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Steps to a Spontaneous Trip

Steps to a Spontaneous Trip

by Rhiannon Belanger, Junior Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

February 1st of this year myself and a few other kids that work on the newspaper took a trip to San Francisco. We were to take a 12 hour bus there and back. As fun as it was, I learned a few things about how to have a fun and safe trip in the future. Make sure at least one responsible adult has a...

You Are Not Pretty

You Are Not Pretty

by Janel Delgado, Senior Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under lifestyle, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE, Uncategorized

Girls are constantly being told they are not pretty enough or good enough. They will be happy when they are skinnier, prettier, older, have a guy. Girls see on social media the Victoria’s Secret models who everyone expects girls should look like. They see the girl with abs in a crop top, the Kardas...

The Time France Turned Yellow

The Time France Turned Yellow

by Eli Duncan, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2019


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE, Uncategorized

France is no stranger to a revolution. This new one is for the everyman. French law requires people to have a yellow vest in the car, so it is a symbol that everyone knows. Starting in November to protest the high cost of living, poorer members of the French population rose up to protest President Ma...

I am Too Young

I am Too Young

by Miranda Salazar, Senior Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

You say I am too young; too young to be a feminist, too young to be depressed, too young to know my own sexuality, too young to hate, too young to protest, too stupid, too naive. And you are right -- I am too young. I am too young to be scared of bullets ricocheting through my school, embedding thems...

Why Americans Should Buy American Cars

Why Americans Should Buy American Cars

by Joseph David, Copy Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

On October 1, 1908, the first Ford Model T’s rolled off the assembly line at the Ford Piquette Avenue plant in Detroit, Michigan. During the T’s production, a span of 19 years, 16.5 million vehicles were sold. Not only had Ford developed the first mass produced vehicle, but the power and sens...

Why the MCU Works and Others Don’t

Why the MCU Works and Others Don’t

by Eli Duncan, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Before 2008, Marvel was a dying company. Comic sales were way down, bankruptcy was filed. The Marvel Comics group sold off film rights to some of their most beloved characters just to stay afloat. When things were going steady, Marvel decided to start their own movie studio after seeing the succes...

The Importance of the Midterm Elections

The Importance of the Midterm Elections

by Michelle Trajtman, Opinions Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

  The upcoming midterm elections are the most important in our generation. Elected officials have the power to make decisions on issues that will affect everyone's lives. Control of the state legislatures, the US House of Representatives and the US Senate are at stake. It is past time for youn...

Stop Congratulating Yourself, Hollywood — You’re Cowards

Stop Congratulating Yourself, Hollywood — You’re Cowards

by Eli Duncan, Editor-In-Chief

October 4, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

At the height of the #MeToo movement, everyone thought that Hollywood was finally cleansing itself from all the terrible people that plague the landscape. Yet, Hollywood can’t help itself but deliver us some interesting characters. Once the floodgates of women accusing Harvey Weinstein opened, 8...

People Should be More Open to Talk About Politics

People Should be More Open to Talk About Politics

by Joseph David, Copy Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

In the United States, talking about politics has crossed the line of taboo. All too often the idea of talking politics evokes great fear. Together with religion, politics is the unspeakable subject that most avoid and at all costs choose to ignore. This is due in large to the conflicts that have aris...

Is Reading a Fad?

Is Reading a Fad?

by Rhiannon Belanger, Junior Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under books, ENTERTAINMENT, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Reading has always been something I like to do and as far as I know, my peers feel the same way. However, it recently came to my attention that a lot of my friends had not finished a book since 8th grade. That is three years for them! The biggest question racing through my head was “is our generatio...

Parental Pressure Suppresses Growth

Parental Pressure Suppresses Growth

by Mya Nielson, Junior Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under lifestyle, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

The connection between a parent and a child is integral to the development of a person and has been examined and studied throughout time. The main role of a parent is to ensure the safety and prosperity of their children, yet sometimes, their means of motivation can be less helpful and more discourag...

We Are Destroying Our Planet

We Are Destroying Our Planet

by Bailey Uzzardo, Senior Editor

September 19, 2018


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

From the time cars were invented and the start of the burning of fossil fuels, we have been polluting our precious world. Motor vehicles produce many harmful chemicals and sulfur dioxide. All of these things pollute the air and make it so the air we breathe isn't clean. “Should air pollution ...

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