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The Four Candidates That Could Ruin America

Dallas Varner, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015

Filed under Opinion

With the Iowa caucus less than 90 days away, four candidates are leading the others by a substantial amount in their respective parties. There are 13 Republican candidates and 3 Democrat candidates left in the 2016 presidenti...

Country Music Proves to be Underated

Carley Neilson, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

Filed under Opinion

“All country artists do is talk about their dogs, while sitting on a porch in the middle of a field” This is a common stereotype of country music. Country music is written about real people, real scenarios- real life. It's...

Beware the New SAT

Emma Tilton, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

You’ve seen it all over Twitter, the first look at the new SAT is out and students worry about its changes. This new test may be the hardest test we’ve seen yet. Now meant to focus more on Common Core standards, the test...

Language Choices Limited

Mia S. Jones, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Colleges receive hoards of applications from students that have studied Spanish or French each year. If a student has studied a unique language, their chance of being accepted increases. Currently at San Juan Hills, students ...

Why should we take the PSAT?

Hannah Chon

October 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) is taken by 3.5 million high school students in the United States.  The PSAT for most people is more like a rehearsal for the real test, the SAT. Many students feel like the...

Halloween Costumes Nowadays Far Too Scandalous for Youth

Carley Neilson, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

When I was girl Halloween was scary, not slutty! More people nowadays are dressing in provocative costumes for halloween and it’s ruining Halloween in the name of money. Sales during Halloween are crucial to Party City, ...

Senior Pranks are Not a Crime

Carley Neilson, Staff Writer

June 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Seniors have finally approached the last couple days of their high school career. Award ceremonies are endless, class time is filled with movies, and grades seem pointless because they have already been accepted to their dream...

The Grass is Greener with Envy

Maggie Barnes, Fashion Editor

June 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Blake Lively, Beyonce, Scarlett Johansson. These are just some of the few celebrities that every girl yearns to look like. They’ll want Scarlett’s adorably flirty smile, Blake’s gorgeous blond locks, and Beyonce’s bodacious...

Abortion: A Growing Problem

Dallas Varner, Staff Writer

June 12, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Since the famous 1973 court case, Roe vs Wade, there have been over 50 million abortions in the United States alone. In that number alone, there have been more potential lives lost than the United States, China, and Soviet...

Adopt, Don’t Shop

Adopt, Don’t Shop

Jackie Ruedisueli, A&E Editor

June 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion