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The Conversation of Morality

The Conversation of Morality

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

April 1, 2020

According to data from Pew Research Center, the number of self-identifying Christians in the United States have decreased by 12 percent. However, the number of people who identify as religiously unaffiliated rose from 17% to 26%. These statistics are interesting, but the data begs the question: why is re...

Group Chat to Success

Group Chat to Success

Matson Montilla, Reporter

March 30, 2020

With college on the horizon, many high school seniors have decided on where they want to attend college. Although they have made their decision, there are still many things they need to consider such as housing, supplies they need, and other things to maximize their success. On top of that, they also need ...

Happy Little Places :)

Happy Little Places :)

Sarah Neal, Reporter

March 27, 2020

The Golden Child

The Golden Child

Allie Weber, Reporter

March 25, 2020

Have you ever felt like no matter how much you excel in your life, it will never be good enough in the eyes of your parents, simply because your siblings have accomplished bigger and better things?  “My sister and I are super close, so the pressure that others put on us never affected us. ...

Prince or Princess?

Prince or Princess?

Annaleisa Wile, Reporter

March 24, 2020

In the world of Disney Animations, many people associate Disney with princesses. But, do we really have many Disney movies that are women-empowering or woman-centered? Other than a small percentage, most princess movies have a higher amount of male characters.  “I feel like the percentage of female char...

‘Some Boys’ but not all

‘Some Boys’ but not all

Madison Crumpton, Reporter

March 20, 2020

This article is an interview with the wonderful author, Mrs. Patty Blount. To recap, I did a review of her book Some Boys in October of 2019. Since then she has read the review and agreed to do a follow-up. Before reading the interview, you might want to make sure that you have read the review. W...

ABBA – Here We Go Again!

ABBA – Here We Go Again!

Savannah Garrison, Reporter

March 18, 2020

As one of ABBA’s songs, Dancing Queen, goes, “With a bit of rock music everything is fine”.  ABBA’s style of music portrayed feelings of peace and togetherness until their breakup in 1982. After 38 years, the Swedish group has surprisingly announced that they are getting back together to produc...

The Very Best Vacation Destinations

The Very Best Vacation Destinations

Mattie McConnell, Reporter

March 16, 2020

Spring break will be here before you know it, and there are many great places worth visiting! Whether you’re looking for a daytrip, a weekend, or a weeklong getaway, these destinations are sure to impress. If an adventurous getaway is the way you are leaning, then Charlotte’s U.S. National Whitewater C...

Picture Perfect?

Picture Perfect?

Savannah Garrison, Reporter

March 13, 2020

You know when you are traveling to somewhere you have never been before, the sun is setting over the horizon, it’s peaceful, and you think to yourself Oh, I just have to take a picture! When you stop to take a picture of something you get excited to see, it can ruin the moment. You’re not really get...

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Allie Weber, Reporter

March 11, 2020

On February 2nd, the NFL celebrated its 54th Super Bowl, and while the nation was preoccupied with the commercials and half-time show, something frightful was happening right under their noses: human trafficking.  “It flies under the radar a lot, and it’s not something you can see clearly. I...

Byte: The New Vine

Byte: The New Vine

Enoch Orozco, Reporter

March 10, 2020

Vine was the defining social media outlet for the Millenial and Gen X generations from its start to the inevitable shut down in January 2017. Featuring seven-second videos uploaded by whoever desired, the app satisfied the extremely small attention span coined by these generations. During its Golden ...

The Art of Burlesque

The Art of Burlesque

Emily Fleming, Reporter

March 9, 2020

10 years ago, the movie Burlesque came out featuring huge stars such as Cher, Christina Aguilera, Kristen Bell, and many more. Christina Aguilera plays a small town girl, Ali Rose, who moves to Los Angeles to look for something more than what her hometown could offer. One of her first nights there, s...

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