A girl and her labrador retriever sit in the back of a station wagon filled with suitcases for summer vacation.

Travel on an Adventure

By The Monitor Feature Team Summer is just around the corner, but have you started to plan your vacation yet? Check out our writers' suggestions for beaches, cities, camping, biking, and more!

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The Monitor Advice Team Answers Your Questions

In this issue of the Monitor our advice team answers your questions on:

  • staying positive during exam season
  • starting your own garden
  • achieving clearer skin

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SpaceX's Space Technology

By Clare S.Will SpaceX’s spacecraft improvements lead us to the moon, mars, or into another space race? All three may become a reality in the coming years.
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A tow truck pulls a car off the side of the road.

Uber Using Self-Driving After Crash

By Gillian L.Uber’s self-driving fleet is back in use after a crash on March 24, 2017 in Tempe, Arizona.
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7 Underrated Artists in Music

By Krista S-W.Mine for the underrated gems in your spare time.
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Kong Is Back in Kong: Skull Island

By Clare S.How is cinema’s most iconic gorilla in the new Kong: Skull Island movie?
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Poll Question

Go to the Just for Fun section to view the results from last month's poll question.


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Big Ben, Parliament, and Westminster Bridge are at the forefront of the London skyline.

Terrorist Attack in London Leaves 5 Dead

By Kathryn B.The 82-second attack, killing five (including the assailant), has also left over forty injured and the world in shock.
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Los Angeles Raiders

By Naomi W.A 31-1 vote moves the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Just For Fun

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Tips for Learning Foreign Languages

By Tatum B.Foreign languages can be tricky. Read this article for some tips and tricks on getting past the learning barrier. Read More >
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Six Anticipated April Book Releases

By Bailey S.Don’t miss these six exciting books being released this April! Read More >