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The PSAT: If it is broke, fix it!

The PSAT: If it is broke, fix it!

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
December 8, 2015 • 409 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

In October, underclassmen across the nation took what is now legendary among those on social media. Henrita’s poems making her mother fiercely proud of her, wolves won’t look at me because science, and if the answer cannot be proven, well good luck. Essentially, the PSAT is meme whose warnings of...

Wikipedia and Credibility

Wikipedia and Credibility

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer
November 19, 2015 • 323 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Wikipedia, one of the most visited informational website on the Internet, frequently receives a poor reputation in schools and other educational facilities for being, as their catch line says, “a free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.” Citing Wikipedia as a source often invalidates the credibility...

Gifts to a Witch

Gifts to a Witch

Savannah Keith, Poetry Editor
November 16, 2015 • 332 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Being a witch is hard. Our candle supply is in constant thirst, our incense stick stash is always burning up, and finding wands is a sylphing pain. Being caught without sage is as detrimental as being caught cursed, or even dead; ever-dwindling tea lights shine no light on the predicament at all. If...

Why is Toyota so Successful?

Why is Toyota so Successful?

Bailey Young, Staff Writer
October 20, 2015 • 3,818 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Toyota is the best and most reliable company, especially considering there are 29 other car companies. Toyota was invented in August of 1937 by Kiichiro Toyoda. Toyota, as a corporation, has become one of the best in the world to manufacture cars that last.  The unorthodox manufacturing company helps the Japanese make the best vehicles possible for customers all over the world at a low cost. Toyota is now the world’s largest carmaker, passing Chevrolet and Ford. With Toyota being so...

Reducing Discrimination: The Legacy of Anne Frank

Reducing Discrimination: The Legacy of Anne Frank

Nazmeydi Maldonado-Perez, Staff Writer
October 20, 2015 • 234 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion

Everyone around the world has heard of Anne Frank. Many people, after hearing her story, were amazed of the way she handled discrimination against her ethnicity, in Germany. She was a Jew, an ethnicity Adolf Hitler despised, and had to go through discrimination, this took place in Germany in 1942 and...

Deflate Gate to Now, My View on Tom Brady vs. the NFL

Deflate Gate to Now, My View on Tom Brady vs. the NFL

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer
October 15, 2015 • 235 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion

On September 14, six time AFC Champion and four time Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady walked out of trial court and waited for Judge Richard Berman to make a decision about Roger Goodell’s (National Football League’s Commissioner) arrangement for him to serve a lengthy four game suspension. Just three...

Our Visual Perception

Our Visual Perception

Emily Stocksdale, Staff Writer
September 21, 2015 • 286 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Kids are picky, especially when it comes to food.  At least, that was the way my siblings and I were, growing up.  It is hard to remember a night when we didn’t look at our dinner plates and grimace.  The funny thing is, most of the time I complained about having to eat food, regardless of whether...

Bible Verses For Bad Days

Bible Verses For Bad Days

Jade Flack, Staff Writer
September 18, 2015 • 403 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion

Among the many things than can make me feel better on a bad day, the Bible definitely comes first. There are a myriad of verses that apply to our everyday lives, including guidance through weaknesses, struggles, and trials. Whether it is just simply feeling down or serious grieving, these verses are...

An Open Letter to High School (From a Student’s Perspective)

An Open Letter to High School (From a Student’s Perspective)

Morgan Champion, Arts and Entertainment Editor
September 17, 2015 • 243 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Dear High School, I do not know who invented you or your classes, stress, and downright horror, but whoever it was, they must have been ingenious. Anyone who takes the time to organize seven hours a day into a series of fifty minute increments must have been a mathematician or extremely bored. Also,...

My Commonplace

My Commonplace

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer
September 14, 2015 • 319 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Everyone has that one quote they will never forget. Whether it is from a movie, a book, or even something their best friend said in a crisis situation that made things seem just a little better, it is something that person will cling to when they need words of comfort. But why stop at just one? A Commonplace Boo...

The Truth of 9/11: What is the US Government not telling us?

The Truth of 9/11: What is the US Government not telling us?

Natalie Wilson, Associate Editor
September 11, 2015 • 384 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

The amount of Americans skeptical of the recorded events on 9/11 is significant, but not nearly enough people are aware of the evidence that depicts supposed U.S. government involvement in both the downfall of three World Trade Centers (WTC) and the response that followed. 911Truth.org is working to...

Surviving Freshman Year for Dummies

Surviving Freshman Year for Dummies

Kayla Salemi and Kristin Iler, Opinion Editor and Staff Writer
September 10, 2015 • 316 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

There are a myriad of struggles that tie together while transitioning from “top dog 8th grader” to “lower class freshman.” Many freshmen tremble at the mere sight of an upperclassman. They fear that they are going to fall prey to hazing, or they will be a target for bullying. This guide is meant...

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