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Government Up and Running Again After 37 Years

Government Up and Running Again After 37 Years

Kate Meyers, Girls Sports Editor

February 5, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

Recent Sexual Misconduct Allegations Reveal the True Culture of the Workplace

Recent Sexual Misconduct Allegations Reveal the True Culture of the Workplace

Grace Aitken, Op-Ed Editor

December 14, 2017

In the past three months, countless powerful public figures have been accused of sexual assault, the majority of them being men. Allegations range from inappropriate messages to sexual advances and even rape. Dozens of women are coming forward with claims in all sectors of society, including business,...

Clubs are Losing their Value

Clubs are Losing their Value

Trazer Hazen, Sports Caption Editor

November 15, 2017

There are more than 60 clubs at SJHHS. These clubs are created for people with same interests to meet and enjoy similar hobbies. However, some students join clubs with one goal in mind: college applications. Colleges like to look at resumes and see many extracurricular activities or service hours. T...

Dress Code Reform

Dress Code Reform

Kate Meyers and Megan Mariano

November 15, 2017

As many of us continue to challenge the role dress code has in public education, many opposers continue to seek excuses for its existence. Some argue it promotes professionalism and safety, but wearing a dress that is deemed too short could get someone sent to the office while wearing sweatpants and...

Students’ Parents Spoil Parking

Students’ Parents Spoil Parking

Tatum Federman, Captions and Social Media Editor

November 10, 2017

Along with the new J building at SJHHS, there are new procedures and occurrences with the parking lot. During the construction of the J building during the 2016-2017 school year, the class of 2018 was denied permission to park in the student parking lot, besides a select few. The juniors and sophomore...

Kneeling in Order to Take a Stand

Kneeling in Order to Take a Stand

Katie Brubaker, Feature Editor

October 30, 2017

Political turmoil has ensued after NFL players started protesting police brutality and racial inequality at games. Their approach: taking a knee during the Star Spangled Banner. Not only have many football fans taken sides on the matter, but the whole country has seemingly been divided on whether or not ...

Traumatizing Effects of Shooting ‘Normalcy’

Traumatizing Effects of Shooting ‘Normalcy’

Claire Cone, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

You wake up and turn on your television to a more recent tragedy, replacing the heinous headline from just a few days ago. October 1, 2017- the worst mass murder in U.S. history since 9/11. Your whole family stares in disbelief because this has become such a brutal reality. It seems that every few...

Left vs. Right: Free Speech (A Left Opinion)

Left vs. Right: Free Speech (A Left Opinion)

Kate Meyers, Girls' Sports Editor

October 3, 2017

Freedom of speech, while it sounds like a positive and productive concept, is constantly used as an excuse for speaking and acting hatefully. A perfect example of a problem that freedom of speech can bring the damage Donald Trump causes by speaking without thinking. He was publicly asked “when ...