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Men’s gymnastics is an undervalued sport that is currently losing many college programs due to undervalue from the media. (Photo Credits to Kris Sana)

Where are the Flipping Funds?

Annaleisa Wile, Reporter March 12, 2021

Olympic gymnastics is one of the most intense sports to watch on live television. While there are men’s and women’s teams for every country, America as a whole devalues men’s gymnastics. There are...

A once famous goth-icon turned alleged sexual abuser, Marilyn Manson, is under fire in the media (Photo courtesy of Madison Crumpton, photo credit of Getty Images).

Mayhem- a.k.a. Marilyn Manson

Madison Crumpton , Reporter March 11, 2021

Marilyn “Charles” Manson, is an infamous, American rock icon. Born Brian Warner, Manson is known for his intense concerts, controversial tendencies, and gothic appearance. Although recently, he seems...

Who you gonna call? (Covid) Myth Busters! Everyone loves good conspiracies!

Cracking The Covid Conspiracies

Jaimee Smith, Reporter March 10, 2021

The covid vaccines are out, people! No fear, for everyone is saved...well, that’s what some people think. On the other hand, others are rejecting the covid vaccines because of rumors that they are unsafe....

Pictured, the former location of a Sears store inside the Haywood Mall sits empty, leaving a large whole in the end of the shopping mall. (Photo Courtesy of Mattie McConnell, Photo Credits to Mattie McConnell)

The Death of the Department Store

Mattie McConnell, Reporter March 9, 2021

In a new age of online shopping, traditional department stores are struggling to keep up, causing department store closures across the country. Reasons for these closures vary from cultural shifts to the...

CD Projekt Red, developer of Cyberpunk 2077 was the target of a ransomware attack early February (Photo courtesy Alexander Gray).


Alexander Gray, Reporter March 8, 2021

It’s been a rough couple of months for CD Projekt Red (CDPR) with fan outcry and class-action lawsuits following the rushed launch of Cyberpunk 2077. With all the well-deserved repercussions they’ve... hosts games for people to face off against each other in similar skill ratings (Photo Courtesy of Enoch Orozco).

The Virtual Gambit

Enoch Orozco, Reporter March 5, 2021

COVID affected and continues to affect multiple different aspects of the world in multiple different ways. Weirdly enough, the in person chess community took an initial unexpected hit as the pandemic led...

Going to therapy and talking to people about my anxiety got me to where I am today. I’m still learning and growing but each day I make progress towards controlling my anxiety.

Maybe I’m The Impostor: A Sequel

Jaimee Smith, Reporter February 23, 2021

I remember being a little girl with high hopes. I dreamt of working for NASA as I created weird concoctions made of different types of soap that I found in my mother’s bathroom. At that point in my life,...

Having a job in high school is a great way to earn money and gain work experience. (Photo courtesy of Mattie McConnell, Photo Credits to Mattie McConnell)

High-Paying Jobs for High Schoolers

Mattie McConnell, Reporter February 22, 2021

For many teenagers, high school means getting a job and paying for your own things. The job search can be difficult, but there are many companies that offer fair pay and the opportunity to learn valuable...

Telomeres, the strands at the end of DNA, are a key part in determining aging, Photo Courtesy of

Immortality Discovered?

Enoch Orozco, Reporter February 19, 2021

Amidst the turmoil and confusion of the 2020 U.S Election, scientists on the opposite side of the world were making a major breakthrough. In November 2020, scientists in Israel were conducting an experiment...

Mica makeup actively supports the issue of child labor in the production of their makeup (photo courtesy of Madison Crumpton).

Shaming the Shine

Madison Crumpton, Reporter February 18, 2021

Makeup is part of our culture, and nowadays it is a part of our everyday routines. Sadly, this common everyday routine affects children in places like Bihar, India, and Madagascar, Africa. While Americans...

The keystone pipeline was responsible for all American Oil, and it’s closure is a key factor in why gas and oil prices have increased. (Photo courtesy of Mother Jones)

Gas Me Up

Annaleisa Wile, Reporter February 17, 2021

Many promises were made by Joe Biden before and after the 2020 election. One promise he made was to create new economic opportunities for workers. This included new jobs for the unemployed and raising...

Dippin’ Dot’s iconic logo for their beaded ice cream, yogurt, sherbert, or flavored ice.

How Dippin’ Dots Saved the World

Ana Sallurday, Reporter February 15, 2021

Ice cream, America’s favorite dessert, is nearly perfect, but one major struggle is scooping the ice-cold ice cream without bending the spoon. Don’t worry! Dippin’ dots reinvented ice cream so that...

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