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SpaceX Starships

Michael Malka, Leopard Life Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

SpaceX, a private American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company, is currently looking to build rockets in a LA port to achieve their goal to colonize Mars. Elon Musk, the CEO and founder of SpaceX, is planning to build reusable cargo rockets called Starships that will carry equ...

The Grammy Awards 2020

Campbell Lester, Leopard Life Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

The Oscars 2020

Campbell Lester, Leopard Life Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

As the award season comes to an end, we wrap it up with the Academy Awards, more commonly known as the Oscars, which awards actors for artistic and technical merit in the film industry. “The Oscars are super cool because I get to see what movies were considered the best of the year,” said Shelb...

Ocean Pollution and Cleanup

Bethanie Wu, Leopard Life Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

In the past decade, pollution in our ocean have been steadily increasing, and many organizations are trying to resolve this issue. “The Ocean Cleanup is trying to help with ocean pollution. They are trying to collect trash using barges,” said Jennifer Perez, eighth grade science teacher. Many ...

Coronavirus takes its toll

Luke Wright, Leopard Life Co Editor

March 5, 2020

Fear has erupted around the world as cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus rise outside of China, reaching a total of several thousand infected individuals. “If this spreads widely like the common cold, not even China can control the common cold,” said former director of the Center for Disease Con...

What is St. Patrick’s Day?

Noah Horner, Leopard Life Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

St. Patrickʻs Day comes on March 17, 2020. It is also a celebration of Irish culture.  While there are many traditions, one important rule is to wear green or orange.  “I know that on St. Patrickʻs day if you don't wear green you get pinched,” said Kailey Littlefield, 8. When you go more in...

The voter’s guide to the 2020 election

Alissa Chang, Leopard Life Co Editor

March 5, 2020

With 11 Democrats and three Republicans in the running for this year’s presidential election, it can be difficult to know who’s who and what they stand for. Still, it’s crucial to vote and participate in the election, especially for young adults who are the future of our society. “It’s im...

Hong Kongers protest for rights

Angelina Wang, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

On March 29, 2019, the Hong Kong government published the Extradition Bill, which has greatly impacted the citizens of Hong Kong. “I think the Extradition Bill is about transferring criminals from Hong Kong to other countries,” said Brooke Starr, 7.  Hong Kongers are protesting about the Extra...

Drowning in Plastic

Libby Johnson, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Training for the Summer Olympics

William Carlson, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Athletes worldwide are training to compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics, which will be hosted in Tokyo, China. It starts on July 24 and ends on August 9. “The Summer Olympics is where all the teams play [mostly] outdoor events, such as soccer,” said Dax Dunham, 7. More than 200 nations will b...

Tensions grow between Iran and the United States

Luke Wright, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Recently, conflict has risen between Iran and the United States after President Trump ordered an airstrike that killed Iranian major general, Qasam Soleimani, early this year. "It was the time to take this action,” said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, "The risk of doing nothing was enormous." Ten...

Australia is in Flames

Abby Rodriguez and Presley Zadorozny

February 3, 2020

Global warming has been recognized as one of the biggest problems in our modern-day world. A perfect example of its impact is in Australia and the hazardous fires that have destroyed 12.35 million acres. “It’s upsetting seeing so many habitats and lives being destroyed. I think it’s very import...

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