The Beacon

Cure for the common cold

Brenna O'Brien, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018

Scientists in the UK are developing a cure for the common cold. The cure is said to target the human host rather than the virus itself. It will block a key protein in the body’s cells that cold viruses typically take over and...

Insight Lander will look inside Mars

Meg Kelly

May 21, 2018

The new Insight Mission lander will look at Mar’s seismic activity and latent heat to find out how the planet got made, and how humans could potentially survive on Mars one day. Jim Green, has been the company’s Planetary ...

The Dark Truth Behind a Sweet Snack

Jaden Viana, Writer

May 17, 2018

Chocolate is a tasty snack that people all over the world enjoy. However, many consumers do not know what the cost of this great candy is. Within the chocolate-making industry, slavery, especially child-slavery, is dominant. In ...

California is Requiring All New Houses Built To Have Solar Paneled Homes

Brenna O'Brien, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

The state of California is known for having clean energy goals. Unfortunately, solar paneling costs are high, adding on to California’s already expensive housing. However, state officials say that the cost of energy bills w...

Hidden camera found inside the bathroom of a Georgia Starbucks

Alexandra Benson, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018

Police recently found a hidden camera inside the bathroom of a Starbucks in Georgia on Old Milton Parkway. After an employee found a recording device in the coffee shop’s bathroom, the police were notified. However, this ha...

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