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We Were on a Break?!

We Were on a Break?!

Allie Weber, Reporter

May 31, 2019


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The 90s sitcom Friends contains a plethora of hilarious and witty quotes, but the line “We were on a break!” said by the show’s resident nerd, Ross, is undoubtedly the most famous one. It is constantly mentioned throughout the ten seasons, which always brings the audience’s attention back to t...

Sister Scandal Story

Sister Scandal Story

Grace Daniel, Reporter

May 24, 2019


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Not too long ago, James Charles was regarded as one of the most impressive beauty influencers and successful young people of this generation. From his millions of Instagram followers, YouTube subscribers, and international fans, James Charles had quickly become one of the most popular celebrities in...

New York, New York

New York, New York

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

May 10, 2019


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Papers, Please.

Papers, Please.

Allie Weber, Reporter

May 6, 2019


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Disclaimer: I am in no way, shape, or form against immigration, so long as it is done legally. The United States is a nation born from immigrants. Our founding fathers were immigrants themselves, moving away from all they knew, trying to build a better life. This is still true today; the U.S. cons...

Size Doesn’t Matter

Size Doesn’t Matter

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

April 24, 2019


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The number of people in a classroom differs from school to school, depending on the size of the school, how many people each graduation class consists of, and the number of available teachers. It is not uncommon for a student’s learning to be affected by the number of people in one classroom at a ti...

A Roll of the Dice

A Roll of the Dice

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

April 17, 2019


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The Supreme Court has recently overturned a 1992 law that banned gambling on commercial sports. This ruling has paved the way for billions of dollars to be spent in this previously illegal market. The law that was overturned was The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. The purpose of this law was to ...

A Nation Divided

A Nation Divided

Allie Weber, Reporter

April 15, 2019


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The United States is truly a diverse country, with dozens of ethnicities, races, religions, backgrounds, and of course, political views. These differences set us apart from each other and create the well-known “melting pot” of the world. Each of these factors contribute to the variation in our nation ...

The Unseen Civil Rights Hero

The Unseen Civil Rights Hero

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

April 8, 2019


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When people think of the Civil Rights Movement, names such as Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. come to mind. While these people had a huge impact on the Civil Rights Movement, another, often forgotten, person had a huge impact as well. His name was Sergeant Isaac Woodard, and his story led to the desegregation of the United States Armed Forces....

I’ll Get Around To It…

I’ll Get Around To It…

Allie Weber, Reporter

April 3, 2019


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Deadlines virtually control every aspect of our lives, whether it be with school, sports, work, or extracurriculars. This being the case, one might think that humans have mastered the art of completing assignments in a timely fashion. However, that is not true, procrastination is a world-wide epidemic...

The Future is Female Superheroes

The Future is Female Superheroes

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

April 2, 2019


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The beginning of March signals National Women’s History month, which was followed by the release of the movie Captain Marvel. Surprisingly enough, she is the first female Marvel superhero with a stand-alone movie. It begs the question: why is there such a lack of female superhero movies? “When it...

Bye-Bye Social Media

Bye-Bye Social Media

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

April 1, 2019


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Technology is a huge part of today’s society and with technology, comes social media. As of 2019, about 2.77 billion people use social media. There are many different social media platforms, and many people have profiles on those platforms. What if all social media just disappeared? “I use Sna...

Now You See Her, Now You Don’t

Now You See Her, Now You Don’t

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

March 11, 2019


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One of the most infamous American serial killers was Ted Bundy, a charismatic, intelligent young man who confessed to sexually assaulting and murdering thirty young women during the 1970s. However, the exact number of his victims remains unknown. Bundy’s first recorded victim was Joni Lenz, an 18-yea...

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