Cold Turkey: New Hamilton county animal care laws to go into effect

Viyang Hao

October 24, 2019

Starting on Nov. 9, Hamilton county will start to enforce a new animal ordinance that focuses on improv- ing the penalties for animal abuse, neglect, and endangerment, which includes leaving animals outside in extreme weather conditions. According to the Hamilton County website, the revised...

Fowl Play at Hand: Students, school should be aware of chicken farming methods

Michelle Yin

September 25, 2018

According to the USDA, chicken is the most popular meat in the U.S. by consumption; per capita consumption in 2006 was 87 pounds. Chicken is the center of some of America’s most popular dishes, from General Tso’s chicken to Southern-style fried chicken, and eggs as another classic food staple of ...

Dumbo’s Final Bow: The end of the Ringling Bros., Barnum & Bailey Circus circles back to the exploitation of animals in entertainment

Junior Joanna Zhang reminisces her past experiences at the circus with balloons reminding her of her childhood trip. Zhang said while there is some awareness of animal cruelty in the entertainment industry, there is not enough.

Lin-Lin Mo, Feature reporter

February 23, 2017

Going to the circus isn’t as common now as it was last century, but Joanna Zhang, Action for Animals club leader and junior, said she enjoyed the throwback form of entertainment since her parents took her to a show many years ago. Zhang said, “The whole experience is really crowded but sort of exciting bec...