Seniors Should Get Out Extra Early

Nicole Burbach, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The last few months of your high school career is spent frantically planning for college, applying for scholarships and financial aid while making some of the toughest decisions of your life. However, the last week or two of...

Figurehead Fixation: America’s Obsessed with the Royal Family and It’s Pointless

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

After both a literal and tariff war, you’d think the American people would resent the British monarchy. More than 200 years later, however, the anger seems to have diminished — replaced by an inexplicable fondness. Here...

AP Calculus Mock Exam Makes Mockery of Other Classes’ Time

Emma Lazerson, Views Editor

April 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Stuffed into the John Davis Wrestling Center, overcome by fatigue and nausea, the AP Calculus students returned from their trials toting triumphant AP scores that will guarantee them oodles of credit hours. Oh wait, that’s...

Your Flashy Promposals Annoy the Rest of Us

Molly Farrar and Josh Perry, A&E Editor and News Editor

April 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As pencils scribble across the paper and students desperately try to grasp the difference between por and para, a boy stands at the front of the classroom with a corny poster and a ridiculous smile on his face, which in one form...

Remembering a Legend 50 Years Later

Joshua Perry, News Editor

April 5, 2018

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Fifty years ago, the most famous dreamer in American history was killed at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. Fifty years later, his dream lives on, but it has yet to be fully realized. Martin Luther King Jr., in his famous speech...

Marvel’s ‘Runaways’ Makes Marvelous Debut

Zoe Robinson, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018

Filed under A&E, Opinion

Marvel is well-known for their cinematic talent. Their movies—whether it be the X-Men universe or the Avengers universe—always get millions to billions of dollars in the box office and more often than not, outstanding reviews...

Why We Should Remember Parkland

Joshua Perry, News Editor

March 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In the aftermath of a disaster, after scrambling to react, our instinct as humans is to put the devastation out of our minds. After enough time passes and the emotional beating turns into mere bruises, it can finally fade into...

Honor Society Season Ushers in a Pointless Frenzy

Jessica Fosse, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Third quarter might be one of the slowest quarters; it's filled with snow days and school work. For juniors, they begin to get overloaded with honor society applications. But nothing about these groups seem appealing for me to...

Sled Dogs Are in Danger: The Truth about the Iditarod

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

March 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Each March, the first Saturday rolls around and “The Last Great Race on Earth®” begins with the sound of crunching snow and hundreds of barks. It’s the Iditarod, a dog-sled race that covers 1000 miles of Alaskan terrain....

Confusing ‘Covfefe’ Corresponds to Trump’s Pride

Molly Farrar, A&E Editor

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

For Odysseus, it was hubris. For Achilles, it was his heel. Everyone has a flaw that can follow you everywhere, even into the Oval Office. As we’re wading into year two of President Donald J. Trump’s precarious presidency,...

North Korea Ambushes the Olympics

Nicole Burbach, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

North Korea has officially snuck their way into the Olympics, supposedly bringing peace... along with Kim Jong-un's sister. Don’t buy it. The US Treasury Department included Kim Yo Jong, Kim Jong-un’s sister, on its...

The Clean Truth: Tide Pods Are Poison

Josh Perry, News Editor

February 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

High schoolers are all aware of how quickly memes and trends can spring up like daisies on the vast, (sometimes) intellectually fertile prairie that is the internet. Sometimes they’re clever. Sometimes they’re empowering....

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