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Whats wrong with fruitcake? EVERYTHING!

Whats wrong with fruitcake? EVERYTHING!

by Sumner Serrano, Editor
December 7, 2015
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Fruitcake; the epitome of the word nasty. For centuries the “dessert” has been brought into our homes for Christmas parties or as a gift from neighbors. You smile and say thanks, but when they turn their backs, you throw it away. There's so many things wrong with it. Sophomore Dylan Rath says,...

What’s wrong with cranberry sauce?

What’s wrong with cranberry sauce?

by Sumner Serrano, Editor
December 2, 2015
Filed under OPINIONS

Cranberry sauce; the jelly most recognized during Thanksgiving. Most think it's the grossest thing they've ever seen. It's slimy and squishy and gooey and, for some reason, people tend to not like those things. Especially with the most popular idea of the cranberry sauce that slides out of the can and...

What’s wrong with candy corn?

What’s wrong with candy corn?

by Sumner Serrano, Editor
November 12, 2015
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Candy Corn; it's been called too sweet and strange tasting. Some even go as far as saying it reminds them of ear wax. Apparently, there's a universal understanding that candy corn is the absolute worst and should be steered clear of. Its taken a bad rap over the years and it's time someone asked "what's...

iPhone vs. Android

iPhone vs. Android

by Tayler Jones, Feature Editor
November 12, 2015
Filed under lifestyle, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE, trends

The debate has gone on forever: which is better, iPhone or Android? This question has haunted society since the beginning of touchscreens. In some ways, the two phones are surprisingly different, yet in other ways are surprisingly similar. They both can download most of the same apps as well as use a se...

Country Music is at an all time low

Country Music is at an all time low

by Trina Ausbon, Entertainment Editor
October 19, 2015
Filed under editorials, music, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

I personally love country music. I’ve listened to it for as long as I can remember and it has always been my favorite genre of music. However, today’s country music is absolute garbage and an insult to legendary artists such as Hank Williams and George Jones. Country music once had a terrific meaning wi...

Why hardback books are better

Why hardback books are better

by Sumner Serrano, Editor
October 13, 2015
Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Since the invention of handheld devices, old school ways have been dying out. Hand writing letters, calling people to talk and most importantly, hardback books. Bookstores have been going out of business for years because books can be accessed on phones and tablets and computers. People find it easier...

The Semicolon Project

The Semicolon Project

by Tayler Jones, Features Editor
October 6, 2015
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

All around the world, social media has been blowing up with semicolons. These are being referred to as “Project Semicolon.” It has been shared on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and all around Tumblr. The analogy about “the semicolon” is used mostly by those who suffer depression. To them, “the sem...

Are Esports “real” sports?

Are Esports “real” sports?

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor
September 29, 2015
Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE, video games & internet

  Electronic sports have been around for many years now, ranging from unknown to well known. The competitive nature of videogames traces back to something simple as to beat the high score that plagued an arcade machine. From this competitiveness, people around the world seek to beat what is ...

Do You Change With Your Clothes?

Do You Change With Your Clothes?

by McKenna Topps, Entertainment Co-Editor
September 26, 2015
Filed under columnists, OPINIONS

Can one change with their clothes? The ability to do so is actually a lot easier than one may think. Sure someone’s values and background can not change with a single outfit, but inward opinion and the way one holds oneself does. “I think your attitude changes because when you are in formal wear you fe...

The 10 most important books to read in high school

The 10 most important books to read in high school

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief
September 23, 2015
Filed under FEATURES, lifestyle, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

1.The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini Written by Afghan-American Hosseini, this is a heartbreaking tale of the unlikely friendship between a very wealthy boy named Amir, and his father's servant's son, named Hassan. The two spend their days kite fighting until violence and severe prejudice is targeted at Hassan. "...

Left Handed Problems

Left Handed Problems

by Trina Ausbon, Entertainment Editor
September 17, 2015
Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Approximately  ten percent of the world's population is left handed, and ever since the beginning of civilization, it has been frowned upon to be a “leftie.” I am a proud left hander, but ever since the first day of kindergarten  I realized that school and play would be at my disadvantage. From...

Why #WomenAgainstFeminism is dangerous

Why #WomenAgainstFeminism is dangerous

by Samantha Burton, Editor-in-Chief
August 7, 2015
Filed under OPINIONS

Twitter has functioned as the forum of many a feminist discussion as of late, #WomenAgainstFeminism being the most recent trend to grace the social media site. Unlike its numerous predecessors, however, #WomenAgainstFeminism is a dangerous trend that desecrates the advancements made in gender equality...

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