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Whale Safe has deployed several buoys equipped with high-tech artificial intelligence (AI) technology to detect whale populations. The Benioff Ocean Initiative has worked with leading whale scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), The Marine Mammal Center, and many other institutions to develop the project.
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AI saves whales from deadly ship strikes
By Isabella Zarzar, Carlmont High School • January 30, 2023

A beloved San Francisco Bay whale washed ashore dead last August. That whale was Fran, the most popular and photographed humpback in the San Francisco Bay, with 277 recorded sightings since 2005. Fran was the fifth whale confirmed to be killed by a ship strike in the area that year, according to The Marine Mammal Center. Ships, especially massive container vessels, are some of the leading killers of whales. Scientists estimate that over 80 endangered whales are killed annually by ship strikes...

After being struck by the pandemic, followed by an increase in student vandalism, specifically within bathrooms, Bowie has seen a surge in messes on campus. In turn, the custodial staff has experienced an increase in workload and severity of cleaning tasks. 
Hidden heroes beautify Bowie
By Lucille Price, James Bowie High School • January 24, 2023
People living in McHenry County have struggled with addiction during the opioid epidemic. Some say chains like Walgreens and CVS have made the problem even worse.
At the center of 'the drug triangle'
By Vanessa Moreno, McHenry High School • January 19, 2023
One dancer grabs the waist of another for their warmup exercises during the sixth period partnering class.
Pas De Deux
By Riley Flynn, Dreyfoos School of the Arts • January 18, 2023
The removal of library books due to inappropriate material has been a nationwide trend, and it has landed in FISD. The FISD Board of Trustees have voted on the removal of books, and Frisco citizens, such as State Representative Jared Patterson, have challenged books in schools.
Battle over school library books continues
By Caroline Caruso, Liberty High School - TX • January 18, 2023
The exponential growth of AI in recent years has sparked curiosity and concern all over the world. ChatGPT, the latest development in AI, worries students and teachers about its impact on education.
ChatGPT: a new age of cheating
By Janell Lim, Hagerty High School • January 17, 2023
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Eight candles hold the attention in this digitally constructed image made in Procreate by Nora Vedder. Holocaust Remembrance Day, held today, Jan. 27, is an international day remembering the 6 million Jewish people that died during the Holocaust because of their religion. On Jan. 27, 1945, the largest death camp, Auschwitz, was liberated, Holocaust Remembrance Day takes place on the anniversary of the camps liberation. The attached article discusses both the Holocaust and the ongoing acts of antisemitism worldwide – and here.
Students, staff discuss antisemitism, Holocaust Remembrance Day
By Nora Vedder, Prosper High School • January 30, 2023
Whale Safe has deployed several buoys equipped with high-tech artificial intelligence (AI) technology to detect whale populations. The Benioff Ocean Initiative has worked with leading whale scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), The Marine Mammal Center, and many other institutions to develop the project.
AI saves whales from deadly ship strikes
By Isabella Zarzar, Carlmont High School • January 30, 2023
Two security vehicles were parked in front of RM’s main entrance on Wednesday, Jan. 25.
Former student with gun trespasses on RM campus
By Hannah Lee, Avery Wang, Samantha Wu, Claire Xu, Claire Yu, and Davi Jacobs January 27, 2023
President and junior Injila Adil helps members during a workshop on coding with consideration of syntax. “Its my first year doing this club, and so far I think its a great experience,”  sophomore Shriya Ravipati said. “I dont know coding that well, so the others are helping me learn. I feel like coding is just a good skill to have.”
Girls Who Code Club Get in the ‘Algo-rhythm’ of Inspiring and Teaching
By Sidra Asif, Portola High School • January 30, 2023
Technology is being used effectively to bring different generations together
Martinelli's Tandem App: Connecting Generations
By Jack Koenig, Saint Xavier High School • January 30, 2023
The Tennessee State Capitol, as photographed on July 28, 2022. (Hustler Multimedia/Miguel Beristain)
Davidson County Election Commission issues incorrect ballots, settles lawsuit with ACLU
By Ben Arthur, Vanderbilt University • January 17, 2023
The Roma team of brothers, cousins and family friends pictured left to right on Oct. 26, 2022: Mojhed, Jaafar, Saif, Tim, Majed, Hamza, Hantouli. (Hustler Multimedia/Keng Teghen)
Crust and community: Why Roma is more than a pizzeria
By Elise Harris, Vanderbilt University • January 9, 2023
Graphic depicting a group of people embracing each other at a concert. (Hustler Multimedia/Vanessa Schor)
Music: a universal language of connection
By Greer Fraser, Vanderbilt University • December 14, 2022
A sunset reflecting the sidewalk at Bull Hall on the university campus.
Major Sunsetting: Academic program review
By Isabella Hudziak and Hollie David • December 9, 2022
Junior Ava Horwitz holding her debut book, Growing Pains, a poetry collection.
Latin's Newest Must-Read: 'Growing Pains'
By Eliza Lampert, Latin School of Chicago • January 25, 2023
The “Get Ready With Me” (GRWM) TikTok trend, spread on all platforms of media, showing the inside of everyone’s regular lives. These videos make new people and products popular, spreading influence to people in all communities, especially beauty viewers. The trends allow watchers to enjoy the behind-the-scenes in peoples lives and find inspiration for new adventures and creative looks.
Get Ready to talk about GRWM
By Callie Kinsinger, North Cobb High School • January 25, 2023
Jeon poses with her new book Brand New World. Her book, available on Amazon, combines elements of Greek mythology, tragedy and dark academia.
Jina Jeon '23 publishes novel
By Zoe Goor and Everett Lakey • January 24, 2023
Social media aside, students, teachers and administrators should be aware of difficulties and complications faced by women with ADHD inside and outside of school due to societal expectations and gender norms.
Women with ADHD face different — and difficult — societal expectations
By Clare McRoberts, University of Chicago Laboratory High School • January 30, 2023
Dealing with population growth requires us to strike a careful balance between the needs of humans and nature.
The overpopulation myth obstructs meaningful climate action
By Indra Deshmukh, Dougherty Valley High School • January 27, 2023
Cannon Falls has limited options for EV charging but there are a set of 
EV chargers in the city parking lot.
EVs not ready for prime time
By Nathan Baszuro and Lauren Ritz • January 26, 2023
MHSNews | The Deeper Meaning of ASL
By Brie Inman, Marquette High School • January 26, 2023
MHSNews | Local YoYo Club Educates and Performs Around the St. Louis Area
By Elliott Jorgensen, Marquette High School • January 25, 2023
MHSNews | Esports Tournaments Form Community in STL
By Shyam Punnachalil, Marquette High School • January 24, 2023
William traveled to Dortmund, Germany to compete in the WRO robotics competition.
Day Creek's World Robot Olympian
By Pablo GS., Josep M., and Ginny Z. • January 25, 2023
Makayla at the Emmys interviewing Eric Bauza, the voice of Bugs Bunny, winner of the Outstanding Voice Performance in an Animated Program.
Behind the Scenes on the Purple Carpet
By Addison J. and Sage P. • January 18, 2023
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Yorba Linda High Schools Head Football Coach Jeff Bailey recently led the Mustangs to another CIF Championship.
Coach Bailey is the OC Register’s Orange County Football Coach of the Year
By Anjeli Webb, Yorba Linda High School • January 26, 2023