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The Second Civil War

The Second Civil War

by Eli Duncan, Opinions Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

The former Confederate States of America (CSA), the South, the Basket of Deplorables or any other term you want to use to describe southern America has been rocked with having statues of historical figures of American history taken down in the name of “non-racism” and “tolerance”. One of the...

Tragedy Isn’t for Personal Gain

Tragedy Isn’t for Personal Gain

by Eli Duncan and Jake Grosvenor

October 11, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

With the recent events of the largest mass shooting in U.S. history taking place on our home ground, we’ve been open to the personal effects it has on a community. But more importantly, we saw the way some people use our tragedy for personal gain. Looking even within our own community, we saw students taking ad...

Why Obesity Must Not Be Tolerated

Why Obesity Must Not Be Tolerated

by Joseph David, News Article

September 30, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

A plague is looming over the United States. The plague robs the individual of mind, body, energy, and function. The plague known as obesity has spread to many citizens within our nation’s boundaries. With rates at an all time high and continually  increasing, it has clearly transitioned to an offi...

Big Brother’s Big Finale

Big Brother’s Big Finale

by Hope Freeland and Eli Duncan

September 28, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

*Warning: Spoilers   The biggest show of the summer just ended, leaving many fans in disbelief after the winner of Big Brother (BB)  was crowned. The highly anticipated finale ended with many fans disappointed after their favorite player lost the game  to the player who did nothing but cry ...

Why People Hate Jake Paul

Why People Hate Jake Paul

by Hope Freeland, Senior Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Jake Paul was  your “everyday bro with the Disney Channel flow” until he got fired for his hit Disney show for his carelessness and childish behavior. Paul is a former Vine star who switched to YouTube when vine shut down. He now has ten million subscribers on YouTube and is known for his cra...

Zero Tolerance With Zero Results

Zero Tolerance With Zero Results

by Jake Grosvenor and Eli Duncan

September 1, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Punching, kicking, stabbing, self-defense, and standing up for  yourself. What do these all have in common? In school, these all will get you a suspension or expulsion with the ever-so-helpful Zero Tolerance rule. Zero Tolerance is the rule that no violence is allowed on school, and the extreme vag...

Blame the Tormentor, Not the Tank Top

Blame the Tormentor, Not the Tank Top

by Lainey Harlow and Alexandria Margo

August 30, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS

What condones disrespect? A low-cut blouse? A mini skirt? It's a common enough excuse for sexist, disrespectful comments and behavior: something along the lines of ‘she asked for it.’ Whether due to clothing choice, substance use, or simply walking alone, women are so often blamed for sexual har...

Senior Panther Bites 2017

June 3, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, Panther Bites, SHOWCASE

After four years worth of hard work and dedication, Palo Verde seniors are finally graduating on June 10th, 2017 and taking different paths towards their future endeavors. Here is a glimpse into the high school experience of the last class of the 90s before they graduate...   What’s your favorite memory from high scho...

The Wrong Way to Handle Terrorism

The Wrong Way to Handle Terrorism

by Eli Duncan, Reporter

May 29, 2017


Filed under editorials, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Radical Islamic terrorism has plagued the Western world and the Middle East since the late 70’s. Islamic terrorism entered the Western world on April 12, 1985 when explosions shook the El Descanso restaurant in Madrid. That blast killed 18 people and injured 82, including 11 American servicemen. Over th...

The Effects of Apple’s Monopoly

The Effects of Apple’s Monopoly

by Joseph David, Reporter

May 25, 2017


Filed under editorials, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Apple’s release of the iPhone on June 29, 2007 marked the day that would initiate a technological global phenomenon that would continue to accelerate with each new release over the course of the following decade. Prior to the iPhone, companies such as LG, Blackberry and Motorola were already ins...

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 ...

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