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News and Publications of Notre Dame de Sion

Sion Student Media

News and Publications of Notre Dame de Sion

Sion Student Media

Lauren Haggerty

Lauren Haggerty, Reporter

Lauren Haggerty is a junior and first-year staffer at Le Journal. Her favorite drink is diet coke and her favorite color is pink. She is super excited to receive her Junior ring this year!


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A digital image representing the possible future of TikToks presence in the US.

Why is the US Possibly Banning TikTok?

Lauren Haggerty, Reporter Apr 26, 2024

The Senate approved a law on Tuesday evening with a strong bipartisan vote of 79-18, raising the possibility of a nationwide banning of  TikTok, posing a significant challenge to the app's operations...

Selected as the No. 1 overall pick by the Buffalo Bills in the 1969 draft, O.J. Simpsons standout season occurred in 1973. During this remarkable year, he made history by becoming the first running back to surpass the 2,000-yard rushing mark in a single season. Simpsons extraordinary achievement included an average of 141.3 yards per game, which remains an NFL record to this day.

OJ Simpson Dead at 76

Lauren Haggerty, Reporter Apr 13, 2024

O.J. Simpson, the renowned football icon and Hollywood actor, has passed away at the age of 76 after battling prostate cancer. His family announced his passing through Simpson's official X account, stating...

Relatives walk with a man who was rescued from a remote area, following the earthquake, in Hualien, Taiwan, Apr. 4.

Earthquake Hits Taiwan For the First Time in 25 Years

Lauren Haggerty, Reporter Apr 5, 2024

On Wednesday, Taiwan was struck by a powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake, marking the first such event in 25 years. Tragically, the quake claimed the lives of at least four individuals, with numerous others...

The cargo ship Dali collided with the Francis Scott Key Bridge causing it to collapse on Mar. 26, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Baltimore Bridge Collapses

Lauren Haggerty, Reporter Mar 29, 2024

In the early hours of Tuesday morning, tragedy struck as a Singaporean-flagged container vessel named Dali collided with one of the pillars of a 47-year-old bridge. The huge ship, stretching approximately...

Apr. 3, 2021, Reggie Chaney of the Houston Cougars and Flo Thamba of the Baylor Bears compete for the opening tip-off during the 2021 NCAA Final Four semifinal at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 03, 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Bears beat the Cougars 78-59. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)


Lauren Haggerty, Reporter Mar 1, 2024

Basketball, born in the US in 1891, quickly captured hearts worldwide after its creation at the International Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) by James Naismith. Its popularity surged, leading...

Caitlin Clark breaks the NCAA women’s all-time scoring record in the first half of the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa Feb. 15. Clark has played in 126 career games over four seasons.

Caitlin Clark Breaks NCAA Women’s Basketball All-Time Scoring Record

Lauren Haggerty, Reporter Feb 22, 2024

Senior guard Caitlin Clark, towering at 6 feet, solidified her legacy with a breathtaking performance that etched her name into her school's history books. In a remarkable display of talent, Clark unleashed...

Bobby Witt Jr. jogs off the field during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Friday, Aug. 18, 2023. The Royals won 4-3.


Lauren Haggerty, Reporter Feb 8, 2024

Bobby Witt Jr. and the Kansas City Royals have reached a monumental agreement on an 11-year, $288.8 million contract extension. This significant deal ensures the young star's commitment to the Royals as...

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes holds trophy after defeating the Baltimore Ravens Jan. 28. This is the second year the Chiefs have made it to the Superbowl.

Kansa City Chiefs win the AFC Title

Lauren Haggerty, Reporter Feb 1, 2024

The Kansa City Chiefs defeated the Baltimore Ravens 17-10 at M&T Bank Stadium in the AFC Championship matchup on Sunday. This marks the second consecutive year they are heading to the Super Bowl, following...

Sitting steady, Arrowhead Stadium waits for the next game day Aug. 26, 2021. This stadium is home to the Kansas City football team, the Chiefs.

Jackson County Approves Stadium Tax for the April Ballot

Lauren Haggerty, Reporter Jan 25, 2024

County Legislators voted 7-2 Jan. 2 to approve a 3/8th cent sales tax for the construction of a new stadium. The current tax is set to expire in Sept. 2031, just eight months after the county's leases...

Moving quickly, Buffalo Bills fan shovels snow Jan. 14 in hopes to clear most of the stadium by game time. Hundreds of fans came to help clear the stadium as well in exchange for hotdogs and hot chocolate.

Bills Fans Gather Together to Clear Snow From Their Stadium

Lauren Haggerty, Sports Reporter Jan 18, 2024

Buffalo Bills fans united on Saturday evening and early Sunday morning, rallying to clear the stadium in anticipation of the 4:30 game. They diligently shoveled large piles of snow from the seats and pathways,...

Smiling with joy, junior Ella Warden tours the KC current stadium Oct. 18. The stadium is currently being built, and is set to be finished in Spring 2024. It was so cool to be in the same place as Brittany Mahomes, and see what she has done for the KC Current, Warden said.

Going Beyond

Lauren Haggerty, Reporter Dec 14, 2023

In the fall of 2021, Sion created a conference called Deep Dives, which allowed students to take classes about real-world skills and take courses based on their interests to discover more career opportunities.  These...

Friends cast drinking milkshakes.

“Friends” Star Matthew Perry Passes Away Unexpectedly

Lauren Haggerty, REPORTER Nov 10, 2023

On Oct. 28 “Friends” actor Matthew Perry was found unresponsive in his hot tub at the age of 54 in his California home.  “When I got the notification on my phone I was beyond shocked,”...

The Summer Movie and TV Show Hits

The Summer Movie and TV Show Hits

Lauren Haggerty, Reporter Sep 26, 2023

    View this post on Instagram   A post shared by BARBIE (@barbiethemovie) BARBIE In July, “The Barbie...

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