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The Truth About Puppy Mills

The Truth About Puppy Mills

by Erica Rosado and Jake Grosvenor
April 21, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Puppy mills have been a part of pet owning for years, and it’s an issue that is acknowledged but never corrected. It’s estimated that over two-million puppies are born each year from these puppy mills, and nothing's being done about this. For those who don’t know, a puppy mill is a place where dogs a...

Fantasy vs. Sci-Fi

Fantasy vs. Sci-Fi

by Hailey Rodis and Makayla Purvis
April 17, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Have you ever found yourself imagining that you were soaring through the sky on a flying unicorn? Or have you found yourself imagining that you were battling aliens with spaceships in space? Do you discover yourself reading books about mythical creatures like vampires, werewolves, elves, or fairies? ...

We Don’t Need Modern Feminism

We Don’t Need Modern Feminism

by Eli Duncan, Reporter
April 4, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Feminism has been around since the time of the Ancient Greeks, where women weren’t viewed as equals but as property. In more recent times, the feminist movement in the West was kick-started in Seneca Falls in 1848. The original in the late 19th and early 20th century was to get women the right to v...

Intelligence vs. Education

Intelligence vs. Education

by Audrey Purciful, Reporter
April 3, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Commonly, people tend to confuse intelligence and education. This is mostly because the two go hand-in-hand heavily, but they’re very different from each other, in the way that they benefit and have an influence on the lives of others, not just by dictionary definition. In truth, the two can have vast...

First Amendment in Schools

First Amendment in Schools

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

The first amendment: the right that everyone has the right to say what they want when they want, or freedom of speech. It was one of the most important things to our founding fathers when making the U.S.A. and our constitution. However, while we are guaranteed this right, it seems that schools don’t t...

Why the “F” Word is So Important

Why the “F” Word is So Important

by Emma Dooher, Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

The “F” word. No not that “F” word; get your mind out of the gutter. Feminism, that’s the one. Feminism is often confused as women who see themselves as better than men, not women who are equal to men. Feminism is defined as the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of th...

Panther Bites: Zodiac Signs Edition

Panther Bites: Zodiac Signs Edition

by Makayla Purvis and Hailey Rodis
March 21, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, Panther Bites, SHOWCASE

What is your zodiac sign? What are the characteristics? My sign is Cancer and we are moody, cranky, intuitive, easy going, sympathetic, and unpredictable. Also extremely unpredictable (Taylor Conti, sophomore) I am an Aries--independent,bold,fiery, spontaneous (Ashya Turner, senior) My sig...

The Current State of Cops

The Current State of Cops

by Eli Duncan, Reporter
March 17, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Cops have had an increase in bad publicity over the past few years in terms of them being accused of racism. Shows like “Cops” don't even touch on the hardships cops face in the line of duty. The current state of cops, according to the mainstream media, is they're all racist people with a vendet...

We’re Sorry if This Story Offends You

We’re Sorry if This Story Offends You

by Jake Grosvenor and Chandler Patrick
March 13, 2017
Filed under editorials, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Censorship (n): the suppression or prohibition of any parts of books, films, news, etc. that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable, or a threat to security. It’s been an age-long issue of trying to draw the ever-so-thin line of what is considered offensive or not. In more recent years, it ...

Anti-Bullying Programs Being Antiproductive

Anti-Bullying Programs Being Antiproductive

by Audrey Purciful, Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under editorials, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year. Though that isn’t many, in comparison to the world's population of 7.4 billion, but that is still a lot of people. A lot of children and teenagers. That’s 77% of students who are bullied mentally, physically and emotionally. In the U.S. alon...

The War On Living

The War On Living

by Eli Duncan, Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

The War on Drugs. The War on Men and Women. The War on Christmas and, most importantly, the War on Terror. Political figures have given any subject a new war and two opposing sides. Each war is and different, and each side is right in their own ways. The issue with having a “War on…” is that nothing is truly...

The Dangers of Cyber Bullying

The Dangers of Cyber Bullying

by Alexandra Timpa, Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

It’s 2017 and the amount of technology we have is incredible. Devices such as phones, tablets, and computers have all been created to make our lives easier. In a matter of seconds, we can have the answer to any question appear on the screen of our phone. However, these devices aren’t always used ...

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