• ACLU on the Frontlines

    ACLU on the Frontlines

    Simone A. Scott, Features Editor

    March 7, 2017

       The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU,  has taken action to protect people all over the country and ensure Americans rights are preserved, because of the ACLU we have rights like, Miranda Rights (your right to remain silent) and Rights to Contraception (your right to birth control)  Recently, the ACLU sent a letter to President Trump after the election restating all his promises he pr...

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  • Black History Month and Social Media

    Black History Month and Social Media

    Adrianna Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

    March 7, 2017

    Celebrating Black History Month means glorifying African Americans and applauding them on how far they’ve come as a whole. We could talk about famous African Americans that were activist such as Martin Luther King Jr, Rosa parks and Malcom X. But, we could also talk about famous athletes that are African Americans such as Serna Williams, Shaquille O’Neal, and even LeBron James. But right now we’re...

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  • Super Bowl LI results in another New England championship

    Super Bowl LI results in another New England championship

    Cooper Tatman, Editor-In-Chief/Opinions Editor

    February 23, 2017

    Congratulations to the new Super Bowl champion Atlanta Falcons. It was a hard fought victory and… huh? The Patriots won? It was like 21-3. It went into overtime? Dang, I fell asleep right after Lady Gaga jumped off the roof. Well, I’m sure it must have gone something like this. When the game returned from halftime, the Falcons scored another touchdown to bring the score to 28-3. After that,...

    Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, and the New England Patriots celebrate their Super Bowl victory. (footwearnews.com)

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  • Delaware correctional officer pronounced dead

    Delaware correctional officer pronounced dead

    Rachel Widom, News Editor

    February 15, 2017

    Earlier this week, a 19-hour standoff at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware ended with the death of corrections officer Steven Floyd. State Police Sgt. Richard Bratz stated, “ Wednesday, a corrections officer made a radio call for immediate assistance from the Building C Tier B, which houses about 125 inmates”, according to delawareonline. At that time the prison facility...

    " Sgt. Richard Bratz, PIO Delaware State Police, issues a statement about the prison", according to PBS. Source: PBS

New wave of JCC bomb threats

New wave of JCC bomb threats

Rachel Widom, New's Editor

Within the last couple of months, over 100 Jewish Community Centers (JCC) across the United States have received various bomb threats, troubling the Jewish community. The Siegel JCC in Wilmington, Delaware was one of the several JCC’s targeted by bomb threats. According to Siegel JCC’s website, “ The Siegel JCC is a non-profit community center where people of all faiths and backgrounds come together to learn, share, play, and celebrate.” Delaware...

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2017 Firefly Lineup Changes for the Better

2017 Firefly Lineup Changes for the Better

Haley Mathew, Staff Reporter

Every year diverse artists come from all over the world to perform at Firefly with artists ranging from Blink-182 to Ellie Goulding. However this year many people are confused as to why rap artists like The Weeknd and Chance the Rapper are headlining when the festival  is supposed to be an “alternative” music festival. Last year over 90,000 people attended the festival but with the unusual artists attending this year less alternative and ...

March 7No Comments

ACLU on the Frontlines

ACLU on the Frontlines

Simone A. Scott, Features Editor

   The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU,  has taken action to protect people all over the country and ensure Americans rights are preserved, because of the ACLU we have rights like, Miranda Rights (your right to remain silent) and Rights to Contraception (your right to birth control)  Recently, the ACLU sent a letter to President Trump after the election restating all his promises he proposed during his campaign trail and how they ar...

March 7No Comments

Delaware correctional officer pronounced dead

Delaware correctional officer pronounced dead

Rachel Widom, News Editor

Earlier this week, a 19-hour standoff at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware ended with the death of corrections officer Steven Floyd. State Police Sgt. Richard Bratz stated, “ Wednesday, a corrections officer made a radio call for immediate assistance from the Building C Tier B, which houses about 125 inmates”, according to delawareonline. At that time the prison facility was placed on lockdown. Furthermore, Perry Phelps,...

February 15No Comments

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Super Bowl LI results in another New England championship

Super Bowl LI results in another New England championship

Cooper Tatman, Editor-In-Chief/Opinions Editor

Congratulations to the new Super Bowl champion Atlanta Falcons. It was a hard fought victory and… huh? The Patriots won? It was like 21-3. It went into overtime? Dang, I fell asleep right after Lady Gaga jumped off the...

February 23No Comments

AI Indoor Track Continues to ‘Get Dubs’

AI Indoor Track Continues to ‘Get Dubs’

February 23

Shemar Parker plans for the future

Shemar Parker plans for the future

December 21

Say goodbye to the Tiger’s seniors

Say goodbye to the Tiger’s seniors

December 13

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Mock trial team stays optimistic

Mock trial team stays optimistic

Rachael Davis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

Each year, the mock trial team at Alexis I. DuPont high school joins other Delaware teams in a competition of exactly what the club is called; a mock trial. Students are give...

March 23No Comments

  • Fashion and Climate Change March 23
  • Black History Month and Social Media March 7
  • Couples vs. Singles March 7

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The Alt-Right: a force to be reckoned with

The Alt-Right: a force to be reckoned with

Kevin Getz, Staff Reporter

The "Alt-Right’" has become somewhat of a household name because of the recent 2016 election and swearing in of Donald Trump as the president of the United States. But...

February 23No Comments

How to make a difference in our country

February 15

The Crest and Fall of Trump’s Immigration Ban

The Crest and Fall of Trump’s Immigration Ban

February 13

Trump’s Cabinet

Trump’s Cabinet

December 21

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Who was behind the Oscars snafu?

Who was behind the Oscars snafu?

Cooper Tatman, Editor-In-Chief/Opinions Editor

On February 26, Hollywood presented the 89th annual Academy Awards. At the end of the night, a confused looking Warren Beatty allowed his “Bonnie and Clyde” co-star Fa...

March 21No Comments

Futuristic Gaming in 2017

Futuristic Gaming in 2017

February 1

“Fences” worthy of an Academy Award

“Fences” worthy of an Academy Award

February 1

“Public Enemies” turns the spotlight on America’s greatest crime wave

“Public Enemies” turns the spotlight on America’s greatest crime wave

February 1

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  • March Roving Reporter

    Fleeing persecution for their religion and from starvation, over 3 million Irish individuals passed through Ellis Island in the late 1800s. Ever since...

  • February Roving Reporter

    Question: Did you know there’s an online version of the school newspaper? If yes, how did you know?   Elvia Bernabe (11): No. Raycheal...

  • 2017 Expectations and Goals

    Ki’Shid Hayman, Grade 11: Goal:  “To be happy this year and have all good things happen to me and my friends and family.” Expectation: ...

  • What are members of the A.I. DuPont High School community doing over Winter Break?

    Jessica Bedolla, 12 “I am trying to go to Tennessee and spend my holidays with the family.” Mallorie Gunter, 12 “I plan to sleep.” ...

  • Roving Reporter November Issue

    Considering that Delaware doesn't have a football  team, and the NFL Super Bowl is nearing, the AI Tiger Pause team was interested in knowing who do...

  • How would you describe your summer?

    Tolani Dada, 10th- “Relaxing is the word I would use to describe my summer. I got to spend my summer with my uncle in California, and I had an amazi...

  • Senior College/Plans

    Last Name First Name College/Plans Agwu Noah University of Maryland Eastern Shore Amalfitano Nikki West Virginia Univers...

  • Students’ plans for this summer

    Shishonah Posey, junior- “I just want to have fun this summer and hang with the crew.” Zion Harris, junior- “I want to get a job and buy weav...

  • Roving reporter: Senior Issue

    Question: what senior do you look up to and why? Freshmen: Jayla Purnell: "I look  up to Noah Agwu. He's hard-working, dedicated, and always mo...

  • The Top Five Movies for Valentine’s Day

    Hey there, everybody! I know it's been forever since we had a post up, but I hope this will be worth the wait. My trusty assistant, Marissa, and I, we...

  • Roving Reporter January 2016

    With the New Year beginning, people seem to have faith that this year will be different. This month's Roving Reporter wanted to know some of the chang...

  • Roving Reporter January 2016

    Once again, this reporter is roving around the school, looking for answers to the most serious questions around. And this one! This month, I asked: ...

  • Roving Reporter December 2015 Part 2

    With the new Star Wars movie coming up this December 18th, I was curious on who people were most excited to see in the movie or sad to miss from the p...

  • Roving Reporter December 2015

    If you had to kiss anyone under the mistletoe who would it be? Seniors: Olivia Eastburn: "Zac Efron." Kelsey Dennison: “Adam Levine.” T...

  • Roving Reporter November 2015

    If you could have dinner with any three people, dead or alive, real or fictional, who would they be?   Luke Wagner: Bill Murray, Jim Carrey...

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