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Marvel v. DC

Marvel v. DC

by McKenna Topps and Tayler Jones

April 11, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Dating back to the very first Marvel comic, titled “Marvel’s Comics” and the very first DC comic, “The Phantom,” there has been an ongoing war between which superhero label was better.  Most lean toward the side of Marvel, due to it having more light-hearted action. Most people believe ...

Dancing is harder than it looks

Dancing is harder than it looks

by Sedona Goodbar, Features Editor

April 9, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Many people around the world see dance as a easy, over-hyped hobby that anyone can do. While that may be true, professional dancing is a lot harder than dancing around in your underwear with a hairbrush. There are over 25,000 recorded professional dancers in the world, and all of them have been/will...

What you should consider about your course load

What you should consider about your course load

by McKenna Topps, Co-Entertainment Editor

April 6, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

It's stated by Yale, a prestigious Ivy League college, that the high school transcript is almost always the most important document in a student’s application. This being the case, students stress on choosing their classes because there is just so much to choose from. From the regular, honor, advance...

My Problem With Meghan Trainor

My Problem With Meghan Trainor

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor

April 2, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Meghan Trainor has been looked up to as this “inspiration” for young and curvy girls. What people fail to realize is behind these catchy, radio-hit songs lies a major problem in the message she’s sending to adolescents. It’s been roughly two years since that annoyingly catchy single “All About That...

Why do people hate astrology so much?

Why do people hate astrology so much?

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2016


Filed under editorials, HOROSCOPE, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

As a person who finds an interest in astrology and in people, one question I seem to ask a lot is: "Oh, what's your sign?"only to hear mixed responses of either groans or an excited "Taurus, my birthday is May 14th, and you?" With this process continuing with everyone I meet I can't help but wonder:...

Why growing up isn’t as fun as we thought it would be

Why growing up isn’t as fun as we thought it would be

by Sumner Serrano, Reporter

March 4, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

When you’re a kid, the concept of growing up is magical. You get to stay up late, eat as many cookies as you want after dinner and people finally take you seriously. Turns out it’s not all that great. The first road block in growing up is puberty. Pimples, weight gain, voice cracks and raging...

Why you should seriously consider adopting a rabbit as a pet

Why you should seriously consider adopting a rabbit as a pet

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2016


Filed under lifestyle, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

As a person who is frequently asked if I am a dog person or a cat person, I usually stutter out a very quiet and shy "rabbit person?" This often leads to awkward situations and a bombarding string of questions starting with "How on Earth is someone a rabbit person?" to which I answer, "Well, you own ...

I stand up for women in sports

I stand up for women in sports

by Chandler Patrick, Sports Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Throughout history, it has always been a struggle for women to be seen as equals to men. From ancient times, where women were meant to stay in while the men hunted, to the wild west days where women weren’t allowed to claim land unless it was behind their husband’s name, women have always fought ...

Getting Hyped for Disappointment

Getting Hyped for Disappointment

by Denzel Reyes, News Editor

January 15, 2016


Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

A new year, a new round of entertainment. Trailers come and go while the hype immeasurably increases. The hype adds to a sense of community between fans,  the excitement becomes unbearable as fan theories as well as videos of “trailer analysis” begin to pop up everywhere. However, an unhealthy amount...

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...

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