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Agree to Disagree

Agree to Disagree

Grace Daniel, Reporter

March 20, 2019


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It’s impossible to read or see anything in today’s society without hearing about all the differing opinions. No matter the topic, people today feel more entitled to their opinions than ever. While it is supposedly acceptable to have an opinion, it’s becoming more difficult to confidently share ...

Empire Star Has Fallen

Empire Star Has Fallen

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

March 18, 2019


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On January 29th, a police investigation was opened regarding an alleged attack on actor Jussie Smollett near his apartment in Chicago. Smollett, an African American who is openly gay, claimed that two men approached him around 2 AM, yelling homophobic and racial slurs, pouring bleach down his neck and wrapping a noose around h...

Sir Savage the 21st

Sir Savage the 21st

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

March 1, 2019


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At the start of February, Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in a “targeted operation” in Atlanta. 21 Savage, born Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was believed to be born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. “I was definitely surprised at first, becau...

Just a Face in the Crowd

Just a Face in the Crowd

Mallory Smith, Reporter

February 22, 2019


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In the United States, there are roughly 15.1 million high school students. All over the country there are millions of high schoolers who get up everyday, talk to friends, and sit in class. Numbers such as these tend to make people feel small and lose their worth, but imagine the impact of losing just o...

#birdboxchallenge

#birdboxchallenge

Emily Fleming, Reporter

February 14, 2019


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Every year, hundreds of challenges blow up on the internet. Some are very innocent but others take a turn for the dangerous. Another addition to the internet buzz is the Birdbox Challenge, coming up after the recent Netflix Original, Birdbox, came out. “I honestly feel like the bird box challenge is one of...

Are the Blindfolds Worth it?

Are the Blindfolds Worth it?

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

February 13, 2019


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Spoilers Ahead!!! Have Birdbox memes been the only feed you see on your timeline? If the answer is yes, then everyone else can relate; they are flooding everyone’s social media, even the people who have not watched the Netflix original movie. Despite the popularity and social media buzz, there ...

The Great Wall Of…?

The Great Wall Of…?

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

January 30, 2019


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The United States of America is a patchwork of several different cultures, ethnicities, religions, and races. However, some immigrants come to America illegally, and recently the public’s attention has been drawn to the Mexico - U.S. border, where President Trump proposes to construct a wall to prevent ...

Phone E.T. Home?

Phone E.T. Home?

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

December 10, 2018


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One of the highly debated topics in the world is the existence of extraterrestrial lifeforms, better known as aliens. There are many different and extreme opinions regarding the topic of aliens such as the opinion that aliens don’t exist. The polar opposite of this opinion is that aliens do exist and the...

Stranger Danger!

Stranger Danger!

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

December 7, 2018


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There are many cases of kidnapping or missing persons every year, in the United States alone. In 2017, there were roughly around 651, 135 missing persons cases on file. Anyone can be involved in a missing persons case, including males and females of all age ranges. Due to the millions of kidnappings and people gone mis...

Stan Lee Tribute

Stan Lee Tribute

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories

Former Marvel Editor-In-Chief, Stan Lee passed away on November 12 at age 95 in California. Born Stanley Lieber, the legendary editor, had revealed his battle with pneumonia in early February. In his life, Lee developed a lineup of many beloved characters including Black Panther, Spider-Man, the Hulk, Thor, and Iron Man; and this lineup is part of ...

Nashville Nightmare

Nashville Nightmare

Emily Fleming, Reporter

October 31, 2018


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Haunted houses, corn mazes, and pumpkin patches are all part of the Halloween Spirit. They are a lot of fun and a good way to spend time with friends and family.   “When October rolls around, one of my favorite things to do is visit haunted houses. I love everything about them, I even waite...

The Kavanaugh Controversy

The Kavanaugh Controversy

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

October 19, 2018


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My name is Ashlyn Athey, and I explored Brashier's opinions over the controversy of the recent confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. Click here for the link to my video. Hear from:  Nurse Kim Gassner on why this situation was more of a political play rather than women seeking justice. Seni...

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