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Parent Drivers Create Chaos

Parent Drivers Create Chaos

Lucy Law, Co-Editor in Chief

October 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Outrage has been voiced since the beginning of the school year on the driving and parking chaos that happens during drop-off and pick-up times. Due to an increase in traffic, there are higher tendencies for reckless drivers and car crashes. Most of the time, the blame goes towards the fact that th...

Trump’s Tweets Are Not Presidential

Kate Meyers, Girls' Sports Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Despite the fact that he is 70 years old, Donald Trump’s use of Twitter has proven him to have the maturity level of a six year old. On April 3, Trump tweeted, “Fake News networks those that knowingly have a sick and biased AGENDA, are worried about the competition and quality of Sinclair Broa...

Teens Speak Out on What the Future Needs to Hold

Teens Speak Out on What the Future Needs to Hold

April 23, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

Globally, the youth’s political efficacy has been rapidly increasing. Whether it’s protesting child marriage in India, fighting the rising cost of higher education in Honduras, or advocating for gun control in the US, the new digital age has rejected the idea that teens should stay quiet. Teenage...

Community College Versus 4 Year University

Community College Versus 4 Year University

Lucy Law, A&E Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Community college used to have a reputation for being a path that students take when they aren’t sure or aren’t serious about their future. However, qualifications for teachers and academic standards have risen, so community college might not seem as detrimental to one’s future as it used to. ...

Promoting Action By Withdrawing Action: Why You Should Boycott

McKenzie M, A&E and Graphics Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It is part of human nature not to support things we don’t agree with. From animal testing to poor working conditions to political disagreements, many people boycott things across a moral spectrum. People taking on the commitment of a boycott is necessary if we want to see any change in society. Issues...

Oprah Winfrey Gives President Trump a Run for his Money

Oprah Winfrey Gives President Trump a Run for his Money

Riley Goodfellow, Editorial Editor

March 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Many exceptional women appeared at the Golden Globes this January, but one stood out above everyone else. The first black woman to win the Golden Globes’ Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement was none other than Oprah Winfrey.   After being introduced by actress Reese Witherspoon, Winfrey ...

AP Literature Team Responds to Editorial

AP Literature Team

March 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The AP Literature and Composition course is a specialized course focusing on the analysis of English Literature.  The test that accompanies this class is ranked as one of the most challenging AP tests, with a national pass rate of 52.6% in 2017, with only 6.8% of test-takers receiving a score of 5....

Government Up and Running Again After 37 Years

Government Up and Running Again After 37 Years

Kate Meyers, Girls Sports Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Satire

The government is dusting off the cobwebs after being shut down for 37 years over their vehement disagreement over what should be had for dinner. The Democrats were adamant about making Mexican or Chinese take-out an option for the menu, but the Republicans insisted that everyone only eat American...

Trump Wins Bigly in First Year in Office

Trump Wins Bigly in First Year in Office

Stanley Hills

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Satire

This has been the greatest year in the history of the world, maybe ever. Sorry to all the haters and losers, but President Trump is keeping all of his promises to make America great again. Despite the lies of the fake news media, this will go down as the greatest presidency in the history of America...

DACA’s Removal Act Must Be Trumped

DACA’s Removal Act Must Be Trumped

Riley Goodfellow, Editorial Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Nearly 800,000 people are in danger of losing their country, losing their home, losing their family, and losing everything they’ve ever worked for. They all face being sent to an unknown land, with a foreign language, and unfamiliar faces. All of this is because of the president, Donald Trump and a...

Yes, Gun Control Laws Work and Yes, America Needs More

Grace Aitken, Op-Ed Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Columbine, Sandy Hook, Virginia Tech, The Pulse Nightclub, the Sutherland Springs church, and Las Vegas. Despite these and countless other mass shootings, the American government still haven’t realized that the current gun laws, or lack thereof, aren’t working. Since the beginning of 2017, there have been...

Gun Control Has Never Been the Answer

Kaden Brown, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Left-wing liberals in America are currently leading an assault on our Constitutional rights. Leftists in the U.S. have formed many misconceptions about gun ownership in their attack on the Second Amendment. Their misinterpretations on the right to bear arms itself have led to some of the most ignoran...