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Students should use their summer to regroup from the previous school year

Lydia Podlesak, Writer

June 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Summer: the thing that students look forward to most during the whole school year. For many teens however, their summer is consumed by preparation for the upcoming school year. Summer should be a time for students to regroup from the previous school year, not continue to wear themselves out. According...

Season two of ’13 Reasons Why’ is surrounded with controversy

Ellie Bennett, Co Print Editor in Chief

June 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Controversy. The show ‘13 Reasons Why’ has seen this more than most shows on air. After the premiere of the first season in March of 2017, the show was hit with controversy from schools all over the nation, sending out an email telling parents to be careful about their children watching the show. The...

The n-word has become normalized- and it shouldn’t

Ellie Vasbinder, Assistant Print Editor in Chief

June 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It is the ultimate insult, and it is also a term of endearment. It is a word originally meant to shame and humiliate. It is now a word taken lightly by some, and seriously by others. The n-word, by the mid-twentieth century was the single most offensive and racist insult. Today, it has been reappropriated...

Earth Day should be every day

Earth Day should be every day

Hannah Young, Writer

May 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Out of 365 days of the year, only one is dedicated to the planet: Earth Day. On this day, people all over the world praise reducing, reusing and recycling. Any other day, those acclaim do not seem to come to mind. We should do better for Earth by making better decisions for the environment, not just...

Artificial intelligence seems to prevail over human intelligence

Artificial intelligence seems to prevail over human intelligence

Lily Tiong, Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

At a point, humanity is more intelligent than technology. Robots who acquire artificial intelligence are able to do tasks that usually require a human’s brain and way of thinking. As humans, we only have one source of intelligence: the brain. Artificial intelligence is technology with a compilation,...

Getting too much sleep can cause many complications

Andrea Elsholz, Writer

May 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Between getting up early for school and staying up late the night before, less than 20 percent of high schoolers report achieving the necessary seven to nine hours of sleep per night, according to the National Sleep Foundation. With so many teenagers missing the mark for sleep, oversleeping may not seem...

Sign language should be taught to all school kids

Sign language should be taught to all school kids

Maci Best, Ad Designer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Sitting in a crowded restaurant, a woman waits for her friends to arrive while examining the menu. She doesn’t make conversation with anyone and she never looks up when the surrounding customers' chairs screech against the tile floor. When the waitress finally approaches her, she shakes her head and po...

The cost of living is higher as a woman, known as the ‘Pink Tax’

The cost of living is higher as a woman, known as the ‘Pink Tax’

Gracie Warda, Online Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Sales tax, income tax, property tax a are very familiar to the American public, but a lesser known tax has overtaken the media lately: the Pink Tax. Only women are subject to it, paying on average eight percent more than men for comparable products. The Pink Tax is the term coined for this cost diffe...

School dances should host live bands instead of DJs

School dances should host live bands instead of DJs

Amber Kelly, Opinion Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

DJs are now one of the most popular form of music at a school dance. But wouldn’t it be more exciting to have the energy of a live band, instead of hearing prerecorded tracks? Schools should bring back live bands for dances instead of having a DJ play. Live bands would be much more exciting and f...

Arming teachers with concealed weapons will not solve school shooting problems

Arming teachers with concealed weapons will not solve school shooting problems

Andrea Elsholz, Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

After recent school shootings in late February, President Donald Trump listened to the stories of the shooting victims and announced in a speech that the gun free policy in schools should be lifted to “make schools a much harder target” for attackers. His proposed solution was training adept teachers...

Teachers deserve more acknowledgment for everything they do

Teachers deserve more acknowledgment for everything they do

Madi Wheeler, Online Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In a student’s entire school career, they spend approximately 15,000 hours in school. That is about that many hours spent with a teacher, thus a student spending more of their day-to-day time with a teacher rather than their parent. Teachers are educating the next generation and teaching the future...