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Body Shaming Breaks Hearts

Body Shaming Breaks Hearts

Lauren Martin, Reporter
May 12, 2017
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As the days pass, it seems that more people are being shamed for their size, genetic or not. Self-esteem is something that a lot of women struggle to obtain in general, but in recent years, it seems that society has failed to realize the actual insecurities that women hold. “Today, girls are c...

Safety First

Safety First

Angela Coppola, Reporter
May 1, 2017
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Summer is just around the corner, and everyone is daydreaming to be poolside or beach side, but we can't forget the dangers of too much sun exposure.  After the long winter and fall season, everyone just wants to feel the warm rays on their skin, but we must take precautions. Most of the time, we get to the pool and bea...

Insensitive or Overlysensitive

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
April 17, 2017
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Today and throughout history, you could be separated by the color of your skin, how much money you have, how smart you are, or how talented you are. The ways people were separated in the past has an impact on the way we live today. Today’s society awards and compliments everyone as a whole, instead of...

Women Hit Too

Women Hit Too

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
March 14, 2017
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Abuse comes in many forms and when we hear the word “abuse” our minds are quick to imagine  a picture of a man abusing a woman. Domestic abuse is not about size, gender, or strength, but about power and control over one’s life. Though men are generally the aggressor, many women partake in abuse as ...

Celebrating the “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration!”

Celebrating the “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration!”

Josh Geden, Reporter
January 30, 2017
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Elton John, John Legend, and Celine Dion; though never actually officially asked, are just some of the artists who refuse to perform for Donald Trump’s inauguration. On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump was sworn into office. The new presidential administration was heralded in with performances from some oth...

Is Soda The New Cigarette?

Is Soda The New Cigarette?

Monica Williams, Reporter
January 23, 2017
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Smoking cigarettes used to be a common habit  for most teens in the 70s era, but after research was done showing how cigarettes can affect your body, more warnings and ads against smoking were produced. Nowadays soda is some people's essential drink, but for others they drink it maybe once or t...

Ghost World: Drifting Through A Post-Graduate Existence

Ghost World: Drifting Through A Post-Graduate Existence

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
January 9, 2017
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Director: Terry Zwigoff Writers: Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff Actors: Thora Birch, Steve Buscemi, and Scarlett Johansson Year: 2001 Length: 1 Hour, 51 Minutes Rating: 4/4 Stars If life were perfectly structured around a certain ideal, every person would go to college, get married, have ...

A Laughing Matter

A Laughing Matter

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
December 9, 2016
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Today, everyone seems to need to laugh more; it saves on medical expenses. But despite its jocular presentation, comedy is a cruelty the audience laughs at not to cry instead. When surrounded by such unfeeling cruelty daily, the whole world becomes a farce. “Comedy is anything funny, but when so many people are trying...

LGBT, As Seen On T.V.

LGBT, As Seen On T.V.

Josh Geden, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Top Stories

In July of 2015, America became one of the first world countries to ensure marriage equality to all of its citizens. This was preceded by a wide increase in LGBT characters in television and films. “I am incredibly supportive and proud as to how far we've come to support the LGBT community and I...

Marriage and the Trap

Marriage and the Trap

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
November 28, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Student Musings, Top Stories

Marriage is a topic of discussion between couples and friends. Some teenagers look forward to marriage while some distest the entire concept. Life experiences change how people view marriage and whether they look forward to it or not. Many people have a preconception of marriage based on how marriage ...

A Mind Divided

A Mind Divided

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
November 17, 2016
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To simplify humanity into two distinct groups, exemplified by the phrase, “there are two types of people in the world,” misses the fact of a diverse population of individuals in the world entirely. However, the human mind does have a common basis throughout humanity in terms of outlook. “Call...

Conversion Controversy

Conversion Controversy

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
November 16, 2016
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Conversion therapy or reparative therapy. Innocuous names for a practice that is rarely anything but. Conversion therapy is a form of counseling designed to change someone’s sexuality from a non-straight orientation to heterosexual. It has long been a source of controversy, and has been made illegal for m...

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