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Dr. Strange is Anything But

Dr. Strange is Anything But

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
January 10, 2017 • 114 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Benedict Cumberbatch is a very talented actor, someone able to take a role and mold it into something almost unrecognizable. Doctor Strange is a testament to this talent, with Cumberbatch taking a role that is supposed to be a snarky, overconfident, and all around jerk of a doctor. He strives to do his...

The “New and Improved” Midterm Schedule: Like It or Not?

The “New and Improved” Midterm Schedule: Like It or Not?

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016 • 134 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

The school calendar this year releases students on a Tuesday for the holidays. This is different from previous years as it is usually a Friday. Have you seen the midterm schedule and thought about it? For freshman that are not aware of the schedule, there are three days of early release at 12:55 p.m....

Notes from Noah: Why We Won’t Accept the President-Elect

Notes from Noah: Why We Won’t Accept the President-Elect

Noah Smith, Opinion Editor
December 9, 2016 • 171 views
Filed under Columns, Editorial/Opinion

Protests have broken out all across the nation in an attempt to make a statement against the election of Donald Trump for presidency. The vast majority of these protests have been extremely peaceful, with protesters walking through the streets of cities such as New York and Atlanta. Many people are...

This Is What Christianity Means To Us

This Is What Christianity Means To Us

Hailey Yarbrough and JoAnn Ahn
November 7, 2016 • 473 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

To be a Christian, many believe one has to be perfect and abide by every rule under the sun. Others believe Christians are entirely judgmental and hypocritical when it comes to challenging times. But to truly be a follower of Christ, it actually means the exact opposite. Everyone is flawed, and it is...

An Open Letter to the Girl Whose Heart He Broke

An Open Letter to the Girl Whose Heart He Broke

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016 • 162 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Dear Beautiful,   He is a fool.     Do not think for one second that because of his boyish tendencies that you are not worthy of him or any other man. Right now, you may think you are not attractive because the thoughts running through your head probably sound a lot like: “Why else would he choose her over...

Trump or Hillary? Either Way, Good Luck America

Trump or Hillary? Either Way, Good Luck America

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016 • 170 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

One candidate has quite possibly leaked national secrets, while the other has filed for bankruptcy on four of his companies. This election’s presidential candidates are considerably not fit, qualified, nor able to run our nation's government for the next four years.   Despite her vast experience...

An Open Letter to Depression

An Open Letter to Depression

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor
November 7, 2016 • 129 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Dear Depression, You haunt so many innocent souls, and you strip them of any happiness that they could possibly possess. The thought of your presence sends chills tingling down my spine. Why do you do these awful things to people? You take away who they are inside and leave their loved ones with a lif...

Notes from Noah: Why Chance the Rapper is Important

Notes from Noah: Why Chance the Rapper is Important

Noah Smith, Opinion Editor
November 2, 2016 • 187 views
Filed under Columns, Editorial/Opinion

Chance the Rapper is currently one of the most polarizing figures in the entire music industry. Most of this springs less from his actual music and more from the fact that he does not sell any of his music. Absolutely none of it. He has only released his hit “Coloring Book” on streaming services...

The Election: Is America headed for victory or defeat?

The Election: Is America headed for victory or defeat?

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016 • 180 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

When the ballot for the 2016 Presidential Campaign was announced back in August 2015, The United States divided into a sea of controversy. Complaints bombarded each candidate as more citizens began forming strong opinions about each of them. As the year progressed, there were little to no positive conversations...

Pokemon Go: More Harmful Than Helpful

Pokemon Go: More Harmful Than Helpful

Claire Canada, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016 • 149 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

The augmented reality game Pokemon Go has consumed everyone’s free time with the new idea of utilizing the players’ phone’s GPS to track, battle and capture Pokemon in the area. Pokemon Go, launched by Niantic in July 2016, quickly became one of the most played apps with over 500 million downloads....

The Illusion of Speech

The Illusion of Speech

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016 • 129 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

The 1st amendment of the United States Bill of Rights specifies, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Govern...

Diet Soda Vending Machines: Are They More Harmful Than Not?

Diet Soda Vending Machines: Are They More Harmful Than Not?

Melina Vergilis, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016 • 138 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Why is it people go for a diet soda over a regular soda? It might be because the word “diet” persuades people into thinking an item is healthy. However, you might want to look closer at the ingredients next time before grabbing a diet soda out of a nearby vending machine. Research shows the ingredients...

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