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Controversial Old Navy Shirt Paints an Image Without Artists

Controversial Old Navy Shirt Paints an Image Without Artists

Lindsey Jester, Reporter
February 4, 2016
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Old Navy has recently introduced a new shirt to their collection of girl’s clothing which has become a major issue for parents and artists across the country. The shirt has “Young Aspiring Artist” inscribed on it, however, the word “artist” is crossed out and replaced with words like “astronaut” and “president” on different versions of the shirt. “When I first saw the shirt, I was confused [as to] why the word artist was crossed...

Does Hallmark Need to Modernize Their Movies?

Does Hallmark Need to Modernize Their Movies?

Robin Conner, Reporter
January 28, 2016
Filed under Blogs, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Top Stories

Hallmark, in some houses, is a loved channel that is constantly on during the holiday season. In other houses, it is avoided like the plague. Don’t get me wrong, I love romance movies as much as the next person. However, the lack of diversity has dawned on me in many of these movies. I can count on o...

Project for Awesome: The Coolest Non-Profit

Project for Awesome: The Coolest Non-Profit

Maya Roberts, Reporter
January 19, 2016
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John and Hank Green began making YouTube videos in 2007 through their channel, VlogBrothers. Designed so they could communicate between each other everyday through video, they made videos back and forth between each other, without any written communication. If John or Hank missed a video, or initiated a w...

Stereotypes Surround Us

Stereotypes Surround Us

Monica Williams, Reporter
January 13, 2016
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Recently in the media, there has been derogatory statements made about Latin Americans by Presidential Candidate Donald Trump. He has claimed that all Mexicans do is bring “drugs and rapists” into the U.S. and he has also told a Hispanic reporter to, “go back to Univision [a Latino newsite],” when they were simply just ask...

The Cheesecake is Coming! The Cheesecake is Coming!

The Cheesecake is Coming! The Cheesecake is Coming!

Emily Ellis, Reporter
January 11, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, Recent Stories, Top Stories

Rumors have been circling, for what seems like ages, about the addition of a Cheesecake Factory to the Greenville, South Carolina area. “I have heard the Cheesecake Factory has been coming for years. I am skeptical, but would be excited to see it open,” says Social Studies Teacher Wynne Boliek. T...

What Does It Take To Be In Beta Club?

What Does It Take To Be In Beta Club?

Monica Williams, Reporter
January 8, 2016
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Beta Club is an organization for high school students who have a high academic average and wants to dedicate themselves to help the community. It promotes the ideals of academic achievement, character, and leadership. “[Beta Club is] mostly about serving the community and there's different committ...

Marine Corporation Uses a Robot Dog to Reduce Threats

Marine Corporation Uses a Robot Dog to Reduce Threats

Emily Ellis, Reporter
December 14, 2015
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What happens when you mix a 160 pound, quick, quiet, and small robot with the Marine Corporation? You get Spot, a four-legged dog-like robot that scouts out buildings and areas, scanning for any possible threats. “That's a great feature because there will be times and places when it's simply not ...

Christmas Gifts Ideas

Christmas Gifts Ideas

Pooja Patel, Reporter
December 8, 2015
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Christmas season is on its way! Most people do their Christmas present shopping on Black Friday, so this should help you decide what to get your friends and family. Depending on your price range and gift recipient, you can be inspired by any of these gift ideas. ...

A History Of Violence: Roman Polanski Unable To Be Prosecuted

A History Of Violence: Roman Polanski Unable To Be Prosecuted

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
December 2, 2015
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Some say he is a genius and others say he is a criminal. Even with the facts, there isn’t a clear answer to what director Roman Polanski is. Is he a victim of circumstances, an overpowering creep, a worshiper of ultra-violence, a loving husband who took comfort from the wrong girl? He was married...

Flu Season is Upon Us

Flu Season is Upon Us

Madison Gary, Reporter
November 30, 2015
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It’s that time of year again: flu season. Every year the flu comes back differently, requiring the vaccination to be adjusted appropriately in order to prevent the type of flu that is the most prevalent for that particular year. Most of the 2015-2016 vaccines are called trivalent vaccines, which preve...

Is Black Friday Taking Over?

Is Black Friday Taking Over?

Madison Gary, Reporter
November 23, 2015
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Thanksgiving and the following Friday have taken on new meanings in the eyes of many Americans. Over the years the holiday, Black Friday, has become more and more about wanting and receiving materialistic items rather than being thankful for what one already has. Historically, the Friday after Thanksgiving h...

Do We Need Emergency Drills?

Do We Need Emergency Drills?

Monica Williams, Reporter
November 18, 2015
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Emergency drills. When some students hear those two words their reactions include a sigh, groan, or a negative comment. "I think emergency drills aren't needed. What's the chance we're going to be in a situation where we need them?" Junior Student Anna Padgett says. Although it may be unlikely that...

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