are so many stories and even television shows about the supernatural realm that keep us glued to our books and television sets.  Currently number one...

By Lucy Santos on Aug 17th, 2017
Hope Hicks

President Trump has named Strategic Communications Director Hope Hicks as his next White House Communications Director. Hicks is a long-time aide to President Trump since the start of the presidential campaign. At 28, she has become the youngest...

By Lawrence Lease on Aug 16th, 2017

Alaska Dispatch News still owes millions in rent After being faced with massive losses and failing to pay rent on time, the largest newspaper in Anchorage filed for bankruptcy. The Alaska Dispatch News has been in operation since 1946. The paper’s...

By Lawrence Lease on Aug 14th, 2017

School start times could change next fall in Anchorage As the school season fast approaches, the question of whether the Anchorage School District should change its school start times faces the district. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine...

By Lawrence Lease on Aug 12th, 2017
As Elvis performs at the Mississippi-Alabama Fairgrounds in Tupelo, Mississippi on September 26, 1956, his fans go crazy. [Featured image from Wikimedia Commons]

Once he walked into a room, thousands of girls screamed with emotion.  With his strong voice and magnetism, Elvis Presley moved his fans.  When he sang the song, “Hound Dog,” he taught us to be strong and not to cry.  “Suspicious Minds”...

By Lucy Santos on Aug 11th, 2017
At the Vasa Museum, this is a 1:10 scale model of the Vasa. [Featured image by Peter Isotalo/Wikimedia Commons]

Vasa was the most powerful warship of her time.  Six of her cannons were assault guns that were capable of firing deadly blasts.  She also had the biggest accumulation of guns and cannons during that time.  Under the orders of Gustavus Adolphus,...

By Lucy Santos on Aug 7th, 2017
The Titanic at Southampton docks before departure. John Jacob Astor VI's father, Astor IV, died in the Titanic shipwreck. [Featured image from Wikimedia Commons]

Even before he was born, John Jacob Astor VI was already famous.  Madeleine Astor was pregnant with John Jacob Astor VI when she boarded the Titanic.  She was married to the richest man in America during that era, John Jacob Astor IV.  When...

By Lucy Santos on Aug 4th, 2017