Part of The Round Table's multimedia experience

The Round Table

Reactions: Taking traffic to new heights

Reactions: Taking traffic to new heights

By Lydia Grossnickle, Round Table reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, The Latest, The Round Table

On October 6th, a drone crashed into a commercial airplane near Quebec, Canada.  This was the first reported confirmed collision with a plane and a drone.   Some MHS students share their general opinion on drones.   “I think they’re pretty cool, especially because you can get...

Reactions: A battle of convictions in nuclear proportions

Reactions: A battle of convictions in nuclear proportions

By Patrick Velez, Round Table reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Latest, The Round Table

The U.S. government recently conducted evacuation drills in South Korea for Americans due to a heightening of the possibility of military action.   Middletown High School students and staff had a united front about the events.   MHS freshman Quentin Lawrence had a strong opinion...

Reactions: A porpoise’s purpose, a vaquita revival

Reactions: A porpoise’s purpose, a vaquita revival

By Delaney Coffman, Round Table reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Latest, The Round Table

The most endangered marine mammal in the world is the vaquita, a rare species of porpoise native to the northern part of the Gulf of California. The National Marine Mammal Center and Chicago Zoological Society are working together to capture and repopulate the vaquita.   5 million dollars has go...

Reactions: Winter is coming; huskies are going

Reactions: Winter is coming; huskies are going

By Juliana Foster, Round Table reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Featured, News, Opinion, Reaction videos, The Latest, The Round Table, Video

The hit T.V. show Game of Thrones is at fault for the rising number in Siberian husky surrenders. Dogs are being adopted and named Sansa, Ice, Stark, and Ghost, the names of GoT “direwolves,” and are being dumped in shelters by careless fans briefly after.

Reactions: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ revamp

Reactions: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ revamp

By Rebecca Carroll, Round Table reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion, Reaction videos, The Latest, The Round Table, Video

British crime writer Agatha Christie released a novel titled Murder on the Orient Express in 1934. Since then, the masterpiece has been revamped for the silver screen four times. On November 10th, the fourth rendition was released and is currently playing in theaters worldwide.

Reactions: Texas church shooting

Reactions: Texas church shooting

By Clara Tam and Jade Ruggieri

November 14, 2017


Filed under Featured, News, Opinion, Reaction videos, The Latest, The Round Table, Video

On November 5th, 2017, Texas native Devin Patrick Kelley entered the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas and rapidly shot into the congregation. Soon after fleeing the church, Kelley was shot by a local before he took his own life. Greg Abbott, the governor of Texas, has deemed the event ...

Column: Trump administration ignores science behind birth control

Column: Trump administration ignores science behind birth control

By Bridget O'Toole, Round Table opinion editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, The Latest, The Round Table

On October 16, President Trump and his administration rolled back the federal requirement for employers to include contraceptive coverage in their health insurance plans; benefiting business owners who have moral or religious objections to providing women with birth control. This new mandate would go into effect in January of 2018, when US companies renew their health care plans. A women’s righ...

Reactions: Weinstein social media response

Reactions: Weinstein social media response

By Leah Heon, Round Table reporter

November 7, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured, News, Opinion, The Latest, The Round Table

Film producer Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual assault by numerous women, many being in the film industry. With more than 12 million posts and reactions on Facebook, the hashtag #metoo has flooded the internet as victims share their stories amid the scandal. Some students choose to take...

Reactions: Daylight Savings Time

Reactions: Daylight Savings Time

By Trent Wood, Round Table reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Broadcast, Featured, News, Opinion, Reaction videos, The Latest, The Round Table, Video

By setting their clocks back this weekend to adjust for the end of Daylight Savings Time, Middletown High School students will pick up an extra hour of sleep at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning, which will also make school mornings safer for many students.

Reactions: O.J. release from prison

Reactions: O.J. release from prison

By Ally Pick, Round Table podcast editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Broadcast, Featured, Featured videos, News, Opinion, Reaction videos, Sports, The Latest, The Round Table, Video

O.J. Simpson was released from prison on parole just after midnight on October 1. In September 2007 Simpson attacked two men in a Las Vegas hotel in hopes of retrieving a piece of sports memorabilia he claimed was stolen from his home. On October 3, 2008,  Simpson was sentenced to 33 years in prison...

Part of The Round Table's multimedia experience
Opinion