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New Year’s Resolutions should not be obsolete

New Year’s Resolutions should not be obsolete

Jessie Bright, Writer

January 10, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In past years, New Year’s resolutions were popular among everyone. They were a way to start fresh, to put into action the phrase ‘new year, new me’. Recently, however, more and more people have begun to neglect their New Year’s resolutions. Some may argue that this tradition is obsolete, a t...

High school should be teaching life skills

Hannah Young, Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

‘When will I ever use this?’ or ‘When will I use this in my life after high school?’ are questions frequently asked by many high school students. Often enough, students feel like they aren’t using life skills or learning them during their high school career. Life skills are classes that teach...

Reading “classic” novels is necessary in high school

Reading “classic” novels is necessary in high school

Sydney Bommersbach, Online Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Showcase, Showcase

Whether a reader is 16 or 76, reading a piece for the first time or the fifth time, “classic” pieces of literature appeal to all types and groups of people. Although many students groan when they hear the words “Romeo and Juliet,” the importance of reading and teaching “classics” in high...

How social media has changed the way we consume news

Taron Masi, Online Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There are approximately 3.03 billion active social media users worldwide. That’s close to half of the entire population. Because of the emergence of social media sites, online news consumption has risen. The Pew Research Center found in a recent survey that close to two-thirds of the American popu...

How I’ve grown as a person through cross country

How I’ve grown as a person through cross country

Angelina Vitarelli, Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

When I first started running, it was a cold morning in early October. My dad was trying to get in shape and asked me to run with him. The run that day was brutal. I was slow, my knees hurt and I wasn’t enjoying it. It was dark and the wind stung my face a little, but I continued to run with him any...

The belief behind the legend of bigfoot

Dylan Dockins, Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The ever present question of Bigfoot has been alive to believers and skeptics alike.These larger than life creatures generally reside within the great expansive forest of North America and Asia. Being met with everything from adamant disbelief to meticulous research; are Bigfoot real or just a hoax? ...

The struggle to complete a neverending to-do list

Madi Wheeler, Online Editor in Chief

October 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The feeling of completing your to-do list is near pure bliss, but as you near your goal, suddenly, five more things are added. The feeling of utter defeat quickly takes over. Between the constant flow of homework, work and the consistent busy schedules, there is no such thing as getting everything on...

#WhyIDidn’tReportIt lets victims share their stories of abuse

Gracie Warda, Assistant Online Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Bill Clinton. Al Franken. Ed Schrock. John Conyers. Donald Trump. Brett Kavanaugh. The number of politicians involved in non-consensual sex scandals is increasing by the day, and these allegations are pulling victims out of the woodwork to testify against their offenders. However, after years of silence...

Yelling is not the best way to parent teens

Taron Masi, Online Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Over the past 50 years, the way parents discipline their children has gone through some changes. Over time there has been one form of parenting that hasn’t changed at all—yelling. Its safe to say that almost every parent yells at their child from time to time, even if they know it doesn’t work....

Americans need to open their eyes about the Kaepernick ad

Ellie Bennett, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On Sep. 5 Nike released the now controversial ad starring ex-NFL player Colin Kaepernick. If people didn’t see him as a cultural symbol, then they sure can’t ignore he is one now. Kaepernick started the trend of kneeling during the national anthem, in protest of racial inequality and the young black...

Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a threat to women’s rights

Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a threat to women’s rights

Ellie Vasbinder, Assistant Print Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Roe v. Wade, decided on Jan. 22, 1973 was a pivotal point in the women’s rights movement, affirms the constitutional right to safe, legal abortion. Over forty years later, 72 percent of Americans still support this decision (PerryUndem Research/Communication). However with Supreme Court nominee Judge...