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Shady Friends Be Like…

Shady Friends Be Like…

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

November 7, 2018


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Fake friends are like snake venom...toxic. “What is a fake friend?” you may ask; a “friend” who is only interested in his/her own needs, does not actually care for anyone else’s feelings, and takes every single action to please himself/herself without worrying about the effects it has on others is class...

Why Vote?

Why Vote?

Ethan Lamont, Design Editor

November 6, 2018


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Why vote? It doesn’t matter. As Millennials and members of Generation Z grow older, we are constantly told that it is our civic duty to vote, but if voter participation is as bad as it seems, how come the U.S. is growing? Sure, data shows that in the 2016 election, only about 58.1% of voting aged citizens did vote. In South Carolina, of the 3,153,521 citizens...

The Duplicitous Origins of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

The Duplicitous Origins of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Teigue Winge, Guest Writer

October 29, 2018


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Humans, as creatures of logic, are more comfortable with complex subjects when they are broken down into less complicated pieces. If one can understand the parts that make something up, then they are closer to deciphering the whole. One such complex topic is, ironically, the human psyche. Human are com...

Working Women

Working Women

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

September 27, 2018


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Over the course of American history, women have had quite an interesting journey in gaining freedom and basic rights, such as suffrage. However, the question still remains: do women belong in the workforce? The simple answer is yes. For centuries, men have been the main source of income, and I am not ...

Boy Stabs “Friend” in the Back

Boy Stabs “Friend” in the Back

Ethan Lamont, Editor

September 20, 2018


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On August 16, Luther High School in Oklahoma welcomed students back with a back-to-school assembly. Amongst the crowd, there was an unnamed 14-year-old girl sitting, unaware of what was about to occur. A boy of the same age shocked everyone when he quietly approached the girl and proceeded to stab her ...

Sad, Sad, S.A.D.

Sad, Sad, S.A.D.

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

May 29, 2018


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There are many things we take for granted on a daily basis; one of these things is our health. Often, we don’t think twice about our food choices or our physical activeness, especially when we don’t necessarily feel the urgency to do so. However, our bodies are constantly fighting the battle against our...

Good Luck Disney Channel

Good Luck Disney Channel

Grace Daniel, Reporter

May 25, 2018


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Disney Channel has been named the top channel for kids and teens in the United States. However, its popularity has been declining since 2010. In 2010, there were almost 42 million weekly viewers; now, there are only about 31 million. Over ten million people have stopped watching Disney Channel weekly. ...

The Real Man’s Best Friend

The Real Man’s Best Friend

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

May 25, 2018


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We always hear about vicious and deadly Pit Bull attacks on the news, and our perceptions change immediately. All Pit Bulls must be aggressive, right? All Pit Bulls must be mean and scary, right? Incorrect. There are so many people with bad opinions about Pit Bulls, and some people with such opinions ...

Intelligence is Deeper Than Rank

Intelligence is Deeper Than Rank

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

May 3, 2018


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Many U.S. high school students aspire to be at the top of their class. This is because of the understanding that being at the top allegedly means these students are “smart.” To be able to advance to a better ranking, a student has to surpass the grade point average of the student ahead of them. This...

Wakanda Forever!

Wakanda Forever!

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

March 29, 2018


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The recent movie buzz has been centered around Marvel's “Black Panther,” which came out on February 16. The movie features a mainly African-American cast led by Chadwick Boseman, who plays T’Challa, the king of Wakanda and the Black Panther; he is also from Anderson, South Carolina, not far f...

God’s Plan for Drake in Philanthropy

God’s Plan for Drake in Philanthropy

Valentina Idarraga, Reporter

March 28, 2018


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Recently, Drake, the well-known Toronto rapper, has stolen the stage with his number one song on the Billboard Top 100, “God’s Plan.” The music video exhibits the good deeds the rapper committed in the city of Miami. Drake made it clear at the beginning of the video that the budget for the production was $996,631.90 a...

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