November 6, 2018

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On October 5th, 2018 Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed by the senate and sworn into the supreme court as an Associate Justice. Being nominated by Trump earlier this year, he is surprisingly open to a pro-choice agenda. He also believes strongly in the first amendment and the second amendment.

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April 3, 2018

Quantum Suicide is an intriguing branch of the phenomenally complex part of science that is the quantum theory.

Quantum suicide works as a thought experiment that no one can truly test and prove to anyone other than themselves and the universe as a whole. The basis of this thought experiment is best explained through example si...

April 3, 2018

Vaping is a means of inhaling an aerosol that has been heated from a liquid into a vapor and usually contains drugs such as nicotine or THC. The first vape pens hit the market in 2003. Commonly known as e-cigarettes, they were originally invented as a safer alternative to normal cigarettes, however, not enough is known about t...

April 3, 2018

Hydrogen-- the lightest and most abundant element on Earth. It exists in everything from water to stars, and it has the potential to fuel our planet. Today hydrogen fuel is used mostly in rockets and space expeditions, but it is becoming more and more common in everyday things such as cars. How it works is pretty simple. The h...

April 3, 2018

Earth Day is Sunday, April 22nd, and it is an important date to show appreciation for the Earth and bring awareness to environmental protection. There is an Earth Day Network which has coordinated many events all over the world in observation of this environmental day. In Tahoe, one of the ways we show our appreciation for the...

December 5, 2017

Throughout life there is one thing that is always the same for everyone; we are all aging and getting older every second. And as we age we go from a new baby in perfect condition to fully functioning bodies as children, to having weak and brittle bone and wrinkles as elderly. But why do we get older?

As we grow, the cells in ou...

May 3, 2017

How many hours of sleep did you get last night? Hopefully, it was between seven and ten hours. Unfortunately, many of us are nowhere near this sleep benchmark. With more and more activities and stimuli to fill our every waking hour, our waking hours are becoming longer and longer. From Facebook to Snapchat, piles of paperwork...

May 3, 2017

Dr. Dave Steakley is a new chemistry and biology teacher here at North Tahoe. Always well dressed in a neat suit, Dr. Steakley’s academic background and passion for science is very impressive.

Born and raised in the suburbs of Boston, Dr. Steakley continued onto college in Vermont and eventually spent ten years living and stud...

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