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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...

Hope This Won’t Get Demonetized

Hope This Won’t Get Demonetized

Grace Daniel, Reporter

March 5, 2019


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YouTube was created in 2005 by Jawed Karim, Steve Chen, and Chad Hurley. What first began as a platform to share videos has become thousands of content creators’ careers. From video games to vlogs and reviews to tutorials, YouTube has something for everyone. It has become more and more popular each ye...

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...

Black is Beautiful

Black is Beautiful
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Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

February 28, 2019


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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...

2018 in Review

2018 in Review

Alaina Haylock, Reporter

February 6, 2019


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It’s a new year, meaning new year resolutions, new trends, and new ways of thinking. However, even though it’s important to live on, it’s also important to reflect on what to move on from. In celebration of 2018, let’s review the major trends—good and bad—surrounding last year. To start off the...

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 ...

Hansen v.s. Predator

Hansen v.s. Predator

Emily Fleming, Reporter

January 14, 2019


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To Catch a Predator is a show where fake profiles of young teens are set up in order to catch creepy adults now labeled as “predators.” “[My friends and I] have been watching this show a lot lately and it is actually so creepy; the things that happen and people they catch are so interesting [to watch] ge...

Second Sister Success Story

Second Sister Success Story

Grace Daniel, Reporter

December 31, 2018


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Earlier this year, YouTube phenomenon, James Charles exploded across the internet. His popularity has continued to grow even more over the past few months. Best known for his colorful and unique makeup looks, James Charles has changed the way the world views the beauty industry. Since the article Sis...

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