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Size Doesn’t Matter

Size Doesn’t Matter

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

April 24, 2019

The number of people in a classroom differs from school to school, depending on the size of the school, how many people each graduation class consists of, and the number of available teachers. It is not uncommon for a student’s learning to be affected by the number of people in one classroom at a ti...

NFL Mock Draft

NFL Mock Draft

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

April 23, 2019

Every year in April, the National Football League teams draft college players into their teams. First draft prospects compete in drills at the NFL combine and are measured and weighed. Players then have their Pro Day where scouts from NFL teams can watch while they workout and talk to their college coaches. Front offices from d...

Stay in Your Lane

Stay in Your Lane

Mallory Smith, Reporter

April 22, 2019

The clock strikes 7:57 a.m. and you are sitting at the light in front of Brashier praying for that red light to turn green. Once it does, you whip into the parking lot and are faced with two options. You can either pull into the lower lot where the spots are full and you will have to park in the colleg...

Spring Breakers

Spring Breakers

Emily Fleming, Reporter

April 19, 2019

A Roll of the Dice

A Roll of the Dice

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

April 17, 2019

The Supreme Court has recently overturned a 1992 law that banned gambling on commercial sports. This ruling has paved the way for billions of dollars to be spent in this previously illegal market. The law that was overturned was The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. The purpose of this law was to ...

A Nation Divided

A Nation Divided

Allie Weber, Reporter

April 15, 2019

The United States is truly a diverse country, with dozens of ethnicities, races, religions, backgrounds, and of course, political views. These differences set us apart from each other and create the well-known “melting pot” of the world. Each of these factors contribute to the variation in our nation ...

How to (Realistically) Stay Happy and Healthy

How to (Realistically) Stay Happy and Healthy

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

April 12, 2019

Let’s be real here. Being a teenager sucks. You’re trying to figure what to do with the rest of your life at a time when your brain is mainly focused on short-term results, such as that test tomorrow or what you’re going to eat when you get home. But that does not always have to be the case. Liv...

The Unseen Civil Rights Hero

The Unseen Civil Rights Hero

Tyler Davidson, Reporter

April 8, 2019

When people think of the Civil Rights Movement, names such as Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. come to mind. While these people had a huge impact on the Civil Rights Movement, another, often forgotten, person had a huge impact as well. His name was Sergeant Isaac Woodard, and his story led to the desegregation of the United States Armed Forces....

Sucker for the Jo Bros

Sucker for the Jo Bros

Grace Daniel, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Fans all over the world excitedly awaited the release of the most anticipated surprise album of our time. Not only was the album a shock for long-time fans, but so was the reunion of the band itself. The Jonas Brothers reclaimed the spotlight when they dropped their hit single Sucker just a few weeks ...

I’ll Get Around To It…

I’ll Get Around To It…

Allie Weber, Reporter

April 3, 2019

Deadlines virtually control every aspect of our lives, whether it be with school, sports, work, or extracurriculars. This being the case, one might think that humans have mastered the art of completing assignments in a timely fashion. However, that is not true, procrastination is a world-wide epidemic...

The Future is Female Superheroes

The Future is Female Superheroes

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

April 2, 2019

The beginning of March signals National Women’s History month, which was followed by the release of the movie Captain Marvel. Surprisingly enough, she is the first female Marvel superhero with a stand-alone movie. It begs the question: why is there such a lack of female superhero movies? “When it...

Bye-Bye Social Media

Bye-Bye Social Media

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

April 1, 2019

Technology is a huge part of today’s society and with technology, comes social media. As of 2019, about 2.77 billion people use social media. There are many different social media platforms, and many people have profiles on those platforms. What if all social media just disappeared? “I use Sna...

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