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MacBooks should be a tool, not full curriculum

November 3, 2014 9:16am |

Your stomach drops as you do a quick check of Google Classroom and realize that three of your teachers just put up new homework assignments that are due tomorrow, assignments that were added and you had no clue about. You are suddenly filled with frustration. […]

College athletes should play for passion, not money

November 3, 2014 9:12am |

Every professional soccer player started out fumbling around clumsily with a soccer ball in their yard. Every professional basketball player began by playing pickup games with the neighborhood kids in someone’s driveway. Every professional football player emerged from a child whose hands could not even […]

Halloween not excuse to be promiscuous

November 3, 2014 9:03am |

Ahh, Halloween, the time of pumpkins, candy, and…naughty nurses? It is ironic to me honestly: Halloween started as a religious holiday. Nothing about a revealing costume is godly; nothing at all. The only thing I want to do when I see more skin than costume, […]

Online restrictions are not a bad thing

September 19, 2014 2:50pm |

“The blue screen of death” has taken on a new meaning. Students trying to access sites blocked by the school administration encounter this anomaly almost everyday. However, this barrier is avoided using a WiFi source outside of the school’s … until now. Principal Andy Campbell […]

Dogs are better than cats

May 20, 2014 2:28pm |

It is the most intense debate that has lasted throughout centuries and centuries. Wars have been waged, brothers pitted against brothers in the name of their beliefs. This contention has ripped apart families and divided countries. The topic of this heightened argument: are you a […]

Race is a color, not an identifier

April 17, 2014 2:35pm |

There are 7.046 billion people in the world, each of us different. Different eye, hair and skin colors. Though we are all human, there are unnecessary, as well as unclear, lines that cross through our society. Race is a concept that the human mind concocted. […]

Prom is not worth breaking the bank for

April 11, 2014 2:35pm |

Dresses that swirl in an array of colors, tuxedos that coincide with their dates’ garb, fancy up-dos, 6-inch heels and limos lining up around the street: ladies and gentlemen, it is prom season. It is the night that every stereotypical high school movie ever emphasizes […]

Students like diversity in the lunch room

April 4, 2014 2:18pm |

Variety is not often found among the monotonous, never-ending lines that crowd the school cafeteria. After a while, the pizzas, the hamburgers and the chicken nuggets get tiring. However, new and surprising dishes have made a few appearances, and in my opinion, not enough. A […]

Human contact, relationships are needed

March 27, 2014 2:32pm |

It is hard to believe that about ten years ago texting was not a big part of American culture. Texting morphed into a phenomenon that modern cell phone users consider a necessity. This quick communication outlet is convenient and revolutionary when one looks at the […]

Newsflash: high school is brutal for a reason

March 27, 2014 11:59am |

Every high schooler, at some point in their high school career, complains about something. You have the secret list of things you would say to people if you had the guts. The things you constantly see or deal with on a daily basis that just […]