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A representation of how genders were seen in the eyes of the law before President Biden passed his bill called the Gender Discrimination Order.
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Women’s Equality No Longer a Concern to Government

Sydney Jarrard, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

When the fifteenth amendment was passed, African Americans jumped for joy. Finally, they would be able to vote. However, women were denied the right to vote because they were considered the “fairer sex.”...

A screenshot of what Xen’s Lair looks like in the “Black Mesa” remake.
Source: Alec Denston

Why “Black Mesa” Remake Is Better Than “Half-Life”

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer January 12, 2021

“Half-Life” is a game (released in 1998 by Valve) made for Microsoft Windows as the first of eight other “Half-Life” games. In the first game, you play as MIT scientist Gordon Freeman. After an...

An image of the infamous hairstyle: the mullet. This hairstyle simply should not be around in this day and age. Photo from Men's Health.

Are Mullets Really That Attractive?

Sydney Jarrard, Staff Writer December 15, 2020

Mullets have been around for way longer than the 1980s. The first mention of the mullet was in Homer’s The Iliad when he described the Abantes spearmen; however, the term ‘mullet’ wasn’t a word...

With the tragic lighting and empty seats, this image perfectly represents the downfall and recent decline in theatres. Photo credit: Shutterstock.

Why I Want Movie Theatres to Permanently Close

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer December 13, 2020

  This is not the most popular opinion on the matter, but it is important to look at both sides of an argument. Here is mine: most large scale movie theatre chains should close their doors once...

Students, such as Cayce Aldrich (senior), still stand in line well after lunch begins. Photo by Sarah Treusch.

Wash Hands or Eat Lunch? Students Forced to Choose in 2020

Sarah Treusch, News/Sports Editor December 3, 2020

With the intention of accommodating social distancing, North has four lunch periods after only having three last year. In order to have these four periods, each lunch period is only 25 minutes. While the...

It’s time to crown summer as the ultimate season. Photos from Pinterest. Collage by Jen Vincent.

Fall People are Actually Insane

Jen Vincent, Literature Editor November 4, 2020

Let’s be honest here. No one likes sitting out in the cold with layers upon layers of jackets on. No one likes waking up to see no sunlight, dead trees and cloudy skies. And let’s be really honest,...

The famous Uncle Sam photo urging people to vote with a twist. The face of a baby is portrayed to show how voting influences future generations. Photo from aiga.org.

Why You Need to Vote

Drew Bearden, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

Everyone should vote. Let me say that again, EVERYONE SHOULD VOTE. It is in the foundation of our democratic republic that we as the people should vote. Here’s what people do not understand: if you...

Jack-o’-lanterns in a field for Halloween. (Photo by WCPO)

Halloween Is the Best Holiday

Micayla Peters, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

There are so many holidays to celebrate in the USA every year such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, and so many more, so, which one is the best? Whether it’s watching movies, hanging out with friends,...

Elliot Moss performing one of his songs, “Best Light.” He has less than 500,000 listeners on Spotify, compared to the 6.1 million listeners of a different band, The Weekend. (Photo from Google)

Obscure Music Artists: Why We Should Praise the Unknown

Emma Simmons, News/Sports Editor October 23, 2020

Drake, Shakira, Taylor Swift and Eminem are all names that most everyone can recognize, even if one does not listen to their music. But what about Elliot Moss, Scotty Sire, Lily Kershaw and Sufjan Stevens? With...

Lily Jackson (an alumni who graduated in 2018), Justin Cole and Zachary Barnett (sophomores), and Kierra Jacobsen (junior), work at Pizzeria Azzurri.

Is Having an After School Job Worth it?

Elizabeth Wood, Social Media Manager September 30, 2020

Summer 2020 was a bit on the boring side. Students had to stay inside and were not able to go to the pool, go on vacations, and other normal summer activities. The thought of having a job crossed my mind;...

Left to right: Kai Shabman, Karlyn Wallis and Cheyene Hencley’s reaction to Paul Matthews death.
Photo by: Kai Shabman

Why Paul Matthews Didn’t Survive in “The Guy Who Didn’t Like Musicals”

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer September 30, 2020

“The Guy Who Didn’t Like Musicals” was made by Starkid Productions and has one of the most shocking endings I have ever seen. When a meteor hits Hatchetfield, infecting people to make them sing and...

Justin Bieber released a new single titled “Yummy.” He and his marketing team are desperately trying to get it to number one, but they just can’t.  Source: medium.com

Justin Bieber’s New Song is Anything but “Yummy”

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer March 23, 2020

Justin Bieber has made a recent comeback into the spotlight of fame. The 26-year-old singer released a new single titled “Yummy,” and to no surprise, people didn’t like it. It took a team of six...

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