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In Response to Petty Low Blows

Students walking out on 3/14

by Jake Grosvenor, Editor-In-Chief

March 14, 2018

On March 6th, my article about walkouts had the honor of receiving attention during Alan Stock’s show on 840 AM. While I only heard the final 10 minutes, those final comments revealed a lot about Mr. Stock’s ethics. In this segment he denounced the legitimacy behind student organized walkouts and ...

It is Not the NRA Hurting You, It is the Government

It is Not the NRA Hurting You, It is the Government

by Eli Duncan, Opinions Editor

March 4, 2018

The NRA is one of the most popular, and powerful, grassroots organizations in modern America. It is made of gun loving, patriotic Americans who abide by the gun laws put in place and make this country safer, not more dangerous like the media likes to say. To suggest that the NRA is responsible for t...

Dogs are not Toys

Dogs are not Toys

by Jake Grosvenor, Editor-In-Chief

March 4, 2018

In the 21st century, dogs are a staple of our society. Their companionship and adorable quirks and breeds have made them one of America’s favorite pets for years. In the media, dogs are portrayed as our best friends, heroes that put their owner’s life before their own and support animals that he...

Protesting is Our Right, Not a Privilege

Students walking out on 3/14

by Jake Grosvenor, Editor-In-Chief

February 22, 2018

Since the recent school shooting in Florida, students across the nation have been organizing walkouts in protest of the gun violence in America, and CCSD is not happy about it. An article from the Las Vegas Review Journal published on Feb. 20th stated that CCSD does not want students to protest or wal...

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Trump’s State of the Union

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Trump's State of the Union

by Jake Grosvenor and Eli Duncan

February 20, 2018

The Good A year has passed since Donald Trump was elected to the presidency, and the State of the Union Address officially marks that year. This address is always used as a victory lap for presidents. Obama did it. Bush did it. Now Trump is doing it. And he has a lot to brag about. For st...

Should Students Be Allowed to Grade Their Teachers?

Should Students Be Allowed to Grade Their Teachers?

by Kayla Faasse, Reporter

February 18, 2018

As students learn less and teachers teach less, the schooling environment is becoming less sustainable. The more students are engaged in the class, the more their grades improve. Teachers are responsible for making an environment for students to learn, and they should know if they’re doing a great...

America’s Taboo: The War on Drugs

America's Taboo: The War on Drugs

by Cody Reymond, Reporter

February 16, 2018

We’ve spent years cracking down on drugs and jailing citizens because of victimless crimes and plants. Drugs, for the most part, are extremely harmful to the human body. However, some drugs have medical uses or are not very dangerous in small doses such as alcohol. The United States govern...

World Peace is a Bad Idea

World Peace is a Bad Idea

by Mallory McKissick, Reporter

February 14, 2018

World peace has always been this fantasy across the globe. It symbolizes joy and hope for the future of society. However the fallacy of world peace would actually destroy our world more than it would fix it. The basic root of world peace comes right from the words, the hope that the world and al...

Top 10 Study Hits

Top 10 Study Hits

by Erica Jane, Entertainment Editor

February 13, 2018

You ever find yourself itching to listen to anything- even if it’s white noise, to get through a study session? Sometimes, it’ll be instrumentals. Other times, it’ll be a series of quiet, sad music. Most of the time, it’s silence. No matter how hard you try, you just can’t concentrate. The...

Making the Case for Hate Speech

Making the Case for Hate Speech

by Eli Duncan, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2018

2016 and 2017 were full of buzzwords. One of the biggest of those was hate speech. The literal definition of hate speech is speech attacks a person or group on the basis of attributes of race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or other defining characteristics. And that does sound horrible, but i...

The Idiocracy of Safe Injection Sites

The Idiocracy of Safe Injection Sites

by Jake Grosvenor, Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2018

In mid-January, the city of Philadelphia announced they had a plan to create places, with taxpayer money, to let junkies “safely” inject drugs in an effort to combat the issue of overdose and addiction. Aside from it being a waste of public funding that could be used to fix our school systems, the ...

The Surge of Political Correctness

The Surge of Political Correctness

by Cody Reymond, Reporter

February 1, 2018

Hollywood and the film industry has had a surge of extreme political correctness. It now seems studios are focusing more on adding forced diversity than getting the better actors. It is clear some roles, especially historic roles, demand a certain ethnicity, background, or gender. However the film in...

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