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Everybody DOES NOT Win

Everybody DOES NOT Win

October 19, 2017

Modern culture has perpetuated an "everybody wins" mindset. All kids receive a participation award just for showing up to practice, and many children are happy with it. Performance is equal to participation....

Social Media Becoming Political Platform

Social Media Becoming Political Platform

October 17, 2017

Often times, it feels like we're logging into our Facebook accounts with hopes of seeing our friend's new puppy, or pictures from Aunt Jean's trip to Rome. But lately, our newsfeed has been filled with...

School Lunches: Health over Taste

School Lunches: Health over Taste

October 9, 2017

For the longest time, the running joke among school classmates is the cafeteria food. The quality is poor, the meats are questionable, and the portions are too small. While there have been programs to...

Is ‘It’ Scary Good?

Is ‘It’ Scary Good?

October 3, 2017

One of Stephen King's longest books and biggest hits, It tells the story of a group of seven kids, Mike, Ben, Beverly, Bill, Richie, Stan, and Eddie, who band together one summer to kill a creature who kill...

Why Conservation is Vital

Why Conservation is Vital

September 29, 2017

Conservation is a word that we used to hear often pushed by people of all backgrounds. But unfortunately, the word has become politicized in recent years, and quite unnecessarily. Conservation is officially...

10 Summer Fashion Trends to Follow

10 Summer Fashion Trends to Follow

June 9, 2017

Since summer is coming up, it's time to bring out the sunglasses, bathing suits, and crop tops. This summer is filled with denim, natural colors, lace, and vintage styles. Here are 10 of the hottest fashion...

Females are Still Not Treated as Equals

Riley Becker, Staff

June 9, 2017

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Some people might tell you that feminism is a dirty word or that feminism isn't necessary, but women still face disadvantages in 2017 that men do not. Women were only granted the right to vote 97 years ago. Roe v. Wade, the court case stating that abortion was legal in the first and second trimesters, occurred only 44 years ago. Are we really expected to believe that sexism and discrimination against women has disappeared? In...

Technology Makes Us More Alone

Technology Makes Us More Alone

June 9, 2017

It's 2017, and it's nearly impossible to do anything without the use of technology. You can talk to people who are miles away, you can pay bills and manage bank accounts. But is the use of technology decreasing...

Sometimes We Just Need a Break: Why Mental Health Days are Important

Sometimes We Just Need a Break: Why Mental Health Days are Important

June 9, 2017

Monday again. You slowly rise from your bed and mentally prepare for the horror about to befall you. You think about all of the work that will pile up on your desk. You peer out the window, hoping for...

Modern-Day Black Oppression

Modern-Day Black Oppression

June 9, 2017

Mid-19th Century: slavery in the United States is abolished. Mid-20th Century: Civil Rights are signed into effect. In America, African-American people are legally equal to Caucasian people. Yet here, in 2017...

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