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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...

5 Most Anticipated Superhero Films of 2017

5 Most Anticipated Superhero Films of 2017

by Makayla Purvis and Hailey Rodis
March 27, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Whether you're down for Iron Man or are completely engulfed in Superwoman's elegance, even the smallest superhero movie buffs can get excited about what's to come from movie makers this year. 1. Power Rangers Take a look at the latest reboot of the popular children’s television series, but t...

Jay Som’s “Everybody Works” album review

Jay Som’s “Everybody Works” album review

by Erica Jane, Senior Reporter
March 25, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: Everybody Works Record Label: Polyvinyl and Double Denim Records Release Date: March 10, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Young and hungry, Melina Duterte brings brilliance in her new album, Everybody Works. With careful lyrics and pristine charm dancing into every song, Everybody Works is Duterte’s f...

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...

Logan Review

Logan Review

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8.5/10 Director: James Mangold Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart Release Date: March 3, 2017 MPAA Rating: R   It’s finally happened - an original superhero film that isn’t a superhero film; A bold, fearless vision that will be remembered as one of the great comic book movies of...

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...

Senior Spotlight: Jillian Thomas

Senior Spotlight: Jillian Thomas

by Chandler Patrick and Brisa Muscaglione
March 15, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Ever since she was little, star senior Jillian Thomas seems to have been destined to be a leader. From working her way up to Senior Class President to being a star in Zion’s Youth Symphony and Chorus group, Thomas sets a prime example of young adult ready to enter the world. Growing up with four olde...

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 ...

Get Out Movie Review

Get Out Movie Review

by Makayla Purvis, Co-Entertainment Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 MPAA Rating: R Director: Jordan Peele Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, and Bradley Whitford Release Date: February 24, 2017   Jordan Peele, best known for his comedic sketch show “Key & Peele”, makes his directorial debut with the new...

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...

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