On Friday Nov. 8, Typhoon Haiyan, known as Yolanda in Asia, struck the Philippines. It was accompanied by 235-mph winds and twenty feet of tidal surge. Early estimates suggest that Haiyan caused at least 10,000. In addition, the United Nations reported that the disaster displaced as many as 660,000 people.
Typhoon devastates the Philippines
The Reality of Speech and Debate
The weekend of a tournament is a kind of hellish paradise for the average member of LGHS’ Speech and Debate team.
Snapchat is Harming Relationships
One El Gato staff member discusses her thoughts on the effects of Snapchat. Read on, and at the end of the article share your thoughts in Snapchat in a poll.
NFL Midseason Update
There have been many surprises this NFL season. Many of last year’s top teams have disappointed fans with their performances in the first seven weeks of the season, but there have also been many impressive success stories.
Russian Meteorite Tested
On Wed., Oct. 16, a, 5-foot-long chunk of the Russian meteorite, Chelyabinsk,which fell to earth Feb. 15 of this year, was pulled out of Lake Chebarkula from a depth of 65 feet. When brought to the surface, the rock broke into three pieces, all of which were saved.
Preparing for the 2014 World Cup Brazil
With the 2014 World Cup Brazil™ approaching, many teams are trying to earn the final qualifying spots. Thirty-two teams are allowed to advance to the World Cup, and 21 of those spots have already been taken.
NHL Season Report
Ever since the season began in mid-September, hockey news has been circling the sports world. The west is dominating the eastern teams and rookies are shining on the ice. Many teams are in very different positions than where they finished last season.
Winners of the Costume Contest
Thank you everybody for voting! With over a thousand votes in total, this contest was a great success. And without further ado, here are your winners.