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How Schools Are Ruining Our Youth With Abstinence

How Schools Are Ruining Our Youth With Abstinence

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Say no to drugs, wait till marriage, one hit and you’re on the road to failing, only fools and idiots drink; these phrases are some of the most echoed amongst students in the United States. The idea of teaching kids abstinence and temperance has been around for a long time, and as the years have gon...

How Schools Are Ruining Our Youth With Standardized Tests

How Schools Are Ruining Our Youth With Standardized Tests

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

The ACT, the SAT, Sbac’s, EOC’s, and every other hellish test in between are the biggest joke and scam that is killing kids hopes and chances to be who they are. With No Child Left Behind integrating a standardized test aspect to kids, now more than ever are kids being cheated and lied to about what ...

Are Video Games Harmful?

Are Video Games Harmful?

by Alexandra Timpa, Reporter
May 8, 2017
Filed under editorials, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

It’s no secret that video games are loved by kids and teenagers all over the world. However, with the video game community increasing rapidly, and with no signs of slowing down, children are spending more time locked in their rooms rather than outside. So the question is; are video games harmful? There...

How Schools Are Ruining Our Youth With No Child Left Behind

How Schools Are Ruining Our Youth With No Child Left Behind

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
May 2, 2017
Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Public School has been one of the most heavily debated topics these past few years, new acts and systems have been put in place to help out kids have a brighter future and succeed in life. The most famous of these acts being No Child Left Behind, this act was passed in George W. Bush’s term, it req...

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...

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