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Opinion: Organ donation is worth the risks

Opinion: Organ donation is worth the risks

Jessie Bright, Writer

June 11, 2019

Every day in the US, 20 people die waiting for an organ on the transplant list. Add those numbers up, and it leads to approximately 7,300 preventable deaths per year in our country alone, according to the US Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). In addition, 95% of adults (18 and older) su...

Opinion: Organ donation is too risky

Opinion: Organ donation is too risky

Hannah Young, Online Editor

June 11, 2019

Organ donation can be a disheartening activity. Because of the high cost, surgical complications that can occur. The ethical factors that lead people away from choosing to donate. More often than not, the negative of organ donation outweighs the positive. Some negative facts about donating organs are...

Opinion: Social media is more beneficial than harmful

Sydney Bommersbach, Assistant Online Editor

June 6, 2019

Click. Click. The camera shutter closes and takes a picture that will surely be posted on social media platforms later. Although social media is often viewed as having negative impacts on users, such a creating pressure to have perfect lives and being a breeding ground for cyberbullying, recently it ...

Opinion: Students’ statistics should not define them

Tyler Soule, Print Editor in Chief

May 23, 2019

They start off as simple questions like, “hey, what’d you get on your SAT?” or “what’s your GPA?”, but all of these questions, while they may seem innocent, are an added stress that some high school students don’t need. There are many other things a high school student may have weighin...

The belief behind the legend of bigfoot

Dylan Dockins, Writer

November 1, 2018

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...

Yelling is not the best way to parent teens

Taron Masi, Online Editor

October 2, 2018

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

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

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...

Zoos are detrimental to animal’s health

Zoos are detrimental to animal’s health

Gracie Warda, Online Editor

August 1, 2018

One place that reeks of reminiscence for any american is the local zoo. With over 2,400 zoos nationwide, according to National Geographic, odds are that a given american has visited one in their lifetime. However, seldom does a passerby consider the health of the animals in that particular zoo. Seve...

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

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

Ellie Bennett, Co Print Editor in Chief

June 8, 2018

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

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

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...