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FDA Approves Personalized Gene Therapy as New Cancer Treatment

FDA Approves Personalized Gene Therapy as New Cancer Treatment

by Pantea Jamshidi Nouri, Digital Media Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, U.S. News

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved a personalized gene therapy, called CAR-T, on Aug. 30, 2017 to treat children and young adults with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Through the approval of Kymriah, a genetically modified T-cell immunotherapy, cancer patients up to the age of 25 will gain access t...

Rocket Man

Rocket Man

by Reid McEowen, Co-Editor in Chief of Content

September 25, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, U.S. News, World News

Donald Trump makes headlines once again by calling North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong- Un, “rocket man.” The name calling came from  his speech to the UN. He called for the UN to take more drastic actions and vowed to protect the United states and their allies from North Korea. Trump signed an executive order on...

Propaganda Power

Propaganda Power

by Madison Moseley, Co-Editor-In-Chief of Design

March 2, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion, U.S. News

President Trump has become notorious for taking to Twitter to express his political views and other ideals, which has become a pivotal factor in terms of diplomacy and informing U.S. citizens on the state of the American government. Despite the various opinions on Trump’s tweets, they have spurred a pos...

Twins Awarded $100K

Twins Awarded $100K

by Van Malone, Sports Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Local News, News, U.S. News

  Juniors Adhya and Shriya Beesam won a $100,000 scholarship from the Seimens Science Competition in Washington DC. The competition lasted from Dec 2-6. They won a $6,000 team scholarship for developing a computer program to diagnose schizophrenia earlier in patients by using brain scanning and psychiat...

Passing the Test of Patriotism

Passing the Test of Patriotism

by Anna Nguyen

January 13, 2015


Filed under News, U.S. News

High school seniors in North Dakota, South Dakota and six other states may have to pass a citizenship test in order to graduate, due to a proposed bill that would make the test a requirement for graduation. North Dakota superintendent Kirsten Baesler and first lady Betsy Dalrymple first revealed the...

“Bulls-eye” for Orion

“Bulls-eye” for Orion

by Holly He

December 7, 2014


Filed under News, Top Stories, U.S. News

NASA's next exploration spacecraft, the Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPVC), was scheduled for its first test flight launch on December 4, 2014. However, due to valve issues and strong winds, the launch attempt was postponed and rescheduled for December 5, 2014 at 7:05 a.m. EST. Launching into...

Toyota Moves U.S. Headquarters to Plano

Toyota Moves U.S. Headquarters to Plano

by Sarah Sarder, Staff

June 2, 2014


Filed under Local News, News, U.S. News

2014 has been a big year for Plano. With the inaugural Suburbia Music Festival barely a month behind it, Plano is now gearing up for another exciting development­ on April 28 automobile manufacturer Toyota announced plans to move it’s U.S. marketing headquarters to Plano, Texas from it’s curren...

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