Category: National/World

Uprisings in Syria

Syria, a country in Asia that is next to Saudi Arabia, is being ruled by what some people call a dictator. This tyrant took over Syria not that long ago. This dictator’s name is Bashar al-Assad. His father, Hafez al-Assad,…

Indonesia Receives Tsunami Warning

    Indonesia was struck by an earthquake on Wednesday afternoon, Indonesia time. A warning center issued a tsunami warning not long after the quake hit the island of Sumatra. Indonesia’s president, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyuno, says that the earthquake and…

Doodle 4 Google

Google is holding a competition called Doodle for Google. The idea of this competition is to design and draw a new type of logo for Google. You have to try imagine that you have a time machine and you can…

Star Wars in 3-D!

Hello out there! We here at Cougar Call have recently found out about a special Star Wars offer. At the AMC Empire 25 theater, you can take part of a Star Wars 3-D release party. On Saturday February 11th from…

Super Bowl XLVI

The most-watched game on television: the Super Bowl. Super Bowl 46 will we held in Indianapolis, the home of the Colts. The New York Giants and the New England Patriots will face of for the second time in five years.…

Chinese New Year 2012

The Chinese New Year was on Jan 23, 2012. We are currently in the magnificent year of the dragon, specifically the water dragon. The dragon is the mightiest creature of all the zodiac animals and places 5th in the cycle.…

New Year

Well New Year’s is just a month away! New Year’s eve is on Saturday, December 31,2011. New Year’s day is on Tuesday, January 1,2011.  Even in faraway places people are preparing for the new year. Preparations are now underway for the 26th…

The Life of Prince Chunk

You have probably heard of other princes, like Prince Charming.  Well, there is a prince who is more valiant, caring, and definitely “healthy.”  His name is Prince Chunk (aka Princess Chunk, Captain Chunk, real name: Powder). Here is his story.  On…

Occupy Wall Street

On September 17, 2011, near 1 World Trade Center, a group of protesters came to Zuccotti Park to object to the fact that 1% of people in America control the income of another 40%. Since then, many people have come…

Population Officially 7 Billion

The population is seven billion. Seven billion might be a big number, but if that many people were to stand shoulder to shoulder, they would fill up Los Angeles. Two people die and five people are born every second, so…