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...

Mars 2020

Michael Malka, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

NASA plans to send another rover to Mars this year and is currently in the planning stage for the mission. NASA’s rover mission, temporarily named Mars 2020, will collect samples of rock, soil, and any other valuable resources. We can expect it to search for current lifeforms and past microbial li...

Plant meets pork: New Impossible meat revealed at CES 2020

Alissa Chang, Leopard Life Co Editor

February 3, 2020

At this year’s CES, or Consumer Electronics Show, from Jan. 7-10, Impossible Foods showcased their new Impossible Pork as a plant-based alternative to conventional pork. “The use of animals in food production is by far the most destructive technology on Earth. By far both in terms of climate ...

Discoveries that will change our world

Angelina Wang, Leopard Life Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

In the past decade, scientists and researchers around the world have made extraordinary scientific discoveries that will make an immense impact on our society. "Black holes of such mass should not even exist in our galaxy, according to most of the current models of stellar evolution," said author Jifen...

Plague in China

Michael Malka, Leopard Life Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Recently, there has been a mysterious virus in China that many citizens are starting to call the new plague. This sickness spread fast, and the first case began the central city of Wuhan. 59 people have been infected, leaving 7 in critical condition. Luckily, no deaths have been reported. The plag...

How to reduce your carbon footprint

Noah Horner, Leopard Life Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

It is now 2020 and the population is rising, therefore the amount of carbon being used is going to increase unless we do something. “ I think the biggest gas consumer is the Hummer because it gets bad mileage”, said David David, 8. Carbon is a type of fuel, carbon comes in coal which is mainly carb...

Amazon, the leading brand for shopping

Mia Reaugh and Campbell Lester

December 13, 2019

In the last 10 years, online shopping on Amazon has become very popular because of its efficiency. “I love Amazon because they deliver it right to your door. If you have Amazon Prime, then it gets delivered in 1 day,” said Gabe Sofia, 7. Amazon is known for having a large variety of produc...

Companies and Products Changing Our World

Libby Johnson, Leopard Life Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Throughout the world, several proactive companies and products are aiding our Earth by reducing waste and encouraging constructive consumerism.  "I love Lush because it's completely vegan and keeps more waste from going into the ocean. I also love that all of their products have amazing scents," sa...

The History of Baseball

William Carlson, Leopard Life Staff

December 13, 2019

America’s national pastime has been played for a very long time, in fact it has been played since 1791. Baseball has gone through many changes and adaptations during that time to ensure safe, better gameplay for baseball players and to allow the audience to enjoy an entertaining game of baseball....

Surviving Black Friday

Luke Wright, Leopard Life Co Editor

December 13, 2019

As the holiday season approaches, family members rush out to buy gifts on Black Friday and Cyber Monday for the lowest prices. “My parents always go shopping on Black Friday because it’s a great and cheap time to get presents for my brother and me,” said Luke Winchester, 8. In the past, how...

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