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Please, Wear Those Seatbelts!

Apr 7, 2014

by Hannan Minhas, iLander Staff Reporter


It was an just another ordinary Thursday morning on March 6, here in Minnesota. I was going to work with my friends. Everything seemed normal, until I saw coming.  For a second, I thought it was a dream and before I could do anything it was too late. We crashed into a bus.  I hit my forehead on the dashboard, lost my consciousness, and next thing I know I am looking up at the ceiling of an ambulance all bloody and in...

Robotics Competition 2014

Apr 6, 2014

by Laura d' Almeida, iLander Staff Reporter

     The Columbia Heights High School Robotics Team 2545, Quantum Mechanics, recently competed at the FIRST Robotics completion. The competition occurred at the Williams Arena, University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
This year’s competition was tough, especially considering that there were 63 total teams, which is more than Hockey teams in Minnesota.

     The game this year was called Aerial...

The Importance of Physical Activity

Apr 3, 2014

by Tenzin Jangchup, iLander Staff Reporter


Earthquake Shakes Up California

Apr 2, 2014


by Brenda Sanchez, iLander Staff Reporter


An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 struck southern California near La Habra on Friday night, March 28th, following an earlier 3.6 quake in the same region.

The bigger quake struck at 9:09 p.m, but the first temblor hit about an hour before that.
The Caltech crew said the 5.1 quake had a depth of around one mile and was followed by at least 30 aftershocks, two greater than magnitude 3.0.


Putting Together the Pieces of the Pistorius Case

Mar 31, 2014

    by Tenzin Jangchup, iLander Staff Reporter


     The murder trial of Paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, has been all over the news in the past three weeks. He was accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp on valentine’s day last year in Pretoria, South Africa. He claims that he mistook her for an intruder and that it was all an accident. He has also been accused of firearm charges.


Getting Closer to Find the Missing Plane?

Mar 29, 2014


by Loura d' Almeida, iLander Staff Reporter


The search to the Malaysia Airlines, Flight 370, that disappeared on its way to Beijing Capital International Airport from Kuala Lumpur International Airport on March 8, 2014.  The latest investigations have only resulted in objects spotted floating in the Indian Ocean.

The objects need to be recovered and inspected before they can be linked to the plane,

Australian officials said Saturday. “...