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Hillsboro High School ISR Seniors and Juniors participate in the annual science symposium event at UTK

Hillsboro High School ISR Seniors and Juniors participate in the annual science symposium event at UTK

Obang Lwangmianga, Technology Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Academies of Nashville, Hillsboro Cluster News, Hillsboro Community Engagement, News, Showcase, Vanderbilt

Recently, five Hillsboro High School students from the Interdisciplinary Science and Research traveled to University of Knoxville to present their independent research projects at the Tennessee Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. Oliver Eagan, a junior, placed first in the poster talk category w...

NCAA bowling championship: Vanderbilt stages comeback vs. McKendree, wins second title

NCAA bowling championship: Vanderbilt stages comeback vs. McKendree, wins second title

Vanderbilt Athletics

April 15, 2018


Filed under Hillsboro Community Engagement, Nashville News, Showcase, Sports, Vanderbilt

ST. LOUIS — In a drama-filled title game, Vanderbilt bowling rallied from an early deficit to top McKendree four games to three and claim the 2018 NCAA bowling championship on Saturday night. MORE: Final bracket | Highlights In a best-of-seven format, McKendree jumped out to a 3-2 lead and forced the Commodores to stage a co...

Backpack policy change at Stoneman Douglas HS reminiscent of classic Hamilton -Jefferson debate

Backpack policy change at Stoneman Douglas HS reminiscent of classic Hamilton -Jefferson debate

Christian Holt, News Reporter

April 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

PARKLAND, FL – Marjory Stoneman Douglass High School District and school administration are receiving major backlash from students and some community members when they announced the new school policy requiring students to wear clear backpacks while in school. The policy comes in reaction to th...

State’s top courts begin hearing cases over open gun carry laws at school events

State’s top courts begin hearing cases over open gun carry laws at school events

Ethan Freeman, Reporter

April 10, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A gun openly carried by a spectator at a high school concert in 2015 has turned into a major legal case as the Michigan Supreme Court considers whether the state's public schools can trump the Michigan Legislature and adopt their own restrictions on firearms. Tennessee is also strugglin...

“Wrap it up, we’ll take it”: the Nashville Predators accept President’s Trophy –

“Wrap it up, we’ll take it”: the Nashville Predators accept President’s Trophy –

Ben Martin, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Nashville News, Nashville Predators, Nashville Traditions, Showcase, Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators presented the President's Trophy to the largest sold out crowd in the history of the Bridgestone Arena, wrapping up a regular season of play that is symbolically setting up a play-off season of high expectations. The franchise's first Presidents' Trophy...

Adults dismissed Linda Brown as a child, however, this Kansas girl transformed public education forever. Rest peacefully, Ms. Brown

Adults dismissed Linda Brown as a child, however, this Kansas girl transformed public education forever. Rest peacefully, Ms. Brown

Associated Press Official Obituary

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Linda Brown, who as a Kansas girl was at the center of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down racial segregation in schools, has died at age 76. Her father, Oliver Brown, tried to enroll the family in an all-white school in Topeka, and the case was sparked whe...

‘Vote them out!’: Hundreds of thousands demand gun control

‘Vote them out!’: Hundreds of thousands demand gun control

March 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

WASHINGTON — In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo. They took to the streets of the nation's capital and such cities as Boston, New York, C...

Thousands march in Tennessee cities in push for gun control

Thousands march in Tennessee cities in push for gun control

Hillsboro Globe reporters from News Desk: Madeline Kerr, Sydney Johnson and Fatima Vargas

March 25, 2018


Filed under Hillsboro Cluster News, Nashville News, News, Showcase

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Thousands of people have marched in Tennessee cities to push for gun control and school safety as part of a national campaign sparked by the recent Florida school shooting. The Nashville march was held in conjunction with nation-wide marches held in satellite cities all in supp...

Editorial: Please, my generation is pleading with you to work together to keep us safe.

Editorial: Please, my generation is pleading with you to work together to keep us safe.

Sydney Johnson, Reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under Nashville News, News, US News

Americas have a gun problem.  Americas arguing over gun issues has gone overboard and the contentious conversations and debates have led  absolutely no solutions. It is the lack progress that has my generation, the middle school, high school and college generation so very angry and demanding answers...

Mass shootings in public places – are they becoming too common?

Mass shootings in public places – are they becoming too common?

Editorial Staff

March 25, 2018


Filed under Marching Band, Nashville News, News, Op-Editorial, Showcase, US News

  The most common memorial seen on the side of a road generally honors a person(s)  who have died in a car accident. However,  it becoming all to familiar to see images of memorials beside building, on curbs and yes even lining a street to honor those who have died as a result of gun violence. The ...

Megan Barry resigns as Nashville mayor, weeks after admitting affair with her security chief

Megan Barry resigns as Nashville mayor, weeks after admitting affair with her security chief

Tere'Nesha Smith, Reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Hillsboro Community Engagement, Nashville News, News, Showcase

Mayor Megan Barry resigns from the office March 6,2018. She resigned as Nashville’s mayor Tuesday morning weeks after admitting to an affair and pleading guilty to a felony of stealing money from taxpayers. On Tuesday, she pleaded guilty to theft of property over $10,000; Barry agreed to reimburse the c...

The Nashville Predators extend point streak to 15 and clinched bid to Playoffs!

The Nashville Predators extend point streak to 15 and clinched bid to Playoffs!

Chloe Fazzola, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Nashville Predators, Showcase, US News, Vanderbilt

DENVER  — The Preds are in! The Nashville Predators didn't break out the bubbly or anything rowdy like that after becoming the first NHL team to clinch a playoff spot this season. "Business as usual," defenseman Ryan Ellis said of the low-key celebration that included some pizza. "Back to work."...

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