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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 ...

Why Gendering Products is Useless

Why Gendering Products is Useless

by Hope Freeland, Senior Editor
February 16, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Companies use many marketing techniques such as gendering to attract people to their products in hopes that it will cause people to buy the product. Products such as, razors, shaving cream, shampoo, and many other beauty products use gendering to help sell their products to men and women. Gendering is ...

What Really Elected Donald Trump

What Really Elected Donald Trump

by Eli Duncan, Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Donald Trump is the most controversial president or even the most controversial elected official in recent years. An Irish betting website has 4:1 odds that President Trump will be impeached within six months. Trump was not the popular choice, by almost 3,000,000 votes in the presidential election, b...

Why Books Shouldn’t Be Banned

Why Books Shouldn’t Be Banned

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

Throughout school, students are given many topics and assignments with different views and objectives. Some are to practice math skills, teach important science rules, or basics that are fundamental to a subject. In an English class it’s more than likely that students will write articles ranging fro...

Social Media Silencing Conservative Views

Social Media Silencing Conservative Views

by Eli Duncan, Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

To say the President for this election cycle is unorthodox is an understatement. With the growing use of social media by politicians to reach their followers, the concern is this: have people taken over many of the most popular social media sites to show what party they stand for and add their bias...

Why People Need to See More Independent Movies

Why People Need to See More Independent Movies

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
January 6, 2017
Filed under editorials, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

“I’ve never heard of that movie.” “I could hardly sit through that.” “But have you seen Suicide Squad?!” These are the types of questions and responses I’m bombarded with when I talk to people about films. In the modern age, mainstream blockbusters are so resonant among such huge n...

How Playoffs Are Starting to Take Away From the Traditional Bowls of College Football

How Playoffs Are Starting to Take Away From the Traditional Bowls of College Football

by Remington Foster, Sports Editor
January 4, 2017
Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, sports news

Football games are all fun to watch, with all the moments leading up to the great moment of who will take the big win at the end of the big game, but college playoffs are starting to interfere with college football bowl specialty. Many players are now starting to decide to be a bench supporter for the...

Why I Despise Taylor Swift

Why I Despise Taylor Swift

by Kaitlyn Suwanvichit, Reporter
December 9, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

As a young girl easily influenced, I used to look up to Taylor Swift in many ways. Now, being more mature, I’ve realized that Swift is not the role model she claims to be. Taylor Swift has written many pop hits for several years, and just last year, she announced that she was a real ‘feminist’. ...

Why School Should Start Later

Why School Should Start Later

by Hope Freeland, Senior Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Sleep is a necessity for high school students and the amount of sleep a student gets will affect the rest of their day.  Because students don’t get enough sleep, they are having issues staying awake; if school started later then students would get more sleep and allow them to be more alert and focus...

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