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Should People Use Social Media to Get Their News

Should People Use Social Media to Get Their News
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Kailynn Shaw, Reporter

October 3, 2017

Social Media is an everyday hobby for many people. You can get in contact with anyone from around the world and news is easily shared. News can be shared on many sites such as, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat. They post all the latest celebrity gossip and current events. There are other mediums...

Eclipse Day 2017

Elena Horton, Editor in Chief

September 27, 2017

On august 21, 2017, Columbia, South Carolina broke history. The streets filled from median to sidewalk for the very rare solar eclipse. According to NASA, a solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves between the sun and the earth. When this happens, the moon obstructs the sun's light and causes an...

The Hurricane That Hit Texas By Storm

The Hurricane That Hit Texas By Storm

Kailynn Shaw, Reporter

September 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey was the biggest storm of 2017. Harvey made landfall with Texas on August 25, 2017, as a Category Four hurricane. According to the Saffir-Simpson scale, Harvey is the second largest hurricane recorded. Harvey's wind speeds were 130-156 mph. Winds that fast are capable of blowing off ...

Quack Donuts – The new image of ‘family-friendly donuts’

Elena Horton, Editor in Chief

September 21, 2017

Located on the intersection of Fort Jackson blvd. is a new family friendly doughnut shop called "Duck Donuts." "The CEO and his family created it because they take vacation there [Duck, North Carolina]," Katie Mccanna, a franchise owner, said. "They wanted donuts on vacation. We have so many people...

Korea Has Fallen: North Korea Gets Closer to Becoming a Threat

Korea Has Fallen: North Korea Gets Closer to Becoming a Threat

Elena Horton, Editor in Chief

September 19, 2017

Background North Korea, a third world country, has declared war on the United States in 2016. In the beginning, no one really took them seriously since they had extremely poor technology combined with the distance between North Korea and the United States. However, as of recently, North Korea's la...

Across the Field: Try-out for Cross Country Now!

Across the Field: Try-out for Cross Country Now!

Kailynn Shaw, Reporter

September 5, 2017

Running through a field the wind in your face, trying to beat the person next to you to get to the finish line. This is Cross Country. Cross Country at Richland Northeast is coached by Mrs. Nina Brook, journalism teacher, and Mr. Bradley Ross, microeconomics teacher. "The perfect runner would have t...

Dawn of the Eclipse 2017: The Aftermath

Dawn of the Eclipse 2017: The Aftermath

Elena Horton, Editor in Chief

September 5, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vLdMABv0zY&feature=youtu.be In April of 2016 the Saber reported on things to expect from the then coming eclipse of 2017. Much like the year, however, the eclipse has come and gone. But with its appearance many impressions were left among the people of Columb...

Relay For Life

Matthew Traufler, Co-Editor

May 5, 2017

Cancer is a global epidemic that affect 1 in 3 people.  To help aid the fight against cancer Richland Northeast High School hosted our first annual Relay For Life event on April 22, 2017. The event consisted of several school's from across the midlands. The event was sponsored by the American Cancer...

Deathstream – Social Media Livestreaming and the Uprise in Public Deaths

Deathstream - Social Media Livestreaming and the Uprise in Public Deaths

Elena Horton, Reporter

May 1, 2017

Arjun Bhardwaj, Sitora B., Katelyn Nicole Davis. This is just a small list of a much bigger one with a collection of the names from people who’ve died live while livestream. As social media continues growing widespread with more and more platforms introducing live streaming, there have been more pe...

How Does the School Feel: Donald Trump as President.

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Matthew Traufler, Co-Editor

February 21, 2017

This past election is one of the most controversial elections in our nation’s history, and may become the most controversial election in our lifetime. And on January 20, 2017 at high noon President Elect Donald Trump became President Donald Trump. We took to twitter to find out the feeling of the ...

Immigration Nation – Why The Country Ban is a Terrible Idea

Immigration Nation - Why The Country Ban is a Terrible Idea

Elena Horton, Reporter

February 17, 2017

President Donald Trump took office in January and immediately went to work on all of the promises he made during his campaign. Of course, one of them being 'deporting illegal immigrants,' and 'protecting the nation from terrorists.' However, much of the nation didn't take kindly to the list of countries...

Obama’s Farewell

Matthew Traufler, Co-Editor

January 20, 2017

On Tuesday, January 11, 2017 President Obama gave his farewell speech in his adopted hometown of Chicago, Illinois. Obama focused on the highs of his presidency and on the importance of a peaceful transfer of power. “If I had told you eight years ago that America would reverse a great recession, reboot our a...

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